KYNT Local Sports for 9-14-20

The Yankton Bucks golf team placed fifth out of 15 schools on a very wet Fox Run Golf Course for Saturday’s Yankton Invitational.  Sioux Falls Lincoln won the meet with a 299 total and the Bucks shot 313 for fifth place.  Luke Honner of Lincoln was the medalist with a one-under 71, while freshman Henry Homstad paced Yankton with a 74 for fifth place and Austin Frick took 12th with a 76.  The Bucks will golf under much better weather conditions today at the Brookings Invite.

The Yankton Gazelles tennis squad won a pair of matches Saturday in Sioux Falls, edging both Roosevelt and Aberdeen Roncalli by identical 5-4 scores.  7th-grader Sabrina Krajewski led the Gazelles with four victories on the day.  Yankton will host Lincoln and Mitchell in a triangular on Tuesday.

The Yankton girls club softball team swept a doubleheader over Watertown on Sunday by scores of 11-2 and 11-4.  Addison Binde led the Gazelles with five hits and seven RBI’s on the day.  Yankton is 10 and 6 overall and will host Brandon Valley in a twin bill tomorrow night.

The unbeaten Yankton Bucks will likely be rated number-one in the state when the South Dakota Media High School football poll is released today.  The Bucks outscored three-time defending state champion Pierre 23-0 in the second half Friday night on their way to a 52-29 win.  The Bucks play at Vermillion this Friday.

Presentation College won two volleyball matches over Mount Marty University on Saturday afternoon at the Cimpl Arena.  Senior Elizabeth Watchorn of Ponca led the Lancers with 22 kills and 41 digs on the day.  Mount Marty is 3-5 overall and will host the College of St. Mary Wednesday night in a GPAC match.

The Mount Marty University men’s golf squad will compete in the Siouxland Invitational the next two days with rounds at Sioux Center and Orange City, Iowa.

Miguel Angel Jiminez won the Sanford International stop on the PGA Champions Tour at the Minnehaha Country Club in Sioux Falls.  Jiminez finished the three-day tourney at 14-under-par, one shot ahead of Steve Flesch.  The Champions Tour event in Sioux Falls was the first on any PGA tour with fans in attendance during this pandemic.