It was a tough night for the Spearfish Sasquatch going back to Monday night at Black Hills Energy Stadium in Spearfish.
The Sasquatch resumed their suspended game with Badlands after it was stopped Monday night due to weather with the Big Sticks leading 5-4 in the fifth inning. Badlands added one run for a 6-4 win Tuesday and then completed the sweep with a 7-3 victory in the nightcap.
In the first game Monday, Badlands scored five runs in the third inning, only to see the Sasquatch counter with four in the bottom half of the frame.
Wyatt Setain led the way for Badlands with three hits and three RBI, including his sixth home run of the season. Chasen Roulhac and Gabe Knowles added two hits each for the Big Sticks.
AJ Davis led Spearfish with three hits, while Hayden Hastings added a pair of hits and one RBI.
Dylan Schneider took the loss for Spearfish, giving up six hits and five runs in five innings. Drake Berman pitched on Tuesday, going four innings, giving up five hits and one run.
In the regularly-scheduled game, the Big Sticks scored the final four runs after a two-run fourth inning broke a 3-3 tie.
Setain again led Badlands with two hits, while Anthony Rodriguez paced the Sasquatch with three hits and an RBI. Jack Mattson added three hits for Spearfish.
Cody Carlson started the game on the mound for Spearfish, giving up four hits and three runs (one earned) in just two innings. Greg Casper went the next four innings and took the loss, giving up two hits and three runs. Caden Goldby pitched the final innings, giving up one run and walking three.
Spearfish, 16-20, return to action tonight when it hosts Western Nebraska at 6:35 p.m.
Badlands, 22-15, is at Souris Valley tonight.
Racers compete in Sioux Falls meet
The Rapid City Racers competed in the 2018 SD Scheel’s Independence Day Invite in Sioux Falls last weekend. The boys' team placed eighth out of 30 teams from South and North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, Iowa, Arizona and Indiana, and 13th in the girls' division. The Racers were represented by 22 swimmers.
Miles Johnson, 14 years old, led the team with 191 points. He won the 100 meter freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 400 intermediate medley, 200 backstroke, 100 backstroke and 200 IM. He also had the fastest time for the 100 breast for the 13-14 boys, but did not receive 1st due to the structure of the meet. He instead placed 11th in this event.
Mikayla Moore, 13, led the Race girls with 141 points. She won the 50 freestyle. She placed second in the 100 backstroke and third in the 100 and 400 freestyle. Her younger brother, Ethan (11) also scored 141 points. He placed third in the 50 butterbutterfly and in the top 10 in all of his events.
Connor Dahl (8) scored 72 points. He placed 2nd in the 100 butterfly. Abigail Anker (8) earned 50 points. Austin Moore (11) had 39 points. Josh Baseley (8) had 35 points. Chandra Harris (16) had 29 points. Aaliviah Regan scored 24 points. Gavin Moore (13) earned 20 points.
Abby Coffey (11) earned 12 points. Cole Kincart (15) had 11 points. Calvin Landreth (16) scored nine points. Aida Moul (14) had five points. Annalise Moul (11) earned four points. Philip Pineiro (13) also had four points. Ciera Crawford (13) earned two points, qualifying for finals in her first 400 IM.
Also swimming well were Connor Baseley (13), Matthew Baseley (12), Marie Johnson (12), Esther Pineiro (11) and Aalyah Regan (11).
The State A Championship will again in Rapid City the weekend of July 27-29.