KYNT Local Sports for 5-7-19

The Yankton High School track and field athletes won 17 events in a dual meet with Sioux Falls O’Gorman Monday at Williams Field.  Gazelles junior Kelsey Oswald was a double winner in both hurdles events.  Yankton will compete for honors Saturday in the E-S-D Conference Championship at Mitchell.

Second-ranked Sioux Falls O’Gorman topped Yankton 7-2 in boys tennis yesterday.  Bucks junior Nick Gregoire won his singles match and teamed with Gage Becker for a win at number-three doubles.  The Bucks are now 17 and 4 this season with a meet in Brandon today against the Lynx and Mitchell.

Sioux Falls O’Gorman rallied to post a 12-6 victory over Yankton in high school baseball last night.  The Bucks are 9 and 9 on the season with games at Brandon Valley and Sioux Falls Washington coming up Friday and Saturday. In the last ranking issued, the Bucks are seeded ninth among the 16 Class A baseball teams.

The Yankton Gazelles have a golf match scheduled today at 12:30 in Mitchell.  This will be a dual meet in a match-play format for the Marchand Cup.  On Friday, the Gazelles will compete in the Mitchell Invitational.

The G-PAC baseball championship will be decided in Yankton.  Due to weather conditions, the title game between Concordia and Jamestown will be played in Yankton today beginning at Noon.  Concordia will be the home team in the battle of bracket champions in a nine-inning game at Bob Tereshinski Stadium.

Last night at Riverside Field, the Sioux Falls Canaries topped the Sioux City Explorers 7-1 in the pro baseball game.  During the game, the Yankton Optimist Club awarded money to local organizations involving youth including Dive-In Yankton, the Boys and Girls Club and Food For Thought.

USD senior catcher Jessica Rogers has been named the Summit League Softball Player of the Week, as she batted .625 last weekend for the Coyotes against South Dakota State.  USD secured the second spot for the Summit League Tournament starting Wednesday in Fargo.