Local Sports Report 1-11-22

  • The (2-3) Yankton Gazelles & (4-2) Bucks basketball teams are back in action tonight vs ESD foe, Harrisburg for a girls/boys varsity double-header. You can catch the action live from the Summit Center with KYNT Sports Director Bryce Ladwig. Pregame coverage begins at 530pm, tipoff at 6pm.
  • The latest prep basketball media poll has been released, and Yankton has received votes for the second straight week.

Class AA Boys

  1. Roosevelt (19) 6-0
  2. O’Gorman 6-1
  3. Harrisburg 4-2
  4. Aberdeen Central 6-2
  5. Mitchell 5-2

Receiving votes: Sioux Falls Washington, Pierre , Yankton.

Class AA Girls

  1. Washington (19) 6-0
  2. O’Gorman 4-1
  3. Brandon Valley 6-1
  4. RC Stevens 7-1
  5. RC Central 5-1

Receiving votes: Watertown 15.

The entire poll can be seen under the LOCAL SPORTS TAB on our website.

  • The Yankton Bucks split in a varsity wrestling triangular yesterday in Sioux Falls. Yankton secured a 60-15 victory over Sioux Falls Roosevelt. For the Bucks, Dylan Sloan, Will Pavlish, Evan Nelson, Vaden Griel and Payton Eustace each won by pin. Collin Patrick and Paul McGlone won by decision. In girls’ matches against Roosevelt, Yankton’s Keira Christ earned two pins, with Jett Yaggie scoring a pin. Brookings defeated Yankton 53-15 in the other match. Yankton travels to Aberdeen on Friday for a triangular with Aberdeen Central and Brandon Valley beginning at 1pm.
  • South Dakota football was ranked 18th in the final Stats Perform FCS poll and 20th in the final AFCA poll announced yesterday. The Coyotes finished with a 7-5 record including a program-best 5-3 mark inside the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The résumé was good enough to secure the program’s second at-large bid to the FCS playoffs and the Coyotes hosted an FCS playoff game for the first time.
  • Mason Archambault and Kruz Perrott-Hunt scored 19 points apiece while Hunter Goodrick grabbed 18 rebounds in leading South Dakota to a 75-68 win over North Dakota Monday inside Betty Engelstad Arena Monday. It ended a three-game skid for the Coyotes (8-7, 1-3 Summit) who notched their first true road win of the season. South Dakota will try to get a new streak going this week with home games against Denver on Thursday and Omaha on Saturday.