KYNT Local Sports for 6-11-19

After winning a pair of games Saturday in the Lewis & Clark Classic, the Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball team upped their record to 10 and 4 on the season.  Yankton will host Harrisburg in a twin bill tonight to be broadcast on KYNT Sports.

Last night in youth baseball, Harrisburg rallied twice to defeat the Yankton Black Sox by scores of 9-6 and 6-5.  This afternoon, the Yankton Grey Sox will host Sioux Falls West and tonight the Yankton Reds play at Watertown.

The Nebraska High School Activities Association has released their year-end standings for Athletics and Activities in each Class.  Hartington-Newcastle earned a third-place Overall Ranking for all Class D schools in Nebraska, and their boys programs finished second in the state.  Wausa placed second among Class D girls programs in Nebraska.

The University of South Dakota women’s basketball team will take on national champion South Carolina next season, coming up December 22nd in Charleston.  The Gamecocks ended up 23 and 10 last season and reached the NCAA Sweet 16 for the sixth consecutive year.  The Coyotes were 28 and 6 overall and became the first Summit League team to earn an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.

In American Association baseball on Monday, Sioux City edged Lincoln 2-1 in 12 innings as pitcher Eric Karch allowed just one run with nine strikeouts in seven innings on the mound for the Explorers.  The Milwaukee Milkmen homered three times in an 8-3 victory over Sioux Falls.  The Canaries are 13 and 10 on the season and still lead the South Division by a half-game over the Lincoln Saltdogs.