The Vermillion 15-16 Teener Team captured second place in the South Sioux City Tournament on July 11. The tournament was pool-play format with Vermillion, Dakota Valley, and Hartington, NE each having a 2-1 record, but Vermillion advanced to the championship bracket based on giving up the least amount of runs.
In three games, Vermillion allowed nine runs to score while getting past Arlington, NE 10-0, Dakota Valley 5-2, and falling to Hartington, NE 6-4. Norfolk went through their pool with a perfect 3-0 record. Norfolk held a 2-0 lead after three innings, but broke the game open with three runs in the fourth and two more in the fifth.
Vermillion's lone run came in the sixth as Norfolk earned a 7-1 win in the championship game.
Vermillion's record stands at 7-6 after the tourney with the squad posting regular season wins over Harrisburg (2), Lennox (2), Sioux Falls Central, and losses to Yankton Black Sox (2), Dakota Valley, and Sioux Falls Central.