Volleyball: Clark/Willow Lake @ Lake Preston
Garretson @ Madison
Bridgewater-Emery @ Colman-Egan
COLLEGE FB…Marcus Williams returned an interception 98 yards for a touchdown Saturday to help North Dakota State blow open a close game and crush Youngstown State 48-7. Ryan Smith and John Crockett each scored two touchdowns for the Bison (5-0, 2-0 Missouri Valley). Smith caught a TD pass from Brock Jensen and returned a punt 76 yards for a score, while Crockett ran for 103 yards. Youngstown State (4-1, 1-1) was saddled with three turnovers, all in the first half.
Wil Lunt connected with Fredson Salomon on a 66-yard touchdown midway through the fourth quarter and Western Illinois held on to beat South Dakota 24-17.
A late touchdown by Shakir Bell gave Indiana State all the breathing room it would need in a 31-17 victory over visiting Missouri State. Bell finished with 113 yards on 25 carries.
Illinois State (5-1, 2-1 MVFC) struggled on offense and Southern Illinois (3-3, 1-1 MVFC) tallied four interceptions in handing the Redbirds a 17-0 defeat.
Vernon Adams threw for four touchdowns and Demitrius Bronson rushed for 118 yards and a score as Eastern Washington defeated North Dakota 55-17
Other college scores:
Concordia-St. Paul 35, Upper Iowa 6
St. Cloud State 36, Minnesota-Crookston 24
Minnesota State-Mankato 52, Augustana 14
Northern State 31, Minot State 17
Bemidji State 29, Minot State 21
Southwest Minnesota State 40, Wayne State 24
Minnesota-Duluth 45, Minnesota-Moorhead 14
Winona State 10, Sioux Falls 9
Concordia, NE 45, Briar Cliff 12
Morningside 28, Doane 3
Dakota Wesleyan 45, Dordt 31
Northwestern 39, Midland 20
Hastings 55, Dakota State 19
Adams State 20, Black Hills State 17
Missouri Southern 47, South Dakota Mines 20
BHS FB…Brookings snapped a four-game losing skid Friday night with a 35-13 ESD Conference football win at Watertown.
The Arrows scored first on Shay Bratland’s 34-yard run – but Bobcat assistant coach Ken Vigdal says the team answered the adversity. 97621 :25 “an excellent job”.
Caleb Vig completed 11-of-16 passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns – and ran for 125 yards and another score. Mike Daniel added 153 yards and a rushing touchdown – Vigdal says the idea was to pound the ball. 97622 :25 “will follow behind”.
Zack Page and Daniel caught the scoring passes, while Devon Crandall added a touchdown run. Alex Thorson caught a scoring pass for the Arrows.
The 3-4 Bobcats play at Sioux Falls Lincoln Friday night.
FRIDAY FB SCORES…
Aberdeen Roncalli 51, Sisseton 0
Arlington 36, Castlewood 8
Beresford 19, Sioux Falls Christian 13
Brandon Valley 49, Aberdeen Central 0
Chester 42, Canistota 13
Dell Rapids 37, Dakota Valley 19
Deubrook 50, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 0
Elkton-Lake Benton 55, Colman-Egan 0
Estelline 26, Dell Rapids St. Mary 14
Flandreau 49, Sioux Valley 0
Garretson 29, McCook Central/Montrose 0
Gayville-Volin 30, Baltic 24
Great Plains Lutheran 26, Waubay/Summit 20
Groton Area 28, Mobridge-Pollock 6
Hamlin 48, Tri-State 22
Harrisburg 50, Vermillion 0
Howard 33, Hanson 6
Huron 21, Spearfish 15
Lake Preston 20, DeSmet/Iroquois 12, 3OT
Madison 23, Lennox 20
Milbank Area 20, Britton-Hecla 19
Pierre 36, Rapid City Stevens 6
Pine Ridge 32, Red Cloud 0
Sioux Falls Lincoln 56, Mitchell 0
Sioux Falls O'Gorman 28, Rapid City Central 0
Sioux Falls Roosevelt 62, Sturgis 6
Sioux Falls Washington 52, Yankton 8
Tri-Valley 34, Tea Area 27
Waverly-South Shore 64, Florence/Henry 14
Webster 13, Redfield/Doland 7
SDSU VB…South Dakota defeated South Dakota State Saturday night 19-25, 25-19, 25-15, 19-25 and 16-18, and fall to 12-7 on the season and to an even 4-4 in The Summit League. The Coyotes improve to 8-11 overall and to 2-5 in leagueplay.
Kaitlin Klingemann led the Jacks with 17 kills, BaileyPhilippot added 15 and Kelli Fiegen 14 kills in the loss. Shay Birath set the pace on defense with 27 digs, Margit Hansing finished with 19 and Kelly Herrmann 17 digs. Lexi Fowler posted her sixth double-double of the season with 30 set assists and 13 digs.
Kendall Kritenbrink led all players with 29 kills in the win. Kim Bulaga added 15 kills, while both Tory Kroll and Natalie Walseth finished with 10. Kroll added 16 digs to complete the double-double.
UMKC beat SDSU 27-25, 25-21 and 25-23 Friday night. Fiegen led the Jacks with 16 kills, Bailey Philippot added 14 and Herrmann 10 kills in the loss. Hansing led the defense with 18 digs, while Birath finished with 12.
Emily Lucas led the visiting Kangaroos with a match-high 30 kills, and did so with a .436 hitting percentage on 55 swings with six errors. Emma Hagedorn added 13 kills for the ‘Roos in 18 swings with just one error for a .667 hitting percentage.
SATURDAY HS VB…
Aberdeen Central def. Rapid City Stevens, 25-17, 26-28, 23-25, 25-19, 15-8
Mitchell def. Watertown, 25-21, 17-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-12
Oakes, N.D. def. Britton-Hecla, 25-22, 25-20, 22-25, 23-25, 15-11
Oldham-Ramona/Rutland def. Centerville, 25-19, 25-20, 23-25, 18-25, 15-7
Rapid City Central def. Pierre, 29-27, 25-20, 25-21
Sioux Valley def. Deubrook, 25-20, 23-25, 25-20, 25-16
Andes Central def. Alcester-Hudson, 25-12, 25-22, 25-21
Milbank Area def. Irene-Wakonda, 25-20, 14-25, 26-24, 23-25, 15-5
Northwestern Area def. Chester, 20-25, 32-30, 25-18, 25-19
Parker def. Arlington, 25-27, 25-21, 25-23, 25-22
Warner def. Wagner, 25-17, 25-12, 25-15
ESD XC…The Brookings boys’ won the ESD Conference cross country title Saturday, outdistancing Pierre by 12 points at Edgebrook Golf Course.
TEAM POINTS: Brookings 48, Pierre 60, Brandon Valley 63, Yankton 88, Aberdeen Central 133, Watertown 143, Huron 226.
CHAMPION: Addison DeHaven, Brookings, 15:40.6. BROOKINGS: Justice Lamer, 5th; Patrick Chapin, 9th; John Olson, 16th; Justin Perry, 17th; Ray Munsterman, 24th; Graham DeHaven, 25th.
GIRLS TEAM POINTS: Brandon Valley 58, Aberdeen Central 61, Yankton 90, Pierre 92, Brookings 133, Watertown 140, Huron 182, Mitchell 186. CHAMPION: Hannah Kastigar, Aberdeen Central, 14:14.22. BROOKINGS: Emily Berzonsky, 4th, 14:41.78; Haley Kindvall, 7th; Ronna Heaton, 35th; Emily Holm, 48th; Miriam Crinion, 57th.
STATE TENNIS…Sioux Falls O’Gorman once again won the state girls’ tennis title in Rapid City.
TEAM POINTS: Sioux Falls O'Gorman 689; Rapid City Stevens 559; Sioux Falls Roosevelt 549.5; St. Thomas More 422; Aberdeen Roncalli 413; Sioux Falls Washington 380; Aberdeen Central 375.5; Pierre 296.5; Watertown 286; Brandon Valley 245; Rapid City Central 163; Yankton 162; SF Lincoln 118; Huron 101; Brookings 94; Milbank 81; Mitchell 71; Madison 50; Spearfish 29; Vermillion 0.
Brookings’ Beth Hildebrandt took ninth place at number six singles, defeating Chelsey Christianson of Rapid City Central 8-6 and defeating Kelly Brusven of Pierre 10-7 to take ninth.
The third flight doubles team of Hildebrandt and Yixuan He took tenth place, falling to Sioux Falls Lincoln 10-7 in their final match. Brookings defeated Brandon Valley 8-5 to get to that match.
SDSU TENNIS…The South Dakota State women’s tennis team played in the Air Force Invitational in Colorado. Poor weather conditions promped several delays.
Doubles competition opened on Friday in three flights: Alpha, Bravo and Charlie. Competing in the “Charlie” bracket, Ffion Davies and Tacy Haws-Lay defeated Buxton and Pick of Colorado State 8-3 in the first round. The duo dropped its second-round match 8-6 to Tran and Meyers of host-school Air Force and finished in seventh place.
Singles play competed minimally on Friday with, at best, first-round matches being played.
Jenny Blackburne won her first match in the “Charlie” bracket. Blackburne dropped the first set 6-0 to Molina of Air Force, but stormed back to take the second set 6-0 and the third-set super tiebreaker 14-12. Blackburne lost in the quarterfinals to Jamieson of Illinois.
In the “Golf” bracket, Tiffany Filipovich defeated Wegleitner of Colorado 6-7, 6-3, 10-6, and Henning of Northern Colorado 6-1, 6-2. She dropped her semifinal match to Hueffner of Air Force and finished in fourth place.
STATE SOCCER…Aberdeen Central won the first SDHSAA girls’ state soccer championship, defeating Sioux Falls O’Gorman 2-0 in overtime in the title game in Aberdeen. St. Thomas More defeated Groton 6-0 for third place.
The boys title went to Sioux Falls Christian, defeating O’Gorman 2-1 in a shootout. Christian scored twice in the shootout, the Knights once. Aberdeen Central got by Groton 2-1 for third place.
BOBCAT SOCCER…The Brookings boys soccer team will play Spearfish Thursday in Rapid City, to open the state “AA” boys’ soccer tournament. The Bobcats qualified with a 2-1 win over Sioux Falls Roosevelt Saturday – the game came down to penalty kicks.
Other first round pairings have Rapid City Central against Sioux Falls Washington…Watertown against Yankton…and Pierre against Sioux Falls Lincoln.
Sioux Falls Washington eliminated Brookings in the playoffs with a 1-0 win. The Warriors will face Rapid City Stevens in Thursday’s first round. Other matchups have Yankton against Sioux Falls Roosevelt…Rapid City Central against Pierre…and Brandon Valley against Sioux Falls Lincoln.
The “A” boys’ pairings have Hot Springs against Vermillion…Belle Fourche against Sturgis…Huron against Tea Area…and Custer against Harrisburg. The “A” girls opening round will have Sturgis against Harrisburg…and West Central against Belle Fourche.
SDSU SOCCER…The South Dakota State women's soccer team dropped its weekend finale at Oakland Sunday, 1-0.
SDSU surrendered a goal in the 15th minute and was unable to recover. SDSU led in shots (9-6) and was even in shots on goal (3-3), but was unable to capitalize on its opportunities.
Christa Nyblom led the attack with two shots, one on goal. Elisa Stamatakis made two saves in 90 minutes of play.
SDSU dropped to 2-9-1, 0-3-0 in the conference. Oakland maintained its place atop the standings at 6-3-3, 3-0-0 in conference play.
The South Dakota State women's soccer team was edged by the Mastodons in Fort Wayne on Friday night, 2-1 (OT)...
Seven minutes into the second half, Fort Wayne rebounded and scored the game's first goal off of a free kick in the 52nd minute. SDSU responded in the 64th minute when Diana Potterveld took a through ball from Christa Nyblom and evened the score. It was her third goal of the season.
STATE SOFTBALL…Sioux Falls Washington defeated Mitchell 9-0 in five innings for their second straight Class A state title Saturday. Emily Winckler's two-run home run keyed the win.
The Warriors defeated Rapid City Stevens 8-0 in six innings earlier in the day to get to the championship.
BLIZZARD...Thomas Williams closed the first period with a goal on a penalty shot, then closed the game with an empty net goal, as Brookings defeated Coulee Region 4-2 Saturday in NAHL hockey in Brookings.
Craig Lindegard and Micah Ranum also scored in the third period – Justin Moody, Bryce Gustafson and Jordan Stejskal had assists.
Head coach Cory Laylin says Brookings did a good job sticking to the game plan. 97623 :16 “the right matchups”.
Friday night, Emil Blomqvist, Justin Moody, Jeff McFarland, Nick DiCenzo and Drew Brevig scored goals, but Coulee tallied in the final 20 seconds to take a 6-5 win.
Brookings tops the Central Division with 12 points, but Laylin says the Blizzard’s still in a forming stage. 97624 :19 “natural real quick”.
Brookings will host Austin Friday night at seven, then make a return trip to Coulee Saturday afternoon at one.
FOB MEETING…The next scheduled board meeting of the Brookings Friends of Baseball Board of Directors is set for Thursday, October 11 at 7:30pm at the downtown Parks & Recreation building at 221 Main Avenue. Please note the date and time as these have changed to accommodate activities schedules. An agenda for the meeting is posted on the FOB website.