Brookings Wins First Ever State Title
August 06, 2012 12:10 AM
The State 'A' Legion Baseball tournament continued today as well up in Aberdeen. Brookings taking on Rapid City Post 22.
Brookings would hold on to win this one 3-1 the final. Landon Busch was 2-3 with a double and a run while pitcher Matt Thomas went all nine innings, giving up one earned run on five hits and five strikeout's.
Then that meant Brookings would have to turn around and play Sioux Falls East for the State 'A' Championship.
Its Brookings first State Championship ever as they win by the final 11-10. They have a 43-8 record as they head to Central Plains Regional in Dickinson, North Dakota on August 9th-13th. Sioux Falls East finishes season at 37-19.
Matt Thomas of Brookings was named the Player of the Year. In the tourney he was 11 for 25 hitting .440 plus a complete game win in first game on Sunday.