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Amateur baseball roundup: Tabor downs Yankton in South Central League contest

TABOR—Jason Humpal and Hunter Hallock knocked in three runs apiece to lift Tabor to a 12-6 South Central League amateur baseball win over Yankton on Monday.

In the fifth inning, Humpal belted a three-run homer to put Tabor ahead, 8-4. Earlier in the frame, Hallock hit a two-run to break a 4-4 tie. Also for Tabor, Austin White had two singles, two doubles and two RBIs. Chris Sutera added three hits and two RBIs. Chase Kortan finished with three hits, while Cole Uecker had two hits. Blaze Vonacek and Rob Keppen each had a hit.

Kortan picked up the win. He gave up 13 hits, six runs (five earned) and struck out five batters in a complete-game performance.

For Yankton, Mitch Gullikson had four hits and an RBI. Jordan Kathol was tagged with the loss. He allowed 13 hits, 11 earned runs and struck out three batters in six innings.

Tabor (10-4 South Central) plays at Crofton, Nebraska, on Thursday. Yankton (12-3 South Central) plays at Irene on Sunday.

Canova 15, Flandreau 10

CANOVA—Canova recorded 14 hits in a 15-10 amateur baseball win over Flandreau on Sunday in Cornbelt League action.

Mike Newman hit a first-inning grand slam as part of his 4-for-6 day with seven RBIs for Canova. Garrett Gassman and Jared Miller both hit home runs, as well. Tim Gassman went 2-for-6 with three RBIs, while Gavin Gassman, Garrett Gassman and Trey Krier all had two hits. Derek Miller earned the win as he allowed five runs (three earned) and four hits over six innings. He struck out five batters.

For Flandreau, Jake Patterson hit a three-run home run in the third and finished 2-for-5 with three RBIs. Keith Cutler went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs, and Beau Severtson finished 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs. Luke Gassman suffered the loss as he allowed 10 runs (eight earned) on seven hits and eight walks during his four-inning start.

Canova (12-3, 12-1 Cornbelt) travels to Dell Rapids on Thursday.

Flandreau hosts Salem on Thursday.

Saturday's game

Four Corners 8, Plankinton 7

HAYES—Four Corners scored six runs in the final three innings to top Plankinton in a Pony Hills League amateur baseball game on Saturday.

Brad Hand hit two doubles for Four Corners, including a two-RBI double in the third. Andy McCloud went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and J.D. Farley finished with a pair of hits. Jeremy Hand drove in a pair of runs during his 1-for-3 day. Nate Hainy earned the win as he struck out two and allowed three runs (two earned) over two relief innings.

For Plankinton, Orric Earl and Ryan Urban both had two hits, while Josh Engquist had two RBIs. Tyler Waddle suffered the loss, allowing two earned runs in an inning. Engquist started and gave up six runs (two earned) over seven innings.

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