Kingsbury County second in Big East/LCC tourney


VOLGA — Kingsbury County finished second at the Big East/Lake Central Conference Tournament on Saturday.
Parker amassed 177 points to claim the top spot in the 14-team event. Kingsbury County was second at 147, while Howard was third at 120.5.

Rounding out the top five were Beresford/Alcester-Hudson at 105.5 and Mt. Vernon/Plankinton/Corsica-Stickney at 100.

Clark/Willow Lake was sixth at 96.5.

Gannon Gilligan at 126 pounds and Conner Giedd at 138 claimed individual titles for Kingsbury County. Greyson Nielson at 132 and Connor Johnson at 215 were second for the Knights, while Chase Henriksen at 106, Cody Zell at 120, Sheldon Balderston at 157 and Breyten Johnson at 190 were all fourth.

Cade Gaikowski at 106, Cooper Pommer at 113 and Elliot Bratland at 165 were all second for Clark/Willow Lake. Logan Foster was fourth at 132.

Miller/Highmore-Harrold teams strong in BDC tourney
FORT PIERRE — With 10 place winners, including two individual champions, Miller/Highmore-Harrold finished third during the Big Dakota Conference Tournament on Saturday.

Winner Area won the 17-team event with 268 points, while Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes was second at 227. Miller/Highmore-Harrold was third at 179.5, followed by Chamberlain at 123.5 and Groton Area at 113.

Sunshine Bible Academy shared the 13th spot with 22 points.

Kellan Hurd at 138 pounds and Ryder Rowland at 157 claimed individual titles for Miller/Highmore-Harrold.

Jordan Schafer at 126 and Chase Hurd at 106 wer second for the Bandits, while Jaymin VanDerWerff at 113 and Mathis Resel at 285 were third.

Finishing fourth for Miller/Highmore-Harrold were Sam Crago at 120, Kia McCauley at 132 and Colby Harrell at 190. Kaleb Sarchet was fifth at 165.

Jimmy Burma reached the title match for Sunshine Bible Academy at 190 and brought home a second-placed finish.


Bailey Yost of Wessington Springs/Woonsocket/Wolsey-Wessington won a championship at 114 and Reganne Miles of Doland won a championship at 145 during the Big Dakota Conference Girls’ Tournament on Saturday.

Lakota Tech claimed the team title in the 18-team event with 145 points, while Miller/Highmore-Harrold was second at 66. Sully Buttes was third at 60, followed by Chamberlain at 52 and Doland at 42.

Wessington Springs/Woonsocket/Wolsey-Wessington was 15th with nine points.

Kyler Forman at 138 was the top finisher for Miller/Highmore-Harrold with a runner-up finish. Mohrgan Werdel was third at 126, while Korin Fawcett at 120 and Gabby Werdel at 132 were fourth. Hannah Zeigler was fifth at 126.

Kyla Logan was third for Doland at 132.

Redfield fifth in own invite
REDFIELD — With a pair of individual champions, Redfield finished fifth during the Redfield Invite on Saturday.
Tri-Valley won the 15-team event with 155.5 points, while Madison was second at 121.5. Parkston was third at 118.5, followed by Sisseton at 111 and Redfield at 106.

Wessington Springs/Woonsocket/Wolsey-Wessington, which asl had a pair of individual champions, was eighth at 81.5.

Dylan Murray at 175 pounds and Grady Fey at 285 won individual titles for Redfield.

Maddon Odland was second for the Pheasants at 106, while Kasey Hermann was third at 120 and Camden Murray was fourth at 190.

Claiming titles for Wessington Springs/Woonsocket/Wolsey-Wessington were Kaydin Carter at 120 and Holden Havlik at 215.

Ashton Hill was third for the Warhawks at 126.