Sports

Camden Jost takes control of a consolation round match against an opponent from Minneota, Minn. Jost won the match 12-7.

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the WSWWW wrestling squad traveled to Miller for a quadrangular with Miller/Highmore-Harrold, Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes (KWLPG) and Ipswich/Leola/Bowdle (ILB). WSWWW was first matched up with ILB, and they won with a final score of 62-12. They then wrestled KWLPG and lost a tough battle with a final score of 26-48. Their final match of the night was with Miller/Highmore-Harrold and WSWWW finished strong with a final score of 66-3 for the win.

The Huron Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 9, was the last regular-season tournament for the WSWWW wrestlers. There were 11 teams, including five A schools, and the WSWWW brought home fifth place, just nine points behind fourth-place Huron.

The WSWWW wrestling team now prepares for the 3B Region Tournament this Saturday, Feb. 16 in Parkston. The top four wrestlers in each weight class will earn a trip to the state wrestling tournament, which takes place Feb. 22-23 in Rapid City.

…Read the individual results and see an additional picture in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

The SCW Lady Blackhawks traveled to Iroquois on Tuesday, Feb. 5, for a doubleheader with the Chiefs. They came home with another victory for their record as the game ended with a final score of 55-15, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket. The junior varsity girls also won their game with a final score of 41-20.

On Friday, Feb. 8, the Blackhawks hosted the Highmore-Harrold Pirates for a doubleheader in Woonsocket. The Lady Blackhawks had another good night as the game ended with a score of SCW 46, Highmore-Harrold 37.

The JV girls also won their match-up with Highmore-Harrold with a score of 37-18.

The girls had their next game in Huron against James Valley Christian on Monday, Feb. 11; results of those games will be in next week’s issue of the Journal. They will have their last game of the regular season on Thursday, Feb. 14 against Mitchell Christian in Mitchell, then on to Regions next week. Their record is currently at 12-6 for the year, so far.

…Read details about the games in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.

On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Wolsey-Wessington Youth Basketball Jamboree took place in Wolsey. Three gyms were set up to run the games with girls’ games played in the morning and boys’ games played in the afternoon.

The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (SCW) co-op had four teams participating in the Jamboree. The four teams included three girls’ teams. One made up of third and fourth graders, one from the fifth grade and one of sixth graders. The boys’ team was made up of third and fourth graders. 

The third/fourth grade teams each played three games. The SCW boys played against teams from Redfield, James Valley Christian and Wessington Springs. The SCW girls’ third/fourth grade team played two games against Wessington Springs and one game against Wolsey-Wessington. The kids gained great experience in play and teamwork during the Jamboree.

The SCW fifth grade and sixth grade girls’ basketball teams each played two games during the Wolsey-Wessington Youth Basketball Jamboree. The SCW fifth grade team began their tournament play against Huron’s Triple Threat (fourth) team followed by their final game against Wessington Springs’ fifth/sixth grade team. The girls went 2-0 for the tournament. The fifth grade team plays again on Thursday, Feb. 14, at 7:15 p.m. in the Mitchell Rec Center against the Mitchell Sparks as part of the Girls Traveling Basketball League.

The SCW sixth grade basketball team played their first game against Wessington Springs, and their second game was against Wolsey-Wessington. The girls went 2-0 in the tournament. The sixth grade team plays again on Thursday, Feb. 14, at 8 p.m. in the Mitchell Rec Center against Mt. Vernon/Plankinton as part of the Girls Traveling Basketball League.

…See a picture in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.