Local Sports 6-6-24

The Lewis and Clark Classic begins tomorrow with 20 teams competing across four pools.

Yankton Post 12 opens the Yankton pool at 9:30 AM against SMC, before ending day one against Legacy at 6:30 PM. 

Pregame coverage for both games on KYNT and KYNTV will begin half an hour before the first pitch. Bryce Ladwig and Brayden Butler will be on the call.

Other pools will be held in Vermillion, Hartington, and Crofton. Day one schedules for all four pools are listed below.

Yankton Pool:

  • 9:30 AM: Yankton vs SMC.
  • 11:45 AM: SMC vs Fairbury.
  • 2:00 PM: Fairbury vs Blair.
  • 4:15 PM: Blair vs Legacy.
  • 6:30 PM: Yankton vs Legacy.

Vermillion Pool:

  • 9:30 AM: Vermillion vs Brandon Valley.
  • 11:45 AM: Brandon Valley vs Sioux Falls Post 15.
  • 2:00 PM: Sioux Falls Post 15 vs Dakota Valley.
  • 4:15 PM: Dakota Valley vs Lincoln Southeast. 
  • 6:30 PM: Vermillion vs Lincoln Southeast.

Hartington Pool:

  • 9:30 AM: Hartington vs Harrisburg Maroon.
  • 11:45 AM: Harrisburg Maroon vs Sioux Falls West.
  • 2:00 PM: Sioux Falls West vs Tabor.
  • 4:15 PM: Tabor vs Sturgis.
  • 6:30 PM: Hartington vs Sturgis.

Crofton Pool:

  • 9:30 AM: Crofton vs Yankton Junior Legion.
  • 11:45 AM: Yankton Junior Legion vs Sioux Falls East.
  • 2:00 PM: Sioux Falls East vs Renner.
  • 4:15 PM: Renner vs Dell Rapids.
  • 6:30 PM: Crofton vs Dell Rapids.

South Central League Baseball for Tonight:

  • Yankton @ Lesterville.
  • Tabor @ Crofton.
  • Menno @ Wynot.

University of South Dakota Pole Vaulters Marshall Faurot and Eerik Haamer tied for 8th in the men’s pole vault at the NCAA Outdoor National Championships.

Both athletes earned All-American honors, clearing a height of 17 feet, 7 and 1/4th inches. Kentucky’s Keaton Daniel would go on to win the event.

The Coyotes are back in action today, Gen Hirata competes in the women’s pole vault final at 8 PM, and Jacy Pulse races in the semifinal of the 400-meter hurdles at 9:30 PM. Both times are listed in central time.