EDITOR'S NOTE: This article has been updated to correct misspellings on several Yankton girls' JV names. We apologize for the errors.
HARRISBURG — Yankton built on a 1-0 halftime edge with two second-half goals in a 3-0 victory over Harrisburg in Eastern South Dakota Conference girls’ soccer action on Tuesday.
“We connected well for most of the game,” said Yankton head coach Tyler Schuring. “Harrisburg is a good team. They’re going to give some teams some fits. But in the second half our athleticism took over.”
Jaiden Boomsma had two goals for Yankton, the defending Eastern South Dakota Conference champions. Madison Wuebben had a goal and an assist. Sadie Fedders had an assist, as well as two saves in goal.
The Gazelles, 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the ESD, hits the road for another ESD match on Thursday, traveling to Mitchell.
Yankton scored a 4-1 victory in JV action.
For the Gazelles, Madisyn Bietz scored twice, and Grace Livingston and Brie Luken each had a goal. Keira Christ added an assist.
Rachel Hebda made two saves in goal for the Gazelles.
Boys: Yankton 2, Harrisburg 0
HARRISBURG — The Yankton Bucks earned their first overall and Eastern South Dakota Conference victory of the season, blanking Harrisburg 2-0 in boys’ soccer action on Tuesday.
Will Pavlish and Kyler Lillie scored for Yankton. Ethan Yasat and Luke Schulz each had an assist in the victory.
Zach Loest preserved the shutout in goal, stopping eight shots.
Yankton returns to the road Thursday, facing Mitchell in Eastern South Dakota Conference action.
Yankton rolled to a 9-0 victory in JV action.
Braylen Bietz and Brady Blom each scored twice for Yankton. Damien Olson, Ryker Heinz, Milo Johnson, Sam Herbert and Colton Griffin each had a goal in the win.