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Alexandria, Plankinton each land three state amateur baseball all-tournament selections

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The South Dakota Amateur Baseball Association announced its all-tournament team performers from the 87th annual state tournament, which was contested Aug. 7-18.

In Class B, state champions Alexandria had three players picked to the all-tournament team, including MVP Chris Marek, Tyson Gau and Cole Wenande. The Plankinton Bankers and Clark Traders also each had three players selected to the team, with Orric Earl, Chris Hill and Travis Gant representing the Bankers. Canova had two players selected, with Jared Miller and Derek Miller picked to the team, as did Winner/Colome, which was represented by Dillon Lambley and Reed Harter. Dylan Lehr was also picked to represent the Menno Mad Frogs.

In Class A, the state champion Sioux Falls Brewers had three selections, including tournament MVP Bryce Ahrendt, Jesse Munsterman and James Borges, and runner-up Yankton had three selections as well with Mitch Gullickson, Nik Davis and Derrik Nelson.

South Dakota Amateur Baseball Association

Class A all-tournament team

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Castlewood Ravens: Blake Turbak

Renner Monarchs: Erik DeJong (batting champ), David Borchardt

Sioux Falls Brewers: Bryce Ahrendt (MVP), Jesse Munsterman, James Borges

Sioux Falls Squirrels: Seth Peterson, Jaden Holzer

Sturgis A’s: Jesse Kurtenbach (batting champ)

Yankton Tappers: Mitch Gullikson (batting champ), Nik Davis, Derrik Nelson

Class B all-tournament team

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Alexandria Angels: Cole Wenande, Tyson Gau, Chris Marek (MVP)

Canova Gang: Jared Miller, Derek Miller

Clark Traders: Zach Toben, Jay Huber, Kyle Braun

Crofton (Neb.) Bluejays: Nick Hegge

Dell Rapids Mudcats: Josh Roemen, Mark Houck

Flandreau Cardinals: Carter Howell

Garretson BlueJays: Derek Fischer, Nick Bruning

Menno Mad Frogs: Dylan Lehr

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Milbank Firechiefs: Travis Lester

Plankinton F&M Bankers: Orric Earl, Chris Hill (batting champion), Travis Gant

Winner/Colome Pheasants: Dillon Lambley, Reed Harter

Wynot (Neb.) Expos: Lee Heimes

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