In late October Cooper VanLuchene made a campus visit to Yakima Valley College in Washington and by the time it was over the Belgrade senior had made a decision. This was the place he’d been spending the next two years.

The pitching staff’s inability to consistently find the strike zone cost Belgrade a victory on Saturday, and then the team struggled with it again Sunday in their home finale.

The 13-game win streak was halted Sunday, but it was still a very successful weekend for the Gallatin Valley Outlaws at the Big Stick Tournament in Rapid City, S.D.