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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Mitchell Kernel girl’s tennis team earned a pair of victories yesterday at Hitchcock Park, beating Aberdeen Roncalli 8-1 and Huron 9-0 to improve their season record to 14-2 overall.  Mitchell will have a dual meet with Madison today at Hitchcock Park, starting at 4:00pm.  Friday and Saturday the Kernels head to Pierre for a two-day invite at the Pierre Tennis Courts starting at 11:00am Friday and 8:00am Saturday. 

 

The Mitchell Kernel boys golf team shot their best round of the season yesterday firing a 322 team score and finished fifth overall out of 12 teams at the Watertown Invite.  Max Dailey and Ethan Huber each shot rounds of 79, their best rounds of the season, both finishing tied for 14th place.  Kade Clark posted his best competitive round, as well, shooting an 81, good for 24th in the tournament.  Nick Bennett shot an 83 to round out the team scoring, with Tate Krcil shooting 85 and Max Tupper firing a 98.  Watertown's Sam Batta shot a 3-under-par 69 and won the individual competition by three strokes and Aberdeen Central edged crosstown rival Aberdeen Roncalli by four strokes for the team title, shooting 308.  Mitchell will be at the Eastern South Dakota Conference Golf Meet at Harrisburg on Monday at Spring Creek Golf Course starting at 10:00am.  The State Meet is set for October 2nd and 3rd in Pierre. 

 

Ethan topped Mitchell Christian in straight sets last night at Baas Auditorium, winning by the scores of 25-12, 25-18 and 25-23.  Jada Plastow powered the Rustlers with 13 kills, 12 digs and five aces. Karly Gustafson contributed eight kills, four digs, three aces and two blocks. Kailey Feiner had 14 digs and three aces in the win. Maddie Miiller and Mollie Miiller had 13 and 11 digs, respectively. Jessica Bartscher added 25 assists for Ethan.  For Mitchell Christian, Anna Cooper had five kills, two aces and one block. Charlotte Haag added three kills and seven digs. Sarah Morris contributed 10 digs and 10 assists and Katelyn Karhoff had 12 digs.  Ethan (12-3) hosts Scotland on Thursday while Mitchell Christian (2-10) plays Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Thursday in Tripp. 

The South Dakota Prep Media Football Poll is out for the week of September 18th and the Mitchell Kernels have jumped to the top spot in Class 11AA despite being drubbed, 45-7, by the top team in Class 11AAA last week, Sioux Falls Washington. 

 

Class 11AAA

1. SF Washington (35) 4-0 175 1

2. SF O’Gorman 3-1 138 2

3. SF Roosevelt 3-1 105 3

4. Brandon Valley 3-1 72 4

5. RC Stevens 3-1 34 5

Receiving votes: Watertown 1.

 

Class 11AA

1. Mitchell (17) 3-1 155 2

2. Pierre (16) 3-0 152 3

3. Harrisburg (2) 1-2 101 1

4. Brookings 2-2 72 4

5. Douglas 2-2 31 NR

Receiving votes: Huron 13, Yankton 1.

 

Class 11A

1. Madison (34) 4-0 173 1

2. Tea Area (1) 4-0 140 2

3. Dakota Valley 4-0 104 3

4. Tri-Valley 3-1 49 4

5. Milbank 3-1 39 5

Receiving votes: Dell Rapids 15, St. Thomas More 3, Pine Ridge 1.

 

Class 11B

1. Sioux Valley (24) 4-0 159 3

2. Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan (10) 3-1 136 2

3. SF Christian (1) 3-1 105 1

4. Winner 3-1 67 4

5. McCook Cent./Montrose 4-0 47 5

Receiving votes: Canton 4, Stanley County 4, Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central 3.

Class 9AA

1. Gregory (32)   4-0 174 1

2. Bon Homme (1) 5-0 140 2

3. Hamlin 4-0 96 3

4. Miller/Highmore-Harrold 3-1 46 4

5. North Border 4-0 35 5

Receiving votes: Irene-Wakonda 19, Arlington/Lake Preston 7, Baltic 5, Webster Area 3.

 

Class 9A

1. Corsica-Stickney (33) 4-0 173 3

2. Warner 4-1 95 1

3. Clark/Willow Lake (1)   5-0 92 5

4. Howard (1) 4-1 91 2

5. Canistota/Freeman 3-1 70 4

Receiving votes: Avon 2, Britton-Hecla 1, Timber Lake 1.

 

Class 9B

1. Colman-Egan (26) 4-0 160 1

2. Colome (6) 4-0 136 2

3. Sully Buttes (3) 4-0 116 3

4. Castlewood 4-0 55 4

5. Harding County 5-0 44 5

Receiving votes: Wall 9, Faulkton Area 5.

 

Here is the South Dakota Media Volleyball Poll for the week of September 18th.  Mitchell is inching closer to Harrisburg and will get the opportunity to over take the defending State Champs by playing them in Harrisburg tonight. 

 

CLASS AA

1. Harrisburg (15) 8-0    87      1

2. Mitchell (3)       11-0  75      2

3. R.C. Stevens     13-3  43      5

4. Huron     6-4    39      3

5. Aberdeen Central        6-3    17      4

Receiving Votes: S.F. O'Gorman        (8-3) 9

CLASS A

1. Dakota Valley (16)     10-1  88      1

2. S.F. Christian (2)        9-2    74      2

3. Madison  8-2    41      4

4. Miller      9-2    37      3

5. Parker     11-3  12      RV

Receiving Votes: Lead-Deadwood (10-0)10; West Central (6-3) 8

 

CLASS B

1. Northwestern    16-1 (18)     90      1

2. Warner    13-1  69      2

3. Hanson   11-0  52      4

4. Chester Area     10-1  39      3

5. Philip      10-0  13      RV

Receiving Votes: Ethan (11-3) 6; Andes Central-Dakota Christian (12-2) 1

 

All eyes will be on the volleyball match in Harrisburg tonight as #1 and defending State Champion Harrisburg, 8-0 overall, will host #2 ranked Mitchell, 11-0 overall, in a mid-season battle of the two best teams in Class AA volleyball right now.  KORN News Radio 1490 will bring you the action tonight starting with the Pre-Match at 6:45pm and set one will start at 7:00pm on AM 1490 KORN and on-line at 1490korn.com with Travis Kriens.  These two teams will also meet in Mitchell on October 17th.  This week the Kernels will also host Brandon Valley on Thursday for their homecoming volleyball match at the high school.      

 

The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team, 12-6 overall and 1-2 in the GPAC, takes on Northwestern College, 15-1 overall and 2-0 in the conference, in a GPAC contest at 7:30pm tonight at the Corn Palace.  Northwestern is ranked #14 in NAIA.  After tonight the Tigers will host the top team in the nation when Hastings College comes to town on Friday at the Corn Palace.  Hastings is 11-0 overall and 3-0 in the GPAC.  The Tigers will then hit the road for Morningside a week from Wednesday.  Morningside is ranked #24 in NAIA.        

The Mitchell boys and girls’ soccer teams regular season is coming to an end with two games remaining this week.  The Kernel girls, 3-7-1 overall will host Aberdeen Central today and head to Huron on Thursday to end the regular season.  The Kernel boys’ soccer team, 2-6-2 overall, will also host the Golden Eagles tonight and then travel to Huron Thursday as well.

 

The DWU Tiger football team fell out of the Top 25 polls in NAIA Football after a shoot-out loss at Doane on Saturday.  DWU football, 2-2 overall and 0-1 in the GPAC, will host Hastings on Saturday with kick-off slated for 1:00pm.  Hastings is ranked #25 and sit at 3-0 overall.  After this week the Tigers host Midland University, who received votes in this week’s poll, for Blue and White Days Homecoming on September 30th

 

The top ranked team in Class 11AA football will host the #5 ranked team in Class 11AA Friday night at Joe Quintal Stadium for homecoming for the Mitchell Kernels.  The Douglas Patriots come to town, coming off a home upset win over Harrisburg, looking to knock off top ranked teams in back-to-back Friday night’s.  KORN News Radio 1490 will start the Pre-Game at 6:30pm with kick-off set for 7:00pm Friday night.   

 

The John Stigelmeier Radio Show airs each Monday throughout the 2017 football season on AM 1490 KORN and on-line at 1490korn.com.  The show is scheduled to air at 6:00pm every Monday night.  Hosted by Tyler Merriam, the John Stiegelmeier Radio Show will also feature interviews with Jackrabbit student-athletes and assistant coaches.  Jackrabbit fans are encouraged to attend the show in person at Cubby's Sports Bar and Grill on Main Avenue in downtown Brookings.

 

Your Original Home of the Mitchell Kernels and your home of SDSU football, we are KORN News Radio 1490 and for more sports locally, regionally, and nationally check us out on the World Wide Web at 1490korn.com and click on the Sports Tab for more details.

 

Monday's statewide volleyball scores

 

Alcester-Hudson def. Freeman Academy/Marion, 25-21, 24-26, 25-21, 26-24

 

Bridgewater-Emery def. Howard, 25-17, 25-17, 27-25

 

Dupree def. Tiospaye Topa, 25-17, 25-21, 25-8

 

Ethan def. Mitchell Christian, 25-12, 25-18, 25-23

 

Great Plains Lutheran def. Castlewood, 25-18, 25-12, 19-25, 25-22

 

Hamlin def. Estelline, 25-17, 25-8, 25-4

 

James Valley Christian def. Mt. Vernon/Plankinton, 25-19, 23-25, 25-17, 25-18

 

Langford def. Wilmot, 17-25, 27-25, 25-20, 11-25, 15-6

 

Lead-Deadwood def. Hill City, 21-25, 25-16, 25-14, 25-16

 

Tea Area def. Parkston, 25-6, 25-22, 25-17

 

Timber Lake def. Sully Buttes, 24-26, 25-12, 25-22, 25-15

 

Tri-State, N.D. def. Florence/Henry, 25-22, 25-13, 25-22

 

Waverly-South Shore def. Britton-Hecla, 25-19, 25-22, 25-16

 

Winner def. Mobridge-Pollock, 25-15, 25-22, 25-13




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