Sioux Falls West Walks Off With Marathon
by Zach Borg, Weekend Sports Anchor
August 01, 2013 10:54 PM
RAPID CITY, S.D. --
Sioux Falls West won a 10-inning marathon at the State A Legion Baseball Tournament on Thursday night, beating Watertown 15-14 on a walkoff 2-out single by Alex Linneman.
Wild offensive innings were the norm. West scored four in the first to grab an early lead, only to see Watertown score eight in the third inning. Down 9-4 in the 5th, West regained the lead by scoring six runs. West took a 13-11 lead into the ninth, only to see Watertown rally to tie the game and send it to extra innings. Watertown tallied once in the tenth, only to see West plate the game's final two runs.
Sioux Falls West will play the winner of the Pierre-Rapid City Post 22 game on Friday evening. Watertown will play Brandon Valley in an elimination game on Friday 1:30 PM CST.