Gretna Post 216, Amerilawn (Papio Amerilawn) and DiGiorgio’s (Gross) traveled to Amerilawn Dakota to take part in the Dakota Classic. The tournament was pool play with winner’s bracket and consolation matchups.
Gretna finished with a 1-2 record in pool play before winning their consolation game to finish .500. The second game of the tournament, Gretna lost in walk-off fashion before winning its last two on walk-offs.
Amerilawn finished 2-1 in pool play before falling in the consolation game, while DiGiorgio’s finished 1-2 in pool play.
Amerilawn 5, Worthington 1 — A three-run fourth helped Amerilawn build a cushion while the only run allowed came in the seventh inning. Garrett Freeman led the way with two hits, including a double, and two RBI. Trenton Brehm and Bodi Wallar each doubled.
Aaron Madden pitched five-plus innings allowing no hits or run and striking out five for the win on the mound.
West Fargo 7, Amerilawn 6 — Both teams plated a majority of their runs in the later innings with 10 of the 13 total runs being scored in the fifth inning and later. Amerilawn mounted a comeback attempt by scoring two runs in the final inning.
Jackson Horn tallied two doubles and two RBI and Grant Oseka added two hits of his own.
Amerilawn 10, Brandon Valley 6 — Amerilawn led 4-0 before allowing four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Amerilawn responded with six runs in the sixth to take back the lead for good. Oseka drove in three runs, while Nate Denne and Jack Bland tallied two RBI each.
Brookings 8, Amerilawn 3 — Amerilawn was outscored 7-2 in the final two innings in the consolation game. Brehm, Oseka and Wallar each tallied two hits, while Wallar allowed one run on four hits in 4 2/3 innings.
Sioux Falls East 6, Gretna Post 216 3 — Tied at 3, Gretna allowed three runs in the bottom of the sixth to drop the first game. Blake Grimm totaled three hits and a RBI, while Joe Weis and Quinn Mason added two hits and two RBI, respectively.
Mandan 13, Gretna Post 216 12 — In a high scoring affair, both teams combined for 36 hits. Gretna tied the game in the seventh before allowing the game-winning run in the 10th. Blake Grimm, Caden Opfer and Ty Perkins each tallied three hits while Mason added a homer. Nolan Eby totaled four hits, two runs and three RBI.
Gretna Post 216 8, Gillette 7 — Gretna tied the game in the seventh to head to the eighth where Gillette scored the go-ahead run before Gretna responded with two runs for the walk-off win.
Coby Hardies tallied three hits, while Blake Grimm, Bryce Grimm, Mason and Bryant Jeary each tallied two, including homers by Jeary and Mason.
Gretna Post 216 10, Shakopee 9 — Gretna scored six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take a three-run lead before holding off Shakopee’s two run seventh for the win in the consolation game.
Bryce Grimm, Blake Grimm and Ty Perkins each tallied two hits, while Mason added a homer.
Fargo 7, DiGiorgio’s 0 - Ben Deiber, Colby Schrage and Trystan Soby tallied the three Cougar hits.
DiGiorgio’s 6, Lees Summit 5 — Ryan Pearson, Jake McGregor and Monico each tallied a hit and RBI, while Ochoa tallied two RBI.
Renner 5, DiGiorgio’s 3 — DiGiorgio’s led 3-1 before allowing four runs in the fifth inning. Garret Hunter tallied two hits and a RBI with Deiber and McGregor adding a hit and RBI.
• SOS Heating & Cooling (Ralston) traveled to the Waverly Wood Bat Classic. SOS won its first two games before falling in the championship on Sunday.
SOS Heating & Cooling 8, McCook 3 — SOS built a six-run lead in the first three innings. Jake Chronic and Josh Kilzer each tallied two hits, with Chronic adding two RBI.
Jahrran Paces pitched five innings of relief, allowing one run on one hit with five strikeouts.
SOS Heating & Cooling 6, Waverly 5 — SOS scored five runs in the top of the seventh for the comeback win. Chronic, Kilzer, Brady Krajeski and Paces each tallied a hit and RBI.
Millard North 9, SOS Heating & Cooling 1 — SOS allowed the Mustangs to score in every inning. Zane Harris and Vinny Preis tallied the only two hits with Harris notching the RBI.
Pinnacle Bank (Papillion-La Vista) 5, Amerilawn 2 — Pinnacle Bank scored all-five runs in the first two innings before Amerilawn added two runs in the sixth inning.
Gage Ingram tallied two hits, while Nick Ripa and Hunter Scruggs added two RBI’s each for Pinnacle Bank.
Amerilawn’s Bland notched two hits and Danny Schuhmacher added the lone RBI.
Millard Amerilawn 5, Amerilawn 2 — The Patriots scored four in the first before Amerilawn outscored them 2-1 the rest of the way but came up short. Freeman and Jake Horacek each went 2-for-3 with a RBI.
Eli Foresman pitch two-plus innings allowing one run on one hit in relief.
Omaha Central 11, Bryan Post 339 4 — The Eagles jumped ahead of Bryan 9-3 through three innings leading to the run rule. A.J. Latoza notched three hits and scored two runs, while Jadon Palmer, Thad Kottich and Preston Wilson each had two hits.
Omaha Amerilawn 10, Bryan Post 339 8 — Bryan fell behind 8-1 after four before outscoring Amerilawn 7-2 in the sixth and seventh innings. Latoza and Owen Kaminski tallied two hits each and combined for four RBI.
Millard Sox Black 8, Bryan Post 339 0 — Kottich, Latoza and Tobin Wingender each had one of the three Bryan hits.
DC Electric 9 (Bellevue West), Omaha Central 5 — After falling behind 2-0 after the first inning, DC Electric scored at least one run in every inning after that. Eric Anderson finished 4-for-4 at the plate, including a homer and three doubles, with a two RBI and two runs scored.
Jack Sullivan pitched five innings allowing five runs (two earned) on six hits with five strikeouts.
DC Electric 10, Wahoo 5 — DC Electric scored in every inning but the first inning. Sullivan and Anderson tallied two hits and three RBI, including a home run each, while Connor Schneider added two RBI.
DC Electric 9, Wahoo 1 - Again, DC Electric scored in every inning but one. Wells Brazda gathered four hits and three RBI, while Tyler Kephart added two hits and scored two runs.
Caden Eby allowed one run in three-plus innings.
Pinnacle Bank 11, DJ’s Dugout 3 — In a close game with Pinnacle leading 4-3 after the top of the fifth, Pinnacle Bank scored seven-unanswered runs to finish the game. Scruggs, Conner Barnett and Alan Goldsberry each tallied two hits with a combined four RBI and seven runs scored. Hayden Bahl pitched a complete game allowing three runs on six hits.
Paul Schuyler and Ty Chudomelka each tallied two hits, including a homer for Chudomelka. Jason Bishop added a RBI.
Millard Sox Black 11, Pinnacle Bank 7 — Pinnacle Bank fell behind 7-0 before attempting a comeback that fell short.
Barnett, Ripa, Scruggs and Gage Ingram each tallied two hits with Barnett and Scruggs each homering.
Lane Harris added two RBI.
Gretna Post 216 4, Lincoln East 2 — Gretna scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth to go ahead, leading to the win. Evan Beran tallied two hits and a RBI, while Kaden Conrad notched a hit and two RBI.
Jeary pitched two innings, allowing no hits with four strikeouts in relief for the win.
Lincoln Pius 7, Gretna Post 216 6 — A four-run fifth inning by Pius ended up being the deciding factor on the road for Gretna. Mason finished with three hits, two runs and a RBI, while Beran tallied two hits and two RBI.
Auburn 7, PrimeTime (Platteview) 4 — Leading 4-1, PrimeTime allowed six runs in the last-two innings to drop one on the road. Ryan Roesler tallied all three Trojan hits, including a homer and double, with two runs and a RBI.
PrimeTime 8, Fort Calhoun 0 — PrimeTime put up the run rule in five innings. Colin Lynam and Caden Mathewson each tallied two hits, while Sam Kennedy pitched five innings allowing no hits or runs with seven strikeouts.
Ashland-Greenwood 6, PrimeTime 4 — PrimeTime attempted comeback in the final innings came up short. Jordan Mathewson tallied three hits, including two doubles, and Grant Thomas added two RBI.
PrimeTime 9, Wahoo 6 — Every time Wahoo scored, PrimeTime responded with more runs in the bottom of the inning. Jordan Mathewson, Caden Johnson and Wyatt Webster each tallied two hits with Johnson adding four RBI.
Creighton Prep 12, SOS Heating & Cooling (Ralston) 3 — SOS tied the game in the fourth before the Bluejays scored nine unanswered to finish the game. Kaleb Holm totaled two hits and a run, while Kilzer and Krajeski added a RBI each.
Millard West 8, DiGiorgio’s 2 — DiGiorgio’s jumped ahead in the first inning but couldn’t hold the lead in the later innings. Pearson, Deiber and McGregor each had one hit with the latter two adding a RBI each.
DiGiorgio’s 2, Roncalli 0 - DiGiorgio’s scored both runs in the second inning. Charles Monico tallied a hit and RBI with Max Peters adding two hits.