A look at Jason Andera's top teams in North Dakota and South Dakota.
Andera’s Preseason Power Rankings
South Dakota 11AAA
SF Roosevelt – The Riders have the most offensive talent in the state, will they be able to keep other teams off the scoreboard enough to stay at the top?
SF Lincoln – The Pats lost a lot of talent but get used to the names Braxton Large, Nickel Meyers and Isaiah Roach this year.
SF O’Gorman –...
SD Class B State Tournament
Monday May 26, 2014 – 10:00am Sioux Falls Baseball Stadium
Parkston vs. St. Thomas More
Parkston has been outstanding both pitching and hitting this year. That showed in a 9-2 come from behind win against Vermillion in the regional finals to qualify for the state tournament. Dillon Stadiman has been the ace of the...
SD Class A State Tournament
Saturday May 24, 2014 – 10:00am Cadwell Park in Mitchell, SD
Lincoln (12-3) vs. Brookings (19-11)
The Patriots have lost just three games this year, those losses have come to O’Gorman (4-3 on 4/7) and Brandon Valley (9-5, and 7-2 on 4/22 and 5/1). Since their last loss the Pats have gone 6-0 and have...
North Dakota Class A Aces
Ben Strahm, West Fargo
Demitry Zafra, Minot
Nathan Dinga, Bismarck
Colin Hennessy, Grand Forks Red River
Kole Bauer, Bismarck
We're coming down to the final week of the season and it's just as unpredictable as it was when the season started. The teams that are going to make a deep playoff push are the ones...
South Dakota Class A
There are several teams that could stake a claim to the top spot in Class A. The Roosevelt Rough Riders split with Huron on Monday but seem to have the most firepower both on the mound and at the plate. Most of their starting lineup is hitting at or near .300 and their team average is .285 with 107 runs in 18 games. Their...