KYNT Local Sports for 2-5-20

Matthew Mors scored the final seven points to break a tie and Yankton edged Aberdeen Central 67-60 last night.  Mors led the Bucks offense with 28 points and 9 rebounds, while Cooper Cornemann added 11 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists.  Top-rated Yankton is now 12 and 2 with their eighth straight victory, while the Golden Eagles dropped to 6 and 6 overall.  The Gazelles and Bucks have a doubleheader against Harrisburg Thursday night in the Sanford Pentagon.

The Mount Marty College basketball teams have a G-PAC doubleheader at the University of Jamestown tonight.  The Lancer women are eighth in the conference with a 6 and 10 record, while Jamestown is sixth place at 8 and 8.  The Mount Marty men are 9 and 6 and tied for third in the G-PAC, with the Jimmies in seventh place at 7 and 7.  Our broadcast of Lancer basketball at Jamestown begins at 5:30 tonight on AM 1450, KYNT.

Mount Marty College baseball coach Andy Bernatow is today’s guest speaker at the Yankton Quarterback Club.  Bernatow is the all-time winningest coach at Mount Marty with 365 victories in 15 years with the Lancers.  The public is invited to attend the QB Club meeting during the noon hour today at JoDean’s.

The South Dakota men’s basketball team routed Peru State 106-45 last night in Vermillion.  Cody Kelley sank six three-pointers and led the Coyotes with 27 points.  USD is on a six-game winning streak, and is 17 and 8 overall heading into a Saturday afternoon game at the University of North Dakota.

The South Dakota volleyball team will participate in four playing dates during their spring schedule.  The Coyotes host Creighton Saturday, March 121st in Vermillion and will compete in the tournament April 6th in Kansas City.  USD was 31-3 last year and was unbeaten during the Summit League regular season.

Former South Dakota quarterback Chris Streveler has signed a futures contract with the NFL Arizona Cardinals.  The 25-year-old Streveler led Winnipeg to the Grey Cup championship last year in the Canadian Football League.  He was voted the FCS Offensive Player of the Year in 2017 after accounting for a total of 43 touchdowns with USD and leading the Coyotes to the national playoffs.