Mad Dogs eliminated from state tourneyYANKTON — The Mitchell Mad Dogs amateur baseball team’s season came to a close Saturday with two losses at the Class A state tournament in Yankton.
By: Sports Staff, The Daily Republic
YANKTON — The Mitchell Mad Dogs amateur baseball team’s season came to a close Saturday with two losses at the Class A state tournament in Yankton.
The Mad Dogs, who were in their first state tournament in nine years of existence, lost to Castlewood 9-3 in a first-round game. They lost to the Sioux Falls Saints 7-1 later in the day to get knocked out of the double-elimination tournament.
Cody Palmer took the loss for the Mad Dogs against Castlewood. The teams were tied at 3 headed into the bottom of the eighth inning, when Castlewood erupted for six runs.
Palmer threw 7 2/3 innings, allowing five earned runs, three walks and he struck out five.
Lakin Neugebauer and Alex Loes each had a pair of hits for Mitchell. Loes and Josiah Stroup each had an RBI.
Jamie Huber took the loss for Mitchell against Sioux Falls. He threw seven innings, allowed two earned runs, one walk and he struck out three. Loes pitched one inning in relief and gave up three earned runs on three hits and three walks.
Mitchell had six players with one hit apiece. Tyler Earls had an RBI and Neugebauer scored the Mad Dogs’ lone run.