CHAMBERLAIN-McCook/Miner Post 61 held a five-run lead on Winner/Colome Post 169 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning, but saw that lead cut to three with the bases loaded and the potential game-winning run at the plate.
Sam Gillespie was able to get Dalton Baker to ground into a game-ending fielder's choice to secure its second win of the day, 6-3, in the Mid-Dakota Wood Bat Classic on Friday.
Jackson Fiegen earned the win for McCook/Miner, allowing one run on three hits in five innings. Fiegen also helped his own cause by going 3-for-4 with two RBIs at the plate. Gillespie and Isaac Feldhaus both chipped in RBIs.
Oscar Pravecek went 2-for-4 with an RBI for Winner/Colome and Phillip Jorgensen and Joren Bruun collected a pair of hits each.
McCook/Miner (3-0) continues the tournament today against Platte-Geddes. Winner/Colome (2-1) faces Clark-Willow Lake today.
Chamberlain 3, Clark-Willow Lake 2 (8 innings)
CHAMBERLAIN-Jake Mutzinger delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Chamberlain Post 3 a walk-off win-its first victory of the season-over Clark-Willow Lake Post 60 on Friday in the Mid-Dakota Wood Bat Classic.
Mutzinger's winning hit came after Clark-Willow Lake scored two runs on errors in the seventh inning to extend the game. Mutzinger gave the Cubs the lead in the first on an RBI ground ball and Dakota Munger drove in a run in the fourth to go up 2-0.
Chamberlain's Cole Hickey earned a no decision on the mound, allowing one run on two hits and 10 strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings. Remington Rossow grabbed the win, allowing one run in 1/3 inning of relief.
Chamberlain (1-5) continues tournament play today against Dell Rapids.
McCook/Miner 14, Chamberlain 2
CHAMBERLAIN-McCook/Miner Post 61 slammed Chamberlain Post 3 for eight runs in the first two innings of the Mid-Dakota Wood Bat Classic to secure a win.
Jackson Fiegen and Isaac Feldhaus had RBI singles in the first inning, while Fiegen added two more RBIs on a ground out and Feldhaus doubled in a run in the following frame. Mitch Kramer also had an RBI single in the second.
Feldhaus finished 2-for-2, while Kalub Carmichael was 2-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI. Colin Kolbeck earned the win after tossing 3 2/3 innings without allowing an earned run on one hit and two walks, while striking out eight.
Drayton Priebe and Cole Hickey each had RBIs for Chamberlain. Jake Mutzinger took the loss, giving up 10 earned runs on six hits in 4 2/3 innings.
Winner/Colome 3, Dell Rapids 2 (8 innings)
CHAMBERLAIN-Runs were at a premium in the final game on the first day of the Mid-Dakota Wood Bat Classic, but Winner/Colome Post 169 beat Dell Rapids Post 65 on a walk-off error in the eighth inning.
Jackson Kinzer and Oscar Pravecek each had RBIs for Winner/Colome, which also 7 1/3 strong innings from Jacob Beckers on the mound. Beckers allowed one earned run on five hits and struck out eight in the process.
Concordia (Neb.) 10, Tabor 8
VERMILLION-Tabor Post 183 took an 8-7 lead with three runs in the top of the sixth inning, but Concordia (Nebraska) came back with three more in the bottom of the frame to hand the Bluebirds their second loss of the day in the Kyle Mueller Memorial Tournament.
Tanner Van Driel delivered an RBI single and Riley Rothschadl connected on a two-run double in the sixth to give Tabor the temporary lead. The Mustangs rebounded with an RBI double and a two-run home run to regain the lead. Tabor went down in order in the seventh to end the game.
Beau Rothschadl was 2-for-3 with three RBIs, Van Driel was 2-for-3 with an RBI and Riley Rothschadl was 2-for-4 and drove in a run.
Tabor (4-3) continues tournament play today against Lincoln Southeast (Nebraska).
Sioux Falls Post 15 West 16, Tabor 9
VERMILLION-There were no shortage of runs, but Sioux Falls Post 15 West outlasted Tabor Post 183 in a Kyle Mueller Memorial Tournament contest.
Sioux Falls scored 11 consecutive runs to take an 11-2 win, but Tabor bounced back with seven in the top of the third, only for Sioux Falls to tack on four more in the bottom of the frame.
Riley Rothschadl and Zach Cuka each had a pair of RBIs for the Bluebirds, while Tanner Van Driel and Kaden Kozak both went 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Four Tabor pitchers were hit for 16 earned runs on 13 hits and seven walks across four innings of play. Ben Simonsen led Sioux Falls with a 2-for-3, five-RBI day. Mason Crow and John Rogers each had home runs.