January 2014

Fouberg puts a pinning hold on Schroeder from KWHLP-G.

The Miller/Highmore-Harrold Invite was held on Jan. 11 with the Blackhawk grapplers participating and placing two wrestlers. Jake Fouberg placed second at 195 and Riley Schmiedt placed fourth in the heavyweight division.
The wrestling began with a pig-tail round. At 106, W. Stevens was defeated by Paul Lauck (MCM); 126, Mason Burke (UNATT) over R. Stevens; 152, Jace Anderson (SB) over Brunsen by fall, 2:17; 195, Fouberg over Chance Burke (CWL), 8-4.
First round wrestle-backs: 106, W. Stevens, bye; 126, R. Stevens, bye; 152, Brunsen, bye.
Quarter finals: 195, Fouberg over Ray Edgar (FAU) by fall, 4:49; Heavyweight, Schmiedt over Logan Dick (MF) by fall.
Second round wrestle-backs: 106, W. Stevens over Brandan Gehrke (CWL) by fall,

Schmiedt spars with his opponent in the HWT class.

:47; 126, William Johnson over R. Stevens by fall, 2:24; 152, Brusen over Parker Kroll (GRO), 8-5.
Semi-finals: 195, Fouberg over Dowain Kemer (BG), 10-6; HWT, Colten Nelson (BG) over Schmiedt by fall, 5:23.
Third round wrestle-backs: 106, W. Stevens over Gannon Martinmaas (FAU) by fall, 5:09; 152, Noah Beck (BG) over Brunsen by fall, 1:27.
Fourth round wrestle-backs: 106, Paul Lauck (MCM) over W. Stevens, 14-6;
Finals: Championship – 195, Nick Pardy (HOW) over Fouberg, 5-3; consolation – HWT, Truman Ashes (WAG) over Schmiedt, 4-0.

A car and two tractors were stolen from Letcher one night last week and taken joyriding by an unknown party.
Thursday evening, Jan. 16  or early Friday morning, Jan. 17 a car and a tractor were stolen from Clayton’s Repair in Letcher.
The car, owned by Shane Hemminger, was found two miles south of the Letcher cemetery in the ditch.
A 1086 International tractor was also taken from the repair shop and found, along with a city-owned tractor, stuck in a slough about a mile north of Letcher.
The crime is under the investigation of the Sanborn County Sheriff’s office. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call 605-796-4511.

Girls sail into 281 Championship with win over JVC

Fall in polls following Saturday’s loss

The SCW Lady Hawks made their way into the Championship round of the 281 Conference Tourney with a 65-44 win over James Valley Monday night in Huron.
The Blackhawks started out fast and refused to give the Vikings an inch, allowing no points in the first quarter and going into the half up 18 with a score of 32-14.
SCW was led by Rachel Selland with 17 points, four steals and four assists. Senior Shelby Selland made 12 points and four assists, while her freshman sister, Myah, added up another double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds. Myah also assisted her teammates four times. Morgan Selland put up nine points and made five assists.
The Blackhawks (8-1) will meet No. 2 seeded Highmore-Harrold (10-2), who beat Wessington Springs, 53-40, to enter the championship game. They will play Thursday evening at 6 p.m. in the Huron Arena.
The Lady Hawks have dropped to fifth place in the polls this week, following Saturday’s tough loss to Warner.