Sioux Falls Post 15 West jumped out to an early lead on Mandan, ND and captured a 17-7 victory on Sunday at Floyd Fitzgerald Stadium.
The game was decided quickly as Sioux Falls Post 15 West exerted its will early with 12 runs in the first three innings.
Thompson had a busy day at the plate, collecting three extra-base hits.
6’6″ Lefty got the win for Sioux Falls Post 15 West despite allowing five runs over three innings. He struck out six, walked six and surrendered four hits.
Sioux Falls Post 15 West easily handled Mandan, ND pitching as eight hitters combined for 15 hits, 15 RBIs and 16 runs scored.
Casey Mack was charged with the loss. He allowed 12 runs in 3 2/3 innings, walked five and struck out none.
Sioux Falls Post 15 West increased its lead with two runs in the third. Thompson doubled, bringing home Simonsen to start the inning. That was followed up by Jalen Boyd‘s single, plating Isaac Nelsen.
Sioux Falls Post 15 West built upon its lead with five runs in the fifth. The inning got off to a hot start when Thompson homered.