SPORTS 6-2-14

Clark @ Volga Legion, 7:00pm
Sioux Falls East @ VFW Bullets, 5:00pm

Watertown vs. Bombers Gray, 4:00pm
Bandits @ Aberdeen, 5:00pm (POSTPONED)
Brandon Valley @ VFW Bullets, 5:00pm

STATE AA TRACK…Brookings’ Alexis Gannon was named Outstanding Field Athlete of the state "AA" track meet, after sweeping the long and triple jumps and leading the Bobcats to a seventh place finish in the team standings.
Madison Gray also captured a championship, winning the 800.
Rapid City Stevens won the meet with 101 points – Brookings had 41.
The Bobcat results:
400 Relay: 3rd, :49.94
800 Relay: 5th, 1:46.32
1600 Relay: 8th, 4:15.39
Long Jump: 1st, Alexis Gannon, 18-4.75
Triple Jump: 1st, Alexis Gannon, 40-3.75 (All-class state meet record)
800: 1st, Madison Gray, 2:18.27
   The Brookings boys placed 13th in the standings with 18 points. Sioux Falls Lincoln won the meet with 118 points.
The Brookings finishes:
1600: 4th, Justice Lamer, 4:27.21
Long Jump: 8th, Dayton Bird, 20-7.5
Pole Vault: 2nd, Kaleb Ellis, 14-3

STATE A TRACK…Results of the state "A" track meet which concluded Saturday in Sioux Falls.
   BOYS: Custer 103, Sioux Valley 15, Clark/Willow Lake 14, Flandreau 7, Hamlin 5, Deuel 1
400: 8th, Lance Eide, Deuel, :52.55
1600: 3rd, Rawson Yost, C/WLk, 4:34.25
110 Hurdles: 4. Hunter Leighton, SV, :15.33
300 Hurdles: 8, Tim Parsley, Fland, :42.54
Shot Put: 4, Brody Grantham, Hamlin, 50-8.5; 6, Tyson Jenkins, C/WLk, 49-5.5
High Jump: 2. Collin Kramer, SV, 6-2; 7. Hunter Leighton, SV, 6-0
800: 4. Rawson Yost, C/WLk, 2:01.31
3200: 3. Dylan Erickson, Fland, 10:30.87
   GIRLS: Sioux Falls Christian 119, Clark/Willow Lake 15, Deubrook 7
Discus: 5, Kalli Bell, C/WLk, 113-11; 8. Mackenzie Huber, C/WLk, 111-8
Triple Jump: 6, Maria Berndt, Deubrook, 34-5.25; 8. Angela Young, C/WLk, 33-11
200: 6, Ashley Vandermeer, Deubrook, :27.82
1600: 8. Mikayla Prouty, C/WLk, 5:30.41
1600 Relay, 8th, Deubrook, 4:23.33
Shot Put: 2, Mackenzie Huber, C/WLk, 39-7

STATE B TRACK…The state "B" track meet wrapped up Saturday at Howard Wood Field. The area results:
   BOYS: Parker 58, Herried/Selby 57, Elkton-Lake Benton 43, Arlington 12, Chester 6,
High Jump: 7, Tanner Lemme, Arl, 6-0
200: 6, Austin Dossett, Che, :24.71
1600: 4. Quinn Fargen, Elk, 4:38.95; 5. Justin Sudtelgte, Elk, 4:42.63
400 Relay: 7, Chester, :46.03
800 Relay: 8, Chester, 1:36.51
Medley Relay: 3, Elkton-Lake Benton, 3:50.64; 5. Arlington, 3:51.53
Long Jump: 1. Trevan Farnham, Elk, 20-4.5
Pole Vault: 3. Andrew King, Arl, 13-0
Triple Jump: 3. Trevan Farnham, E-LkB, 41-10.75
3200 Relay: 6. Elkton-Lake Benton, 8:41.74
3200: 3 Justin Sudtelgte, Elk, 10:28.22; 6. Cameron Harming, Elk, 10:47.39
   GIRLS: Ipswich 97, Irene-Wakonda 35.5, Chester 35, Arlington 34, Estelline 24, DeSmet 23.5, Elkton-Lake Benton 21.5, Castlewood 12, Lake Preston 5, Colman-Egan 1
High Jump: 4. Kayli Buchholtz, DeS, 4-11; 8. Kelsey Poppen, DeS, 4-11
100: 6. Josie Wolf, Che, :13.02
200: 1. Sara Heyn, Che, :26.61; 7. Savannah Dolezal, Est, :27.28
400: 2. Daylee Olson, Arl, :58.92; 4. Savannah Dolezal, Est, :59.42
1600: 4. Haley Strait, Cas, 5:26.95; 5. Janae Sampson, Arl, 5:27.43
100 Hurdles: 8. Callie Verver, C-E, :17.71
300 Hurdles: 6. Alex Wolkow, DeS, :49.12
400 Relay: 5. Chester, :52.58
800 Relay: 2. Chester, 1:48.35; 8. Arlington, 1:52.76
Medley Relay: 7. Castlewood, 4:38.39; 8. Arlington, 4:38.66
1600 Relay: 1. Arlington (VanBockern, Boeck, Hennrich, Olson), 4:12.22; 8. Castlewood, 4:24.76
Long Jump: 1. Lexy Lynn, Elk, 16-1.5; 4. Kristen Longville, LkP, 15-7
Pole Vault: 4: Gabby Kampmann, Elk, 8-6; 6. Elizabeth Bjorklund, Est, 8-6
Discus: 4. Maria Huntimer, DeS, 110-5; 8. Lexy Lynn, Elk, 106-0.
Triple Jump: 1. Sara Heyn, Che, 36-7; 3. Lexy Lynn, Elk, 34-0.25; 6. Kelsey Poppen, DeS, 32-7.25
Shot Put: 1, Jamie Begalka, Est, 39-6; 2. Maria Huntimer, DeS, 37-11.25; 5. Katie Hendrickson, Est, 37-6.25
3200 Relay: 1. Arlington (Sampson, Heuer, Hennrich, Olson), 9:55.09
800: 5. Haley Strait, Cas, 2:26.29

WIRTH TO NATIONALS…South Dakota State high jumper Mary Wirth advanced to the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships after she tied for eighth overall with her height of 5 feet, 9 3/4 inches at the NCAA West Preliminary Round.
Also jumping for SDSU was Kali Olson, who’s career came to an end as she tied for 13th with her final height of 5-7 3/4. The top-12 heights advanced to the national championships.
Wirth will now advance to Eugene, Ore., for the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The high jump event is slated for a start time of 2:45 p.m. CST on June 14.

AURORA BASEBALL…Curtis Anderson tossed a shutout as the Aurora A’s beat Sisseton, 3-0, in an Eastern Dakota League amateur baseball game that was shortened to five innings due to thunderstorms Sunday.
Anderson allowed three hits while striking out eight batters and walking one.
The A’s scored two runs in the bottom of the first. Sam Froehlich drew a walk and stole second to open the frame. Doyle Price came up with an RBI double to the fence in right-center field and later scored when Ty Schneider hit into a fielder’s choice.
Skyler Cary drew a walk and stole second to lead off the third. He scored on an error on a hard-hit ball by Mike Graybill to the Redmen’s second baseman. Graybill had two hits to pace the A’s.
Aurora (4-0, 3-0) plays host to Castlewood on Wednesday at 8 p.m.

BANDITS BASEBALL…The Brookings Bandits won their four pool play games by a combined score of 40-3 en route to winning the Crofton pool at the Lewis & Clark Wood Bat Tournament Friday and Saturday.
However, their semifinal game against Blair, NE on Sunday – and the tournament championship –were cancelled due to rain.
Brookings defeated Creighton, NE (8-0) and Sturgis (9-0) on Friday, and on Saturday rolled over site-host Crofton (13-1) and Tabor (10-2) to finish pool play 4-0.

BOMBERS MAROON…The Brookings Bombers Maroon got two games in at the Mitchell Invitational before the tourney was cancelled Saturday due to rain.
Brookings defeated Mitchell White 15-1 in three innings, and got by Sioux Falls Central 12-11.

ROTERT ADVANCES…South Dakota State wrestler Nate Rotert placed second at the FILA Junior World Team Trials.
To get to the championship series, Rotert teched Troy Hembury (NYCRTC), 14-4. Rotert also beat Hembury 7-2 in the third-place match at the 2014 FILA Junior Nationals in Las Vegas in late April.
After being teched in his first match Rotert went blow-for-blow the second time around, dropping a 5-0 decision.
By finishing runner-up, Rotert will be the alternate for Team USA at 96 kg and will have an opportunity to train at the Olympic Training Center.

SDGA GOLF…Mike Swartz of Rapid City captured his first South Dakota Golf Association championship Sunday, winning the Mid-Amateur Championship Rapid City.
Swartz shot a final-round 73 to finish the 36-hole event at 1-over-par 145. Swartz parred the final four holes to hold off Matt Johnson of Sioux Falls and Brandon Sigmund of Mitchell by a stroke in the tournament that was delayed by more than 90 minutes by storms.
Scott Holm of Brookings, last year's runner-up, was fourth at 147 and Nick Heig of Rapid City was fifth at 151. Holm led by a stroke over Swartz after the first round.

MEYER-LIPSCOMB…More than 1,100 friends, fans and coaches assembled at Lipscomb University for a memorial celebration of Don Meyer's life on the court that bears his name.
Meyer coached men's basketball at Lipscomb for 24 seasons. He left the school with a career record of 665-179. He finished his career with 923 victories.
There were 98 of his former players, managers and student assistant coaches in the crowd.
Meyer died at his home in Aberdeen on May 18 after a long battle with cancer. He was 69. Meyer closed out his career at Northern State. A memorial service was held there two weeks ago.


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