Dakota Valley – 7 Vermillion – 5

The 12U Tanagers would fight back, despite giving up three runs in the bottom of the first, but could not manage to tie the game late as they dropped a tough game in Dakota Valley 7-5 on Thursday, May 13th.

Cooper Reiser, Luke Jensen, and Nolan Nygren led Vermillion with two hits each. Matthew Roob and Ryne Chapman each added a hit.

Reiser, Chapman and Austin Sudbeck would each earn RBIs on the night.

Ryan Vitt started his first game of the year, after a slight delay due to an injury off the ball diamond. Vitt allowed the three runs in the first, but went on to strike-out six in his two innings on the mound. Vitt took the loss.

Rylan Moran, Teddy Nesmith and Chapman would each throw an inning each with Moran and Chapman notching an strike-out in their inning of work.

Vermillion – 6 Dakota Valley – 3

On Sunday, May 16th, the 12U Tanagers traveled to Yankton for three games. In the first game of the day, Vermillion would come back from being down 3-2, scoring five runs in the fifth and win the game 6-3.

Cooper Reiser, Ryan Vitt, Ryne Chapman and Teddy Nesmith would lead Vermillion in game one at the plate. Reiser was one for three with three RBI and scoring a run. Vitt was a perfect three for three with two RBI.

Chapman and Nesmith had two hits for Vermilion.

Nesmith would start on the mound, going three innings, giving up one run and striking out three.

Karston Jacobson would finish the game strong, throwing the remaining three innings. He allowed only two runs and also struck-out three.

Norfolk Steel – 6 Vermillion – 2

The Steel scored three in the top of the first, and three more in the top of the fourth, going onto beat Vermillion 6-2.

Jackson Beacom was the starting pitcher for the Tanagers, going the first inning only, striking out two.

Duke Job, Mason Freeling, Padraig Fulton and Teddy Nesmith would all see time on the mound during the game as well.

Vermillion would only manage three hits on the game, courtesy of Cooper Reiser, Freeling and Fulton.

Yankton Dingers – 8 Vermillion – 7

A big early lead and solid hits was erased late as Vermilion dropped the last game of the day to the host Yankton Dingers 8-7. A few late game errors on a long day doomed the Tanagers bid to keep the lead in the final frame.

Ryne Chapman and Cooper Reiser provided five hits total for the Tanagers. Chapman was three for three with two singles, a double and one RBI.

Reiser was two for three with two singles and two RBI.

Padraig Fulton, Ryan Vitt and 10U call up Emerson Jarchow each added a hit.

Chapman would start the game going the first two and two thirds innings on the mound, striking out four. Rylan Moran, Vitt and Jarchow would all come in relief.


Vermillion – 5 Yankton – 3

Sam Vitt collected two RBI on a walk off single to win over Yankton 5-3 Thursday night in Vermillion. Vitt was three for three on the night.

Emerson Jarchow, Cale Cleveland and Ben Green all added RBI for the Tanagers. Jarchow was two for two, while Cleveland and Green were one for two.

Maddox Standley and Luke Uhl also had hits for the young Tanagers.

Kellen Beach got the start for Vermillion on the mound, throwing two innings and recording three strikeouts.

Jarchow and Vitt would come in relief for the Tanagers, both adding three strikeouts apiece to the stat sheet.

Yankton – 8 Vermillion – 6

The 10U team fell short in the night cap 8-6 to Yankton. Emerson Jarchow and Cale Cleveland were two for two. Jarchow hit a double and a single, while Cleveland hit a double and a home run over the Armory fence and grabbed four RBI.

Grayson Jacobs also added a double and a RBI.

Sam Vitt, Kole Larsen, Sawyer Lee and Maddox Standley would all see time on the mound in the evening game. Vitt struckout two, Larsen and Standley three apiece.


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