Rapid City Central stryker Ryder Gary heads the ball towards the goal Tuesday against Hot Springs in Hot Springs. The Cobblers came out on top 3-1.

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In what was sometimes hazy conditions, the Rapid City Central boys' soccer team used two goals from Ryder Gary to take down Hot Springs on the road Tuesday 3-1.

Central got the scoring started in the 10th minute when Gary scored his first goal on an assist from Tyler Roe, who would have two on the night.

Hot Springs didn't take long to respond, as Carson Gehman scored an unassisted goal in the 20th minute to tie the game. 

Central would retake the lead in the 39th minute when Garrett Cole scored on Roe's second assist.

In the second half Central got one goal and was able to control the tempo of the game. Gary scored his second goal of the night in the 48th minute, this time off an assist from Cole.

Central improved to 7-1-1 on the season and will take on St. Thomas More at home Thursday at 5 p.m. Hot Springs fell to 5-1-1 and is next in action on the road against Sturgis Friday at 6 p.m. 

SPEARFISH 4, STURGIS 3: The Spearfish Spartans improved to 3-4-3 on the season with a win at home against the Scoopers.

No other information was made available from this game.

Spearfish will take on St. Thomas More Saturday at home at 1 p.m. Sturgis (2-8-0) will host Belle Fourche tomorrow at 7 p.m.

Girls' soccer

SPEARFISH 4, STURGIS 0: Spearfish improved to 4-5-1 on the season with a 4-0 win against Sturgis Tuesday.

No other information was made available from this game.

Spearfish will host St. Thomas More at 1 p.m. Saturday while Sturgis (2-8-1) hosts Belle Fourche tomorrow at 5 p.m.

Girls Tennis

The St. Thomas More girls' tennis team earned a split on Tuesday, falling to Sioux Falls O'Gorman 7-2, but thumping Brookings 8-1.

Earning wins against O'Gorman was Bridget Raymond, who defeated Addy Jackson 11-9, and the No. 1 doubles team of Ainsleigh Scott and Vanessa Wittenberg, who downed Grace Abdullah and Maddie Nguyen 11-9.

Against Brookings, Ainsleigh Scott, Wittenberg, Raymond, Katherine Achbach and Alistina Scott all earned singles wins.

STM returns to action Thursday at Spearfish.

Boys Golf

Chamberlain wins Winner Golf Invitational

Chamberlain came away with the Winner Golf Invitational team title on Tuesday.

The Cubs finished with an 18-hole score of 369, followed by Mobridge-Pollock with a 381, the Pierre green team with a 402, Pierre white with a 410 and Todd County with a 467.

Cameron Caldwell of Chamberlain won the tournament with a 78, nine strokes ahead of both Drayton Priebe of Chamberlain and Noah Fried of Mobridge-Pollock.

Bryce Hammer of Todd County was sixth with a 91, while Little Wound was paced by Lance Christensen with a 93.

Spearfish wins home invitational

Spearfish Maroon used the top two individual scores to win the Spearfish Invitational Tuesday.

The Spartans were split into three teams: maroon, white and silver.

Kevin Kolb had the low round by shooting a 73, with teammate Sam Grout finishing second with a 76.

Rapid City Stevens finished second in the tournament, and had position three through five on the individual chart. John Young and Ben Daane tied for third by both shooting a 79 while Jonah Swartz shot a 80.

J.D. Kezler from Sturgis and Dawson Sunstead from Spearfish tied for sixth with a 81, Adam Salter from Stevens and Drew Gusso from Spearfish tied for eighth with a 82 and Tyler McBurnett rounded out the top-10 with a 83

Cross Country

Hill City girls win at Chadron

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With both teams sweeping the top three places, the Hill City girls and the Gering, Neb., boys breezed to victory Saturday during the Chadron High Cross Country Meet hosted by Chadron State College.

The Hill City girls also had the fifth-place runner and finished with only 11 points, a single point from a perfect score. Junior Karlee Simmons repeated as the meet’s overall winner, while senior Marion Hill was the runner-up, sophomore Lizzy Escalante was third and junior Jeanean Hanks was fifth.

Spearfish’s Angela Hovdenes broke up the Rangers’ domination by claiming fourth place.

Gering was second this year with 59 points.

Spearfish, which had not previously entered the Chadron Meet, was third with 61 points and Chadron was fourth with 78.

The Gering boys, however, seem to be improved while winning their fifth consecutive Chadron meet title with 13 points.

Junior Logan Moravec was the winner in 17:26 and senior Xavier Arellano was second in 17.46. Third went to freshman Peyton Seiler in 18 minutes even. Gering’s fourth runner Saturday was Jack Franklin, another freshman who was eighth.

Mitchell was the boys’ team runner-up this year with 43 points. Like in the girls’ competition, Spearfish was third and Chadron fourth.

There were 67 girls and 106 boys in the high school races.


RAPID CITY CHRISTIAN 3, DUPREE 0: The Rapid City Christian Comets used 12 kills from Rayna Turley to roll to a straight set win over Dupree 25-5, 25-22 and 25-14.

Turley also had six aces, Olivia Kieffer had four. Riley Freeland added 10 kills of her own and Troi Altsteil led the Comets with 17 assists. Rebecca Morgan had 15 digs.

Christian improves to 5-3 with the win and will take on White River tomorrow on the road at 5 p.m. Dupree is now 1-4 and will travel to Timber Lake tomorrow for a match that starts at 4:30 p.m.

BELLE FOURCHE 3, BROADUST, Mont. 0: The Broncs remained unbeaten with the three-set win on Tuesday.

Belle Fourche rolled past Broadus 25-17, 25-15 and 25-18 to move to 5-0 on the season.

Payson Birkeland led the way with 14 assists and 10-of-10 serving, while Sierra Ward had eight digs and nine kills. Mandee Williamson and Ashley Bird also had nine kills, while Rylee Young added eight digs.

Belle Fourche returns to action Thursday when it hosts Black Hills Conference foe St. Thomas More.

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