Local Sports 4-19-24

Yankton Bucks Baseball swept Mitchell yesterday in their doubleheader, 13 to 0 in game one and 7 to 6 in game two.

Lucas Kampshoff led the way in game one, finishing 3 for 4 with a home run. Mark Kathol got the win on the mound, allowing only four hits and striking out 6.

Kael Garry was credited with the win in game two, tallying four strikeouts. Samuel Gokie (Go-key) earned the save with two strikeouts in the final inning.

The Bucks will be on the road again on Tuesday for a doubleheader against Sioux Falls Lincoln.

Mount Marty Baseball returns to action tomorrow, opening up a four-game series with the Briar Cliff Chargers.

The Lancers and Chargers will play a home and home over the next few days, with tomorrow’s games held in Yankton and Sunday’s games in Sioux City.

First pitch tomorrow afternoon is scheduled for 1:00 PM, pregame coverage on KYNT and KYNTV begins at 12:30. Tehl Tanner will be on the call.

Yankton Gazelles Softball fell to 3 and 5 on the year yesterday, as they were defeated by Sturgis Brown 4 to 2.

Emma Herboldt notched a two-run home run for the Gazelles in the loss. Tori Hansen struck out four batters over six innings.

Yankton returns to the diamond today for a matchup with Rapid City Stevens. First pitch is scheduled for 3:00 PM Mountain time.

Mount Marty Softball has had the start time of today’s doubleheader against Midland moved from 3:00 PM to 2:00 PM

The Lancers have won 7 of their last 8 games heading into Friday, while the Warriors are 34 and 5 overall and have only dropped 1 game in their last 19. 

Both games will still be held at Sertoma Park in Yankton, beginning at 2:00 PM.

Yankton Gazelles Golf took 2nd place yesterday as a team in Mitchell, led by a 4th-place finish from Elia Homstad.

Homstad shot an 89 and was the highest non-Kernal on the leaderboard, with Mitchell golfers occupying the top three spots. Elsewhere for the Gazelles, Sabrina Krajewski was 6th after shooting a 91, Bailey Anderson shot 104, Jordyn Cunningham finished at 112, Madison Ryken shot 117 and Lillian Schmidt shot 134.

Next up for the Gazelles is the Pierre Invitational on Tuesday at Hillsview Golf Course in the state capital.

Yankton Bucks Tennis picked up a 5 to 4 victory over the Harrisburg Tigers yesterday, moving to 11 and 2 on the year.

Christopher Rockne, Luke Moeller, Miles Krajewski, and Ethan Marsh all picked up singles wins for Yankton, with Krajewski and Marsh also winning in doubles play.

Yankton is on the road on Tuesday for a triangular in Vermillion against the Tanagers and Lennox.

Mount Marty Men’s Tennis fell to Morningside in their dual yesterday, with the Mustangs sweeping the Lancers 7 to 0.

MMU, now 12 and 3 on the year, concludes their regular season on Sunday with a dual against Augustana in Sioux Falls, beginning at 2:00 PM.

Mount Marty Women’s Tennis was defeated by Morningside yesterday afternoon, as they were swept 7 to 0.

MMU, now 5 and 6 overall,  takes on Augustana in Sioux Falls on Sunday at 2:00 PM, before ending their regular season on Monday against the College of St Mary.

Mount Marty Track and Field will be in Orange City, Iowa today for the opening day of the Red Raider Open. Events are scheduled to begin at 1:00 PM.

The Crofton Warriors girls’ track and field team finished 3rd at yesterday’s Tom Martin Invitational in Pierce, followed by Cedar Catholic in 4th.

Multiple athletes got individual victories for both teams, Crofton’s Caitlyn Guenther won the triple jump, while Jordyn Arens won the 3200-meter run.

Cedar Catholic took 4 event wins. Kally Becker won the 800 and was part of the 1st-place 3200 relay team alongside Lauren Bernecker, Claire Rolfes, and Brynn Bernecker. Rounding out the day for Cedar Catholic, Annisten Wortmann won the 200, and Lexi Eickhoff won the shot put.