KYNT Local Sports 12-17-17

The Yankton Gazelles scored a 128.3 and finished in seventh place at the Mitchell Gymnastics Invitational Friday night.  Watertown had a 142.3 to edge the host Kernels by a half-point to win the title.  Junior Samantha Kortan had a 33.25 in the All-Around to lead the Gazelles last night.

The Yankton Bucks will wrestle in the Warrior Invitational today at Sioux Falls Washington High School with the meet starting at 9 a.m.

The Yankton High School basketball teams have their only home games in December today as they host the Pierre Governors.  The Gazelles varsity game begins at 4:15 with the Bucks game slated for 6:00 at the Summit Activities Center, and we’ll have the coverage on AM 1450, KYNT.

The Mount Marty College basketball teams have their final home G-PAC doubleheader of the calendar year this afternoon hosting the Midland Warriors.  The Lancers and Midland and both 7-6 in women’s basketball, while Midland has an 8-5 men’s record and Mount Marty is 2-10 overall.  Our broadcast of Lancer basketball starts at 1:35 today from the Cimpl Arena on AM 1450, KYNT.

The USD women’s basketball team is 6 and 4 this season and back in action on the home court today.  The Coyotes will host a 4-6 Tulsa University team starting at 1 p.m. at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.

In double overtime last night, the University of Colorado men’s basketball squad edged South Dakota State 112-103.  Mike Daum led the Jacks with 37 points and 12 rebounds in the loss.

The South Dakota State football team has their toughest test of the season today in the FCS National Semifinals in Virginia.  The fifth-seed Jacks are 11-2 overall as they meet unbeaten and defending national champion James Madison University with a 3:30 kickoff.  Today’s winner will face North Dakota State for the FCS title after the Bison crushed Sam Houston State last night by a 55-13 score.