Brookings Wins State American Legion Baseball Tournament




 ABERDEEN, S.D. РThe Brookings Bandits are the South Dakota American Legion State Champions. The Bandits had to win twice on Sunday and did. Brookings defeated Rapid City Post 22 by a 3-1 score to eliminate Rapid City. Then the Bandits won a high scoring slugfest in the State Championship by defeating defending state champion Sioux Falls East 11-10 in the title game. Both teams committed 5 errors and Brookings outhit Sioux Falls East 16-14 in the game. Brookings will now represent South Dakota in the Central Plains Regional Baseball tournament next week in Dickinson, North Dakota.

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