SPORTS 5-7-14

Softball: Summit League Tournament @ Fargo
   #6 South Dakota State vs. #3 South Dakota (Live on Ranch AM910 @ 2:45)
   #5 Western Illinois vs. #4 IUPUI, 5:30pm

Baseball: Huron @ Brookings Varsity, 7:00pm

Softball: Summit League Tournament @ Fargo

Track: Brookings @ Yankton Invitational, 3:00pm

Golf: Dell Rapids @ Harrisburg Invitational, 9:00am

BHS BASEBALL…Brookings scored twice in the bottom of the sixth to edge Watertown 4-3 in game two of a doubleheader, and get a split Tuesday night at Bob Shelden Field.
   Garrett Jeppesen had two of the Bobcats’ five hits, and drove in two runs. Corey Roach allowed two runs on three hits over six innings, walking four and striking out eleven. Jared Tschetter earned the save.
   Watertown managed just two hits in the game.
   Game one went to Watertown 6-5 in eight innings. Dalton Olson had three hits, with Trevor Jutting and Taylor Stacey getting two each for the Arrows. Kyle Krogman, and Roach, each had two for the Bobcats – Roach’s hits were a double and triple. Thomas McMacken drove in two runs.
   Jutting allowed one run on two hits over two-plus innings of relief for the win. Sam Schutt allowed one run on a hit and a walk in just over one inning, and took the loss.

TREINEN DEBUT…Former South Dakota State pitcher Blake Treinen made his first major league start for the Washington Nationals – allowing three unearned runs in five-plus innings – but the Los Angeles Dodgers won 8-3.
   Clayton Kershaw pitched seven shutout innings in his first outing since opening day, and Hanley Ramirez and Drew Butera homered.
   Kershaw (2-0) was stubborn in his return after missing 32 games, allowing nine hits but striking out nine without a walk.
   The two-time NL Cy Young winner had been on the disabled list for the first time in his career, sidelined by a strained back muscle after winning March 22 in the major league opener in Australia.
   Jayson Werth had four hits for the Nationals.

BHS TRACK QUAD…Brookings hosted a track quadrangular Tuesday.
   For the girls’ Doha Mohamed won the high jump at 4-10. The Bobcat 4x100, 4x200 and sprint medley relays took first.
   Marshall’s Sarah Buysse won the 100 and 200…Harrisburg’s Jasmyne Cooper won the 400 and 800…Marshall’s Jackie Turner won the 1600 and 3200…Haley Bruggeman of Harrisburg swept the hurdles events…and Marshall’s Sydney Griffin won the long and triple jumps.
   For the boys, the Bobcat distance medley relay placed first. Hunter Christensen of Harrisburg won the 100 and long jump…Lincoln’s William Rose won the shot and discus.

SV TRACK…The Sioux Valley Invitational track meet results:
BOYS: Sioux Valley 146, Flandreau 85, Hamlin 85, Clark/Willow Lake 52, Flandreau Indian 36, DeSmet, 35, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 29
   Flandreau’s Taylor Ryan wins 200 and 400…C-WLk’s Rawson Yost gets 800 and 1600…C-WLk’s Tyson Jenkins wins shot and discus…Hamlin wins three relays, Sioux Valley two
GIRLS: Sioux Valley 108, Hamlin 106, Flandreau 89, Clark/Willow Lake 81, DeSmet 74, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 22
   C-WLk’s Mikayla Prouty wins 1600 and 3200…C-WLk’s Angela Young takes 100 hurdles and long jump…C-WLk’s Mackenzie Huber wins shot and discus…Hamlin and Sioux Valley each win two relays…

KINNEY TRACK…Results of Tuesday’s Dwight Kinney Invitational track meet at Estelline.
BOYS: Elkton-Lake Benton 164.5, Great Plains Lutheran 128.5, Castlewood 73, Deuel 72, Arlington 67, Waverly-South Shore 62, Estelline 61, Lake Preston 55, Wessington Springs 33, Iroquois 5
   Deuel’s Lance Eide wins 100, 200 and 400…E-LkB’s Quinn Fargen wins 800 and 1600…GPL’s Mitchell Giovannettone wins high, long and triple jumps…Arlington and E-LkB each win two relays
GIRLS: Elkton-Lake Benton 150, Estelline 121, Great Plains Lutheran 116, Arlington 101, Waverly-South Shore 61, Deuel 38, Lake Preston 38, Castlewood 36, Hendricks 36, Wessington Springs 29
   Arlington’s Janae Sampson wins 800 and 1600…E-LkB’s Lexy Lynn wins long and triple jumps…Arlington wins three relays

MILBANK TRACK…Milbank hosted the Valley Queen Cheese Invitational track meet Tuesday.
   For the girls’ Isabel Litzen of Aberdeen Roncalli won the 1600 and 3200 meter runs…and Brooke Skoglund of Britton swept the hurdles events.
   Groton’s Landon Larson won the 200 and 400…and Britton’s Brandon Barrett won the 800 and 1600.

SV BOYS GOLF…Results of the Sioux Valley Invitational boys golf tournament:
TEAM SCORES: Garretson 246, McCook Central/Montrose 252, Colman-Egan & Deubrook 257, Howard 268, Flandreau 284, Chester 300
Medalist: Trent Johnson, Deubrook, 74
Deubrook: Riley Hanson 82, Jordan Wright 101, Jack Bandemer 110
Colman-Egan: Trenton Hemmer & Kade Groos 82, Mason Hemmer 93, Bodee Groos 95,
Flandreau: Dawson Blum 86, Rowden Hammer & Zach Stephens 99, Leighton Blum 101, Dallas Steinhauer 123
Chester: Michalob Voltz 97, Chance Lewis 99, Adam Anderson & Kaleb Eich 104.

GPAC GOLF…The Dakota Wesleyan women shot a final round 317 Monday to claim the Great Plains Athletic Conference women's golf title with a four round total of 1308.  Northwestern finished second with 1367 over 72 holes, while Morningside placed third with 1419 on the year.
   Lauren Fitts from Dakota Wesleyan finished as the GPAC Player of the Year with a 318. Chelsea Burback from Dakota Wesleyan was second with a 324, while Dawn Chapman from Briar Cliff was third with 326.
   Dakota Wesleyan will represent the GPAC at the 2014 NAIA Women's Golf Championships in Lincoln, Nebraska.

BHS TENNIS…Sioux Falls Washington defeated Brookings 8-1 Tuesday in boys’ tennis in Sioux Falls.
No. 1 – Nate Ackert, SFW, def. Baylor Dobbs, 10-3
No. 2 – Ellio Hartwig, SFW, def. Dylan Rittershaus, 10-1
No. 3 – Cole Benson, SFW, def. Dalton Rittershaus, 10-4
No. 4 – Ethan Elbers, SFW, def. Vlad Chilom, 10-4
No. 5 – Andrew Crawford, B, def. Aiden Hartwig, 10-8
No. 6 – Carter Huber, SFW, def. Nick Bien, 10-4

No. 1 – Ackert/E. Hartwig, SFW, def. Dobbs/Chilom, 10-1
No. 2 – Benson/Elbers, SFW, def. Rittershaus/Rittershaus, 10-5
No. 3 – A. Hartwig/Huber, SFW, def. Crawford/Bien, 10-2

WATERTOWN GBB COACH…Watertown stayed in-house in its search for a new girls’ basketball coach.
   Todd Jutting, who has been an assistant with the Arrows, has been named head coach. He succeeds Pat McClemans, who stepped down at the close of last season.

NSU COACHES…The Northern State athletic program has garnered three Northern Sun Conference Coach of the Year honors. They went to: Dean Berry in baseball, Curt Fredrickson in women’s basketball and • Brent Aldridge in volleyball.
   Aldridge and Fredrickson guided their teams into the national tournament. Berry and his team have the opportunity to do the same as they open play today in the NSIC tourney — NSU’s first appearance since 1997.
   All three seasons were among NSU’s best in those sports.

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