SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — It was another busy week that featured great plays from the baseball field and the track. Here is a look at the KELOLAND.com Top 5 Plays of the week:
#5: Arbogast shuts out Watertown – Renner’s Reece Arbogast
The fifth best play of the week comes from the Dakota Classic tournament as Renner’s Reece Arbogast opens the tournament with a dominant pitching performance. Arbogast pitched a complete game, two hit shutout, while striking out 11 opposing hitters.
Renner would go on to earn a 4-0 win over Watertown.
#4: Heinert makes the tough grab – Sioux Falls East Garren Heinert
The number four play of the week features an incredible catch by Sioux Falls East’s Garren Heinert. The ball was popped up to shallow right-centerfield and Heinert had to adjust and then make a diving catch for the out.
Sioux Falls East would go on to earn the 3-0 win over Beresford in the Dakota Classic.
#3: Sprenkle smashes a long homerun – Sioux Falls East’s Nate Sprenkle
Checking in at number three is a long homerun off the bat of Post 15’s Nate Sprenkle who smashes a three run shot to straight away centerfield. This more than 400 foot homerun gave Sioux Falls a four run lead and they would go on to earn a 12-11 win over Shakopee, Minnesota.
#2: Arbogast guns out the runner – Renner’s Reece Arbogast
The runner-up play of the week comes from a familiar name. Renner leads Lincoln Pius by one run when a single is sent into right field. The winning run attempts to score, but Reece Arbogast puts a throw on the money to retire the hitter at the plate.
Renner would earn the 11-10 win in the Dakota Classic semifinal round.
#1: Nilsen is heading to Tokyo – Chris Nilsen
The top play of the week comes from the U.S. Olympic Trials for the pole vault. Former USD pole vaulter Chris Nilsen claimed first place in the pole vault at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon.
Nilsen vaulted to a height of 19 feet, two and a quarter inches. He’ll compete in the Tokyo Olympics in July.
*Due to video restrictions, we are unable to show the official US Olympic Trials vault.
That’s a look at this week’s KELOLAND.com top plays of the week. If you want to see your play or moment featured on KELOLAND, you can tweet to us using the #KELOSports.