CLARK, S.D. (GoWatertown.net) — Clark/Willow Lake would escape with a 5-4 win over Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central Saturday in high school baseball action at Clark.
Gunnar Kvistad would drop down three hits on the afternoon for the host team. Jordan Bjerke would add two RBI’s. On the mound Alex Morris thew six innings issuing 11 strikeouts and throwing 16 first-pitch strikes.
The middle game Saturday at Clark would see Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central come away with a 7-0 win over Castlewood-Deuel. W/WS/SC would do most of their damage in the third putting four across the plate. Kagan Tvedt would pitch five innings issuing five strikeouts.
In the final game of the afternoon from Clark, Castlewood-Deuel would come away with a 8-7 victory over the host team.
Bradin Althoff, Zach Winter, and Jack Bratland would each drop down two hits for the Cyclones who would out hit Castlewood-Deuel in the loss, 9-7. Kolby Ribstein would send three across the plate for Castlewood-Deuel.
Jeremiah Wiersma would pitch five innings for Castlewood-Deuel throwing 19 first-pitch strikes and striking out two. Hudson Fuller would go four innings for Clark/Willow Lake striking out seven.
Clark/Willow Lake, now 1-1 on the year, head to Webster on Saturday, April 17th.
On Sunday Castlewood-Deuel would fall to Miller/Wolsey-Wessington 2-1. Beau Schooley would have the lone one RBI for Castlewood-Deuel. Booker Schooley would pitch five innings, striking out ten.
Castlewood-Deuel falls to 1-2 on the year, travels to Canova on Sunday, April 18th.,
Sioux Valley would double up on Hamlin Sunday 15-6. The Cossacks would send four across in the second, three in the fourth, one in the fifth, two in the sixth, and five in the seventh. Xander Sheehan would collect three hits for Hamlin. Nicholai Arbach would pitch three innings issuing six strikeouts for the Chargers.
Hamlin, now 0-1, travels to Redfield on Saturday, April 17th.