Defending B champ Alexandria knocks out Flandreau

MITCHELL – Winner/Colome and Garretson picked up second-round wins at the Class B State Amateur Baseball Tournament on Sunday night at Cadwell Park.

Tourney action continues today.



Second Round

• Garretson 8, Lake Norden 2

The BlueJays piled up 16 hits in the win.

Dustin Steckler, who had an RBI, Mike Stephenson, who doubled and drove in a run, and Austin Vanhove each went 3-for-5. Nick Bruning, who drove in a run, and Nick Bonte added two hits apiece. Brett Fischer tallied three RBIs.

Bonte pitched 6 2/3 innings to earn the win. He gave up two runs – none earned – on four hits and five walks with six strikeouts

Lake Norden’s Tony Campbell and Chad Selchert tallied two singles apiece.

Matt Stevenson took the loss, giving up three runs – two earned – on nine hits with three strikeouts and a walk in five innings.



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Lake Norden               000 000 203 – 5   6 5

Nick Bonte, Derek Fischer (7), Dustin Steckler (9) and Brady Bonte; Matt Stevenson, Jordon Johnson (6) and Ty Fuller. W – Bonte. L – Stevenson. 2B: G, Mike Stephenson.


• Winner/Colome 21, Vermillion Grey Sox 8 (7 inn.)

The Pheasants racked up 21 runs on 22 hits in the high-scoring affair.

Austin Calhoon went 4-for-5 with a double and six RBIs.

Derek Graesser finished 4-for-6 with a double, four RBIs and four runs scored.

Austin Richey was 4-for-6 with a triple and four RBIs.

Reed Harter ended up 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Dillon Lambley singled twice and drove in a pair of runs. Jared Donahue had two hits and an RBI.

Donahue earned the win on the mound in relief of Terrell Bauld, giving up two hits with four strikeouts and a walk. Bauld allowed six runs on six hits and three walks with a strikeout in two-plus innings.

Winner/Colome 9-6 after three innings. The Pheasants scored five runs in both the fourth and seventh frames while adding two in the sixth.

The Grey Sox’s Steve Fejfar homered, singled and drove in five runs.

Tanner Anderson was 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.

Billy Mount went 2-for-3 with an RBI. Jay Thaler added two hits and Colin Bertram tripled.

Vermillion starter Alex Mogensen took the loss. He gave up 11 runs – eight earned – on 12 hits with a strikeout and a walk in 3 1/3 innings.



Winner/Colome            342 502 5 – 21 22 1

Vermillion                   312 002 0 –   8 13 3

Terrell Bauld, Jared Donahue (3), Reed Harter (6) and Geno Katz; Alex Mogensen, Cole Anderson (4), Billy Mount (6) and Jay Thaler, Steve Fejfar (4), Nate Robertson (7). W – Donahue. L – Mogensen. 2B: WC, Derek Graesser, Austin Calhoon; V, Tanner Anderson. 3B: WC, Austin Richey; V, Colin Bertram. HR: V, Fejfar.


First Round

• Madison 3, Lesterville, Iowa, 0

Brock Selgestad and Brady Banse combined on a seven-hit shutout, and the Bronco offense scored all its runs with two outs in the win over the Broncs.

Selgestad gave up five hits with seven strikeouts and two walks over six innings to earn the win.

Banse picked up the save after allowing two hits with a strikeout and a walk.

Matt Burpee had an RBI double in the first frame.

Greg Biagi scored on a two-out error after walking to leadoff the second. He added an RBI double with two away in the third to make it 3-0.

Burpee finished 2-for-3 with a walk and Nick Bird tripled.

Lesterville’s Zach Johnson was 2-for-4. Shaye Bloch doubled.

Alex Wagner surrendered three runs – two earned – on six hits and six walks with 10 strikeouts in eight innings.



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Madison                      111 000 00x – 3 6 1

Alex Wagner and Zach Johnson; Brock Selgestad, Brady Banse (7) and Brian Miller. W – Selgestad. L – Wagner. Sv – Banse. 2B: L, Shaye Bloch; M, Greg Biagi, Matt Burpee. 3B: M, Nick Bird.


• Four Corners 12, Castlewood Monarchs 1 (7 inn.)

J.D. Farley pitched a completed game and Brad Hand had a solid game at the plate in the tourney’s first run-rule shortened game.

Farley gave up one run on eight hits with six strikeouts and a pair of walks.

Hand was 3-for-4 with a double and four RBIs.

Adam Kaus totaled two hits, two RBIs and three runs scored. Cooper Carter tallied a two-run double and Andrew McCloud added a two-bagger.

Castlewood’s Brody Grantham was 2-for-3.

Jacob Tvedt was the loser on the mound, surrendering six runs – one earned – on five hits with two walks and a strikeout.



Castlewood                 000 001 0 –   1   8 2

Four Corners               100 542 x – 12 11 1

Jacob Tvedt, Josh Cleveland (5), Chris Lather (6) and Riley Haug; J.D. Farley and Cooper Carter. W – Farley. L – Tvedt. 2B: FC, Andrew McCloud, Brad Hand, Carter.



First Round

• Crofton, Neb., 2, Salem 0

Scott Donner tossed a four-hit shutout, striking out four batters, as the Bluejays advanced.

Austin Hegge went 2-for-4 with an RBI double. Donner and Kyle Mueller added two hits apiece. Tyler Zimmerman drove in the other run.

The Cubs’ Garrison Collier allowed two runs on 10 hits with nine strikeouts and a walk in a complete-game effort.



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Salem               000 000 000 – 0   4 1

Scott Donner and Carl Schieffer; Garrison Collier and David Novak. W – Donner. L – Collier. 2B: C, Austin Hegge.


• Dell Rapids Mudcats 4, Dimock/Emery 2

Deon Entringer, a pickup player from the Colman A’s, gave up two runs – one earned – on five hits with six strikeouts and a walk to lead the Mudcats past the Raptors.

Mark Houck, who drove in a run, and Trevor Fruedenthal both totaled two hits. Nate Henry, Aaron Johnson and Grant Olson each notched an RBI.

Dimock/Emery’s Jason Schmidt led off the game with a home run. Sam Pischke added an RBI.

Phil Johnson was the loser on the mound, giving up four runs – just one earned – on eight hits with four strikeouts.



Dimock/Emery           100 000 100 – 2 5 3

DR Mudcats               100 111 00x – 4 8 1

Phil Johnson and Jeremy Zens; Deon Entringer and Aaron Johnson, Elijah Story (9). W – Entringer. L – Johnson. HR: DE, Jason Schmidt.


• Canton 3, Platte 0

Tyler Maxwell threw a five-hit shutout – striking out five batters – on just 92 pitches and Jake Roskam drove in all three of the Aces’ runs during their win over the Killer Tomatoes.

Roskam had an RBI single in the fifth inning and a two-run hit in the seventh.

Leadoff hitter Dillon Schenkel went 3-for-4 with a double and scored twice. Devin Skiles and Randall Waterbury both contributed a pair of hits.

Platte’s Richard Sternberg was 2-for-4 and Ryan Allen doubled.

Michael Buitenbos gave up three runs – two earned – on 10 hits with four strikeouts and two walks.



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Canton             000 010 20x – 3 10 0

Michael Buitenbos and Nate Spawn; Tyler Maxwell and Nick Sehr. W – Maxwell. L – Buitenbos. 2B: P, Ryan Allen; C, Dillon Schenkel.


• Alexandria 8, Flandreau 1

The defending-champion Angels eliminated the Cardinals in the first round for the second consecutive season.

Former South Dakota State standout Trever Vermeulen threw a complete game, striking out 10 batters. He allowed one run on four hits.

Chris Marek hit a solo home run and doubled.

Pierce Smith went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles.

Armando Rodriguez doubled, singled and drove in two runs. John Greicar added two hits and an RBI.

Flandreau’s Bret Severtson had an RBI single.

Jake Patterson, Keith Cutler and Jason Miller added a hit apiece.

Severtson gave up six runs on 10 hits with four strikeouts in the loss.



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Alexandria                   021 300 20x – 8 14 3

Bret Severtson, Zach Weinandt (4) and Tanner Harris; Trever Vermeulen and Chris Marek. W – Vermeulen. L – Severtson. 2B: A, Marek, Pierce Smith 2, Armando Rodriguez. HR: A, Marek.



First Round

• Irene 13, Northville 5

Ryan Lees totaled three hits, three RBIs and three runs scored as the Cardinals toppled the Merchants.

Alex Loes went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs.

Simon Healy, who doubled, contributed two hits and an RBI. Dylan Lehr tripled and singled. Matt Sees had two RBIs. George Sees doubled and singled.

Loes picked up the win after allowing two runs on six hits and three walks with a strikeout in 3 2/3 innings. Healy picked up the save, giving up three runs – one earned – on eight hits and a walk with four strikeouts.

Northville’s Eric Peterson was 3-for-5 with a double and two RBIs. Ryan Hoffman went 3-for-5 with a double. Tyson Paulson doubled and singled. Gregg Heyne chipped in with two hits and Kyle Nemec doubled.

Peterson took the loss after surrendering 11 runs – eight earned – on 12 hits and three walks with three strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings.



Irene                102 215 011 – 13 13 1

Northville          100 100 300 –   5 14 5

Alex Loes, Simon Healy (4) and Sam Parkinson; Eric Peterson, Tyson Paulson (6) and Cody Wesch. W – Loes. L – Peterson. Sv – Healy. 2B: I, Loes 2, Healy, George Sees; N, Ryan Hoffman, Peterson, Kyle Neec, Paulson. 3B: I, Dylan Lehr.


• Mt. Vernon 9, Redfield 7

The Mustangs scored five runs in the seventh inning and two in the eighth to move ahead 9-6 en route to the win over the Pheasants.

Mt. Vernon’s Jed Schmidt finished 4-for-5 with three RBIs. Chase Hetland, who doubled, was 3-for-5 with two RBIs. Matt Larson, who scored three runs, and Seth Cavanaugh, who doubled, added two hits apieice.

Deric Denning tossed a complete game, giving up seven runs – six earned – on seven hits with 11 strikeouts and four walks, to earn the win.

Redfield’s Levi Logan had two hits and an RBI. Sutton Masat, who doubled, had two hits. Jesse Babcock and Christian Christianson both tallied a pair of RBIs.

Justin Link allowed seven runs – six earned – on 12 hits with five strikeouts and a walk over 6 1/3 innings in the loss.



Mt. Vernon                 100 100 520 – 9 15 1

Redfield                     000 510 010 – 7   7 2

Deric Denning and Zac Custer; Justin Link, Christian Christianson (7) and Mitch Babcock. W – Denning. L – Ling. 2B: MV, Chase Hetland, Seth Cavanaugh; R, Sutton Masat.


• Harrisburg 9, Parkston 3

Aaron LaBrie tossed a four-hitter and also belted a three-run homer that gave the Woodies a 9-0 lead in the seventh inning of their defeat of the Mudcats.

LaBrie gave up three runs – two earned – all of which came in the eighth inning. He struck out 15 of the 35 batters he faced and issued a pair of walks.

LaBrie was 2-for-4 with five RBIs at the plate.

Brody Kunzmann went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and two runs. Ryan Menssen added two hits and an RBI. Dalton Allen and Drew Andela added a pair of hits apiece. J.T. Miller tripled.

Parkston’s Will Lutjen hit a two-run homer. Stirling Kinneberg doubled and singled.

Brady Nolz took the loss after surrendering nine runs on 13 hits with five strikeouts anda walk in seven innings.



Parkston                      000 000 030 – 3   4 1

Harrisburg                   001 040 40x – 9 14 2

Brady Nolz, Jake Weber (8) and Conner Merriam, Chris Welch (8); Aaron LaBrie and Ryan Menssen. W – LaBrie. L – Nolz. 2B: H, Stirling Kinneberg. 3B: H, J.T. Miller. HR: P, Will Lutjen; H, LaBrie.


• Tabor 8, Beresford 5

Logan Tycz gave up four runs – two earned – on eight hits with six strikeouts and a walk over seven innings to lead the Bluebirds over the Blues.

Ross Kortan allowed one run on one hit with three strikeouts and a walk over the final two frames to notch the save.

Mason Oplinger went 3-for-4. Blasé Vanecek had two hits and a pair of RBIs. Jason Humpal added two hits and an RBI.

Beresford’s Hunter Bergland totaled two hits and two RBIs. Mason Kaitfors was 3-for-3 with a walk. Kory Diefendorf contributed two hits and an RBI.

Jake Herrity gave up six runs on three hits and five walks with five strikeouts over 3 1/3 innings in the loss.



Beresford        000 101 201 – 5 9 4

Tabor              000 600 02x – 8 8 2

Jake Herrity, AJ Schmidt (4), Mason Kaitfors (8) and Collin Peterson; Logan Tycz, Ross Kortan (8) and Blasé Vanecek. W – Tycz. L – Herrity. Sv – Kortan.

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