Madison scored early and often in a 12-5 win over Dell Rapids PBR on Thursday, May 26th at Rickeman Field.
Madison scored two runs in the top of the first and three more in the top of the second. The Broncos then scored two more times in the top of the fourth for a 7-0 lead. Dell Rapids PBR got on the board in the bottom of the fifth. Connor Spindler singled to left field scoring Weston Hanson. Madison got another two runs in the top of the sixth for a 9-1 advantage.
PBR had a big inning in the bottom of the sixth. Riley Calhoon and Hanson both had bases-loaded walks. Keegan Miller scored on a fielder’s choice, and Calhoon later scored on an error to pull PBR within four runs, 9-5. Madison got another run in the eighth and two more in the ninth.
Spindler had two hits, including a double, and an RBI. Teagan Schlimgen also had two hits, one of them a double. Calhoon had a hit and an RBI. Beau Behrend and Sheldon Davis each had a single. Hanson and Andrew Barr had an RBI. Grant Sweeter pitched two innings allowing five runs, one earned, on two hits and two walks. Behrend pitched seven innings allowing seven runs, six earned, on 10 hits and four walks with two strikeouts.