Safe At Second

Tabor's Joey Slama slides in as Irene shortstop Adam Gale reaches down after leaping to catch a high throw during the final qualifier game in the District 6B Amateur Baseball Tournament on Sunday in Wynot, Nebraska.

MITCHELL — The matchups for the five District 6B teams to advance to state, Aug. 7-18 in Mitchell, have been announced.

District champion Wynot will be the first to play, facing Corsica-Stickney in the 7:30 p.m. game on Wednesday. Two 6B teams play on Thursday, with Crofton facing Harrisburg at 11 a.m., and Tabor facing Kimball-White Lake at 5:30 p.m. Menno plays Clear Lake on Friday at 5:30 p.m. Freeman faces Flandreau on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Second-round games begin on Sunday, Aug. 11, with quarterfinals on Aug. 15-16, semifinals on Aug. 17 and the championship on Aug. 18. The 32-team tournament is a single-elimination event.

Pick-up players for Wynot included Dave Schmidt of Lesterville, and Matt Sees and Adam Gale of Irene. Menno picked up Tyler Edler from Lesterville and Hunter Martin from Scotland. Crofton picked up Lesterville’s Alex Wagner, and Irene’s Simon Healy and Marcus Van Driel (Legion pickup). Freeman picked up Lesterville’s Brandon Nickolite and Irene’s Dustin Livingston. Tabor picked up Lesterville’s Tanner Van Driel.

In the Class A Tournament, Yankton takes on Castlewood on Friday in Brookings. Start time is 5:30 p.m.


Aug. 7-18 at Mitchell


Wednesday, Aug. 7

Winner-Colome vs. Lennox, 5:30 p.m.

Corsica-Stickney vs. Wynot, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 8

Harrisburg vs. Crofton, 11 a.m.

Salem vs. Plankinton, 1 p.m.

Tabor vs. Kimball-White Lake, 5:30 p.m.

Lake Norden vs. Alexandria, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 9

Mount Vernon vs. Larchwood, 11 a.m.

Chamberlain vs. Milbank, 1 p.m.

Clear Lake vs. Menno, 5:30 p.m.

Groton vs. Garretson, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 10

South Central vs. Northville, 11 a.m.

Clark vs. Redfield, 1 p.m.

Canova vs. Akron, 5:30 p.m.

Freeman vs. Flandreau, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 11

Dell Rapids Mudcats vs. Dimock-Emery, 11 a.m.

Madison vs. Four Corners, 1 p.m.


Sunday, Aug. 11

Winner-Colome/Lennox winner vs. Corsica-Stickney/Wynot winner, 5:30 p.m

Harrisburg/Crofton winner vs. Salem/Plankinton winner, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 12                                                             

Tabor/Kimball-White Lake winner vs. Lake Norden/Alexandria winner, 5:30 p.m.

Mount Vernon/Larchwood winner vs. Chamberlain/Milbank winner, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Clear Lake/Menno winner vs. Groton/Garretson winner, 5:30 p.m.

South Central/Northville winner vs. Clark/Redfield winner, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Canova/Akron winner vs. Freeman/Flandreau winner, 5:30 p.m.

Dell Rapids Mudcats/Dimock-Emery winner vs. Madison/Four Corners winner, 7:30 p.m.


Thursday, Aug. 15

Winner-Colome/Lennox/Corsica-Stickney/Wynot winner vs. Harrisburg/Crofton/Salem/Plankinton winner, 5:30 p.m.

Tabor/Kimball-White Lake/Lake Norden/Alexandria winner vs. Mount Vernon/Larchwood/Chamberlain/Milbank winner, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 16

Clear Lake/Menno/Groton/Garretson winner vs. South Central/Northville/Clark/Redfield winner, 5:30 p.m.

Canova/Akron/Freeman/Flandreau winner vs. Dell Rapids Mudcats/Dimock-Emery/Madison/Four Corners winner, 7:30 p.m.


Saturday, Aug. 17

Winner-Colome/Lennox/Corsica-Stickney/Wynot/Harrisburg/Crofton/Salem/Plankinton winner vs. Tabor/Kimball-White Lake/Lake Norden/Alexandria/Mount Vernon/Larchwood/Chamberlain/Milbank winner, 1 p.m.

Clear Lake/Menno/Groton/Garretson/South Central/Northville/Clark/Redfield winner vs. Canova/Akron/Freeman/Flandreau/Dell Rapids Mudcats/Dimock-Emery/Madison/Four Corners winner, 7:30 p.m.


Sunday, Aug. 18

Semifinal winners, 2 p.m.


Aug. 9-11 at Brookings, Aug. 16-18 at Mitchell

Friday, Aug. 9

GAME 1A: Castlewood vs. Yankton, 5:30 p.m.

GAME 2A: Brookings vs. S.F. Squirrels, 8 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 10

GAME 3A: Game 1A loser vs. Game 2A loser, 11 a.m.

GAME 4A: Game 1A winner vs. Game 2A winner, 1:30 p.m.

GAME 5A: S.F. Brewers vs. Aberdeen, 5 p.m.

GAME 6A: Renner vs. Sturgis A’s, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 11

GAME 7A: Game 5A loser vs. Game 6A loser, 11 a.m.

GAME 8A: Game 5A winner vs. Game 6A winner, 1:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 16

GAME 28: Game 4A winner vs. Game 8A winner, 1 p.m.

GAME 27: Game 3A winner vs. Game 8A loser, 1:30 p.m., Drake Field

GAME 29: Game 7A winner vs. Game 4A loser, 3:30 p.m., Drake Field

Saturday, Aug. 17

GAME 32: Game 27 winner vs. Game 29 winner, 11 a.m.

GAME 34: Game 32 winner vs. Game 28 loser, 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 18

CHAMPIONSHIP: Game 28 winner vs. Game 34 winner, noon


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