GROTON — Wagner earned third place in the South Dakota State Class B American Legion Juniors Baseball Tournament with a 3-1 victory over Winner-Colome on Sunday in Groton.
Anthony Bruguier and Lincoln Thury each had two hits and an RBI, with Thury scoring twice, for Wagner. Jaydan Aungie had the other Wagner hit.
Joey Cole had two hits and Aaron Gilchrist doubled for Winner-Colome. Landon Thieman, Jacob Beckers, Ashton Klein and Evan Farner each had a hit in the effort.
Malcolm Janis pitched six innings in relief, striking out three, for the win. Farner took the loss, striking out six in the complete game effort.
Claremont-Britton 1, Wagner 0
GROTON — Claremont-Britton’s William Cutler scattered four hits in a complete game shutout in a 1-0 victory over Wagner in the semifinals of the South Dakota State Class B American Legion Juniors Baseball Tournament on Saturday in Groton.
Benton West and Boston Marlow each had two hits for Claremont-Britton, with West scoring on a Ben Gustafson single in the second inning for the game’s only run.
Dustin Homomichl had two of Wagner’s four hits. Anthony Bruguier and Malcolm Janis each had a hit.
Cutler struck out one in the win. Honomichl took the loss, striking out five.
Redfield 1, Elk Point-Jefferson 0
GROTON — Redfield’s Peyton Osborn tossed a five-inning no-hitter in a 1-0 victory over Elk Point-Jefferson on consolation action in the South Dakota State Class B American Legion Juniors Baseball Tournament on Saturday in Groton. EPJ was eliminated with the loss.
Camden Osborn and Easton Millar each had a hit for Redfield. Christian De Young drove in the game’s only run.
Peyton Osborn threw just 36 pitches, walking none and striking out none. Skyler Swatek took the loss, striking out five.
Winner-Colome 5, Elk Point-Jefferson 4
GROTON — Winner-Colome rallied from deficits of 3-0 and 4-3 to beat Elk Point-Jefferson 5-4 in the opening round of the South Dakota State Class B American Legion Juniors Baseball Tournament on Saturday in Groton. The game was played on Saturday morning due to rain Friday evening.
Adam Bohnet had two hits and two RBI, and Landon Thieman had a hit and two RBI for Winner-Colome. Ashton Klein had a hit and two runs scored. Aaron Gilchrist, Ashton Klein and Jesse Colson each had a hit in the victory.
Andrew Nearman doubled twice for EPJ. Tyler Goehring and Chris Nelson each doubled. Cade Fennel added a hit.
Kameron Meiners picked up the win, striking out two in a complete game effort. Noah Larson took the loss in relief of Tyler Goehring, who struck out nine in four innings of shutout work.
Wagner 8, Lennox 3
GROTON — Wagner built a 3-0 lead, then took control of the game with a five-run sixth inning on the way to an 8-3 victory over Lennox in the opening round of the South Dakota State Class B American Legion Juniors Baseball Tournament on Friday in Groton.
Malcolm Janis had two hits, Anthony Bruguier tripled and Aydan Bruguier doubled for Wagner. Preston Nedved had a hit and two runs scored. Jaydan Aungie and Nolan Dvorak each had a hit in the victory.
Brandon Fodness and Cole Benning each had two hits for Lennox. Brett Duncan doubled. Carter Van Houten had a hit and two RBI. Peyton Eich and Brandon Otte each had a hit in the effort.
Dvorak allowed one hit over 3 1/3 innings for the win. Ty Spieler took the loss, going the distance.