Fifth-Inning Rally Sparks Win For Sioux Falls Post 15 West, 20-5
Sioux Falls Post 15 West beat the Rapid City Post 22 Expos 20-5 in five innings on Thursday at Floyd Fitzgerald Stadium after a 13-run explosion in the fifth inning.
Sioux Falls Post 15 West scored in the fifth on an RBI triple by Hunter Thompson, an error, an RBI double by Jalen Boyd, a wild pitch, an RBI single by Jack Simonsen, a two-run single by Isaac Nelsen, a bases loaded walk by Jace Caldwell, a walk by Boyd, a three-run triple by Justin Aldrich, and an RBI single by Alex Denevan.
Thompson put himself in scoring position with two extra-base hits for Sioux Falls Post 15 West.
Kyle Gulbrandson recorded the win for Sioux Falls Post 15 West even though he allowed five runs over 4 2/3 innings. He struck out seven, walked seven and s
urrendered two hits.
Sioux Falls Post 15 West easily handled the Rapid City Post 22 Expos pitching as seven hitters combined for 12 hits, 16 RBIs and 18 runs scored. Dawson Penticoft took the loss for the Rapid City Post 22 Expos. He allowed 11 runs in 4 1/3 innings, walked four and struck out two.
The Rapid City Post 22 Expos jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first. The Rapid City Post 22 Expos pushed more runs across when Sumption scored when Tyler Mcknight was hit by a pitch and Ferdinand scored when Drew Messer drew a bases loaded walk.
Sioux Falls Post 15 West stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the second, scoring four runs on a sacrifice fly by Aldrich and two singles.
Sioux Falls Post 15 West added three more runs in the top of the third. A wild pitch scored Nelsen for the inning’s first run. That was followed up by Boyd’s double, scoring Thompson and Connor Hurley.