Follow the Game: Sioux Falls Little League meets Torrance, California in Quarterfinals

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5:30 p.m. – FINAL: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

Gavin Weir will be unable to pitch due to pitch count rules until Monday. The tournament is slated to end on Sunday. Either way, Weir was unstoppable as he threw 11.2 innings of no-hit baseball in the World Series. He has struck out a total of 29 of a possible 35 hitters.


5:22 p.m. – FINAL: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

Read the short recap story below! More to come on KELOLAND News at 6 and 10.


5:21 p.m. – FINAL: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

Sioux Falls wins 1-0 as Gavin Weir strikes out the side! SD is advancing to the Little League World Series Semifinals!


5:14 p.m. – Bottom 5: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

Sioux Falls gets a two out walk, but leaves the man aboard.


5:08 p.m. – Top 5: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

Weir gets strikeout 9, 10 and 11. Coach Gorsett came out at 65 pitches to talk to Weir, but he leaves him in. Weir now at 68 pitches, though South Dakota is three outs from the semifinals.

5:00 p.m. – Bottom 4: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

Mediger and Gorsett down via the strikeout. Maddux Munson enters the game to hit and he also goes down via the strikeout.

Here’s a look at the lone run of the game to this point. Sioux Falls up 1-0 after four.


4:57 p.m. – Top 4: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

A ground out and two strikeouts leads to a three up, three down inning. Weir has 55 pitches through four with 7 strikeouts. He has 10 pitches left if they want to keep him eligible to pitch the rest of the tournament.

5, 6 and 7 hitters due up in the bottom of the fourth.

4:49 p.m. – Bottom 3: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

Bryant down to second on the passed ball, but Kuenzi goes down swinging.

Sioux Falls still up one after three.

4:47 p.m. – Bottom 3: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

Biteler flies out to left field and then Boston Bryant dumps a single to right field. Weir lines out to short.

2 outs, runner on first for Noah Kuenzi.


4:43 p.m. – Top 3: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

Elias Emerson ground out to first, nice play by Hayden Gorsett over at first. He’s had a really nice tournament defensively.

Isaac Mora grounds out to second. Another fine play from Cason Mediger to Gorsett. Lead off hitter grounds out to first as well.

Another 1, 2, 3 inning for Weir. He’s at 42 pitches, which is right at an average of 14 per inning. If he goes over 65 he’ll be ineligible to pitch in any of the tournament.


4:36 p.m. – Bottom 2: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

Hayden Gorsett flies out to right field. Easton Riley goes down swinging. Beau Koerner lines out to first.

California’s Gibson Turner goes 1, 2, 3. Torrance will send up their 8, 9 and 1 hitters.


4:32 p.m. – Top 2: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

1-2-3… Weir with three more strikeouts for Sioux Falls. He’s thrown 29 pitches through two innings. SD will send up the seven, eight and nine hitters.


4:24 p.m. – End 1: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

Cason Mediger strikes out and Gunnar Alfson hits a ground out to third.

Sioux Falls – 1 Run – 2 Hits – 0 Errors – 2 Left on Base


4:22 p.m. – Bottom 1: South Dakota – 1 California – 0

Weir delivers a single and then Noah Kuenzi delivers a RBI single. Sioux Falls strikes first. They lead 1-0 with two in scoring position and one outs.


4:19 p.m. – Bottom 1: South Dakota – 0 California – 0

Brekken Biteler is out number one. Boston Bryant reaches first via the dropped third strike. Gavin Weir to the dish with a man on and one out.


4:15 p.m. – Middle 1: South Dakota – 0 California – 0

Gavin Weir strikes out the side on 15 pitches. Pitch count will be the number to keep an eye on as Weir is allowed just 85 pitches. That means he’ll need to stay around 15 pitches per inning mark.


4:10 p.m. – Top 1: South Dakota – 0 California – 0

Sioux Falls is the home team in today’s contest. Gavin Weir will be pitching to Easton Riley who will be the catcher… right on cue, it’s a Gavin Weir strikeout. 1 away


4:00 p.m.

Gibson Tuner will pitch for California and he’ll go against Sioux Falls’ Gavin Weir.

Weir has pitched 5.2 innings the LLWS and has allowed zero hits, zero runs and has struck out 15.

The game is set to begin soon.


3:30 p.m.

Just two undefeated teams remain on the Tom Seaver side of the bracket and those two little league teams are set to meet on Wednesday.

You can learn more about the opponent by visiting the story below:


3:00 p.m.

One hour until first pitch as Sioux Falls looks to advance to the Tom Seaver Championship, also known as the semifinals. South Dakota and California will meet at 4:00 p.m. Central Time on ESPN.


WILLIAMSPORT, PA (KELO) — Sioux Falls is 2-0 in the Little League World Series and they look to carry that success into Wednesday as they meet Torrance, California.

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