Cadwell Sports Complex plays host to youth tournament
The Cadwell Sports Complex played host to the Harve Johnston/Bryan Wilson youth baseball tournament over the weekend, which saw numerous Mitchell teams compete in two 10-and-under divisions and two 12-and-under divisions.
In the 10-and-under A division, the Mitchell Mad Dogs (Starr) finished 2-1. It defeated West Central, 6-4, to start. After falling 15-0 to the Blue Devils, it bounced back with a 5-3 win over Huron Red to close the tournament.
The Mad Dogs (Ebert) fell in all three games in the 10-and-under B division. The Sioux Falls Madness earned a 10-0 win over Mitchell in the first game. It then lost 9-2 to the Watertown Heat and 8-0 to the Pony Hills Thunder in the final game.
Meanwhile, the Thunder took down Harrisburg, 12-0, and the Capital City Crushers, 8-0, as it pitched three shutouts to sweep its way through the tournament.
The 12-and-under A division saw the Mitchell Mad Dogs (Skinner) go 2-1, including a close 3-2 win over the Pony Hills Thunder. It also defeated SEBA Navy, 4-1, but fell to Yankton, 5-3. The Thunder took down Yankton, 5-4, and blanked SEBA Navy, 8-0.
In the afternoon session, the Mitchell Outlaws fell 14-0 to the C2C Elite 12U Red team. It narrowly lost to Harrisburg, 7-5, and Pierre, 8-7.
The 12-and-under B division saw Canova take down the Mitchell Mad Dogs (Moody), 8-0, on Sunday. Mitchell bounced back with a 5-3 win over Tri-Valley and ended with a 9-1 win over Pierre. Canova took down Pierre, 9-1, and ended with a 12-7 win over Tri-Valley, as well.
The Mitchell Sliders were defeated by Parkston, 5-1, in the afternoon session. Mitchell responded with a 5-3 win over C2C Elite 11U Black, 5-3, but fell 2-1 to Pierre. Parkston dropped a 7-3 contest to Pierre before ending with a 17-1 win over C2C Elite 11U Black.