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Three goals in the second half killed the South Dakota School of Mines men's soccer team Sunday, as it fell 3-0 to No. 23 Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado.

Colorado Mines dominated the shots category, taking a 6-2 advantage in the first half and expanding it to 22-6 with a 16-4 edge in the second half.

The scoring started for Colorado Mines after a scoreless first half in the 49th minute, when John Haist buried his 12th goal of the season on an assist from Trevor Amann.

In the 62nd minute it was Amann getting in on the scoring action with a goal of his own, with an assist from David Boldt.

It was a day where assists were rewarded later for the Orediggers, as Boldt scored his first goal of the season in the 84th minute off an assist from Haist to really put the game out of reach for the Hardrockers.

SD Mines falls to 3-6-2 overall and 2-6-0 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, it will take on Colorado Mesa Friday at Sioux Park Stadium.

Colorado Mines bumps its record to 9-3-0 and 7-1-0 in the RMAC. It will take on Adams State in Golden on Friday.

Stevens finishes fourth in Class A softball tournament

Rapid City Stevens fell on a walk-off home run to Sioux Falls Washington in the Class A state tournament in Sioux Falls.

Coming in as the No. 2 seed, Washington upset Stevens 10-9 in first round which meant the Raiders had to go through the losers bracket. 

Stevens did just that, rolling through Watertown 7-0, and Sioux Falls Roosevelt 6-4 until meeting Washington again and falling in the double elimination tournament.

Rapid City Central came in as the No. 11 seed and lost the only two games it played to Yankton, 6-5, and Sioux Falls Lincoln 7-1.

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Sioux Falls O'Gorman went on to beat Brandon Valley in the title game 4-1.

Wall stays unbeaten with win over Philip

Wall improved its record to 7-0 with an easy 33-6 win over Philip Friday.

The Eagles gained 348 yards of total offense, 209 of which came on the ground, and got three touchdowns from Trey Elschere, who also had 88 yards on 22 carries.

The game was tight in the first quarter, as after the first 12 minutes Wall only led 8-6, but that lead turned into 21-6 at halftime and 33-6 at the end of the third quarter.

The Eagle defense was stout, giving up only 130 yards of total offense and forcing four turnovers, although the Wall offense had three turnovers of its own.

Wall will take on Edgemont on the road Friday while Philip, who falls to 2-5, takes on Timber Lake at home Friday.

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Sports Reporter

Sports reporter for the Rapid City Journal.