KYNT Local Sports 4-19-17

Mount Marty used a four-hit shutout pitching gem from Derek Miller in a 10-0 rout of Morningside last night in a G-PAC makeup baseball game.  Colin Muth of Yankton led the offense with a triple and four RBI’s.  Mount Marty is 9 and 11 and sixth place in the conference with a pair of home doubleheaders against Northwestern coming up Friday and Saturday.

Mount Marty now has a five-game softball winning streak after sweeping Briar Cliff last night by scores of 5-1 and 8-4.  Amber Krause pitched a two-hitter in the opener and set a Lancer career record with 237 strikeouts, while Karlee Kozak paced the offense last night by going 5 for 6 with five RBI’s.  The Lancers are now 6 and 10 and sitting in eighth place in the conference, with a doubleheader coming up Saturday at nationally-ranked Concordia.

The Yankton Bucks club baseball team opened its season last night with a pair of home losses to Brandon Valley by scores of 8-5 and 10-1.  Mason Townsend led Yankton with a home run and four total hits for the night.  The Bucks will host Sioux Falls Lincoln in a twin bill on Thursday.

Yankton senior Chris Kinsley won the long jump and triple jump at yesterday’s five-team track meet at Williams Field.  Madisyn Beetz won the girls 3200-meter run and Madason Tessier took the girls 100 hurdles last night.

Yankton split a pair of boys tennis matches on Tuesday, blanking Vermillion 9-0 and losing to powerful Sioux Falls Washington by a 9-0 score.  The Bucks will have their final home meet of the tennis season hosting Harrisburg Thursday at 4:00.

Yankton took second in the Brandon Valley girls golf triangular on Tuesday.  The Gazelles shot a 364 total as Peyton Tramp shot an 84 for third place and Linze Cowman was fifth with an 89.  The Gazelles golf Thursday in a quadrangular in Sioux Falls.

Mike Lemay of Yankton notched a hole-in-one Tuesday at Fox Run Golf Course.  Lemay used a nine-iron for the ace from the white tees on the 148-yard 13th hole.