KYNT Local Sports for 11-6-19

The second round of the Nebraska eight-man football playoffs will be held tonight.  Unbeaten Bloomfield will host Hartington-Newcastle at 6:00 this evening.  The teams faced each other 13 days ago and the Bees edged the Wildcats by a 46-36 score.  Tonight’s winner advances to the Class D-2 quarterfinals next Tuesday.

The Yankton Gazelles volleyball team lost a fourth-seed Sioux Falls Roosevelt last night by scores of 25-20, 25-16 and 25-14.  Sophomore Chloe McDermott led the Gazelles will 7 kills and 7 digs.  Yankton is 5 and 21 overall and will end their regular season schedule Thursday with a match at top-seed Sioux Falls O’Gorman.

The USD volleyball team swept South Dakota State last night in Vermillion by scores of 25-22, 25-17 and 25-11.  Freshman Elizabeth Juhnke finished with 20 kills for the Coyotes and senior Anne Rasmussen had 22 digs.  The Coyotes have won 21 consecutive matches with a 24 and 1 overall record, and can clinch the Summit League regular season title with a home victory Friday against North Dakota State.

The South Dakota women’s basketball team opened their season Tuesday in Boston with an 80-76 victory over Northeastern University.  Ciara Duffy led the Coyotes with 22 points and Monica Arens from Crofton added 16, and the team shot 52 percent from the field.  The Coyotes travel to Green Bay next for a Saturday afternoon contest.

The Mount Marty men’s soccer team competes in their first G-PAC post-season tournament this evening.  The Lancers were 3-7-1 in conference play and earned the eighth seed.   They will play at G-PAC regular season champion Morningside, who ended up 10 and 1 this season in a 7:00 game in Sioux City.

The Mount Marty women’s volleyball squad completes their regular season at home in the Cimpl Arena tonight.  The Lancers are 8 and 24 overall and will host a Hastings squad that is 10 and 15 on the season.