The Mount Marty Lancers baseball team improved to (29-8) overall and (12-4) in GPAC play over the weekend as they swept a four game home series against Midland. The Lancers won 7-2 and 6-4 over the Warriors on Friday and followed it up with 7-2 and 4-1 victories on Saturday.

Chris Rofe led the Lancers pitching unit with his start on Saturday as he pitched seven innings, allowed no runs on two hits, and struck out thirteen batters en route to the victory. Bodi Wallar led the Lancer offense on Friday as he went 6 for 8 with 5 RBIs in the double header, while Will Gardner had the hot bat on Saturday going 4 for 6 with 4 RBIs.

Next up for the Lancers is a trip to Orange City, Iowa as they meet Northwestern College for a double header on Friday,

The Mount Marty Lancers softball team moved to (10-13) on the season as they took both games of a double header with Hastings College on Saturday.

The Lancers took game one 5-4 and shut out the Broncos in game two, earning a 4-0 victory. Janeah Castro led the Lancers in game one as she went 2 for 2 at the plate, scoring two runs and tallying one RBI. Lancer pitcher McKenzie Gray picked up the win in game two, striking out four and allowing only one hit over six innings, while Autumn Porter hit a 3-run home run in the sixth inning to help seal the sweep for MMU.

Next up for the Lancers is a home doubleheader tomorrow afternoon against Jamestown. First pitch from Sertoma Park is set for 3:00 PM.

Yankton high school track and field are set to host a quadrangular tomorrow afternoon as they’ll host Aberdeen Central, Brandon Valley, and Mitchell in the meet. Events are set to begin at 3:00 PM

Other Yankton High School Sports have some extended time off for Easter break, here is when each sport is set to return to action:

  • Girls Golf opens their season on Thursday against Harrisburg at Spring Creek Country Club at 9:00 AM.
  • Softball travels to Rapid City to face Rapid City Central at 4 PM mountain/5 PM central time on Thursday.
  • Boys Tennis has a triangular against Huron and Rapid City Central in Huron on Friday at 10 AM.

A South Dakota high school junior has already made his intentions clear on what his football future holds, as Sioux Falls Jefferson linebacker Thomas Heibringer announced via Twitter that he has verbally committed to play football at the University of Wisconsin following his high school career.

Heibringer posted 44 tackles, 10 for loss, and 6 sacks last season, and will return to the Cavaliers next fall for his senior year. Heibringer held 13 FBS offers, 12 from power five conference schools, at the time of his commitment.