Highlights from Day Two of the State A Legion Baseball Tourney

RAPID CITY, SD (GC.com) –

State A Tourney in Rapid City (day two)

ELIMINATION BRACKET

8-Pierre 7-6 [8inn]

4-Brandon Valley

Pierre went 8inn in a 2nd-straight game, this time grabbing the win, though, 7-6, over Brandon Valley. The Post 8 guys gave up the tying run in the B7, but Pierre replied w/ a run in the T8 and held on to extend their season. Pierre held a 9-8 lead in the hits column, led by the 3-hit day from Matthew Hanson, who drove in three. Austin Reiter knocked in four for BV.

 

7-Harrisburg 4-2

6-RC Post #320

H’burg moved ahead w/ a 4-2 elimination of RC Post 320. Each team tallied six hits in the contest. Braxton Kusler got the “dub” for H’burg, throwing a complete game w/ 3K’s. Maddux Scherer plated a pair in the win. Jett Wetzler shouldered the loss, whiffing four in 6IP.

 

WINNERS BRACKET

5-SF East 3-1

1-Brookings

SFE took down the top seed on Thursday, somehow sneaking past Brookings, 3-1, in a game that they were out-hit in, 9-5. East put their 3R on the board in the T1 and held on from there. Jack Smith had two of the SFE hits & Ethan Bruns drove in a pair. Parker Winghart & Henry Hammrich each had a pair of hits for Brookings, who saw Jake Ammann knock in their lone run. Nathan Lease went the distance and whiffed three, but still took the loss for Brookings. Tate Schafer went 4inn & Andrew Glovich went 3inn for SFE.

 

3-Mitchell 8-2

2-RC Post #22

Mitchell jumped on the Hardhats early, grabbing a 4-0 lead after 2inn, and they cruised from there in an 8-2 win. RC22 managed just two hits and had an uncharacteristic four errors. Mitchell piled up 9H in the win, led by Seth Muth & Dylan Soulek w/ 2H each. Soulek had a game-high 3RBI. Landon Waddell went 6.1inn for Mitchell, K’ing six in the win.