Area baseball roundup: Chamberlain/Kimball/Lyman edges Honkers in pitcher's duel
CHAMBERLAIN—Blake Moke pitched a gem for Platte-Geddes/Dakota Christian/White Lake, but it wasn't enough to overcome Chamberlain/Kimball/Lyman in a 2-1 loss on Monday in Class B baseball action.
Moke surrendered one hit and struck out 14 in six innings, but the Honkers couldn't solve the C/K/L tandem of Caden Lenz and Wyatt Talbott.
Lenz gave up one earned run on two hits and struck out 11 in 4 2/3 innings, before Talbott finished the job by pitching 2 1/3 scoreless innings and striking out four. He also got Moke to groundout to Lenz at shortstop with runners on the corners to end the game.
The Honkers scored on a Miles Hubers RBI double in the top of the first, but Lenz scored for C/K/L to tie the game in the third. Lenz also plated Jazz Dominguez for the game-winning run on a fielder's choice in the bottom of the fifth inning.
C/K/L (1-0) plays Winner/Colome today in Winner.
PGDCWLC (1-1) hosts Winner/Colome on Friday in Platte.
Winner/Colome 5, Gregory County 1
GREGORY—Winner/Colome overcame 18 strikeouts to come through with a three-run inning in the top of the seventh to pull away from Gregory County in a 5-1 win on Monday.
Leading 2-1 heading into the final frame, Joren Bruun bunted into a fielder's choice to score Layton Thieman and Jackson Kinzer added a two-run single to pad the lead. Evan Farmer would then retire the Gregory County side in order to preserve the win in the bottom half of the inning.
Kinzer finished 2-for-4 with two RBIs, while also earning the win on the mound after tossing six scoreless innings. The senior allowed three hits and two walks while striking out six batters.
Aaron Sundquist took the loss, despite allowing just two runs on two hits and adding 10 strikeouts. He also drove in Gregory County's only run on an RBI single in the sixth. Coy Determan gave up three runs on two hits in three innings of relief, while fanning eight batters.
Winner/Colome (3-0) hosts Chamberlain/Kimball/Lyman today in Winner.
Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central drops double dip to Madison
WESSINGTON SPRINGS—Madison held Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central to a total of three hits in a doubleheader sweep on Monday in Wessington Springs.
W/WS/SC dropped the first game 10-0 and the second 7-0. In Game 1, Tyler Tapped allowed one hit in six shutout innings, while striking out 12 for Madison.
Brendin LaBore accounted for both hits for W/WS/SC, going 2-for-3 in the game.
In Game 2, W/WS/SC was doomed by seven errors and a one-hit performance. Aspen Dahl fanned 13 batters and walked six in six innings.
The Bulldogs scored all seven runs in the first three innings, despite being held to five hits by the quartet of Cayden Slykhuis, Noah Hainy, Coen Harvey and Mason Schelske.
Sawyer Senska registered the lone hit of the game for W/WS/SC (0-5), which plays Redfield/Doland/Northwestern on Friday in Redfield.
Madison (8-2) hosts Oldham-Ramona/Rutland on Wednesday.