KYNT Local Sports for 6-12-18

Yankton Post 12 won two of four games at the Lewis & Clark Classic over the weekend, and now stands at 4 wins and 7 losses on the season.  Yankton will be back in action tonight with a home doubleheader against Sioux Falls West at Riverside Field, and we’ll have the broadcast on AM 1450, KYNT.

Yankton High School announced their Spring Sports Athletes of the Year.  In girls track, Cameryn Specht was named top athlete and Ray Wermers got the honor for boys track.  Hunter Rockne was voted top athlete for boys tennis and Morgan Strahl received the honor for girls golf.

Yankton placed fifth among 30 teams in the South Dakota State High School Trap Shooting contest in Aberdeen over the weekend.  Pierre was the team champion with Platte-Geddes the runner-up.  Nathan Sawtell led the Yankton team with an 11th place overall individual finish.

Wynot remained in second place in the South Central Amateur baseball league with a 14-0 victory over Scotland as Jalen Wieseler pitched the three-hit shutout.  Crofton topped Lesterville 11-3 as James Kaiser homered and drove in four runs for the Bluejays.

The Sioux Falls Canaries scored two unearned runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to edge Chicago 6-5 last night in American Association baseball.  The Sioux City Explorers outscored Kansas City 8-6 to remain the league’s best team with a 19 and 5 season record.

The Dakotas Golf Tour begins their 2018 schedule of tournaments in ten days with events coming up this month in Vermillion and Yankton.  The first tourney is the South Dakota Open coming up June 22nd through the 24th at The Bluffs in Vermillion with the second week June 29th through July 1st at Fox Run in Yankton.