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2022 Wayne Hauschild Sportsmanship Award Recipients

The Wayne Hauschild Sportsmanship Award recognizes one member of each youth baseball team who displays sportsmanship, a positive attitude and a team-first mindset. It is considered the highest award a player can receive in Brookings Friends of Baseball’s youth programs, which include juniors (U7-U8), minors (U9-U10) and majors (U11-U12).

Wayne Hauschild Team

Front Row (l to r): Coy Friedrich (Embrace Family Dentistry), Nash Billings (Brookings Radio, Juniors), Ayden McKane (Cubby’s Sports Bar and Grill), Liam Diercks (Brookings Dumpster), Cody Olson (The Jackrabbits, Juniors), Louis Yoshida (Bank Star Financial), Desmond Eberhart (Man Cave).

Back Row (l to r): Senior Legion Head Coach Carter Roach, Shinji Numata (Rounds Construction), Jaxon Steen (Homes by Pitts), Trevor Lesher (Porter’s Bait Farm), Eli Ellsworth (Culligan Water), Jacob Romsa (Kiwanis Club), Landon Mosley (The Jackrabbits, Majors), Miles Hahn (Brook Dak Properties).

(l to r): Harrison Bunkers (Prussman Construction), Lincoln Helmbolt (Brookings Radio, Majors), Hayden Smidt (Great Shots, Majors), Brenden Kuehl (Great Shots, Juniors)

Junior Legion Finishes Second at State

The Brookings Post 74 Junior Legion Baseball Team finished second at the 2022 state tournament . The Chutes earned their way to semifinals where they defeated Watertown Post 17, 9-8, before dropping the championship game Sioux Falls Post 15 East.

The complete tournament bracket can be found online.

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