KYNT Local Sports 10-10-17

The Mount Marty women’s golf team stands in fourth place out of 11 schools at the G-PAC Meet at The Bluffs golf Course in Vermillion.  Briar Cliff leads the conference with a 317 total, while Mount Marty shot a 355 score yesterday.  The Lancers were led by an 84 from Taylor Flanery which is 12th place, while Molly Koisti shot an 88 and is tied for 15th.  The G-PAC meet continues today at The bluffs and concludes with 36 holes next spring in Columbus, Nebraska.

The University of South Dakota football team now has their highest ranking since they were rated number one in the nation in Division Two in early 1987.  The unbeaten Coyotes are now up to fourth in the nation after a three-point victory against Youngstown State on Saturday in the Dome.  South Dakota State moved up to seventh in the F-C-S Poll released today.

U-S-D sophomore Darin Greenfield had seven tackles and two sacks for the Coyotes in their win over Youngstown and he was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Defensive Player of the Week.  The Conference Special Teams Player of the Week was U-S-D placekicker Ryan Weese who booted the game-winning field goal for the Coyotes and was perfect on four extra points.  The Valley Newcomer of the Week was South Dakota State freshman Skyler Cavanaugh was caught four passes with a touchdown for the Jacks.

U-S-D outside hitter Hayley Dotseth was named the Summit League Offensive Player of the Week in volleyball, while Anne Rasmussen was selected the Summit League Defnsive Player of the Week for the third consecutive week.

The Yankton Gazelles volleyball is now 13th in the Class Double-A point standings with a 5 and 8 record.  The Gazelles have a match at 16th-seed Brookings tonight.

In the South Dakota Media Poll this week, the Yankton Bucks are rated sixth in Class 11-Double-A football with a game coming up Friday at Brandon Valley, which is ranked fourth in 11-Triple-A.  The nine-man football regular season ends this week with Bon Homme ranked fourth in 9-Double-A, while in Class 9-A Canistota/Freeman is rated sixth and the Avon Pirates are seventh.