Fourth-seed Aberdeen Central rolled past Yankton last night in a Sweet Sixteen volleyball playoff by scores of 25-14, 25-15 and 25-18. Senior Paiton Burckhard led the Golden Eagles with 20 kills, while Yankton senior Cameryn Specht had 18 assists and finished in the top six in that category for Gazelles history. Yankton ended up with a 6 and 15 season record.
Hartington Cedar Catholic won their 33rd consecutive volleyball match with a 3-0 sweep over Southern Valley in the first round of the Nebraska Class C-2 state tournament in Lincoln. Cedar Catholic will face Stanton today at 1 p-m in the semifinals of the state tournament at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Last night in the Class C-2 tournament, Nebraska Christian posted a 3-0 victory over Ponca.
Gregory finished an unbeaten season with a 56-30 victory over Irene-Wakonda in the Class 9-Double-A football championship Thursday in the Dome. Andy McCance led the Gorillas with a state finals record of 482 yards of total offense and accounted for seven touchdowns, while Irene-Wakonda quarterback Trey King had 283 yards of total offense as the Eagles finished with a 10 and 2 record.
In the Class 9-A football championship last night in the Dome, Britton-Hecla edged Corsica-Stickney 44-36 in overtime…while Colman-Egan completed an unbeaten season with a 42-28 victory over Sully Buttes in the 9-B title game.
Today at 1:00 in the Dome, Bridgewater-Emery-Ethan faces Sioux Falls Christian for the 11-B title and Pierre meets Harrisburg tonight for the 11-AA championship
Mount Marty has their first men’s basketball home game of the season tonight. The Lancers are 1 and 2 as they host a 2 and 3 Bethany squad from Kansas. The tip-off is at 7:00 at the Cimpl Arena and will be broadcast on AM 1450 KYNT.
The U-S-D women’s basketball team opens their season today with a game at Iowa State starting at Noon. The Coyote volleyball team will host Denver at 6:00 tonight in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.