KYNT Local Sports 10-12-17

Mount Marty jumped out to a six point lead in game one, but 21st-ranked Morningside roared back to defeat the Lancers 25-20, 25-12 and 25-9 in G-PAC volleyball last night at the Cimpl Arena.  The Lancers are 8 and 12 overall and will host the defending national champion Hastings Broncos on Saturday afternoon.

The Yankton Gazelles will compete for honors in the E-S-D Conference Cheer & Dance championship coming up tonight at Huron.

The Yankton Bucks and Gazelles cross-country runners will host a triangular tonight against Brookings and Harrisburg, with action in the varsity, junior varsity and middle school divisions.  Rich Wright will bring us updates throughout the meet on AM 1450, KYNT.

In the Region 2-B Cross-Country meet Wednesday at Irene, Gayville-Volin easily won the girls title as Madison Fairley was the individual champion for the Raiders.

In the Region 3-B Cross-Country action at Freeman, the Scotland boys placed third to qualify for the state meet, while Freeman Academy-Marion qualified both their girls and boys teams for next Saturday’s state meet in Rapid City.

The Yankton Bucks are tied for sixth in the playoff points standings this week in Class 11-Double-A football.  Yankton is 2 and 5 on the season heading into a Friday night game at Brandon Valley, which is 5 and 2 and rated fourth in Triple-A football.

There are still a number of unbeaten high school football teams in northeast Nebraska with two weeks left in the regular season.  Ponca and Hartington Cedar Catholic are rated second and third in Class C-2, Creighton moved up to second place in Class D-1 and Bloomfield is ranked sixth in Class D-2 football this week.