THURSDAY, JULY 31:
Brookings vs. Watertown @ State "A" American Legion tourney, Huron
(Live on KBRK 1430 @ 10:00am)
Region 1B Amateur Playoffs, Clear Lake
BANDITS…Yankton scored seven runs in the eighth inning post an 11-1 win over Brookings Wednesday to open the state "A" American Legion baseball tournament in Huron.
Yankton faces Rapid City Post 22 Thursday evening in the second round, while the Bandits meet Watertown at 10am Thursday in an elimination game.
Adam Walter led Yankton with four hits and four RBI. Brad Ulmer and Landon Withrow each finished with two hits and two runs driven in. Collin Muth and Tanner Termansen each had two hits.
Austin Johnson allowed one run on nine hits over seven innings for the win.
Corey Roach and Garret Jeppesen each had two hits for the Bandits. Roach allowed three runs on seven hits and four walks over six innings and took the loss. Jordan Lerdal and Seth Fraser also pitched.
The Bandit defense committed four errors in the game.
STATE "A" LEGION SCORES…Here are Wednesday’s results and Thursday’s pairings for the state "A" American Legion baseball tourney in Huron.
Yankton 11, Brookings 1, 8 innings
S.F. West 12, Pierre 2, 7 innings
R.C. Post 22 18, Watertown 5, 7 innings
Brandon Valley 7, Huron 1
Brookings vs. Watertown, 10 a.m.
Pierre vs. Huron, 30 minutes after Game 5
Yankton vs. R.C. Post 22, 5 p.m.
S.F. West vs. Brandon Valley, 30 minutes after Game 7
SDGA GOLF…Hillsview Golf Course will be hosting the South Dakota Golf Association Two Woman State tournament Saturday and Sunday. It is the first adult State Championship tournament at Hillsview since the course was shutdown due to the flood of 2011. Hillsview Golf Pro Caryn Hayn says the tournament marks the continuing comeback of Hillsview from the flood. 97636 :17 "come this weekend".
Hillsview hosted the Class AA girls state golf tournament this spring and the 44 two women teams that will be competing in the tournament and Hayn hopes it will be the first of many returning SDGA State tournaments to Hillsview. 97637 :22 "them our product".
Hillsview was a popular stop for SDGA tournaments prior to 2011 and since reopening last year, that popularity is coming back. 97638 :20 "normally breezy conditions".
The tournament will tee off at 7:40 am each day, and the course will be closed to the public.
The tournament has an open plight, a net first flight and a senior net flight. South Dakota State golfers Hallie Getz of Pierre and Megan Mingo of Yankton make up one of the teams in the open flight.
BLIZZARD GOLF…The first annual Brookings Blizzard golf scramble will be held August 23rd at Edgebrook Golf Course.
The 18-hole event features four-person teams who will be paired with a Blizzard player. The shotgun start is at 1:00pm with a meet-and-greet at 6:30pm.
The cost is 300 dollars per team – the meet-and-greet and meal only is 12 dollars per person. Hole sponsorships are available. For more details, call 592-9114.