PIERRE – The Pierre Governors recorded a strong finish to their regular season in baseball Tuesday with a doubleheader sweep of Mitchell at Hyde Stadium, 2-1 and 6-1.

Gary Nedved snapped a 1-1 tie in the first game with a fifth-inning RBI single.  Grayson Hunsley singled in the other Governor run.  Jackson Edman allowed a run and three hits in four innings of relief for the win.

In the second game, Brecken Krueger hit an RBI single in the fourth inning to put Pierre in the lead to stay.  In a three-run fifth inning, Lincoln Kienholz hit a two-run inside-the-park home run and Hunsley drove in a run with a single.  Jayden Wiebe hit a sacrifice fly in the sixth.  Spencer Easland pitched two scoreless innings for the victory in relief.

Pierre (14-12) is the eighth seed in the Class A regional tournament and will play number nine seed Yankton on Saturday at 5:00 PM at Ronken Field at Augustana University in Sioux Falls.  If the Governors win that game, they would play top seed Sioux Falls Roosevelt at 7:30 PM for a spot in the state tournament on May 28.



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