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Alexandria wins Region 5B, earns berth to state

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Alexandria wins Region 5B, earns berth to state
Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

ALEXANDRIA -- Alexandria earned a berth Wednesday to the VFW 15-16 state B tournament, which is Aug. 8-10 in Northville.

Alexandria defeated Tripp and Emery to claim the Region 5B title Wednesday in Alexandria. Alexandria beat Tripp 20-0 in the first game and Emery 10-0 in the championship.

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Against Tripp, Josh Feiner was the winning pitcher. He had seven strikeouts and gave up two hits. Tucker Kingsbury recorded four hits and four RBIs and Aaron Wenande had three hits with three RBIs in the win. Tripp's Blake Konstanz suffered the loss, striking out two. Aaron Torres and Cade Gemar each had one hit for Tripp.

Emery topped Tripp 12-2 in the first round to advance to the title game. In the championship, the winning pitcher was Wyatt Kayser, giving up three hits and striking out 10 for Alexandria.

Josh Feiner was 2-for-2, while Dillon Moore had two hits with four RBIs in the win.

The losing pitcher was Sawyer Schultz, giving up seven runs and striking out two. Emery's Cade Schmidt and Peyton Bailey each recorded a hit.

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