RENNER – The ‘Chutes dominated Aberdeen in the region final Friday, winning 16-3 in five innings.
Both teams qualified for the State Junior Legion Baseball Tournament, which is Friday through Monday at Hyde Stadium in Pierre.
Austin Clark allowed three runs – two earned – on just a pair of hits with four strikeouts and a walk in four innings. Trenton Pederson tossed a scoreless fifth, striking out one.
Parker Winghart went 2-for-2 with a pair of walks, three RBIs and a trio of runs scored.
Zach Struck was 2-for-2 with a walk, two RBIs and a pair of runs.
Nolan Miles singled and drove in a pair.
Nathan Lease (three runs), Breck Hirrschoff (two runs) and Carter Wright each singled and logged an RBI.
BROOKINGS 16, ABERDEEN 3 (5 inn.)
Brookings 508 30 – 16 10 2
Aberdeen 000 30 – 3 2 2