KYNT Local Sports 2-7-18

The Yankton Bucks went on a 23-2 run late in the game and went on to a 50-39 victory at fifth-ranked Sioux Falls Washington last night.  Matthew Mors and Jack Wolfgram each scored 13 points and Rex Ryken added 11 as the Bucks raised their record to 10 and 5 and are now seeded fifth in Class Double-A boys basketball.

Sioux Falls Washington erased an early ten-point deficit and defeated Yankton by a 66-42 score last night in girls basketball.  Sophomore Madison Wuebben led the Gazelles with 16 points as their record dropped to 4 and 11 overall.  The Yankton teams will host Mitchell in a doubleheader Friday night.

Mount Marty College will take on a pair of top-ten ranked teams in NAIA basketball tonight in Orange City, Iowa.  Northwestern is rated ninth in women’s basketball and the Red Raiders are tied for tenth in the nation in the men’s ranking.  Our broadcast of Lancer hoops begins at 5:35 p-m on AM 1450, KYNT.

Great Plains Athletic Conference Commissioner Corey Westra will be the guest speaker at today’s meeting of the Yankton Quarterback Club.  All sports fans are invited to attend the gathering during the noon hour today at JoDean’s.

The USD women’s basketball team looks to remain unbeaten in the Summit League and get their 20th season victory with a 5:00 game tonight at Fort Wayne.

USD sophomore Ethan Bray won the Summit League Men’s Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week award.  Bray won the pole vault at the Dakota Realty meet last Saturday with a personal best of 17 feet, 11 inches ranking 11th in the nation.

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