Milbank took fourth place at the 8U State Tournament in Bryant on July 8-10. The tournament included 20 teams from across South Dakota.
On Friday, Milbank defeated Clark 13-2. On Saturday, Milbank was defeated by Beresford at 7-9 and the Dell Rapids Red at 5-2. With a 1-2 record in pool play, Milbank earned a No. 5 seed.
In the first round of the championship bracket on Saturday night, Milbank defeated the West Central Rebels 12-1 to advance to the semi-finals on Sunday. On Sunday morning they fell 7-8 in close game with Madison and moved on to the third-place game. In their last appearance, they were defeated by the West Central Trojans 15-10, but returned to Milbank with a solid fourth-place finish.