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Sioux Falls Christian Takes Win over Baltic/Colton in Extra Innings

Sioux Falls Christian stole a 2-1 win with a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth over Baltic/Colton on Tuesday, July 9th.

Sioux Falls scored their first run in the bottom of the first.  They maintained a 1-0 lead until the top of the sixth inning.  Gunner Schultz tied the game for Baltic/Colton with an RBI single in the sixth inning.  Sioux Falls threatened to win the game in the bottom of the seventh, but Baltic/Colton was able to work around a leadoff double to force extra innings.  After the first batter grounded out in the bottom of the eighth, Sioux Falls Christian took two walks, had a hit batter, and then the game-winning, bases-loaded walk.

Schultz finished with a single and an RBI.  Everett Althoff had a double.  Carter Sorenson, Tyler Groenewold, and Braxton Allen all had a single each.  Groenewold pitched seven innings and allowed an unearned run on three hits and two walks with five strikeouts.  Beau Breece pitched 1/3 of an inning and allowed an earned run on three walks and a hit batter.

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