|Scooper Baseball stays undefeated with win over Huron
|photo courtesy of Tim Potts|
Brian Duran takes a ball to his arm Saturday against Huron.
Gary Matthews - April 2, 2017
STURGIS, S.D. - The Sturgis Scooper baseball team remained undefeated on the young season with a 7-5 win over Huron Saturday.
Caleb Bates struck out nine batters, with no walks or runs, in getting the win. Tristan Walter came in to close, and allowed 3 hits and 5 runs in the top of the 7th, but Sturgis held on after taking a 7-0 lead into the final stanza.
For Sturgis, Brian Duran and Josh West each had 2 runs. West also had a great defensive game, playing first base, snatching a ball out of the air for a Huron out.
Earlier Saturday, Huron drubbed St Thomas More 12-0 in a four-inning game in Sturgis.
In other action Saturday, Rapid City Stevens and Harrisburg split a double-header, with the Raiders taking the first game 1-0 and dropping the second game 4-3.
And, Pierre swpet Douglas in a double-header, winning by scores of 11-1 and 11-0.