The Huron Wilbur Ellis Tigers took third place at the VFW State 12u AA Majors Baseball Tourney, which concluded Sunday in Mitchell. Huron opened the tournament with a 14-2 victory against Brandon Black and then defeated Sioux Falls SWAT 4-3 and Yankton 5-4 to end pool play with a 3-0 record and advance to the championship bracket. Mitchell Magic edged Huron 2-1 in the semifinals, but the Tigers rebounded with a 17-5 win against the Watertown Vipers to claim third place. Front row, from left: Nathan Moon, Emerson DeVries, Chipper Shillingstad, Mason Rozell and Daynon Huber. Back row: coach Jed Klein, Marcus Klein, Matthew Katz, Kobe Busch, Jett McGirr, Bryce Steffen and coach Al Steffen.
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