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TAGGING THE RUNNER OUT in the Badgers game against Wheaton on Wednesday, June 30 is third base- man Taylor Radermacher after a terrific throw from right fielder Dan Berdan. The Badgers went on to win the game 6-5. managed as many hits as Rosen did with nine. but could not get the clutch hit to score some runs. "Joe Fuller threw five innings on the day, giving up five runs on six hits and Riley Sammon threw three innings giving up one run on three hits. Leading hitters on the day for the Rox were Sammon. Jeff Watson, and Zach Giese with two each. while Matt Fellows. John Thomas and Cory Stat- telman each had one. "We really hit the ball well against Rosen but couldn't get the big hits," said Rox Manager Ron Thomas. "We are finally hitting the ball harder and getting some extra base hits. Hope- fully we are getting geared aap for a nice playoff run." The next game for the Rox will be this Sunday, July 11. when they host Chokio at 2 p.m. Youth football registration set for July 8 in Milbank Whetstone Valley Youth Football will begin Monday, Aug. 9 for area boys and girls in grades three through six. Registration cost is only $50 and will increase to $75 on July 16. Reg- istration forms can be picked up at Unity Square and Valley Office Prod- ucts in Milbank. SD or can be down- loaded at WVYF is a non-profit organization and no youth will be turned aw.ay, with scholarships available. There is a free youth football camp July 25-26 and equipment will be handed out at these times. There will be a sign up mght at the Milbank softball fields on Thursday, July 8. Representatives will be on hand to accept registranons and to an- swer questions. Practices are normally held on Tuesday and Thursday for 6- 7:30 p.m. by the Milbank High School. Scrimmages wild be held on Saturday's with teams from Lac qui Parle Valley, Sisseton, SD, Webster, SD and Groton. SD. Last year over 120 players from a 40 mile radius played football for WVYF. WVYF offers all equipment to play full contact football. If you have any questions, please contact Kevin Cantine at 605-432-9090 or email Badgers to enter Region 1B play this Saturday in Sisseton WINDSHIELDS Are Our Business at Trojan Field and again had two more exciting games. In the first game, Big Stone was trailing 5-3 going into the bottom of the seventh when the excitement began. Tyler Adelman walked with two outs. He advanced on a single by Tim Lar- son and then scored on a hit by Keven Berdan. Chase Kuefler then walked to load the bases. Dan Berdan delivered a two run single to win the game, 6-5. Leading hitters for the Badgers were Keven Berdan with three hits including a double, Tim Larson with two hits in- cluding a double, Dan Berdan with two hits and Chase Kuefler with one. Damian Pillatzki started on the mound and went sixand one-third in- nings allowing nine hits, just three earned runs, three walks and seven strikeouts. Isaac Knutson picked up the win going two-thirds of inning and allowing no runs. The second game provided for more fireworks late in the game. Trailing 7- 1 going into the bottom of the sched- uled five inning game, the Badgers scored seven runs to win the game, 8- 7. Tim Larson started the big inning with a double,Andy Strei had the game tying hit, with Larson providing the game winning hit with his second hit of the inning. Isaac Knutson started pitching and went three innings allowing six hits and walked one. Taylor Radermacher went two innings allowing two hits and three strikeouts to get the win. Tim Larson had two hits including a double, while Dan Berdan, Andy Strei and Austin Schneider had the other hits. Friday, July 2 Big Stone traveled to Morris and were defeated 12-1. Big Stone scored their lone run in the first inning vhen Taylor Radermacher dou- bled to score Tyler Adelman. Morris scattered their runs over the six in- nings. Radermacher had two hits and Chase Kuefler one for their only hits. Radermacher started and went three in- nings allowing seven hits, three walks and two strikeouts. Chase Kuefler pitched three innings allowing four hits, three walks with three strikeouts. The Badgers will wrap up the regu- lar season with a game at Clinton on Tuesday, July 6 starting at 6:30 p.m. and then traveling to Wheaton on Wednesday, July 7 for a doubleheader starting at 5 p.m. Big Stone will begin Region 1B Tournament play this Saturday in Sis- seton, taking on Bryant at 10 a.m. The winner will play Webster, SD at 4 p.m. that same day. The Tournament will run through Tuesday, July 13. Big Stone Legion Post 229 Badgers had a busy week of baseball playing five games and coming away with four wins. On Monday, June 28 the Badgers hosted Sisseton, SD in a doubleheader and came away with 10-0 and l-0 wins. In the first game, the Badgers scored five runs in the second inning, three in the third and three in the fifth in posting the win. Evan Sammon led the Badgers with three hits including a homerun. Tim Larson had two doubles, Andy Strei, Tyler Adelman and Taylor Raderma- cher each had a double and Keven Berdan, Dan Berdan and Damian Pil- latzki-each had singles. Sammon was the winning pitcher going five innings allowing two hits, three walks and four strikeouts. In the second game, the score was tied 0-0 going into the bottom of the seventh inning when Philip Adelman walked, stole second and scored the winning run on a single by Dan Berdan. Big Stone had just three hits in the game with Mike Winther and Keven Berdan getting the other hits. Winther was the winning pitcher going all seven innings allowing five hits, two walks and striking out eight. On Wednesday, June 30, the Badg- ers hosted Wheaton in a doubleheader Rox win one, lose two over weekend; host Chok00o Sun. AL 9NG WITH COMlZ'LETE 00UTO BODY REE tIR! iiiiiiiiiiii!!i!ii!i The Ortonville Rox had a busy Fourth of July weekend with three games which began with hosting the Clinton Cards on Friday night and coming away with a 17-7 win. On Sat- urday, they traveled to Evansville and lost 8-4 and Sunday lost at Rosen 6-1. The Clinton game saw the Rox score early and often, scoring at least one run in every inning with four runs in the fourth and sixth innings and three more in the seventh to close out the win. It was a good game for the locals before' a nice crowd. Leading hitters for the Rox were Riley Sammon and Cory Stattelman each with three hits, Andrew Treinen, Chance Haugen, Zach Giese and Matt Fellows with two hits each and Jeff Watson, Chris Fel- lows and Joe Fuller each .with one hit. Chris Fellows hit a homerun while Matt Fellows, Joe Fuller and Cory Stattelman eaCh had doubles. Curt Schake started on the mound and went four innings allowing three runs on two hits. Chance Haugen threw an inning giving up three runs on one hit and Riley Sammon finished the game going two innings .and giving up one run On two hits. On Saturday,i the Rox traveled to Evansville and last year state en- trant Brandon-Evansville. The Rox scored a run in the first inning when Riley Sammon reached on an error and then stole second and third base. Sam- mon then scored on an RBI double by Jeff Watson. The Rox added another run in the second inning when Sam- mon singled, stole second and scored on a Watson RBI single making it 2-0. The 2-0 score held up until the sev- enth inning when B-E scored four un- earned runs. The Rox scored two runs of their own in the top of the eighth on a Keven Berdan single, a Zach Giese double and a Chris Fellows groundout. The second run scored when B-E com- mitted an error on a Joe Fuller ground out. B-E added fur more runs in the top of the eighth. Three of the runs were unearned, making the final score 8-4 in favor of B-E. Leading hitters for the Rox were Jeff Watson with three hits including a double, Zach Giese with two including a double and Riley Sammon and Keven Berdan each with one hit. Chris Fellows threw six strong in- nings giving up four runs on five hits with none of the runs being earned. Cory Stattelman threw three innings giving up four runs on five hits with only one of the runs being earned. Five errors by the Rox really hurt them in this game. On Sunday, the Rox traveled to Rosen for their Fourth of July game. There is always a good crowd for this game and Sunday was no exception. The only bright spot on the day for . the Rox was a home run by Zach Giese. 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