Five first-inning runs helped Sioux Falls Post 15 West to a 9-4 win over Sioux Falls East at Harmodon one on Wednesday.
Austin Wise put himself in scoring position with two extra-base hits for Sioux Falls Post 15 West.
Sioux Falls East couldn’t get anything going as long as Louis Peterson was on the mound. Sioux Falls East managed just two hits off of Peterson, who allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out three during his three innings of work.
Aldrich got it done on the bump on the way to a win. He allowed four runs over six innings. He struck out seven, walked three and surrendered seven hits.
Charley Illg, Hurley, Austin Wise and Aldrich helped lead Sioux Falls Post 15 West. They combined for nine hits and seven RBIs.
Two runs in the top of the second helped Sioux Falls East close its deficit to 5-2. An RBI single by Matt Graham and an RBI single by Elliot Barnes fueled Sioux Falls East’s comeback. Aldrich ended the inning by getting Aaron Nesbitt to.
Sioux Falls Post 15 West scored on an RBI double by Hurley.
Sioux Falls Post 15 West added two more runs in the bottom of the seventh. A double by Illg ignited the offense,, bringing home Austin Wise.