Local Sports 4-16-24

Yankton Bucks Baseball is scheduled to host Sioux Falls Jefferson today in a doubleheader at Riverside Field.

The Bucks look to get back into the win column following their loss to Lennox on Saturday. 

The first pitch of game one is scheduled for 5:00 PM with pregame coverage on KYNT and KYNTV beginning at 4:30.

Yankton Gazelles Softball had their three-game win streak ended last night, as they fell to the Tea Area Titans 10 to 0.

Camryn Koletzky led the Yankton bats, as she notched a triple and a double for the Gazelles in the loss.

Next up for Yankton is a road matchup with Sturgis Brown on Thursday.

Mount Marty Women’s Golf is currently 5th following day one of the Kaitlyn Erickson Invite in Lincoln, Nebraska. 

Kelsey Heath shot an 81 on day one, putting her 6 shots back of the leader, tied in 2nd place. Also for the Lancers, Abigail Greenhof is tied for 13th, and Caitlyn Stimpson and Tanna Lehfeldt are tied for 26th.

Day two of the event is scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM this morning.

Mount Marty Men’s Golf finished 10th at yesterday’s Northwestern Invite, shooting a 651 as a team.

Jimmie Cunningham was the highest-finishing Lancer, tied for 39th at 162. Elsewhere for MMU, Bennett Cassens shot 164, Ted Bengston shot 167, and Hunter Bailey shot 174.

MMU’s next tournament will be their regular season finale on April 22nd and 23rd.

Forecasted inclement weather conditions for today have led to several changes for Yankton High School Athletics.

Yankton Track and Field’s competition in Sioux Falls has been canceled and will not be made up.

Yankton’s Girls Golf meet featuring Brookings, Brandon Valley, and Harrisburg in Brookings has been canceled and will not be made up.

Yankton Bucks Tennis has had its dual with Sioux Falls Washington moved indoors. Matches will be held inside the NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Center beginning at 4:00 PM.

Bloomfield Track and Field claimed the boys and girls team titles at yesterday’s Wildcat Invitational track and field meet in Hartington, with several area athletes claiming individual event wins.

For the Bloomfield boys, Jacob Smith won the 800. Smith, Beau Eisenhauer, Layne Warrior, and Hayden Loseke won the 1600 relay. Warrior and Loseke also won the 400 relay along with Brock Jeanoutot and Evan Hollander. 

For the Bloomfield girls, Brooke Pinkelman won the 100 and 200, Makinna Lovell won the 100 hurdles, and Madison Abbenhaus won the 300 hurdles. Pinkelman, Lovell, Abbenhaus, and Tenly Gilsdorf also won the 400 relay.

For Hartington-Newcastle, Cole Rosener won the boys’ long jump and Carmen Buschkamp won the girls’ 3200.

For Wynot, Dylan Heine won the boys’ high jump and triple jump, Chase Schroeder won the boys’ 400, and Kinslee Heimes won the girls’ 800. Heimes also won the girls’ 1600 relay alongside Eliza Lange, Kiera Heimes, and Annika Heimes.

Yankton High School Head Cross Country Coach Caitlyn Savey competed in yesterday’s Boston Marathon, completing the race in 3 hours, 8 minutes, and 22 seconds.

Savey was the 447th woman overall to complete the race and finished 382nd in her division. This year’s marathon saw over 29,000 runners participate.