With the precision of a championship golfer, Keaton Hensley pitched a 3-hit complete game as Dakota Valley defeated Beresford/Centerville 4-0 Monday, July 27 in Vermillion. Hensley struck out 8 while walking 1.
DV scored 3 of its runs in the bottom of the 1st. Chayce Montagne was hit by a pitch and later scored on a wild pitch. Paul Bruns singled and Sam Otten was hit by a pitch. Hunter Beving walked and Bruns scored on a fielder’s choice. Kobey June then walked to load the bases. Eric Johnson walked to bring in the 3rd runner, Don Whitlock, who pinch ran for Otten.
DV picked up a run in the bottom of the 6th. Montagne singled and stole 2nd. He went to 3rd on a ground out, then scored on Otten’s sacrifice bunt.
With the win, DV advanced to the semifinal game Tuesday against Vermillion.