Riders and Lynx Advance to State “A” Baseball Tournament

Riders and Lynx Advance to State "A" Baseball Tournament

SIOUX FALLS and VALLEY SPRINGS… The Brandon Valley Lynx got great pitching Monday as they beat Washington 1-0 and then Harrisburg 5-2 in Region 1-A to advance to the State “A” Baseball Tournament. Roosevelt also beat O’Gorman 3-1 in Valley Springs to make the 2-A title game against Mitchell. The Kernels rolled into the title game with an 8-1 win over Yankton. And Elijah Pommer’s squeeze put them ahead of the unbeaten Riders 4-3 into the bottom of the 7th. But with one out and the bases loaded, Nick Hoekstra did what kids dream of doing…he ended the game with a dramatic walkoff grand slam. We’ll have highlights and reaction on KDLT Sports Tuesday. Both Roosevelt and Brandon Valley join Pierre in the State “A” field. The winner of Tuesday’s 4-A championship game between Brookings and Watertown will round out the field. That game was rained out in Brookings on Monday.

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