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Setian helps Big Sticks sweep Spearfish

SPEARFISH, S.D. — In a game resumed on Tuesday following lightning Monday night, Badlands Big Sticks shortstop Wyatt Setian finished a double shy of hitting for the cycle, pushing the Big Sticks over Spearfish 6-4 in game one.

He singled in the second and following a Kaleb Binstock RBI double in the third, Setian sent one over the fence for a three-run home run.

The Spearfish Sasquatch answered with four runs in the bottom the inning. Upon the postponement, Badlands led 5-4.

When the game picked up on Tuesday, just one more run crossed the plate. After a triple to center, Setian was brought home off a Drew Staley double.

In game two, which was seven innings due to the doubleheader, the Big Sticks completed the sweep, winning 7-3.

Setian went 2-for-2, he singled, doubled and reached on a walk and was hit by a pitch in his other at bats.

Additionally, Christian Padilla, Jake Thurber, Karson Backer and Deandre Pitts all had a hit in the outing.

Both teams put three runs on the board over the first two innings. The Big Sticks added a pair in the fourth, and tacked on one more in each of the sixth and seventh innings.

Spearfish out-hit Badlands nine to six, led by Anthony Rodriguez who went 3-for-4, including a solo home run in the opening inning. However, the Sasquatch (16-20) also committed five errors while the Big Sticks (22-15) only had one.

Clay Wilson threw six innings for the Big Sticks, allowing three runs on seven hits while striking out three.

Greg Casper, who took over the mound in the third for the Sasquatch, picked up the loss despite allowing just two hits and striking out seven.

Badlands Big Sticks 6, Spearfish Sasquatch 4

BBS 005 001 000 — 6 11 0

SPS 004 000 000 — 0 0 0

Gabe Lizarraga (3), Dakota Weindel (4), Nick Jennings (1), Cort Dietrich (1) and Brayden Olson. Dylan Schneider (5), Drake Berman (4) and Tom Imholte.

W—Weindel. L—Schneider. S—Dietrich. HR—BBS, Wyatt Setian.

Highlights: BBS, Setian 3-4, HR, 2 R, 3 RBI; Chasen Roulhac 2-5, 1 R; Gabe Knowles 2-5; Kaleb Binstock 1-3, 2B, 1 R; 2 RBI; Drew Staley 1-3, 2B; Olson 1-4,1 R; Jake Thurber 1-5,1 R; Lizarraga 3 IP, 3 H, 4 R (4 ER), 3 BB, 1 K; Weindel 4 IP, 4 H, 1 BB, 1K; Jennings 1 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 K; Dietrich 1 IP, 1 BB. SPS, AJ Davis 3-4, 1 R; Schneider 5 IP, 6 H, 5 R (5 ER), 2 BB, 8 K.

Badlands Big Stick 7, Spearfish Sasquatch 3

BBS 120 201 1 — 7 6 1

SPS 120 000 0 — 3 9 5

Clay Wilson (6), Joe Smith (1) and Ben Thoma. Cody Carlson (2), Greg Casper (4), Caden Goldby and Hayden Hastings.

W—Wilson. L—Casper. HR—SPS, Anthony Rodriguez.

Highlights: BBS, Setian 2-2, 2B, 1 R; Christian Padilla 1-4, 2 R; Thurber 1-4, 1 R, 1 RBI; Karson Backer 1-2, 1 R; Deandre Pitts 1-3, 2 R; Wilson 6 IP, 7 H, 3 R (3 ER), 2 BB, 3 K; Smith 1 IP, 2 H, 2 K. SPS, Rodriguez 3-4, HR, 1 R, 1 RBI; Casper 4 Ip, 2 H, 3 R (1 ER), 3 BB, 7 K.

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