The Mount Marty Lancers men’s and women’s basketball teams picked up a pair of victories on Saturday against Hastings College.
The Lancer women took a 54 to 50 win, as Eve Millar (12), Kaela Martinez (11), and Briona Jensen (11) all scored in double figures. The MMU men earned an 82 to 78 victory in their game. Tash Lunday led the team with 25 points and 9 rebounds.
Next up for the Lancers is a road double header with Dordt on Wednesday. Coverage on KYNT will begin at 5:30 PM, with the opening tipoff at 6:00. Tehl Tanner will be on the call.
The Yankton Bucks basketball team is on the road tonight against the Huron Tigers. Pregame coverage will begin at 6:30 PM on KYNT and KYNTV, with tipoff set for 7:00. Bryce Ladwig will be on the call.
The Yankton Gazelles basketball team will get a full week off following their loss to Pierre last Friday night, as the next time they take the court will be this Friday evening in Rapid City.
The Mount Marty Lancers indoor track and field teams competed in the Concordia Classic, and the Husker Invitational over the weekend.
In the Concordia Classic, the Lancers scored multiple top-10 finishes. Andrea Sucha earned a 4th place finish in the high jump, and the MMU women’s 1600m relay team (Jacey Cihak, Emily Van Hoorn, Josey Wahlstrom and Taylor Hinojosa) finished 4th. Carson Ideker led the men with a pair of top-8 finishes in the mile run (4th) and the 1000m (7th). Cristobal Gonzalez (4th), Brian Santiago (7th), and Carson Means (9th) all earned a top-10 spot in the 5000m.
On the opening day of the Husker Invitational, Donovan Breckenridge (9th) and Calli Davis (15th) finished in the top-20 for the men’s and women’s 400m, while Marcus Jnofinn advanced to the finals of the men’s 60-meter dash in a field that included several NCAA Division 1 Athletes.
On day 2 in Lincoln, Both the men’s and women’s 400m relay teams took home 8th place finishes. In individual events, Abrielle Nelson earned a 10th place finish in the women’s 600m, and Alexis Even placed 19th in the 200m ahead of multiple Division 1 athletes.
Next up for the Lancers is their final home meet of the season on Saturday, February 11th, at 12:00 PM.
The Yankton Bucks and Gazelles wrestling teams hosted around 20 other schools in an invitational on Saturday. Eight Yankton wrestlers earned a top-8 finish at the event.
Edly Amaro (2nd), Dylan Sloan (4th), Peyton Eustace (8th), Patrick Gurney (8th), Joelton Reimnitz-Hahn (R-ime-nits H-on) (8th), and Shayce Platt (8th) earned places for the Bucks, Naveah Leonard (2nd) and Jaclyn Kyte (4th) did the same for the Gazelles.
Yankton will return to the mats on Saturday, as the Gazelles will wrestle in Harrisburg at 9:00 AM, while the Bucks will battle in Huron at 10:00 AM.
The Yankton Gazelles gymnastics team competed in the ESD conference meet in Pierre on Saturday as they finished 6th as a team. Yankton’s finish means they missed qualifying for the state team competition on February 10th, but four Gazelles earned bids to compete in individual events.
Ava Koller (vault/floor/beam), Mackenzie Steinbrecher (vault/bars), Allie Byrkeland (vault/bars), and Marissa Byrkeland (beam) will represent the Gazelles in the individual portion of the state tournament in Aberdeen on Saturday, February 11, at 10:30 AM.
The South Dakota Coyotes men’s and women’s basketball squads both fell to the North Dakota Fightin’ Hawks last weekend. The USD women lost 83 to 66, while the men fell 86 to 72. Next up for USD basketball are the South Dakota State Jackrabbits on Saturday. The women will play in Vermillion at 1:00 PM, while the men play in Brookings at 6:00.
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits men’s and women’s basketball teams swept North Dakota State over the weekend. The SDSU women won 82 to 54, while the men, led by 41 points from Zeke Mayo, earned a 90 to 85 victory. Up next for the Jacks are a pair of games against South Dakota on Saturday. The women will play in Vermillion at 1:00 PM, while the men play in Brookings at 6:00.
Local High School Basketball Results (Weekend):
In Girls Basketball:
- Vermillion fell to Hamlin 51 to 34 (their first loss of the season)
- Crofton defeated Guardian Angels 49 to 39
In Boys Basketball:
- Scotland edged out Freeman 40 to 39
- Vermillion topped Redfield 51 to 33
- Bloomfield squeaked by Ponca 43 to 42