Mitchell Titans claim third place at South Dakota Class A under-11 state tourney
Competing at Aspen Park in Brookings in the South Dakota Class A state tournament, the Mitchell Titans won four of its five games to place third.
BRANDON, S.D — The Mitchell Titans 11-and-under baseball team placed third in the South Dakota Class A state tournament on July 17 at Aspen Park.
In the three-day tournament that started on July 15 and consisted of four age divisions along with 60 teams, Mitchell won four of its five games played in the 11-and-under division.
The Titans beat the Yankton Twins, 9-8, the Brandon Valley Red, 8-1, and the Aberdeen Sharks, 7-1, all in pool play. The Titans lost the semifinal game against Brookings 7-5, but bounced back with a 12-2 win over the Watertown Heat to claim third-place honors.
Members of the team include: Karsten Herges, Noah Bennett, Matt Peterson, Kipton Wede, Paxton Peper, Cash Evers, Charlie Patzer, Oliver Raml, Bryson Schlimgen, Mason Degeest, Lane Pavel. The team was coached by Kyle Herges, Jason Wede and Scott Peper.