Local Sports 4-11-24

Yankton Bucks Baseball will host Brandon Valley this afternoon for a doubleheader at Riverside Field in Yankton.

Yankton is 3 and 2 on the year after splitting a doubleheader against Sioux Falls Roosevelt earlier this week.

First pitch of game one is set for 5:00 PM, pregame coverage on KYNT and KYNTV begins at 4:30. Bryce Ladwig and Brayden Butler will be on the call.

Mount Marty Softball increased their win streak to four games yesterday, defeating Dakota State 8 to 0 and 8 to 1 in a doubleheader.

Autumn Porter led MMU in game one, going 2 for 2 with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored. Kayleen Jacinto and Sami Noble each recorded 2 RBI in game two. Makayla Graunke and McKenzie Gray got the wins on the mound.

Next up for the Lancers is a doubleheader against Morningside on Friday in Sioux City. Game one is scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM.

Yankton Gazelles Softball returns to the diamond today, as the host Rapid City Central at Sertoma Park.

The Gazelles are 0 and 3 on the season following a loss to Sioux Falls Roosevelt earlier this week. The Cobblers enter at 0 and 3 as well, coming off of a loss to Aberdeen Central.

First pitch from Sertoma Park in Yankton is scheduled for 5:00 PM.

Yankton Bucks Tennis has had their schedule for today adjusted, as their dual with Rapid City Stevens has been moved to Mitchell. Matches are scheduled to begin at noon.

Yankton Gazelles Golf will have their first meet of the season today, as they compete at Spring Creek Country Club in Harrisburg. Tee time is scheduled for 9:00 AM.

Mount Marty Track and Field is back in action tomorrow, as they compete in the opening day of the Sioux City Relays. Events are scheduled to begin at noon.

The University of South Dakota has had two athletes enter the transfer portal. Bostyn Holt for Men’s Basketball, and Kendall Holmes for Women’s Basketball.

Holt enters the portal as a grad student following a season at USD that saw him average 12.3 points and a team-high 3 assists per game. Holmes averaged 11.4 points per game last season, 2nd most for the Coyote women.

Holt and Holmes were each at USD for one season after transferring in from Utah and DePaul respectively.