Huron 14U ends regular season in Rapid City

RAPID CITY - The Huron 14U Tigers completed their season with a trio of games Friday and Saturday in Rapid City against Post 320.

The Tigers started the weekend strong, scoring four runs in the first inning of the first game Friday, but Rapid City responded with four in the bottom of the second and took the lead in the fourth en route to a 9-6 win over Huron.

Anderson Porisch opened the weekend on the mound, going 3 1/3 innings, allowing seven runs on four hits and six walks, striking out six. Oakley Anderson closed out the game with an inning of relief, allowing two runs on two hits and a walk.

Landon Hulst had a pair of doubles to lead the Huron offense. Jeremy Hofer added a pair of singles and two stolen bases.

Porisch collected two singles and a steal. Nolan Stahly also stole a base.

In the second game Friday, Huron again scored first, plating a run in the top of the first, but Post 320 scored multiple runs in the second through fifth inning to come away with a 13-3 victory.

Hofer opened the game on the mound, allowing seven runs over four innings on five hits and four walks while striking out six. Korbin Brock and CJ Siedschlag came to relieve in the fifth inning, but neither recorded an out, allowing six runs combined to allow Rapid City to walk off with a run rule victory.

Gavin Waldner had a double, a single, and swiped four bases to lead the offense.

Hulst had a pair of stolen bases, and Stahly and Porisch each had one steal.

For the first time in the weekend, Post 320 scored first, pushing across a single run in the bottom of the second Saturday, but a dominant performance by Stahly on the mound made that all Rapid City would get, and Huron was able to put together a pair of runs for a 2-1 win in the regular season finale.

Stahly went six innings, allowing one unearned run on a hit and three walks while striking out four.

Hulst had a double, a single, and two stolen bases. Hofer had a pair of singles and two steals.

Porisch and Siedschlag each had a stolen base.

The Tigers enter the state tournament this coming weekend in Renner with a 25-11 record.