The Mount Marty College baseball team used strong pitching to sweep a doubleheader at Briar Cliff on Saturday by scores of 5-1 and 6-0. Colin Muth of Yankton fired a three-hit shutout and Blake Swoboda pitched the first game victory. Sunday, the Lancers completed the four-game sweep winning the opener 9-5 and coming back with eight runs in the ninth inning to capture the second game 14-11. The Mount Marty baseball team is now tied for fifth place in the conference and are 19 and 16 on the season.
Nationally ranked Concordia took a pair of softball games over Mount Marty yesterday by scores of 5-1 in eight innings and 11-7. Amber Writer drove in five runs on the day for the Lancers, who are now tied for sixth place in the G-PAC with an 8 and 8 record.
The USD softball squad won three games from North Dakota this weekend in Vermillion by scores of 9-6, 4-0 and 7-4. The Coyotes lead the Summit League with an 11 and 1 record including nine consecutive league victories.
South Dakota State scored in the bottom of the tenth for a 10-9 extra-inning baseball victory over North Dakota State in Omaha on Sunday. The Jacks remain in second place in the Summit League standings with a 9 and 6 league record.
The Yankton Bucks continue their tennis season this afternoon on the indoor courts. The Bucks are 7 and 1 on the tennis season and will host Harrisburg in a dual meet at the Archery Center tennis courts.
The University of Nebraska hosted their first Division One Men’s Golf tournament this weekend in 13 years. Arkansas won the Git-R-Done Invitational with a 567 total at Firethorn Golf Club in Lincoln. The Huskers shot 586 to place second out of six teams with South Dakota State in third. Nebraska senior Jace Guthmiller tied for tenth place individually with a 148 total for the two rounds.