KYNT Local Sports 12-7-17

The Mount Marty College basketball team did not produce much offense last night as Dakota Wesleyan swept a GPAC doubleheader at the Cimpl Arena.  The sixth-ranked Tigers held Mount Marty to just eight baskets in winning the women’s game 78-32, while the Lancer men shot just 28 percent in dropping a 72-41 decision to Dakota Wesleyan.  Mount Marty will continue play in the GPAC with a doubleheader at Doane College on Saturday afternoon.

The South Dakota State women’s basketball team picked up a 67-61 victory against Oklahoma University Wednesday in Brookings.  The Jacks are now 7 and 2 this season and were led by 17 points from junior Macy Miller last night.

The USD men’s basketball team broke away from a four-point lead at halftime to roll past Drake University 93-65 last night in Vermillion.  The Coyotes shot 56 percent from the field in raising their season record to 8 and 3.

USD junior Corey Reid has been named the Summit League Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week after winning the Heptathlon last week at Brookings.  Reid has the third best point total this year in that event in the nation this year. He was runner-up in the Division Two Heptathlon last year for Azusa Pacific.

A former South Dakota Junior Golfer of the Year will play one year of men’s college golf at South Dakota State.  Max Donohue of Sioux Falls will compete for the Jacks after earning his finance degree in three years while playing golf at the University of Arizona.  Donohue was a four-time All-State golfer at O’Gorman.

The South Dakota High School Media poll for girls basketball was released this week with Aberdeen Central, St. Thomas More and Sully Buttes the top teams in their respective classes.  Vermillion is ranked fourth in Class A girls basketball and Avon has the third rated team in Class B.

The Yankton Bucks wrestling squad competes in a quad meet tonight in Vermillion, taking on the Tanagers, Brandon Valley and Dakota Valley.

The Yankton Gazelles gymnastics team travels to Sioux Falls tonight for a triangular against Roosevelt and O’Gorman.

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