MITCHELL — The Sioux Falls Brewers denied Renner a 17th straight trip to the Class A championship game with a 4-2 decision in an elimination game in the South Dakota State Class A Amateur Baseball Tournament on Saturday at Mitchell’s Cadwell Park.
Jose Martinez went 2-4 with a home run, and Drue Soukup went 2-3 with a triple to lead Sioux Falls. Ian Strum also had two hits. T.J. Miller doubled. James Borges and Tom Hill each had a hit in the victory.
Brian McGuire and Corey Vasquez each had two hits for Renner, which had not missed a championship game since 2002. Chaz Palmer doubled. Grant Hieb, Tim Huber, David Borchardt and Jacob James each had a hit in the effort.
Bryce Ahrendt went the distance in the win, striking out four. Dallas Schneiderman took the loss.
Renner 4, S.F. Squirrels 1
MITCHELL — Renner outlasted the Sioux Falls Flying Squirrels in an elimination game in the South Dakota State Class A Amateur Baseball Tournament on Saturday at Mitchell’s Cadwell Park.
Brian McGuire and Jacob James each had two hits for Renner. Edward Reichenbach doubled. Corey Vasquez, David Borchardt and Andy Moen each had a hit in the victory.
Tyler Fields doubled and singled, and Dylan Platt had two hits for Sioux Falls. Seth Bjordahl, Jaden Holzer and Jack Revier each had a hit in the effort.
Reece Arborgast pitched eight innings for the victory. Brandon May pitched a scoreless ninth for the save. Seth Peterson took the loss, striking out seven in a complete game effort.