Sioux Falls Post 15 West beat Eden Prairie # two 7-2 in seven innings on Saturday at Harmodon one behind Isaac Nelsen, who went 2-2.
Justin Aldrich racked up nine strikeouts in the Sioux Falls Post 15 West win. Aldrich allowed one earned run on six hits and one walk over seven innings.
Vaughn Deinhart couldn’t get it done on the mound for Eden Prairie # two, taking a loss. He allowed seven runs in five innings, walked three and struck out three.
The bottom of the first saw Sioux Falls Post 15 West take an early lead, 1-0. After Nelsen doubled, Sioux Falls Post 15 West kept the pressure on Eden Prairie # two pitching, as Jack Simonsen singled, scoring Nelsen.
The game was never in doubt after the third, as Sioux Falls Post 15 West scored three runs on a fielder’s choice and two singles.
Sioux Falls Post 15 West built upon its lead with three runs in the fourth. A single by Nelsen ignited the offense,, bringing home Chandlar Austin.
After pushing across one run in the top of the seventh, Eden Prairie # two faced just a 7-2 deficit. An error sparked Eden Prairie # two’s rally. Eden Prairie # two’s Joey Graen to end the ballgame.