MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25:
AA GBB DISTRICTS…Pairings are set for the Class “AA” girls basketball districts that start Monday:
Brookings @ Sioux Falls Roosevelt (Live on KCountry 102 @ 6:30)
Watertown @ Sioux Falls O’Gorman
Brandon Valley @ Sioux Falls Washington
Yankton @ Sioux Falls Lincoln
Huron @ Aberdeen Central
Pierre @ Mitchell
Douglas @ Rapid City Central
Sturgis @ Rapid City Stevens
AA BOYS DISTRICTS…Class “AA” boys district action starts Tuesday night. The matchups:
Sioux Falls O’Gorman @ Sioux Falls Roosevelt
Watertown @ Brookings (Live on KCountry 102 @ 6:30)
Sioux Falls Washington @ Brandon Valley
Yankton @ Sioux Falls Lincoln
Aberdeen Central @ Pierre
Huron @ Mitchell
Douglas @ Rapid City Central
Sturgis @ Rapid City Stevens
“A”, “B” BOYS DISTRICTS…Class “A” and “B” boys’ district action gets started this weekend. The matchups:
Britton-Hecla vs. Groton @ Aberdeen Roncalli
Tiospa Zina vs. Sisseton
Webster vs. Milbank
Florence-Henry vs. Redfield/Doland (Winner vs. Clark/Willow Lake)
Hamlin @ Deuel
Deubrook @ Sioux Valley (Live on B93.7)
FIS @ Madison
Elkton-Lake Benton @ Flandreau
Baltic @ Sioux Falls Christian
Garretson @ Dell Rapids
Harrisburg @ Tea
Lennox @ Canton
Beresford vs. Dakota Valley
Elk Point-Jefferson vs. Vermillion
West Central vs. McCook Central/Montrose
Mt. Vernon-Plankinton vs. Tri-Valley
BonHomme @ Platte-Geddes
Wagner @ Parkston
Stanley Co. vs. Mobridge-Pollock
McLaughlin vs. Cheyenne-Eagle Butte
Crow Creek vs. Miller (Winner vs. Chamberlain)
Gregory vs St. Francis
Todd Co. vs. Winner
Bennett Co. @ Little Wound
Hill City @ Red Cloud
Hot Springs @ Custer
Belle Fourche @ St. Thomas More
Lead-Deadwood @ Spearfish
District 1B-Monday @ Sisseton
Grant-Deuel vs. Summit (Winner vs. Wilmot)
Waubay vs. Waverly-South Shore (Winner vs. Rosholt)
Northwestern vs. Leola-Frederick (Winner vs. Warner)
Aberdeen Christian vs. Hitchcock-Tulare (Winner vs. Langford Area)
Lake Preston @ DeSmet (Winner vs. Arlington)
Estelline vs. Great Plains Lutheran (Winner vs. Castlewood)
Dells St. Mary’s vs. Oldham-Ramona/Rutland (Winner vs. Chester/Howard)
Highmore-Harrold vs. Faulkton (Winner vs. Sully Buttes)
District 6B-Monday @ Ipswich
Edmunds Central vs. Eureka/Bowdle (Winner vs. Potter Co.)
Parker vs. Freeman
Bridgewater-Emery vs. Canistota
Alcester-Hudson vs. Viborg-Hurley
Wessington Springs vs. James Valley Christian
District 10B-Friday @ Mitchell
Mitchell Christian vs. Kimball/White Lake (Winner vs. Corsica/Stickney)
Menno vs. Hanson
Colome vs. Dakota Christian
Tripp-Delmont/Armour vs. South Central
Crazy Horse vs. Kadoka (Winner vs. White River)
District 14B-Monday @ New Underwood
Rapid City Christian vs. Philip (Winner vs. New Underwood)
Edgemont vs. Wall (Winner vs. Oelrichs)
District 15B-Monday @ Mobridge
Tiospaye Topa vs. McIntosh (Winner vs. Dupree)
District 16B-Monday @ Buffalo
Takini vs. Newell (Winner vs. Harding Co.)
Bison vs. Lemmon (Winner vs. Faith)
SDSU MBB…Isaiah Canaan tallied 22 points and five assists to lead Murray State to a 73-62 victory over South Dakota State on Saturday.
Stacy Wilson added 15 points in the Racers' (20-7) fourth consecutive BracketBuster win.
The Racers used a 30-9, second-half run to rally from a 14-point deficit and overcome South Dakota State (21-9), which experienced its first back-to-back losses since the second and third game of the 2011-12 season.
The Jackrabbits led 54-46 before three consecutive dunks from Wilson and Ed Daniel pushed Murray State within two points with 10 minutes to go and sparked the game-ending run.
Nate Wolters led the Jackrabbits with 18 points and five assists.
SATURDAY BBB SCORES…
Bridgewater-Emery 40, Marion 29
Parker 86, Freeman Academy 24
Alcester-Hudson 56, Gayville-Volin 33
Wessington Springs 55, Iroquois 36
Menno 53, Scotland 31
Colome 68, Andes Central 55
Tripp-Delmont/Armour 69, Marty Indian 64
FRIDAY BBB SCORES…
Dell Rapids 51, Pipestone, Minn. 38
Estelline 56, Florence/Henry 41
Langford 58, Waverly-South Shore 29
McCook Central/Montrose 57, Baltic 40
Sioux Falls Roosevelt 63, Sioux Falls Lincoln 49
Sisseton 76, Harrisburg 61
Webster 60, Hamlin 51
SATURDAY GBB SCORES…
Summit 65, Wilmot 27
Warner 57, Northwestern 36
DeSmet 45, Estelline 31
Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 44, Chester 37
Herreid/Selby Area 54, Ipswich 22
Mitchell Christian 51, Kimball/White Lake 43
FRIDAY GBB SCORES…
Deuel 42, Sioux Valley 41
DEU: Erin Engelkes 21pts
SV: Carley Peterson 20pts
Deuel head coach Scott Mitchell says they hit enough free throws to win. 97621 :18 “us a ton”.
Sioux Valley trailed 18-9 in second quarter, then allowed just three points through the third – head coach Leah Pitts: 97622
:12 “that really helped”.
Deuel meets Clark/Willow Lake in Webster for regional title.
Winner 64, Todd County 49
Parker 42, Freeman 39
Centerville 56, Alcester-Hudson 43
Hanson 43, Scotland 30
Timber Lake 52, McIntosh 48
STATE “A” WRESTLING…Results from the state “A” wrestling tournament in Watertown
TEAM POINTS: Pierre 180, Rapid City Central 159.5, Huron 145, Aberdeen Central 109.5, Spearfish/Lead-Deadwood 107, Sioux Falls Roosevelt 105, Rapid City Stevens 97, Sturgis 83, Watertown 75.5, Dakota Valley 71, Sioux Falls Washington 68.5, Brandon Valley 65.5, Brookings 59, Dell Rapids 44, West Central 42, Vermillion 42, Sioux Falls Lincoln 38, Milbank 31, Yankton 31, Madison 28.5, Douglas-New Underwood-Rapid City Christian 28, Harrisburg 22, Sioux Falls O’Gorman 16, Mitchell 16, Pine Ridge 14, Sisseton 10.5, Chamberlain 9, Tea Area 1, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte/Dupree 1.
106 -- Tyler Waterson, Spearfish/Lead-Deadwood, def. Zane Joens, Sturgis, 2-1.
113 -- Brady Burghardt, Watertown, def. Jebben Keyes, Pierre, 13-2.
120 -- Keaton Ohlsen, RCS, def. James Suter, Watertown, 8-2.
126 -- Alan Heidinger, RCC, def. Ryan O’Connor, SFL, 2-0 (OT).
132 -- Kyle Yasgar, SFR, def. Josh Mettler, West Central, 7-1.
138 -- Griffin Hieb, Aberdeen Central, def. Caleb Stoltenburg, Pierre, 6-2.
145 -- Regan Bye, Vermillion, def. Mitchell Johnson, Aberdeen Central, 4-3.
152 -- Hartman Katz, Huron, def. John Frisco, Aberdeen Central, 9-4.
160 -- Reagan Francom, Huron, pinned Spencer Folk, Milbank, :36.
170 -- Mason Bender, Brandon Valley, def. Dawson Monfore, Pierre, 8-1.
182 -- Aero Amo, RCC, pinned Jackson Entringer, Dell Rapids, 5:18.
195 -- Nate Rotert, Spearfish-Lead-Deadwood, pinned Trey Maier, Pierre, 3:36.
220 -- Taylor Lambert, Dakota Valley, pinned Jarran Jensen, RCC, 3:26.
HWT -- Tanner Lambert, Dakota Valley, def. Matt Halter, Huron, (16-2), 5-2.
106 -- Chase O’Connor, SFW, def. Spencer Sarringar, Pierre 5-0.
113 -- Rance Sivertsen S/L-D, pinned Brody Jorenson, Sturgis, 2:20.
120 -- Troy Kiggins, SFR, pinned Gene Trimble, S/L-D, 2:41.
126 -- Chet Glanzer, Huron, def. Jordan Moser, RCS, 4-2.
132 -- Garrett Petersen, RCS, def. Peter Hansen, Brookings, 3-2.
138 -- Blake Perryman, DV, pinned Skyler Castilleja, SFL, 3:45.
145 -- Kasey Klapprodt, RCS, def. Nick Hanson, Brookings, 5-3.
152 -- Brett Bye, Vermillion, injury default over Matt Goth, Madison.
160 -- Seth Scott, Pierre, def. Shane O’Connell, RCC, 2-1.
170 -- Francis Boehmer, SFR, def. Grayson Neuharth, Aberdeen Central, 4-3.
182 -- Kyle Sarringar, Pierre, def. Tyler Kleinsasser, Huron, 7-5.
195 -- Matt Schirado, Harrisburg, pinned Dustin French, Huron, 4:03.
220 -- Lane Lettau, Pierre, def. Josh Hunt, Douglas/New Underwood/RC Christian, 3-0.
HWT -- Aaron Beaird, RCC, def. Justin Behrend, Brookings, 3-1.
106 -- Carter Lohr, SFR, def. Austin Ideker, WC, 4-2.
113 -- Wyatt Shillingstad, Huron, def. Kahlen Morris, SFR, 4-3.
120 -- Hayden Hansen, RCC, won by default over David Portratz, SFW.
126 -- Adam Presler, BV, def. Conor Tomac, SFO, 4-2.
132 -- Jesse Skidmore, Sturgis, won by default over Tanner Monfore, Pierre.
138 -- Darin Peterson, Sisseton, def. Zach Determan, SFR, 3-2.
145 -- Blake Stone, RCC, def. William Hins, Milbank, 7-3 (OT).
152 -- Devon Crandall, Brookings, def. Wyatt Winter, Brandon Valley, 3-2.
160 -- James Hisek, Yankton, def. Tate McVay, Sturgis, 7-2.
170 -- Ramsey Norton, Spearfish/Lead/Deadwood, pinned Sterling Gehrke, Watertown, 4:30.
182 -- Cole Carlson, Aberdeen Central, def. Tyler Currey, Madison, 9-5.
195 -- John Wilcox, Sturgis, def. Cody Carlson, RCC, 4-3.
220 -- Leon Maxwell, Dell Rapids, def. Trey Crisp-Peterson, SFW, 5-1.
HWT -- Jess True Blood, Pine Ridge, def. Dylan Bennett, Pierre, 1-0.
106 -- Tyler Pfeifle, RCC, def. Noah Vetter, Yankton, 2-0 OT.
113 -- Logan Wood, RCS, pinned Taylor Dalen, Harrisburg, 4:18.
120 -- Tanner Brengle, Sturgis, def. Trevor Hieb, AC, 9-7.
126 -- Brock Kortan, SFR, def. Justice Lamer, Brookings, 3-0.
132 -- Russell Felicia, Chamberlain, def. Casey Skillingstad, Yankton, 4-3.
138 -- Taylor McLaughlin, Watertown, pinned Tyler Ashley Douglas/New Underwood/RC
145 -- Matt Huber, Yankton, def. Grant Dougherty, Brandon Valley, 7-1.
152 -- Martin Mueller, RCC, pinned Peyton Ledbetter, SFW, 2:02.
160 -- Luke Reiter, SFW, def. Noah Diamond, RCS, 10-2.
170 -- Zac Freese, SFW, def. C.J. Warren, Yankton, 7-6.
182 -- Casey Johnston, RCS, def. Dan Marlette, SFW, 7-5.
195 -- Andrew Sorensen, Brandon Valley, def. Trevor Peter, Dell Rapids, 5-3.
220 -- Jackson Schuver, SFO, pinned Tyson Sprinkle, Mitchell, 4:12.
HWT -- John Wilson, Sturgis, def. Layne Krier, West Central, 4-1.
STATE “B” WRESTLING…Final results of the state “B” wrestling tourney in Aberdeen.
TEAM POINTS: Parkston 164, Philip 115, Wagner 111.5, Canton 111, Tri-Valley 84, Bon Homme 83.5, Beresford 74, Flandreau 73, Webster 71.5, Winner 69, Howard 68, Burke/Gregory 60, Groton 47, Clark/Willow Lake 43, Kingsburg County 43, Faulkton 38, Garretson 33, Bennett County 32, Harding County 31, Custer 28, Hot Springs 28, Stanley County 27.5, Elk Point-Jefferson 27, Lemmon/McIntosh 25, Aberdeen Roncalli 23, McCook Central/Montrose 22, Scotland 18, Newell 16, Britton-Hecla 14, Redfield/Doland 14, Mobridge-Pollock 13, Potter County 13, Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes 12, Parker 9, Sully Buttes 7, Ipswich/Leola 6, Mt. Vernon/Plankinton/Corsica 5, Hill City 5, St. Thomas More 5, Deuel 4, Miller/Highmore-Harrold 3.5, Andes Central 3, Lyman 3, Sunshine Bible Academy 3.
Championship Duncan Stoebner (So), Bon Homme Dec Brice Harkless (8th), Hot Springs, 3-2.
Third: Logan Richie (8th), Webster Area Dec Jordan Sehr (So), Canton, 3-2.
Fifth: Jed Brown (So), Philip Area Dec Nick Casperson (7th), Beresford, 6-4.
Seventh: Logan Mahoney (8th), Parkston Dec Dylan Rice (8th), Flandreau, 6-1.
Championship: Blake Bietz (8th), Parkston Fall Alex Caba (Fr), Bon Homme, 5:27.
Third: Patrick Aeschbacher (Jr), Winner M-Dec Bailey Neises (So), Howard, 9-1.
Fifth: Jared Lyle (Fr), Beresford Dec Rance Johnson (Fr), Philip Area, 6-5.
Seventh: John Lemer (Fr), Canton Fall Brady Hill (8th), Sully Buttes, 0:39.
Championship: Luke Loudenburg (So), Howard M-Dec Kurt Braun (So), Burke/Gregory, 11-0.
Third: Justin Haneke (Jr), Beresford Dec Oliver Aesoph (Jr), Faulkton Area, 7-4.
Fifth: Nathan Jones (So), Britton-Hecla Dec Nick Donnelly (8th), Philip Area, 3-1 OT.
Seventh: Dawson Semmler (7th), Parkston Dec Austin Gilbertson (Sr), Kingsbury County, 5-4.
Championship: Ryan Schuman (Jr), Tri-Valley Dec Lincoln Stoebner (Sr), Bon Homme, 4-1.
Third: Nolan Richie (So), Webster Area Dec Sage Zephier (Sr), Wagner, 6-1.
Fifth: Thomas Howe (Sr), Garretson Fall Tyrel Haley (So), Winner, 1:58.
Seventh: Lane Peterson (Jr), Ipswich/Leola Dec Marshall Swanson (Jr), Hill City, 2-1.
Championship: Austin Oyen (Sr), Tri-Valley Dec Jakob Weisbrod (Jr), Clark/Willow Lake, 11-6.
Third: Josh Manning (Sr), Beresford Fall Levi Schonebaum (Jr), Burke/Gregory, 3:52.
Fifth: Michael Scott (Fr), Stanley County Fall Austin Ripp (Fr), Parkston, 4:11.
Seventh: Colby Pierret (Sr), Garretson Dec Nick Dion (Jr), Wagner, 4-2.
Championship: Tyler Dion (Sr), Wagner Dec Tate Lacey (Sr), Flandreau, 16-10.
Third: Evan Donahue (Sr), Howard Dec Myles Bialas (Sr), Parkston, 5-3.
Fifth: Sam Ireland (So), Bennett County Dec Nolan Donahue (Sr), Winner, 6-3.
Seventh: Jeric Albrecht (Jr), Groton Area Fall Jared Hueser (Fr), Elk Point-Jefferson, 0:45.
Championship: Alex Davies (Jr), Canton Fall Weslee Dvorak (So), Parkston, 1:22.
Third: Jace Christiansen (Jr), Flandreau M-Dec Seth McCann (Sr), Newell, 11-0.
Fifth: Austin Soukup (Sr), Wagner Dec Jared Limoges (Sr), Elk Point-Jefferson, 2-0.
Seventh: Wyatt Harrowa (Sr), Stanley County M-Dec Tyler Wagner (So), Webster Area, 14-4.
Championship: Zach Schuman (Sr), Tri-Valley M-Dec Lane Blasius (Jr), Philip Area, 13-4.
Third: Mitch Heisinger (Jr), Parkston Dec Jake Scofield (Jr), Flandreau, 6-0.
Fifth: Kent Hall (Sr), Faulkton Area Dec Dylan Severyn (Sr), Custer, 6-4.
Seventh: Brandyn Middlesworth (Jr), Winner Dec Nick Weis (Sr), Elk Point-Jefferson, 4-2.
Championship: David Kocer (Jr), Wagner Dec Chandlier Sudbeck (Jr), Philip Area, 3-0.
Third: Tyson Mitzel (Jr), Aberdeen Roncalli T-Fall Jonah Beck (So), Burke/Gregory, 2:33.
Fifth: Brandon Potter (Sr), Faulkton Area Dec Austin Haberer (Sr), Potter County, 6-4.
Seventh: Sean McPadden (Sr), Garretson Dec Jerry Kappenman (Fr), McCook Central/Montrose,
Championship: Tate Novotny (Sr), Winner M-Dec Trevor Lensing (So), Wagner, 13-5.
Third: Clayton Wahlstrom (Jr), Custer Dec Kyle Scofield (Sr), Flandreau, 11-4.
Fifth: Blase Vanecek (Sr), Bon Homme Dec Clint Everett Stout (Sr), Philip Area, 7-4.
Seventh: James Jungwirth (Sr), Howard Dec Jared McClurg (Sr), Webster Area, 5-0.
Championship; Josh Casperson (Jr), Beresford Dec Kase Jacobs (Sr), Canton, 7-3.
Third: Dalton McCollam (Sr), Bennett County M-Dec Chance Knutson (Sr), Philip Area, 10-2.
Fifth: Turner Blasius (So), Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes Dec Evan Larsen (Sr), Kingsbury
County, 3-2 3 OTs.
Seventh: Dakota Petersen (Sr), Flandreau Dec Reece Jensen (Jr), Harding County, 5-2.
Championship: Eugene Martin (Sr), Kingsbury County M-Dec Chad Sjurson (Sr), Webster Area,
Third: Logan Ammons (Jr), Philip Area Fall Andrew Semmler (Jr), Parkston, 1:34.
Fifth: CJ Geary (Jr), Elk Point-Jefferson Dec Tad Reiner (Sr), McCook Central/Montrose, 4-0.
Seventh: Caleb VanWyhe (Sr), Canton Dec Cameron Kostal (Jr), Mt. Vernon/Plankinton/Corsica,
3-2 2 OTs.
Championship: Brady Reiff (So), Parkston Fall Logan Tonak (Sr), Clark/Willow Lake, 0:59.
Third: Brody Peterson (Jr), Lemmon/McIntosh Fall Ryley Ostbye (Fr), Canton, 4:23.
Fifth: Brady Spiry (Sr), Mobridge-Pollock Dec Robert Hoiten (Sr), McCook Central/Montrose, 3-1
Seventh: Matt Muth (Sr), Britton-Hecla Dec Trenton Duncan (Sr), Groton Area, 9-2.
Championship: Dalton Locke (Sr), Groton Area Dec Tate Gress (Sr), Harding County, 5-2.
Third: Dan Stibral (So), Scotland Dec Cody Friese (Jr), Redfield/Doland, 3-2 3 OTs.
Fifth: Tanner Broughton (Jr), Canton Fall Austin Bertram (So), Parkston, 3:40.
Seventh: Payton Jensen (So), Parker Fall Cade Larson (Jr), Stanley County, 3:13.
SUMMIT TRACK…The North Dakota State women and South Dakota men lead the team standings. Three league and DakotaDome records were broken and one DakotaDome record was tied during opening day action.
The Bison women lead the standings with a total of 47 points followed by Omaha in second with 38 points and Kansas City in third with 32 points. South Dakota sits in fourth with 28 points and South Dakota State is in fifth with 23 points. Oakland (14 points, Western Illinois (11 points) and Fort Wayne (two points) round out the women's standings.
On the men's side, host South Dakota leads the way with 59 points, while North Dakota State holds onto second with 52 points and South Dakota State is in third with 31.3333 points. Kansas City is in fourth (28 points) with Western Illinois (18.6666 points) and Oakland (three points) in fifth and sixth.
SDSU BASEBALL…South Dakota State overcame a 5-0 deficit, rallying for nine runs over the final three innings, en route to a 12-7 victory over St. Bonaventure.
Andrew Melton was 4-for-6 with three runs batted in and two runs scored. Scott Splett was 2-for-5 with a double, triple and five RBI, while Eric Danforth and Daniel Telford also registered two hits each for the Jackrabbits, who held a 13-11 advantage in hits.
Closer J.D. Moore pitched two scoreless innings for his first save of the season. Adam Bray earned the victory in relief, striking out two and walking one in three innings. Stephen Bougher worked the first four innings, recording two strikeouts and two walks, along with allowing seven hits.
Saturday, SDSU picked up a 10-5 win over the Bonnies – Splett, Melton and Danforth each had three hits. Kolton Emery earned the win.
Ohio State defeated the Jacks 5-2. The Jacks scored two unearned runs. Shane Kraemer made his first start since 2011 and took the loss.
Friday, Ohio State beat the Jacks 10-2. Layne Somsen struck out seven and walked two over six innings.
SDSU SOFTBALL…The South Dakota State capped at the Hilltopper Classic on Sunday with a pair of one-run victories in completing a 3-2 win over Valparaiso in a game that started on Saturday, and then walking off with a 1-0 win over Western Michigan.
Jennifer Sutton picked up the complete game win against Valpo to improve to 2-1 on the season after giving up two runs on seven hits with three walks and two strikeouts.
The Western Michigan game came down to a pair of Bronco errors and a wild pitch, all in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Dayton defeated SDSU Saturday 2-1 – the SDSU run scoring on a couple of fielder’s choices. Kori Seidlitz took the loss.
Pitt beat SDSU 7-3 Friday. Seidlitz and Devan Larson had run scoring doubles and Emily Weber a run-scoring single.
SDSU TENNIS…The South Dakota State women's tennis team capped its undefeated weekend with a shutout win versus Green Bay, its second shutout in three meets.
SDSU swept doubles for the team point. Brooke Henry and Tacy Haws-Laydominated at No. 2 with an 8-1 win.
Ffion Davies and Jenny Blackburne were one-break winners at No. 1, as were Florencia Magni and Beatriz Souza at No. 3. Magni and Souza posted a perfect 3-0 record this weekend at No. 3 doubles.
Singles was more of the same, as all Jackrabbits were straight-set winners.
Saturday, SDSU got by Northern Iowa 4-3. The Jackrabbits lost the doubles point, but won four of six singles matches. Friday, SDSU defeated Upper Iowa 7-0.
SDSU EQUESTRIAN…South Dakota State’s six show winning streak came to an end on Sunday in a hunt seat only competition against SMU, as the Mustangs pulling just ahead of the Jackrabbits with a close 6-5 victory at the DeHaan Equestrian Center, dropping the Jackrabbits to 6-4 on the season.
SMU posted a 4-1 score in the equitation over fences competition with some close scores between competitors. Junior Santana Wright earned the lone point for the Jacks with an 80 over the Mustangs Emma Roberts’ 78. Wright now holds a 4-6 record in the fences arena.
In equitation on the flat, the Jackrabbits ended strong with a 3-2 score. Wright contributed to the Jacks success with her flat point, along with Senior Megan Violand.
Freshman Marielle Golden captured the other point for the Jacks, earning a high score of 87 over opponent Paulena Johnson’s 84. Golden also earned her second MOP of the weekend for her ride in the flat arena.
The South Dakota State equestrian team earned its sixth straight win on Saturday with an 11-5 win over the Sacred Heart Pioneers, boosting the Jackrabbits record to 6-3 on the season.
SDSU rode each event strongly, resulting in a 2- 2 tie in equitation over fences, a 3- 1 victory in reining, a 2-1 victory in horsemanship and a 3- 1 victory in equitation on the flat for the Jackrabbits.
The Jackrabbits earned all four MOP honors as well, with freshman Marielle Golden in equitation over fences, junior Laura Dunlavy in reining, senior Kelsey Champagne in horsemanship and senior Megan Schiffman in equitation on the flat.
In equitation over fences, Golden and sophomore Jordan Goodall earned points for the Jackrabbits. Dunlavy, senior Jana Basler, sophomore Raivenne Scott and freshman Jessie Miller scored points in the reining arena. Champagne and fellow senior Hillery Baysinger rode for their points on the horsemanship side, as well. Completing the day in equitation on the flat, Schiffman, Golden, and junior Santana Wright won their rides for the Jackrabbits.
RANGERS HOCKEY…Three Brookings hockey teams were involved in state tournament play over the weekend.
The Bantam A placed second in its tourney. Brookings opened Friday with a 9-1 win over Yankton…defeated the Rushmore Thunder 8-2 in the semifinals…but dropped a 2-1 decision to Sioux Falls in the finals.
The Bantam B team claimed third place in their tournament. They posted a 5-2 win over Sioux Center in opening round play…dropped a 2-1 decision to Sioux Falls…but bounced back with a 6-4 win over Huron.
The Brookings girls J-V team bounced back from a 5-2 loss to Sioux Falls in the opening round of their tournament with two wins. The Rangers defeated Yanktion 5-0…then defeated Oahe 5-2 to take fifth place.
BLIZZARD…Aberdeen scored three goals in the third period, including the game-tying goal with just one second remaining on the clock, and then won the game in a shootout over the Blizzard on Saturday. Brookings led 4-1 heading into the third on goals from Nick DeCenzo, Eric Brenk, Justin Moody and Matt Youso. Erik Baskin scored his second goal of the game to start the comeback and Jake Horton and Jordan Heller also scored. Baskin also had the shootout winner.