Video: Spearfish starts region tourney with big win
Post 164 defeats Lead-Deadwood 9-0.
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 04:27:09 +0000Spearfish starts region tourney with big winPost 164 defeats Lead-Deadwood 9-0.http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12516/6998447?cpt=8&wpid=2637KOTApost 164 looks to start the region tourney with a "w". kota sports director>> the spearfish legion baseball team has racked up a strong 28-12 record this season. post 164 is now focused on taking care of business at the region tournament. and today spearfish opened things up in gregory by taking on lead-deadwood. this one belongs to spearfish as it starts out the region tournament by rolling to a 9-nothing victory over lead-deadwood. post 320 opened up play at the boulder invitational in colorado. the stars knocked off fairview 12-5. zane salley had 3 hits in that game. post 320 also defeated the colorado slammers 11-3. dawson penticoff drove in 2 runs on a pair of hits. area golfers have a chance to keep their skills sharp during the summer months by playing on the south dakota golf association's junior tour. ren clayton tells us more about the tour that stretches across the state. ren clayton>> the south dakota golf association's junior tour provides an opportunity for young golfers. vanderboom>> dylan vanderboom newell>> "oh it's fun. it's a great idea. you get to golf nice courses for a decent amount money." ren clayton>> the with 21 events a year, the junior tour has been around since 2003. blake beebe is the assistant pro at elkhorn ridge and he played those junior tour events when he was a kid. beebe>> blake beebe sdga jr golftournament dir.>> "now i get the chance to run them personally and be in charge of the western tour. so it's been fun. ren clayton>> the ages of the players ranges from seven to 18. some of the best golfers in the state compete, though the tour is much different than high school golf. vanderboom>> "they're pretty fun. just like golfing with different kids than high school golf. like, in high school golf you golf with the same kids every time all season. well, here you get different tournaments with different people. it's pretty fun." beebe>> "it's more for fun, more bragging rights, trophies, names on plaques, stuff like that. and it really just grows the game on the amateur side of golf." ren clayton>> it also keeps players games sharp during the offseason. keszler>> jd keszler sturgis>> "it gets you prepared for the fall. or else you won't have that feeling. you won't be able to perform as well." ren clayton>> and with the 18 year old cutoff, it can be a few extra tournaments for some players. beebe>> "it's either a last chance to play tournament golf for some kids, because they might not be playing in college, or it can be college prep, as well. this gives them a chance just to have fun, compete against anyone. compete against maybe people that didn't have a school to play for. maybe they're home schooled or didn't get a chance to play in a high school event, they get a chance to play here." ren clayton>> ren clayton, kota territory sports. wimbledon quarterfinals>>