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Pierre U18 Fastpitch Softball Takes State Championship

Monday, July 17, 2017

The Pierre U18 fastpitch softball team took home the state championship on Sunday. This is the second in a row for the fastpitch girls team from Pierre to win a State Championship at the ASA State Youth Fastpitch Softball Tournament in Sioux Falls.

In the championship game Pierre defeated Tabor 8-1 in the Under C Division. The tournament got started on Friday when Pierre would defeat Platte 6-4 and also would win later that day over Bandon Valley 8-2. Saturday would see Pierre defeat Burke 8-2 and a win over Tabor 2-0 in Sundays semi-final game. Pierre would lose to Tabor 8-5 in the first championship game of the double elimination tournament. They would win the second game to bring home the state championship.

The Pierre U16 fastpitch softball team was also in their state tournament over the weekend. They would win their first game on Friday over Assault 10-0 before losing to Rapid City 10-2. Pierre would go on to win two games on Saturday as they defeated Harrisburg 23-1 and Assault 7-5. Pierre would take on Rapid City again and lose 14-8 to eliminate them from the tournament. 

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