KYNT Local Sports for 1-9-19

Yankton sophomore Matthew Mors broke his own school record last night as he poured in 45 points as the second-ranked Bucks topped the third-ranked Huron Tigers 66-60 at the Summit Activities Center.  Mors hit 18 of 30 shots, including 7 of 11 from three-point range and a couple free throws in breaking the record of 42 points he set as a freshman and he also led the Bucks with 11 rebounds.  Junior Teegan Evers led the Tigers with 31 points.  Yankton is now 8 and 1 on the season and will host Aberdeen Central Saturday at 5:00.

It took triple overtime, but the Huron Tigers edged the Yankton Gazelles 55-53 on Tuesday.  The Gazelles battled back from a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter as junior Madison Wuebben led Yankton with 24 points and 10 rebounds.  The Gazelles are 3 and 4 overall with a game Friday night at Sioux Falls Roosevelt.

The executive staff of the South Dakota High School Activities Association announced Tuesday that it has recommended against the addition of a Six-Man football class for the next two seasons.  After many schools explored the issue, just a small number made a commitment to participating in Six-Man football for next fall.

South Dakota State has signed Matthew Schaefer of Fordyce for their men’s golf program next year.  Schaefer was runner-up at the Nebraska high school state tournament for Hartington Cedar Catholic and was the Mid-State Conference champion twice for the Trojans.  He placed sixth in the Nebraska Intercollegiate Golf Tournament in October while competing for Northeast Community College.

The Mount Marty College basketball teams travel to Orange City, Iowa tonight for a G-PAC doubleheader at Northwestern.  The Red Raiders are rated third in the nation with a 15 and 2 record, while the Northwestern men are 11 and 8 overall.  Both Lancer teams are sitting one game out of the conference playoffs as the teams are at the halfway point of the G-PAC schedule.  Our broadcast of Mount Marty basketball starts at 5:35 p-m on AM 1450, KYNT.