hot bats

On May 28th the Wessington Springs Post 5548 16U Teeners opened their season against Mount Vernon/Plankinton.  In a rain-shortened game, Wessington Springs won their first game 6-1. Gerrit Brandenburg got the win on the mound going all five innings.

On June 1-2 Wessington Springs then went to Clark to play in a 16U tournament. In the first game, Wessington Springs beat Hamlin 8-4 behind the pitching of Caden Slykhuis.  In game two, Wessington Springs beat Whapeton, North Dakota 11-4 behind the pitching of Mason Schelske.  

In the championship game Wessington Springs beat Milbank 13-3 via the 10 run rule in five innings behind the pitching of Gerrit Brandenburg.  The bats came alive right away as they scored nine runs in the first inning including a three-run home run by Quentin Christensen, and never looked back.