MITCHELL — Drew Kitchens tallied three hits and two RBI to lead Dimock-Emery to a 7-3 win over Plankinton F&M Bankers at the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Tournament at Mitchell’s Cadwell Park Thursday.
Luke Bamberg and Phil Johnson added two hits and two RBI each for the Raptors. Sam Michels added two hits. Jason Schmidt, Gene Kitchens and Peyton Nash added one hit each.
Josh Engquist, Cole Knippling and Josh Geppert tallied two hits each for Plankinton. Trevor Salmonson added one hit and two RBI. Kyle Bruinsma added one hit.
Johnson pitched the complete game win for the Raptors, striking out seven. Travis Gant took the loss, pitching 7 1/3 innings. Engquist pitched the final five outs of relief.
Dimock-Emery advances to the State Semifinals Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at Mitchell’s Cadwell Park. They will face Flandreau.
Flandreau 5, Alexandria 3
MITCHELL — Flandreau used a three-run fifth inning to pull away to a 5-3 victory over Alexandria in the quarterfinals of the South Dakota State Class B Amateur Baseball Tournament, Thursday at Mitchell’s Cadwell Park.
The loss ended Alexandria’s quest for a third straight Class B title.
Jacob Paterson doubled and singled, and Keith Cutler and Drew Demers each had two hits for Flandreau, which will face Dimock-Emery in the semifinals on Saturday. Aiden Ladd doubled and Beau Severtson added a hit in the victory.
Tyson Gau posted two hits, and Michael Schoettmer and Cole Wenande each doubled for Alexandria. Peyton Smith, Aaron Groeneweg and Adam Durfee each had a hit for the Angels.
Bret Severtson pitched 4 1/3 innings of relief, striking out six, for the win. Dallas Schneiderman tossed a scoreless ninth for the save. Jed Schmidt took the loss, striking out six in his five innings of work.