Football: Second Round Playoffs
Brookings @ Sioux Falls Washington, 5:00pm (Live on KCountry 102 @ 4:30)
Yankton @ Sioux Falls O’Gorman, 6:00pm
Pierre @ Brandon Valley, 7:00pm
Sioux Falls Lincoln @ Sioux Falls Roosevelt, 8:00pm
Chamberlain @ Dell Rapids, 7:00pm
Hot Springs @ Todd County, 6:30pm
West Central @ Harrisburg, 7:00pm
Dakota Valley @ Spearfish, 7:00pm
Custer @ Winner, 6:30pm
St. Thomas More @ Flandreau, 6:30pm
Deuel @ Tri-Valley, 7:00pm
Parkston @ Aberdeen Roncalli, 6:30pm
Howard @ Kimball-White Lake, 7:00pm
White River @ Clark/Willow Lake, 6:30pm
Potter County @ Deubrook (Live on B93.7 @ 6:00pm)
Leola/Frederick @ Gregory, 6:30pm
Wall @ Canistota, 6:30pm
Faith @ Arlington, 6:30pm
Wilmot @ Warner, 7:00pm
Corsica/Stickney @ Herried/Selby Area, 6:30pm
Faulkton Area @ Harding County, 7:00pm
Castlewood @ Waverly-South Shore, 7:00pm
Avon @ Colome, 7:00pm
Hitchcock-Tulare @ Viborg-Hurley, 7:00pm
BHS FB…Eighth-seed Brookings meets top-seed Sioux Falls Washington Monday in the Class 11AA football quarterfinals. Kickoff at Howard Wood Field is at 5:00pm – live coverage on KCountry 102 starts at 4:30.
Bobcat coach Lee Schmidt says Brookings has to match Washington’s level of intensity. 97628 :17 “you to death”.
Schmidt says the Bobcat offense has to control the ball, and the defense has to make plays. 97629 :22 “fundamentals of football”.
Schmidt says Washington’s not taking the Bobcats lightly. 97630 :23 “people give us”.
The winner advances to Saturday’s semifinal round.
SDSU FB…Austin Sumner threw for five touchdowns, Zach Zenner ran for another and South Dakota State lit up the scoreboard in the second quarter Saturday with a 41-28 victory over Youngstown State.
Sumner completed 19 of 28 passes for 351 yards and five touchdowns, three of which came in the 28-point second quarter for the Jackrabbits. Zenner carried the ball 17 times for 87 yards and a second quarter touchdown.
South Dakota State (6-2, 4-1 Missouri Valley) led 41-7 after Sumner found Aaron Rollin for a 49-yard touchdown strike only 1:37 into the third quarter. It was the fifth different receiver found by Sumner for a touchdown. Rollin had three catches for 108 yards and the score.
Youngstown State (4-4, 1-4) put up a fight, scoring 21 unanswered points to end the game. Will Shaw caught 10 balls for 120 yards and a touchdown in the loss for the Penguins.
COLLEGE FB SCORES…Matt Brown threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as Illinois State beat Northern Iowa 33-21. Brown was 22 of 27 for 274 yards and two touchdowns.John Crockett's 5-yard touchdown run with 5:23 to play gave North Dakota State a 23-17 win over Southern Illinois. The Salukis only managed 11 rushing yards to North Dakota State's 186.
Shakir Bell rushed for 150 yards and a pair of touchdowns and caught a 25-yard scoring pass, helping Indiana State roll to a 45-14 victory over South Dakota.
Kierra Harris threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, Mikael Cooper-Falls added 95 yards rushing and a score, and Missouri State dominated Western Illinois 42-3 for the Bears' first three-game winning streak in eight years.
Cody Kirk ran for 160 yards and three touchdowns and Montana State amassed a school-record 695 yards of total offense en route to a 55-10 win over North Dakota.
The University of Sioux Falls posted a season-high 54 points to edge Upper Iowa 54-41. After going up by as many as 37 points in the second quarter, Upper Iowa score 28 unanswered to make for an interesting fourth quarter.
Darren Niklason sparked Augustana's offense with a career-high three receiving touchdowns and 125 yards leading the Vikings to a 35-27 victory over Concordia-St. Paul.
Northern State put up a school-record 65 points - including 55 straight from the end of the first quarter to the first play of the fourth - en-route to a 65-17 win over the University of Mary. The 65 points eclipsed the previoius record of 64 points, set twice previously and most recently in a 2005 win over Minnesota, Crookston.
Winona State held a potent Southwest Minnesota State offense to just 245 yards while gaining 566 of their own to post a 47-20 victory over the Mustangs.
Dakota State rallied to tie the game with Jamestown with seven seconds left. DSU and JC scored a touchdown in the second overtime period. The Trojans prevented the Jimmies' two-point attempt as DSU sealed the victory by the score of 35-34 in double overtime. Nic Behrens booted two field goals for the Trojans.
Bemidji State 37, St. Cloud State 20
Minnesota State-Mankato 42, Wayne State 35
Minnesota-Duluth 38, Minnesota-Crookston 14
Minot State 31, Minnesota-Moorhead 10
Nebraska Wesleyan 35, Briar Cliff 14
Concordia 23, Midland 14
Morningside 41, Dordt 0
Doane 48, Hastings 16
Northwestern 41, Dakota Wesleyan 13
Mew Mexico Highlands 46, Black Hills State 31
Fort Hays State 41, South Dakota Mines 27
LALLY, SUMNER HONORED…South Dakota State's Austin Sumner and T.J. Lally have been recognized by the Missouri Valley Football Conference as players of the week following the Jackrabbits' 41-28 Hobo Day victory over Youngstown State on Oct. 27.
Sumner earned the MVFC Offensive Player of the Week award after setting a career high with five touchdown passes and also recording a season high with 351 yards passing. Sumner, who finished the game 19-of-28 passing, threw three touchdown passes as part of a 28-point second quarter. His five touchdown passes -- all to different receivers -- covered 6, 50, 13, 17 and 49 yards.
Lally made eight tackles and intercepted a pass in the win over Youngstown State. Lally returned his interception 13 yards to the YSU 15 to set up the third of SDSU's four second-quarter touchdowns.
The Jackrabbits, 6-2 overall and 4-1 in league play, resume action Saturday (Nov. 3) at Southern Illinois.
SDSU WBB…Four South Dakota State players scored in double figures as the Jackrabbit women’s basketball team opened the exhibition season Sunday afternoon with an 86-43 victory over Minnesota-Crookston at Frost Arena.
The defending Summit League champion Jackrabbits never trailed in the contest and closed the first half on a 19-4 run to lead 47-27 at intermission. Sophomore Megan Waytashek started the run with a three pointer and added seven more points in the spurt, including a traditional three-point play with 10 seconds remaining in the half.
It was more of the same in the second half as SDSU opened with a 9-0 run. The Jackrabbits led by as many as 46 points late in the game as they forced 26 UMC turnovers.
Ashley Eide led all players with 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the field. Waytashek finished with 14 points – all of which came in the first half, while Mariah Clarin and Leah Dietel each scored 10. Clarin narrowly missed a double-double as she led all players with nine rebounds – eight of which came on the offensive end. SDSU held a 49-37 advantage on the boards.
The Jackrabbits finished the game 30-of-68 from the field, 44.1 percent, but were only 3-of-17 from three-point range. At the line, SDSU made 23-of-30 attempts, 76.7 percent.
Minnesota-Crookston ended the afternoon 14-of-59 from the floor, 23.7 percnt, including a 1-for-13 effort from long range. The Golden Eagles fared better at the line, converting 14-of-16 attempts, 87.5 percent.
SDSU concludes the exhibition season by hosting Black Hills State. Action begins at 6 p.m., with the men’s game to follow.
AP WBB POLL…Brittney Griner and Baylor are picking up right where they finished last season — at No. 1.
The Lady Bears are ranked at the top of the preseason women's basketball poll by The Associated Press for the second straight year. Baylor had the No. 1 spot for the entire season last year en route to its second national championship and a 40-0 record.
Baylor received all 40 first-place votes from a national media panel. The Lady Bears, who return all five starters including the 6-foot-8 Griner, joined Texas (1985 and 1986) as the only Big 12 schools to start the season at No. 1 in consecutive years.
Connecticut, Duke, Stanford and Maryland round out the first five.
SDSU VB…South Dakota State defeated IPFW 25-20, 22-25, 26-24, 26-28 and 15-11 Saturday night, snapping a 10 match losing streak to the Mastodons.
Kelli Fiegen posted her second straight double-double with 15 kills and 10 total blocks. Margit Hansing also posted her second consecutive double-double, finishing with 13 kills to go along with her team and career-high 24 digs. Kelly Herrmann made it three double-doubles for the Jacks with her 10 kills and 19 digs.
Shay Birath led the Jacks with 22 digs, and remains well on pace to break the all-time digs mark of 1,929. She finished the weekend with 1,891 career digs, 39 shy of a new record.
Emily Spencer led the Mastodons with 29 kills, taking 91 swings in the match to reach that total. Jessie Manwaring added 16 and Hailie Ripley 10 kills in the loss. Spencer also added 21 digs to complete her double-double. Tessa McGill led the ‘Dons with 45 digs in the loss.
SDSU defeated Oakland 25-19, 17-25, 25-21 and 25-21 Friday night.
Fiegen’s night included a team-high 17 kills and a career-high 10 block assists. Lexi Fowler tallied her team-high eighth double-double of the season, posting 17 assists and 11 digs on the night. Birath led the defense with 31 digs.
Herrmann and Lizzie Palmer both finished with 13 digs, which marks a new career best of Palmer. Hansing pitched in with 13 kills and nine digs in the win.
Oakland’s Meghan Bray led all players with 19 kills in the match on 60 swings. Brittany Holbrook added 14 and Taylor Humm 12 kills in the loss. Bray also added 16 digs to complete her double-double. Alli Kirk led the Golden Grizzlies with 33 digs.
SDSU SOCCER…South Dakota State stayed alive, for a time, in the battle for a Summit League soccer tournament berth with a 6-1 win Friday over Nebraska-Omaha.
However, North Dakota State’s win over Nebraska-Omaha Sunday knocked the Jackrabbits out of tourney contention. Pairings Friday in Brookings will have top-seed Oakland against Western Illinois, and two-seed IPFW against North Dakota State.
Diana Potterveld led the assault with three goals
Megan Kingston, Stacy Guijarro and Christa Nyblom also added goals for the Jacks.
The Jacks improved to 6-9-2 overall, 4-3-1 in The Summit League and 4-0-1 in its last five games.
SUMMIT XC…Both Summit League cross country preseason favorites, the South Dakota State men, No. 12 in the Midwest region, and the North Dakota State women, No. 9 in the Midwest region, captured the 2012 cross country championship titles at the Katke-Cousins Golf Course. The Jackrabbits won their third title in four years, while the Bison claimed their second-straight crown.
SDSU's Michael Krsnak and Oakland's Brittni Hutton, each won their first individual Summit League crowns.
South Dakota State took first with 35 points as South Dakota finished second with 62 points. IUPUI tallied 104 points for third place, while Oakland finished fourth with 111 points and Western Illinois took fifth with 119 points. Rounding out the men's field were North Dakota State and Kansas City tied for sixth (128 points) and Fort Wayne (241 points).
On the women's side, North Dakota State captured the title with 36 points. South Dakota finished second with 59 points and South Dakota State took third with 63 points. Oakland tallied 117 points in fourth, while Omaha finished fifth with 157 points in its first league championship. Fort Wayne (164 points), IUPUI (176 points), Western Illinois (196 points) and Kansas City (214 points) rounded out the women's field.
BLIZZARD…Thomas Williams scored twice as the Brookings Blizzard completed a weekend home-and-home sweep of the Coulee Region Chill with a 3-1 win on Saturday. Drew Weigman made 24 saves in the win. Brookings jumped out to a 2-0 lead on goals from Vsevolod Kramarev and Williams’ first goal. Matt Williams drew the Chill to within one in the third, but another goal from Williams on an empty-net secured the win for Brookings.
Evan Hesse had a goal and two assists to league the Blizzard to a 5-1 home win over the Chill Friday. Williams gave the Blizzard a 1-0 lead in the first. Coulee Region responded to tie the game at 1-1 on a goal from Sean Lang, but it was all Blizzard after that as Hesse scored twice and Justin Moody and Drew Brevig also added goals. Erick Majerle made 24 saves in the win.