GARRETSON -- Canova responded to Tyndall’s five-run fourth inning by scoring five runs in the fifth and sixth to capture the South Dakota VFW 16-and-under Class B championship on Sunday.
Trailing 7-4, Canova scored two runs on Tyndall errors in the fifth and then Riley Genzlinger drove in the go-ahead run on a two-run double in the sixth. Hayden Gregerson added an RBI single during the ensuing at-bat.
Genzlinger was 2-for-4 with three RBIs in the game, while Gregerson and Kieffer Klinkhammer had two RBIs apiece.
Tyndall had previously taken the lead after Riley Rothschadl drove in two on a double, along with Cole Bares and Carter Uecker RBI singles. Uecker had two RBIs in the game.
To reach the championship game, Canova beat Parkston, 6-3, in the semifinals on Saturday thanks to two RBIs apiece from Paul Winker and Tanner Jacobsen.
Tyndall beat Garretson in the semifinals, 6-2, as Kaleb Kubal drove in three runs, Jac Conrad went 3-for-3 and Rothschadl struck out 10 batters.
Garretson 6, Parkston 5
GARRETSON -- A low-scoring game change drastically in the seventh inning.
With the game tied 1-1, Parkston scored four runs in the top of the inning to take control, but Garretson responded with five in the bottom half, winning the third-place game on a walk-off single by Dylan Kindt.
Parkston started the seventh with back-to-back singles, Kade Bialas and Joshua Polreis were walked with the bases loaded and a Garretson error plated two. Garretson recorded three singles and Parkston committed an error with two outs in the seventh.
Max Scott allowed three earned runs on one hit and four walks in 6 2/3 innings, while striking out eight for Parkston.
Wessington Springs 8, Kimball/White Lake 2
GARRETSON -- Wessington Springs scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to overtake Kimball/White Lake in the consolation championship game on Sunday.
Caden Slykhuis, Clay Olinger, Quinten Christensen and Cooper Hainy all had RBI singles, while Draven Thompson had a sacrifice fly.
Christensen was 3-for-4, while Dylan Schmike, Olinger and Hainey had two hits apiece. Slykhuis got the win after giving up two earned runs on three hits and four walks in 5 1/3 innings.
Beau Kirsch had an RBI for Kimball/White Lake.
Wessington Springs beat Hamlin 8-4 and Kimball/White Lake beat Emery, 9-6, in the consolation semifinals on Saturday.