Brookings Wins State American Legion Baseball Tournament




 ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 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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