Winner Junior Teeners played in the consolation championship of the Class B state tournament Sunday afternoon in Gregory.
Canova defeated Winner 16-6.
Winner Junior Teeners stayed in the game with Canova pulling away late as they scored 10 runs in the sixth inning.
Despite the loss, Winner collected eight hits.
The Winner team started things going early as Charley Pravecek grounded out scoring one run.
Pierce Nelson started on the pitcher’s mound for Winner. Aiden Barfuss and Coy Brickman also pitched.
Ashton Klein, Barfuss and Nelson had multiple hits for Winner.
Winner opened play in the state tournament Friday afternoon as they took on Wessington Springs.
Winner lost the game 6-2.
Winner scored runs in the first and fifth innings.
Justin Hausmann pitched for Winner as he completed three and two thirds innings. Ethan Bartels, Pierce Nelson and Aiden Barfuss came in the game in relief.
Adam Bohnet was 2-4 with a double.
On Saturday, Winner got things rolling with a 14-3 win over Garretson.
Winner scored four runs each in the second and fourth innings.
Winner Junior Teeners big bats were Bartels, Klein and Silas Chasing Hawk.
At the plate, Bohnet was 3-5 along with Barfuss.
Nelson was 3-4, Charley Pravecek, 3-4; Bartels, 2-5; Klein, 3-5; Duffy, 1-2; Michael Olson, 2-4; Chasing Hawk, 1-4.
Gregory won the state tournament with a win over Alexandria.