WATERTOWN, S.D. (GoWatertown.net) — A solo shot by Ben Althoff and an early RBI by Kale Stevenson would send Watertown Post 17 past Rapid City Post 320 4-2 in game one of the Class A Super Regional Friday night.
Althoff and Stevenson would each end the night with one hit and one RBI. Watertown would put down seven hits in the game.
Stevenson would go six innings on the hill, allowing three hits, two runs, walk three and strike out seven. Jerod Cyrus would close the game on 12 pitches.
Watertown Post 17 (29-29) will try to punch their ticket to the state tournament next weekend today at noon today (Saturday) in the best two out of three series. If a game three is needed, it will be played 30 minutes following game two. Brent Nathaniel will have coverage on the Talk of Watertown 1480 KSDR and GoWatertown.net/Post17.
Other Class A Super Regional game one finals:
Sioux Falls West 10, Sturgis 0
Sioux Falls East 11, Aberdeen 6
Harrisburg 12, Brookings 2
Renner Royals 8, Mitchell 1
Rapid City Post 22 3, Renner 307 2
Pierre 10, Yankton 0