Pierre Advances to State Tournament Splitting Sub-District Games

Pierre Advances to State Tournament Splitting Sub-District Games

The Pierre Little League will be advancing to the state tournament in two weekend in Rapid City clinching a spot with a 13-2 win over Huron on Saturday.

Pierre would be shutout 10-0 to Sioux Falls in the first game of the three game round robin tournament of the South Dakota Sub-District 1 Tournament. Carter Dokken and John Boes each had a hit in the loss while Sioux Falls would pound out 15 hits and score a run in each of the five innings. Sioux Falls would then clinch a spot in the state tournament with a 17-0 win over Huron setting up Pierre and Huron to determine the second team to advance.

Jett Brakke would double and John Boes would triple as Pierre would score four runs in the second and another seven runs in the fifth to cruise to the win and advance to the state tournament. Brakke would have three RBIs to lead Pierre while Boes would have two RBIs, Jax Newcomer, Chisum Brakke, Connor Peschong, Kane Hand and Griffin Freeman each would have an RBI. Everybody would record at least one hit with Henry Janes and Jett Brakke each having two. Dokken would throw all five innings for the win for Pierre as he gave up just two runs on seven hits, one walk and seven strikeouts.

The Capital City Little League will advance to the state tournament which begins on July 18 out in Rapid City. Brackets will be available at a later date.