More trounces Hot Springs in baseball action
St. Thomas More had little trouble in its return to the diamond on Thursday as it romped to a 25-1 win over Hot Springs in high school baseball action.
“It was great weather and just to get back in the rhythm a little and get the blood flowing a little bit,” More head coach Jeff Pekny said. “It was nice to get out and play because we’ve got some good competition coming up.”
Landon Kudrna led the Cavaliers (5-1 overall) with three hits and four RBI. Caden Skinner added three hits and Lincoln Feist and A.J. Schaefbauer had two hits apiece.
Dominic Bradford picked up the win for More, which will take on Winner/Colome in a doubleheader at McKeague Field today at 4:30 p.m. Henry O’Meara pitched two innings of relief for the Cavaliers.
Chadron tops Mines in women's golf dual
The Chadron State women’s golf team upended South Dakota School of Mines in a dual Thursday at Ridgeview Country Club in Chadron.
The Eagles, who shot a 348, wrapped up their season. Karissa Moreland fired an 81 to lead the way for the Eagles. Hot Springs’ Schuyler Wetzel carded an 88 and Emma Harris was close behind with an 89.
Brianna Dodge shot 100 to pace South Dakota School of Mines. The Hardrockers shot a 418 as a team.
BHSU competes in first RMAC golf championship
The Black Hills State women's golf team traveled to its first Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championship Tournament at the Golf Club of Estrella in Goodyear, Ariz., on Monday and Tuesday.
The Yellow Jackets finished seventh with a final score of 704 (363-341), while two BHSU golfers finished in the top 20.
Western New Mexico was crowned RMAC champion with a score of 614.
BHSU head coach, Jamie Bentley, was proud of her team's improvement in their first RMAC Championship.
"Day 2 went much better. It was great to see the improvement and to see them play to the level we have been playing at all year," Bentley said. "It was nice to be able to improve that much and end our season on a positive note as we prepare to build on this for next year."
Yellow Jacket senior Brandi Holmes used a final-round 79 (+7) to jump into the top 15 as she finished 14th out of 40 total RMAC golfers with a score of 166.
Sophomore Amanda Johnson's consistency allowed her to earn a 16th-place finish after shooting 169 (+25) over the two rounds (83-86). -- Journal staff