BROOKINGS – The Bombers Black swept the Yankton 14s in a youth baseball doubleheader Tuesday evening at Mickelson Field, winning 15-1 in five innings in the opener and 9-6 in the nightcap.
Brookings totaled 30 hits for the day.
The Bombers Black (20-14) compete in a tournament in Sioux Falls beginning Friday.
• Brookings 15, Yankton 1 (5 inn.)
Jackson Krogman pitched a one-hitter, giving up one run – unearned – with seven strikeouts and two walks, and the Bombers Black offense provided plenty of support with the 15 runs on 14 hits.
Krogman doubled, drove in two runs and scored twice.
Jamison Honkomp finished 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and a pair of runs scored.
Max Struck, who tripled, and Reid Brettschneider both finished with two hits, two RBIs and two runs.
Henry Hammrich added a pair of hits and two runs. Maxwell Kjelden had a double, two RBIs and two runs.
Cole Mahlum drove in a pair of runs. Mason Bebensee had the team’s other RBI. Mahlum, Bebensee and Kyle Bauer each singled.
Brookings scored five runs in each of the first two innings to move ahead 10-0. Yankton got on the board in the top of the fourth, before the Bombers Black scored five more in the bottom of the inning to provide for the final margin.
BROOKINGS 15, YANKTON 1 (5 inn.)
Yankton 000 10 – 1 1 2
Brookings 550 5x – 15 14 2
• Brookings 9, Yankton 6
The Bombers Black scored four runs in the fourth inning to pull even at 6-all, before scoring one in the fifth and two in the sixth to secure the victory.
Brookings racked up 16 hits.
Struck tripled, doubled, drove in three runs and scored twice.
Honkomp and Noah Bayer both doubled, singled and notched an RBI. Maxwell Kjelden and Nick Schefers added two singles and an RBI apiece.
Mahlum and Wesley Koenig each doubled. Jackson Krogman had a hit, an RBI and two runs. Mason Bebensee singled and drove in a run.
Also notching hits for Brookings were Brettschneider and John Noordsy.
Bebensee threw four scoreless innings in relief to earn the pitching win, giving up three hits with two strikeouts and three walks. Struck tossed the first three frames.
BROOKINGS 9, YANKTON 6
Yankton 411 000 0 – 6 11 2
Brookings 101 412 x – 9 16 1