Daily Republic Sports
GREGORY—The Platte-Geddes Legion baseball team defeated Gregory County 8-7 in nine innings on Tuesday in Gregory. Coby Johnson earned the win in relief of Colten Plooster for Platte-Geddes. Johnson allowed three runs, two earned, off four hits in four innings pitched with six strikeouts. Hunter Hallock earned the save with three strikeouts in one inning pitched. Tanner VanGendern had two hits and three RBIs, Payton Foxley had three hits and Hallock added three hits including two doubles for Platte-Geddes. Skye Soesbe took the loss for Gregory.
• Post 18 baseball at Sioux Falls East, 6 p.m. • Post 18 junior Legion vs. Sioux Falls West, 4 and 6 p.m. at Drake Field. • Amateur baseball: Mitchell...
PARKSTON—Matt Malloy had the game-winning hit in the bottom of the 11th inning to push the Parkston Mudcats past the Mount Vernon Mustangs 17-16 in a Sunshine League amateur baseball game on Monday in Parkston. The game was delayed because of rain in the bottom of the second with Mount Vernon ahead 5-1 on Sunday. Brady Nolz was the winning pitcher for Parkston.
ARMOUR—The Armour Jayhawks defeated the Miller Outlaws 8-5 in a Pony Hills league amateur baseball game on Sunday in Armour. Tyler Payer earned the win on the mound for the Jayhawks. Payer recorded six strikeouts in eight innings pitched. Andy Kok had four hits, Mick Hanan had three hits and Drue Soukup recorded two hits for the Jayhawks in the win. No other stats were available. Armour plays Corsica/Stickney at 8 p.m. in Corsica.
The Mitchell High School wrestling program will host its annual Mitchell Wrestling Golf Classic at noon on Saturday at Wild Oak Golf Club in Mitchell. The event will be a four-person scramble. For more information, contact Travis Carpenter at 605-770-4615.
CANON CITY, Colo.—The Mitchell Post 18 Legion baseball team fell to Four Corners (New Mexico) 10-0 in the championship game of the Bubba's Bash Tournament on Sunday in Canon City, Colo. "That will probably be the best hitting team we will face all year," Post 18 head coach Luke Norden said. "Every one of their guys just hit the ball all over the place.
Fifty-four teams competed in 126 games on Saturday and Sunday at Cadwell Park. Champions at the Lowell Rang Memorial Tournament: U10 Gold Division - Midwest Dirt Devils; U10 Silver Division - Brandon Valley Blaze; U12 Gold Division - Sioux Falls River Dogs; U12 Silver Division - Barney's Thrillers; U14 Gold Division - Fusion Heat; U14 Silver Division - Diamonds Eclipse; U16 Gold Division - Yankton Fury Xtreme; U16 Silver Division - Stemper Auto Body; U18 - South Dakota Select.
• Mitchell White vs. Harrisburg, 4 and 6 p.m.
CORSICA—The Corsica/Stickney Horned Frogs downed the Parkston Bullheads 3-1 in a Sunshine League amateur baseball game on Sunday in Corsica. Steven Blom earned the win on the mound for Corsica/Stickney. He allowed one run off four hits in six innings pitched. Justin Downes went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored, while Blom went 2-for-3 with an RBI. Aaron Groeneweg went 1-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI. Mike Chytka took the loss for Parkston.
HARRISBURG—The Mitchell Black teener baseball team split a doubleheader with Harrisburg on Sunday in Harrisburg. Mitchell won the first game 13-1 in five innings and lost the second game 11-8. In Game 1, Brady Hawkins earned the win for Mitchell. Hawkins recorded nine strikeouts in five innings pitched. Drew Bollinger had a double and three RBIs, while Hunter Stahle went 2-for-3 with a run scored. In Game 2, Stahle took the loss for Mitchell. Hawkins went 3-for-3 with a run in the loss. Mitchell Black plays Watertown in a doubleheader at 4 p.m. on Wednesday in Mitchell.