|Scooper baseball starts 2017 campaign with win
Gary Matthews - March 25, 2017
STURGIS, S.D. - The Sturgis Scooper varsity baseball team began the 2017 campaign with a 1-0 win over Lead-Deadwood Friday night.
The Scoopers got 5 great innings of pitching from Caleb Bates, who struck out 15 batters on 104 pitches.
Josh West came in for the 6th inning and got the save with three strikeouts of his own.
Sturgis got their only run courtesy of a sacrifice fly ball into deep left field in the third inning by Bates. Jarrett Keffeler got credit for the winning run.
Colt Bradley gets the loss for the Lead-Deadwood.
Sturgis plays St Thomas More in Rapid City on Tuesday night.