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Mitchell opens state tourney against Pierre

After winning 36 games heading into the state tournament, the Mitchell Black teener baseball team took the third seed.

Black (36-11) opens the 2014 VFW 13-14 Majors state tournament against No. 6 Pierre at 8:30 a.m. today at Riverside Park in Yankton. The tournament will also be held at Memorial Field in Crofton, Neb., throughout the weekend.

There are eight teams in the tournament, which concludes Sunday with Watertown named the top seed.

Black qualified for the state tournament Sunday after finishing second in the region tournament in Mitchell.

No other information was available despite attempts to reach coaches.

Brooke Cersosimo
Brooke Cersosimo is The Daily Republic's sports editor.