Local Sports 2-19-24

Mount Marty Men’s Basketball fell to 6 and 19 on the year on Saturday with an 88 to 79 loss to Jamestown.

Cole Bowen posted a season-high 30 points for the Lancers, adding 10 rebounds and 6 assists to end the game with a double-double.

The Lancer men will have their final game of the season on Wednesday night, at home against Midland.

Mount Marty Women’s Basketball fell to the Jamestown Jimmies over the weekend, 69 to 47.

Kaela Martinez led the Lancers in scoring with 15 points in the game. She was followed by Jadun Jensen with 9 and Sidney Thue with 8.

The Lancer women will have their final home game of the season on Wednesday night, as they host Midland.

Yankton Bucks Basketball will be at home for the final time this season tomorrow night, as they host the Watertown Arrows.

The Bucks currently hold the 16th and final spot in the SoDak 16 with just three games remaining on their schedule. Watertown is currently in 7th as they look to secure home court for a SoDak matchup.

Tipoff from Yankton is scheduled for 7:00 PM with pregame coverage on KYNT and KYNTV beginning at 6:30. Bryce Ladwig will be on the call.

Yankton Gazelles Basketball has three games remaining in the regular season, starting with a road matchup tomorrow night against the Watertown Arrows.

The Gazelles are 4 and 13 on the year, 15th in Class AA. The Arrows enter with a 6 and 12 record and are currently 12th in the class.

Tipoff from Watertown is set for 7:00 PM. Pregame coverage on KYNT Plus and KYNTV begins at 6:30. Brayden Butler will be on the call.

Mount Marty Men’s Indoor Track and Field finished 4th at the GPAC Championships over the weekend, with the women finishing in 8th.

Edwin Nyamutswa took two of the four event wins for the Lancers, including a GPAC record-breaking 21.72-second 200-meter dash, as well as a win in the 60-meter dash. Luke Rettedal took the top spot in the men’s shot put for MMU, while Mason Schleis won the men’s heptathlon. Logan Ferrari came 2nd in the 5,000-meter run, setting a new school record of 15:03.12 in the process.

Alexis Even helped lead the Lancer women, finishing 2nd in the 60 meter, and 4th in the 200 meter. Calli Davis would take 6th in the 200 for MMU as well. Even and Davis would be joined by Josey Wahlstrom and Cassie Hohrman on the Lancers 3rd place 4×400 meter relay team. 

The only indoor event remaining on the schedule is the NAIA Indoor Championships. Those who qualify will compete in Brookings from February 29th through March 2nd.

Yankton Bucks and Gazelles Wrestling will send five athletes to this year’s state tournament after four Bucks punched their tickets with top-4 finishes in the Region 2A meet.

The Four Bucks are Edly Amaro at 285, Shayce Platt at 150, Dylan Sloan at 138, and Peyton Eustace at 215. The lone Gazelle this year will be Jaclyn Kite, competing at 138.

The South Dakota High School State Wrestling Tournament will begin on Thursday at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.

Mount Marty Baseball improved to 5 and 1 on the young season yesterday with a pair of victories over Saint Ambrose University.

The Lancers took game one 10 to 6. Kiko Nunez went 4 for 5 with 2 runs scored in the win, while Joe Gokie and Vaughn Deming added 3 RBIs apiece. Zane Pollen took the win on the mound following 3 strikeouts over 2 innings of relief.

MMU won game two 8 to 1. Ryan Bachman went 3 for 3 in the game with a pair of 2 RBI doubles. Noah McCandless took the win on the mound, allowing 0 runs and striking out 8 batters over 5 innings of work.

The Lancers return to action today, as they finish their series against Saint Ambrose with another doubleheader. First pitch is scheduled for 11:00 AM in Omaha.

Mount Marty Softball fell to 3 and 7 over the weekend, dropping all four games of their series in Davenport, Iowa.

The Lancers fell to William Penn 6 to 3 and Saint Ambrose 3 to 2 on Saturday, before losing to Saint Xavier 9 to 2, and Madonna University 4 to 0 on Sunday.

Next up for the Lancers is a pair of games against the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and the University of St. Thomas on Friday in Viera, Florida.

Yankton Bucks Hockey went 1 and 2 over the weekend, defeating Sioux Center 6 to 2 on Friday, before dropping a pair of games against Oahe, 5 to 3 on Saturday, and 8 to 4 on Sunday.

Over the three games, Jack Pedersen and Connor Perakslis led the Bucks with 6 points each. Perakslis had 3 goals and 3 assists, while Pedersen recorded 4 goals and 2 assists. 

The Bucks have two games remaining on their schedule this season, with a road matchup against Sioux Falls East on Friday, before ending their season at home on Sunday against Mitchell.

Subdistrict pairings for Nebraska High School Boys Basketball have been set, and the Cedar Catholic Trojans will host Laurel-Concord-Coleridge, Crofton, and Osmond-Randolph in subdistrict C2-8.

Cedar Catholic will host 4th-seeded Osmond-Randolph in tomorrow night’s semifinal, followed by #2 Laurel-Concord-Coleridge vs #3 Crofton. The Trojans tipoff first at 6:00 PM, immediately followed by Crofton vs LCC. 

Coverage for both games will be available on Riverfront Sports 94.3 FM with Tehl Tanner on the call.

South Dakota Men’s Basketball fell in a close game against St. Thomas on Saturday, as the Tommies secured an 83 to 80 home victory.

Bostyn Holt led USD in scoring with 23 points and assists with 6 on the day. Kaleb Stewart was 2nd in scoring with 16 points.

USD returns home for their next game, as they host Kansas City on Thursday night.

South Dakota Women’s Basketball defeated St. Thomas on Saturday, picking up a 75 to 61 home victory.

Kendall Holmes led the Coyotes in scoring with 15 points. Grace Larkins added 12 points of her own, as well as 8 assists and 6 rebounds.

Next up for USD is a road matchup with Kansas City on Thursday.

South Dakota State Men’s Basketball defeated the Omaha Mavericks in overtime on Saturday, 85 to 77.

SDSU had three players secure double-doubles in the win. Charlie Easley had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Zeke Mayo had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and William Kyle III had 18 points and 12 rebounds.

SDSU returns home on Thursday as they host the Denver Pioneers.

South Dakota State Women’s Basketball remained undefeated in conference play and extended their win streak to 14 on Saturday with a 79 to 57 win over Omaha.

Brooklyn Meyer scored a team-high 22 points. Mesa Byom, 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Madison Mathiowetz, 12 points and 11 rebounds, each recorded double-doubles as well.

SDSU is on the road on Thursday, as they take on the Denver Pioneers.

Area Prep Basketball Schedule for Tonight:

In Boys Basketball:

  • Gayville-Volin @ Viborg-Hurley
  • Vermillion @ Canton

In Girls Basketball:

  • Scotland vs Freeman Academy-Marion