Mogul athletes have record-setting fall, winter seasons


Former Edgemont A.D. Lane Ostenson was presented the 2018-19 Region 8 Athletic Director of the Year on behalf of the South Dakota High School Athletics Association. (photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald)


EDGEMONT – The Edgemont High School and Middle School athletic departments hosted its annual Fall/Winter Sports Awards Night earlier this month, on Thursday, April 4, where a number of Special Awards were presented, as well as letterwinners.

Included with the awards for football, volleyball, wrestling, cheerleading and basketball was the announcement that a number of Mogul sports records had fallen during the fall and winter seasons.

In wrestling, senior Chance Grill set two new school records and tied another, including Most Wins in a Season (52) and Most Escapes in a Season (29) and Most Pins in a Season (27-tie).

In girls’ basketball, four new school records were broken as senior Maddie Peterson set the new mark for three-pointers in a season (48) and also three-pointers in a game (7). Fellow senior set the new school record for career rebounds (662 from 2013 – 2019), while junior Lizzy Tidball set the record for more assists in a game (9).

In boys’ basketball senior Kaleb Darrow broke the career assists record with 230.

Following is a list of the other Special Awards for the high school presented during the night.


Mogul Award:  Kaleb Darrow

Most Valuable Teammate: Caleb Simons

Offensive MVP:  Caleb Simons

Defensive MVP: Ryan Simons

Best Lineman:  Chance Grill

Most Improved Player:  Chance Harsh 

Panhandle All-Conference

1. Ryan Simons RB/LB

2. Caleb Simons QB/DB

Panhandle Honorable Mention

3. Grant Darrow RB/LB

All-State Honorable Mention Center- Grant Darrow 


Most Blocks:  Kiara Allen, 16

Most Digs:  Maddie Peterson, 284

Most Attacks:  Abby Tidball, 514 (and best hitting average .123)

Most Kills:  Abby Tidball, 145 (and best kill % 28.2)

 Most Sets:  Jenna Ostenson (1164)

Most Assists:  Jenna Ostenson (261)

Most Aces:  Abby Tidball, 66

Best Serving Percentage:  Lizzy Tidball 97.2%

Most Valuable Player:  Abby Tidball

Most Improved Varsity:  Kiara Allen

Most Improved JV:  Kali Schmidt

Mogul Award Varsity:  Jenna Ostenson

Mogul Award JV:  Morgan Peterson

Team Academic Award AVCA 2017-2018 (3.3)

SDVBCA Team Academic All-State (3.5)

Academic All State:  Abby Tidball

All Conference:  Kiara, Honorable Mention; Abby, 2nd team; Jenna, 1st team


Cadence Hyatt – Letter – Cheer Pin – E Certificate; Emily Moore -   Bar - Captains Pin – E Certificate; Carly Stokes – Bar –  E Certificate 

Girls’ Basketball 

Most Improved— Peyton Ostenson; JV Most Improved- Sarah Barker  

Most Steals – Morgan Peterson (66)

Best FT % - Sarah Barker (70%)

Best FG % - Abby Tidball (33%)

Most Blocks – Abby Tidball (10)

Most Deflections – Morgan Peterson (54)

Most Assists – Morgan Peterson (46)

Leading Rebounder – Abby Tidball (167)

Best 3pt. % - Maddie Peterson (31%)

MVP— Maddie Peterson (14.3 Points per game- 1st, Best 3pt. %- 1st, Steals – 2nd, FG % - Tie 2nd, Player of the game 9 times.) 

Mogul Award — Abby Tidball; JV Mogul Award—Peyton Ostenson

All West River TNY – Maddie Peterson and Morgan Peterson

Panhandle All-Conference – 1st team:  Maddie Peterson; 2nd Team Abby Tidball; Honorable Mention-Morgan Peterson, Lizzy Tidball, Jenna Ostenson

Academic All-State – Abby Tidball 

Boys’ Basketball

V - Most Rebounds (187 Reb) – Caleb Simons; JV (85 Reb) – Chance Harsh

V – Most Blocked Shots (28) – Dalton Reutter;          JV (3) – Chance Harsh/Cooper Reutter

V - Best FG Shooting Percentage (45%) – Caleb Simons; JV (31%) – Chance Harsh

V - Best 3FG Percentage (31%) – Dalton Reutter; JV (23%) – Kolton Darrow 

V – Best Free Throw Percentage (64%) – Caleb Simons; JV (64%) – Blake Hanes

V – Most Points Scored for Season (436) – Caleb Simons; JV (44) – Kolton Darrow

V – Steals (63) – Kaleb Darrow; JV (28) – Chance Harsh

V – Deflections (75) – Kaleb Darrow; JV (48) – Chance Harsh

V – Assists (96) – Kaleb Darrow; JV (13) – Kolton Darrow

V – Charges Taken (12) –Ryan Simons; JV (1) – Chance Harsh/Kyran Urban/Hunter Hollenbeck

Academic All-State: Kaleb Darrow

RC Journal Athlete of the Week (12/10/18) – Caleb Simons

West River All-Tournament Team – Kaleb Darrow and Caleb Simons

PAC All-Conference –1st Team: Caleb Simons; 2nd Team: Kaleb Darrow

Honorable Mention: Grant Darrow, Dalton Reutter, Ryan Simons

V – Mogul Award: Grant Darrow; JV – Mogul Award: Cooper Reutter

V – Most Improved Player: Ryan Simons; JV – Most Improved Player: Hunter Hollenbeck

V – MVP: Caleb Simons; JV – MVP: Chance Harsh

Fall River County Herald Star

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