FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28:
Lake Preston @ Florence/Henry
Waverly-South Shore @ Langford
Baltic @ McCook Central/Montrose
Tri-Valley @ Sioux Falls Christian
District 9 @ Freeman
Scotland vs. Freeman
District 10 @ Tea
Alcester-Hudson vs. Gayville-Volin
District 11 @ Mitchell
Kimball/White Lake vs. Corsica/Stickney
District 12 @ Mitchell
Avon vs. Burke/South Central
District 15 @ Mobridge
State “A” Tournament @ Rapid City
State “B” Tournament @ Aberdeen
Indoor Track: South Dakota State @ Summit League Championships, Ft. Wayne
Tennis: South Dakota State women @ Northern Iowa
Baseball: South Dakota State @ Texas-San Antonio
SDSU MBB…Brayden Carlson scored 22 points and Jordan Dykstra added 19 as South Dakota State defeated Denver 78-69 on Thursday night.
Dykstra, in grabbing eight rebounds, became the third Jackrabbit in SDSU history to surpass 1,500 points and 800 rebounds in his career.
Cody Larson added 16 points for SDSU (17-11, 9-4 Summit League) while Chad White added 11 points and Jake Bittle a career-high 11 rebounds.
The Pioneers (15-13, 8-5) got 18 points from Jalen Love and 10 from Marcus Byrd. Brett Olson, with nine points, went over 1,000 for his career.
A 7-0 spurt put SDSU up nine, 57-48, with 8 minutes left. Denver would get within six, but no closer.
The Jackrabbits made 24 of 32 free throws with Dykstra and Carson each making 9 of 10. Denver made 5 of 8.
SDSU is tied with IPFW for second place with one regular-season game remaining.
SDSU WBB…South Dakota State claimed its fifth Summit League regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming league championship with a 69-55 victory over Denver Thursday.
Megan Waytashek led four Jackrabbits in double figures in scoring with a game-high 17 points. Steph Paluch had 12 points while Mariah Clarin and Chynna Stevens each added 11 points.
SDSU sank a season-high 12 three-pointers despite shooting 37.9 percent from the field.
The Jackrabbits used a 12-0 run after a Denver free throw to open the second half to take a 43-33 lead with 13:06 to go. SDSU pushed the lead to 18 points when Paluch made the squad’s 11th three-pointer with 8:34 left in the game.
South Dakota State closes the regular season Sunday at South Dakota. The game tips at 2 p.m. in the Dakota Dome.
THURSDAY BBB SCORES…
Rapid City Stevens 69, Sturgis 52
Sioux Falls Roosevelt 64, Sioux Falls Lincoln 59
THURSDAY GBB SCORES…
Region 1A Semifinals
Aberdeen Roncalli 48, Groton Area 42
Webster 45, Milbank 44
Region 2A Semifinals
Clark/Willow Lake 52, Redfield/Doland 38
C-W: Mikayla Prouty 18pts…MacKenzie Huber 11pts
R/D: Jamie Tebben 10pts
Sioux Valley 53, Hamlin 44, OT
SV: Kaylee Granum 16pts, 6steal…Carley Peterson 10pts…SV 23-26FT
HAM: Molly Koisti 14pts…Alicia West 10pts
Region 3A Semifinals
Madison 53, Dell Rapids 40
Region 4A Semifinals
Elk Point-Jefferson 60, Vermillion 42
Lennox 56, Dakota Valley 45
Region 5A Semifinals
Mt. Vernon/Plankinton 38, Tri-Valley 30
West Central 73, Wagner 64
Region 6A Semifinals
Chamberlain 55, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 53
Winner 83, Miller 29
Region 7A Semifinals
Pine Ridge 79, Bennett County 69
Todd County 68, Red Cloud 51
Region 8A Semifinals
St. Thomas More 85, Hill City 29
CHAMPIONSHIP: Summit 51, Wilmot 29
CHAMPIONSHIP: Warner 51, Waubay 23
CHAMPIONSHIP: Potter County 53, Faulkton 50
CHAMPIONSHIP: Sully Buttes 57, Highmore-Harrold 31
CHAMPIONSHIP: Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 55, James Valley Christian 27
District 7B Semifinals
Chester 71, Baltic 56
CHE: Erin Benson 28pts, 8asst…Jenna Reiff 19pts
BAL: Allie Walter 24pts, 9rebs
Dell Rapids St. Mary 44, Elkton-Lake Benton 36
DRSM: Anna Wolles 15pts…Kelly Michel 10pts
E-LkB: Morgan Carmody 9pts…Kelsey Kinner 12rebs
District 8B Semifinals
Ethan 52, Mitchell Christian 42
Hanson 63, Bridgewater-Emery 35
CHAMPIONSHIP: Lyman 46, Jones County 43
CHAMPIONSHIP: New Underwood 47, Wall 40
District 15B Semifinals
McLaughlin 57, Dupree 39
CHAMPIONSHIP: Lemmon 77, Harding County 45
All-ESD WRESTLING…Four Brookings wrestlers have been named to the All-ESD Conference wrestling team. The list:
Dylan Bennett, Pierre; Cole Carlson, Aberdeen Central; Dalton Cox, Aberdeen Central; John Frisco, Aberdeen Central; Chet Glanzer, Huron; Peter Hansen, Brookings; Nick Hanson, Brookings; Alex Herrick, Mitchell; Spencer Huber, Yankton; Mitchell Johnson, Aberdeen Central; Jebben Keyes, Pierre; Tyler Kleinsasser, Huron; Tyson Mitzel, Aberdeen Central; Dawson Monfore, Pierre; Tanner Monfore, Pierre; Landon Neugebauer, Mitchell; Grayson Neuharth, Aberdeen Central; Justin Nixon, Brookings; Adam Presler, Brandon Valley; Jacob Puppe, Brookings; Zach Russman, Aberdeen Central; Sam Schaunaman, Aberdeen Central; Wyatt Schillingstad, Huron; Matt Schirado, Harrisburg; Austin Senger, Pierre; Casey Skillingstad, Yankton; Andrew Sorensen, Brandon Valley; James Suter, Watertown; Wyatt Winter, Brandon Valley.
SDSU WRESTLING…The NCAA released its qualifier allocations for the 2014 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. Alex Kocer (149), Cody Pack (157), Joe Brewster (165) and John Nething II (174) all qualified an allocation for the Western Wrestling Conference.
In all, the WWC received 15 allocations of the 290-man field.
Pack is the highest ranked Jackrabbit, coming in at No. 16 in the coaches' rankings and No. 17 in RPI. The returning NCAA qualifier owns a 26-6 record and is on a 10-match winning streak entering the postseason.
Kocer comes in at No. 24 in the RPI and No. 32 in the coaches' rankings. The Wagner native has a team-high 27 wins on the year.
Brewster, who sits at 21-12 on the year, is No. 27 in the RPI and No. 30 in the coaches' poll.
Nething II makes his debut in the final rankings as the Paynesville, Minn., native is No. 33 in both the RPI and coaches' rankings. Nething II is 20-11 on the year.
The Jacks will wrestle in the NCAA West Regional/WWC Championships on March 8 in Orem, Utah with the NCAA Championships taking place March 20-22 in Oklahoma City, Okla.
SUMMIT SWIMMING…South Dakota State had 17 student-athletes named to the All-Summit League swim team. They are:
Julia Bodnaruk, South Dakota State - 800 free relay, 400 free relay
Andee Budahl, South Dakota State - 800 free relay, 400 IM, 200 fly
Emily Campbell, South Dakota State - 400 medley relay, 200 breast
Kaylin Caron, South Dakota State - 400 medley relay, 400 free relay
Devonne Dalin, South Dakota State - 400 medley relay, 400 free relay
Nicole Grimit, South Dakota State - 800 free relay, 200 free, 400 free relay
Hadlie Overhue, South Dakota State - 800 free relay, 400 medley relay
Emma Wright, South Dakota State - 200 fly
Trina Young, South Dakota State - 200 fly
Phil Albu, South Dakota State - 200 free relay
Ben Bolinske, South Dakota State - 800 free relay, 50 free, 200 free relay
Connor Florand, South Dakota State - 1-meter dive
Wil Hogue, South Dakota State - 200 free relay
Daniel Jacobson, South Dakota State - 800 free relay, 200 free relay
Clark Kocourek, South Dakota State - 3-meter dive
Garth Wadsworth, South Dakota State - 800 free relay
Blake Yeager, South Dakota State - 800 free relay
DUNK-A-SHACK…South Dakota ice fishermen should be aware that all fish houses, shelters, and other structures must be removed from the ice by midnight, Feb. 28. Houses may be used after Feb.28, but must be removed from the ice daily.