KYNT Local Sports for 9-6-19

The Yankton Bucks golf team shot their lowest total in 14 years, defeating Lennox Thursday by a score of 284 to 337 at Fox Run Golf Course.  Jimmie Cunningham led Yankton with a three-under-par 69, Gavin Haselhorst carded a 71, and Landon Moe and Austin Frick each shot 72’s as the Bucks had a four-under-par team total.

The Yankton Gazelles volleyball squad remained winless this season as they lost at home to Harrisburg by scores of 25-17, 25-11 and 25-19. Senior Gabby Pietila led the Gazelles with 11 kills and sophomore Jordynn Salvatori had 7 kills and 14 digs.

The Yankton cross-country team competes with thousands of runners under the lights tonight at the Augustana Twilight meet in Sioux Falls.  The Yankton Gazelles tennis squad is 9 and 2 on the season and will be in Mitchell this afternoon for a triangular against the Kernels and Pierre.

In freshman football on Thursday, Harrisburg outscored Yankton 40-22.  Gavin Swanson had 156 yards rushing and Cody Oswald had 137 yards and two touchdowns receiving for the Bucks 9th graders.

The Yankton Bucks football team has a short road trip tonight.  The Bucks are rated second in Class 11-Double-A and play at Class 11-A fourth-ranked Dakota Valley this evening.  Our broadcast starts at 6:05 with the YHS Nation on KYNT.

In area high school football tonight, Bon Homme plays at Wolsey-Wessington in a battle of unbeaten teams, Viborg-Hurley entertains Menno-Marion, Vermillion will host the Tea Area, Crofton plays at Fremont Bergan, Niobrara-Verdigre goes to Hartington-Newcastle, and Hartington Cedar Catholic visits Oakland-Craig.

In college volleyball today, Mount Marty has two matches at the Peru State Tournament and U-S-D has a pair of matches in the Kansas City Kangaroo Klassic.  The U-S-D women’s soccer squad will host Northern Iowa at 4:00 in Vermillion.

The American Association baseball playoffs continued last night, and Sioux City crushed Kansas City 11-0.   Eric Karch fired eight shutout innings allowing just four hits, while Kyle Wren drove in five runs for the Explorers.  The series is tied 1-1 with game three Saturday night in Kansas City.