Despite having an early 1-0 lead, Tri-Valley couldn’t slow down Madison Black as Madison defeated Tri-Valley 9-2 on Monday, July 5th.
Mason Hendrixson got Tri-Valley on the board first in the bottom of the first inning on a single to left field scoring Kaden Egger. Madison, however, responded with five runs in the top of the second and three more in the top of the third to take an 8-1 lead. Tri-Valley got another run in the bottom of the third. Cole Focken had a line drive single scoring Egger. Madison scored one more run in the top of the fifth for the 9-2 win.
Hendrixson and Focken both had a single and an RBI. Everett Althoff had a double in the game. Beau Keith and Tanner Van Asselt both had a hit as well.
Egger pitched four innings allowing nine earned runs on 13 hits with two walks and four strikeouts. Aidan Heitkamp pitched one inning giving up one hit and striking out two batters.