Daily Republic Sports
CORSICA—The Platte Killer Tomatoes earned a pair of Sunshine League amateur baseball wins over Corsica/Stickney this weekend. Platte downed Corsica/Stickney 12-4 on Sunday in Corsica and handed the Horned Frogs a 14-7 loss on Saturday in Platte. On Sunday, Hayden Kuiper gave up four runs, three earned, off 10 hits in nine innings pitched to pick up the win for Platte. Jon Hoeksma went 1-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored, while Richard Sternberg went 2-for-4 with a run scored and and an RBI.
• Post 18 baseball at Brookings, 5 p.m. • Post 18 junior Legion vs. Aberdeen 4 and 6 p.m. at Cadwell Park. • Mitchell Black at Renner, 5:30 and 7:30...
WILLOW LAKE—The Alexandria Legion baseball team swept a pair of contests against Clark-Willow Lake on Thursday in Willow Lake. Alexandria won the first game 15-3 and the second game 18-8. In Game 1, Aaron Wenande was 3-for-4 with two RBIs, and Jerrod Zens was 3-for-5 with two RBIs.
PLATTE—The Parkston Mudcats didn't have any problem offensively on Thursday, defeating the Platte Killer Tomatoes 14-6 in Platte. Jake Weber earned the win for the Mudcats, pitching a complete game while allowing 12 hits and striking out eight batters. Spencer Freudenthal carried the Mudcats, as he was 4-for-6 with a home run and recorded seven RBIs.
ALEXANDRIA—The Platte-Geddes Legion baseball team defeated Alexandria 7-3 on Wednesday in Alexandria. Allen Muilenburg picked up the win, pitching six innings while striking out four batters. Hunter Hallock had two hits and two RBIs in addition to picking up a save on the mound, while Seth Kirsch and Coby Johnson had a hit and an RBI apiece. Tucker Kingsbury took the loss on the mound, as he pitched seven innings and struck out five batters. Aaron Wenande led Alexandria with two hits. Platte-Geddes moved to 5-3 on the season with the win.
Bryce Bordewyk's RBI single to right field lifted the Mitchell White baseball team over Brandon Valley in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday at Drake Field in Mitchell. Peyton Nash was the starter on the mound for Mitchell in the eight-inning game, as he pitched five innings. Carter Jacobsen earned the win in relief, pitching three innings. Brandon Valley won Game 2 in seven innings. Jacobsen started the game and took the loss, giving up two runs.
BRANDON—The Mitchell Black baseball team swept Brandon Valley in a doubleheader on Wednesday in Brandon. Mitchell won 5-4 and 5-1. In Game 1, Jared Miller picked up the win as he pitched a complete game and recorded eight strikeouts. Jackson Sadler had the go-ahead RBI single in the sixth inning, and Miller had a double with three RBIs. In Game 2, Brady Hawkins earned the win by pitching a complete game and recording four strikeouts. Hawkins helped himself out at the plate, as he had three doubles with two RBIs.
The 16th annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Football Camp will be available to athletes in grades 5-9 at 10 a.m. on July 8 at Joe Quintal Field. Dakota Wesleyan University head football coach Ross Cimpl and Mitchell head football coach Kent VanOverschelde will help run the camp along with area high school and college players. Athletes can register at 9 a.m. on the day of the camp.
TABOR—The Tabor Legion baseball team racked up 15 hits en route to a 14-4 win over Winner/Colome on Tuesday in Tabor. Hunter Young earned the win on the mound for Tabor. Brendan Bares had two doubles and a single, while Chase Kortan had three hits and five runs scored. Zach Sutera, Cole Uecker, Carter Mecham and Young each added two hits in the win. Landon Engel took the loss for Winner/Colome. Drew Demers and Engel each had two hits. Tabor (5-3) plays Winner/Colome at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Winner.
• Post 18 baseball at Marshall, Minn., 1 p.m. • Post 18 junior Legion at Sioux Falls West at 5 and 7 p.m. in Sioux Falls. • Mitchell Black at...