State amateur baseball roundup: Volga withstands Crofton's late surge to advance

Amateur baseball Class B state tournament is underway in Mitchell.


Volga’s 11 hits edged it past Crofton (Nebraska) 3-2 at the Class B state amateur baseball tournament on Friday at Cadwell Park.

Volga was ahead 3-0 after the seventh, but Crofton (Nebraska) scored its first two runs in the bottom of the eighth to give themselves what seemed to be a chance to steal this game. The BlueJays however couldn’t manage to get a hit in the ninth inning as they had two ground outs and a fly out to end the game.

Jared Wiebelhaus and Corey Roach had two hits and one RBI for Crofton (Nebraska).

Ben Hegge took the loss at the mound, striking out four and allowing 10 hits and three runs in six innings. Tyler Priest struck out four and allowed one hit in three innings.

For Volga, Austin Buysse and Jake Arlt each had two hits and one RBI for the Cormorants.


Parker Puetz struck out 12 batters in 7 ⅔ innings. He also allowed one earned run on six hits.

Volga plays Alexandria at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Mitchell.

Flandreau 9, Tabor 4

Flandreau committed one error in the 9-4 win over Tabor at the Class B state amateur baseball tournament on Thursday at Cadwell Park.

Despite Tabor out-hitting Flandreau 10-8, Tabor committed seven errors and walked six batters.

Zach Sutera went 3 of 4 and had one RBI for the Bluebirds. Joey Slama went 2 of 5 and Sam Caba chipped in with two RBIs.

Christian Uecker struck out four and allowed five runs and five hits in four innings. Nate Broehm also struck out four batters in four innings, but allowed three hits and four runs.

For the Cardinals, Jordan Gesling led the team in RBIs with two. Bret Severtson, Brian McGuire and Jacob Patterson each had two hits.

Severtson pitched six innings, struck out three and allowed three earned runs on 10 hits. Gesling struck out one batter in three innings


Flandreau plays the Mount Vernon Mustangs at 5:30 p.m. Monday in Mitchell.

Wynot, Neb. 9, Four Corners 2

Wynot (Nebraska) smacked 13 hits to take down Four Corners in a 9-2 win in the Class B state amateur baseball tournament on Friday.

Scott Morrison had three hits and two RBIs while Lee Heimes had two hits and two RBIs. Nate Wieseler chipped in with two hits and both Dawson Sudbeck and Jalen Wieseler scored two runs apiece.

Winning pitcher Jalen Wieseler struck out two, allowed two runs and 10 hits in nine innings.

For Four Corners, Justin Allen went 3 of 5 and scored two runs. Andrew Coverdale also contributed with three hits and one RBI.

Jeremy Hand took the loss in this one allowing four earned runs on seven hits in five innings. JD Farley pitched three innings and gave up four hits. Nathan Hainy allowed two runs and two hits in one inning at the mound.

Wynot (Nebraska) plays Dell Rapids at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Mitchell.

Dell Rapids 15, Lake Norden 0

Dell Rapids scored nine runs in the first three innings to pull away from Lake Norden in the Class B state amateur baseball tournament on Friday.


The Mudcats had 18 hits and ended this game in 6 innings.

Trevor Freudenthal went 3-for-5 with six RBIs while Chad Hunt had four hits and four runs. Ty Hoglund went 3-for-5 with two runs, Mark Abrahamson went 2-for-2 with three RBIs and Josh Roemen went 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Kris Regas struck out 13 batters and gave up two hits in six innings.

For Luke Norden, Tony Campbell and Jordon Johnson had the two lone hits for the team.

Johnson pitched three innings, struck out two and surrendered eight earned runs on 12 hits. Matt Stevenson allowed six runs and five hits in two innings. Mitchell Noem struck out three batters in one inning at the mound.

Dell Rapids plays Wynot (Nebraska) at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Mitchell.

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