KYNT Local sports for 7-6-18

Crofton pitched a no-hitter in an eight-inning 10-0 victory over Scotland last night as Ben Hegge pitched the first five innings and Austin Hegge fired the final three.  James Kaiser led the Bluejays with a homer, double and four hits in the victory.  Also in the South Central League on Thursday, Yankton routed Lesterville 13-3 as Sheldon Gant belted a two-run homer and Nik Davis added two doubles for the Tappers.  Menno beat Freeman 4-2 as Damon Robish had three RBI’s in the win.

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball squad is back in action tonight.  Yankton is 10 and 14 on the season with a doubleheader at Watertown this evening.

Augustanta head coach Tim Huber has been named the Division Two National Baseball Coach of the Year by the American Baseball Coaches Association.  Huber guided the Vikings to a 52 and 9 overall record and the school’s first Division Two World Series championship.

The University of South Dakota has announced its Sports Hall of Fame Class for 2018, which includes the 1998-99 Swimming and Diving team which finished third in the nation.  Individuals honored with Hall of Fame status include running back Stefan Logan, national champion sprinter Michelle Christie Munsen, volleyball standout Lindsey Soukup Freeman, diving champion Shad Durham and Dean of Students and Director of Admissions David Lorenz.

Sioux Falls pro golfer Andre Metzger won the Plains Commerce Pro-Am this week with a two-round total of six-under-par at the Willow Run Golf Course.  Starting today, 64 professionals will tee it up at Baker Crossing in Sioux Falls for their Charity Pro-Am which is the fourth stop on the Dakotas Tour.

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