GREGORY, SD (GC.com) –
State B Tourney in Gregory (final day)
Vermillion 8-7 [8inn]
Vermillion & W/C played an epic final game combining a pitchers dual, a burst of offense, and extra innings with Post #1 taking the crown when it was over, 8-7, in 8inn. Vermillion held a 2-1 lead after the 1st frame, but then the pitchers settled in. It was doughnuts on the board until the 6th frame when Vermillion tacked on four more runs for a 6-1 lead. W/C replied with a 5-run 6th, making it 6-all. In the 7th, Vermillion regained the advantage 7-6, but W/C refused to go quietly, forcing extras w/ a run. Vermillion put another run on the board in the T8, and this time, W/C was unable to answer. With the win, Vermillion avenged their lone loss of the tourney, an 8-3 loss to W/C in the 2nd round.