REDFIELD, SD (GC.com) –
Region 6B Tourney in Redfield (day one)
Groton 27-2 [5inn]
Wess. Springs 13-12
WIN out-hit WS, 15-13, but they also had four more errors (6-2) as Wessington Springs held on to narrowly beat WIN, 13-12. The WIN squad came back from a 6-1 deficit w/ a 5-run 3rd to tie the game. The squad fell behind again at 13-8, though, and a 4-run 7th from WIN brought them just a run short. Blaze Herdman through 5.2inn and piled up four hits at the dish for Wess. Springs, while Noah Fischbach racked up four hits w/ 2RBI for WIN.
Clark stormed back from a 6-0 deficit through 2inn, doubling up Groton, 12-6. Still down a run heading to the 6th, Clark dropped a 3-spot on the board in that frame & added another 4R in the 7th. Groton was out-hit 12-8 in the loss. Mitchel Larson plated a game-high four for Clark. Hudson Fuller threw 5inn and whiffed 11 for the winning squad, while Groton’s Jackson Cogley went 5.1inn & struck out six.
Redfield 11-9 [8inn]
Redfield scored 7x in the 3rd to go from down three, to up four. WS answered in the B6 w/ 4R, and it stayed that way into extra innings. After Redfield put four on the board in the T8, WS answered w/ two runs, but stranded the tying run at 1st base as the host team held on for the win, 11-9. Redfield held a slim 11-10 lead in hits, but committed twice the errors (4-2). Nolan Gall threw 6inn for Redfield, striking out five. Mason Schelske went 4.2 for WS, piling up 8K’s.