KYNT Local Sports for 11-3-17

Yankton won the first two games over fifth-ranked Watertown in volleyball last night, but the Arrows stormed back to take the next three in the regular season ending match at the Summit Activities Center.  On Thursday, Gazelles senior Cameryn Specht recorded 37 assists and 28 digs and in the process became the seventh player in Yankton history to reach one-thousand career assists.  Maddy Hochstein paced Yankton with 14 kills as the team ended up 6 and 14 on the season and will await the release of the Sweet 16 pairing which comes out tomorrow to find out who and where they will play next Thursday.

In area high school volleyball last night, Humphrey St. Francis topped Wynot 3-2 as the Blue Devils finished up with a 20 and 8 season record.  Alcester-Hudson swept Gayville-Volin 3-0 in a Region match as the Cubs advance to a Class B Sweet 16 matchup next Thursday and the Raiders ended up at 7 and 19 on the season.

The Yankton Bucks visit Pierre tonight to take on the top-seed Governors in the Class 11-Double-A football semifinals.  Tonight’s victor will face the winner of Harrisburg at Mitchell in the championship game next Friday night in the Dome.  Our broadcast of Bucks football starts at 6:05  on AM 1450, KYNT.

In the Class 9-Double-A semifinals tonight at 7:00 in Irene, the Irene-Wakonda Eagles will host Kimball-White Lake.  In the Nebraska Class C-2 quarterfinals, top-seed Ponca will look to stay unbeaten with a game at Battle Creek.

North Dakota State upset top-seed South Dakota State 2-0 in the Summt League women’s soccer semifinals Thursday in Fargo, as the Jacks season ended with an 11-5-3 overall record.

The U-S-D volleyball team is second in the Summit League standings and the Coyotes host Omaha tonight at 7:00 at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.

For the second consecutive year, the South Dakota Pheasants and Jackalopes have won the Over 60 and Over 50 baseball national championships.  Mount Marty basketball and golf coach Tom Schlimgen started two games for the South Dakota squad in Las Vegas and was the winning pitcher in the title contest.