Royals Conclude Season


Spearfish booked a return trip to the State B state Legion baseball tournament as they shut out Winner/Colome 7-0 in the Region 7B championship game on Sunday.

For the Royals, Riley Calhoon had the lone hit.

Carter Brickman took the loss. Jackson Kinzer pitched three innings.

The Royals lost to Spearfish 4-3 on Saturday in the winner’s bracket semifinals and beat Gregory County 12-2 to get to the title round.

Levi McClanahan pitched a five inning no hitter to help Winner/Colome take a 10-0 victory over Martin in Friday’s opening round of the Region 7B Legion tournament in Spearfish.

McClanahan had seven strikeouts and walked four.

Ty Bolton and Dalton Baker each drove in three runs while Baker, Riley Calhoon, Jackson Kinzer and Carter Brickman each had two hits.

Winner/Colome Legion defeated Gregory County 12-2 on Saturday.

Kinzer drove in five runs on three hits to lead the Royals.

Winner/Colome got things going in the first inning when Kinzer singled on a 2-2 count, scoring 2 runs.

Winner/Colome had four runs in the third inning.

The Royals racked up 13 hits. Kinzer Baker, Oscar Pravecek each had multiple hits.

Chase Dufek was on the mound for the Royals.

Earlier in the week, Winner/Colome Royals tallied five runs in the fifth inning on their way to a 12-2 victory Gregory County on July 16.

Leading hitters for the Royals were Riley Calhoon, 3 singles, 3 runs; Jackson Kinzer, triple, single, 3 runs and 2 RBIs; Carter Brickman, 2 singles and 2 RBIs; Ty Bolton, 2 singles and Levi McClanahan, a double and 2 runs.

Ty Bolton led off the pitching as he pitched two innings. Jackson Kinzer and Carter Brickman both pitched two innings.

We have really been hitting the ball well in the past few games,” said coach Drew Weber. “Ours entire lineup is producing and we are getting some timely hits in big spots that we just weren’t getting early in the year,” said the coach.

Weber added: “I feel good about where our pitching and defense is at now compared to about a month ago but we will really need to play our best ball if we want to advance to the state tournament through regions.”


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