Yankton won a battle of unbeaten teams in girls soccer last night with a 1-0 victory over Brandon Valley at Crane-Youngworth Field. Sophomore Cora Schurman scored the only goal late in the first half and senior Sadie Fedders stopped 11 shots for the shutout. Yankton is 6 and 0 on the season and moved into the top spot in the Class Double-A point standings.
In the boys soccer contest, Brandon Valley scored two goals in the final seven minutes and defeated Yankton 3-1. Will Pavlish scored the Bucks goal as their record dropped to 2-3-1 on the season. Yankton will host Watertown on Saturday afternoon in a soccer doubleheader.
Yankton won their Marchand Cup boys golf match at Mitchell on Tuesday by a score of 16.5 to 7.5. Gavin Haselhorst, Landon Moe, Simon Hacecky, Jerry Kosmatka and Jace Tramp all went undefeated for the Bucks, who have a home dual meet Thursday against Lennox at Fox Run Golf Course.
Sioux Falls Lincoln swept Yankton in volleyball last night by scores of 25-15, 25-20 and 25-19 at the Summit Activities Center. Carissa Salvatori led the Gazelles with nine kills and 11 digs. Yankton is winless in seven matches and hosts Harrisburg tomorrow night.
Yankton opened their Cheer and Dance year Tuesday at the 15-team Watertown Invitational. The Gazelles placed fifth in the Dance competition and 14th among the Cheer teams. Yankton will host their Cheer and Dance Invitational next Thursday, September 12th at the Summit Activities Center.
In high school club softball last night, Sioux Falls O’Gorman swept a pair of games over Yankton by scores of 9-1 and 7-1. The Gazelles are 4 and 8 overall with games Saturday in Watertown against the Arrows and Sturgis.
In the South Dakota Media high school football poll, Yankton is still second behind Pierre in Class 11-Double-A. The Bucks play at Class 11-A fourth-ranked Dakota Valley on Friday night. Bon Homme and Viborg-Hurley are rated first and second in Class 9-Double-A, while Canistota-Freeman is tied for first in 9-A football.
The Mount Marty women’s and men’s soccer teams have their first home doubleheader of the regular season tonight. The Lancers will host Presentation College beginning at 3:00 with the women’s game at Crane-Youngworth Field.
The Mount Marty volleyball team is 4 and 5 overall heading into their first G-PAC match this season, hosting Briar Cliff tonight at 7:30 at the Cimpl Arena. The Chargers are 6 and 3 on the volleyball season.
Iowa State handed South Dakota its first volleyball loss of the season last night in Ames, defeating the Coyotes by scores of 25-19, 25-18 and 25-19. U-S-D now has a 3 and 1 season record with three matches this weekend in Kansas City.
U-S-D freshman outside hitter Elizabeth Juhnke has been named the Summit League offensive Player of the Week. Juhnke recorded 52 kills, 34 digs and 10 blocks in the Coyotes three-match sweep in Indianapolis last weekend.
The Yankton Quarterback Club meets in regular session today and will hear from three Yankton High School head coaches. Gazelles soccer coach Tyler Schuring, Bucks soccer coach Dave Dannenbring and Bucks golf coach Brett Sime will speak about their teams. The public is invited to attend during the noon hour today at JoDean’s in Yankton.
The annual Yankton Fellowship of Christian Athletes program will be held tonight at Yankton High School. There will be a free pizza feed starting at 5:30 in the YHS Commons, followed by the program at 6:00 featuring Sioux Falls native and University of Wisconsin assistant men’s basketball coach Joe Krabbenhoft. The public is invited to attend.
The Sioux Falls Canaries lost at Winnipeg 9-5 on Monday, ending their season with a 38 and 62 record. After leading the South Division in June, the Canaries finished 20 games behind the Kansas City T-Bones. The Sioux City Explorers earned a playoff spot with a 57 and 43 record, and will host Kansas City in a best-of-five series starting tonight. The other playoff series in American Association baseball matches Fargo-Moorhead against St. Paul.