BROOKINGS – The Cubs put up eight runs in the fourth inning and beat the Sioux Falls Flying Squirrels 13-7 in a Sioux Empire League amateur baseball game Tuesday night at Bob Shelden Field.
Brookings held a 16-7 advantage in hits.
Jeff Fish went 4-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and three runs scored.
Kyle Krogman was 3-for-5 with an RBI.
Seth Fraser added two hits and a pair of RBIs. JaColby Anderson singled twice and drove in a run. Sam McMacken added two RBIs.
Marcus Heemstra gave up four runs – two earned – on three hits and five walks with seven strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings to earn the win.
Sam Froehlich was credited with the save after allowing three runs – all in the ninth – on four hits with four strikeouts and three walks over the final 3 2/3.
The Flying Squirrels’ Austin Ridl and Zach Cole both had two hits and an RBI. Reece Mimmack doubled.
Brookings (14-5, 4-3) plays host to the Castlewood Ravens tonight at 7:30.
BROOKINGS 13, SIOUX FALLS FLYING SQUIRRELS 7
S.F. Flying Squirrels 102 010 003 – 7 7 4
Brookings 003 820 00x – 13 16 3
Dusty Haffeman, Flynn Donelan (4), Austin Ridl (7) and Mitchell Steffen; Marcus Heemstra, Sam Froehlich (6) and Kyle Krogman, Austin Koenig (7). W – Heemstra. L – Haffeman. Sv – Froehlich. 2B: SF, Reece Mimmack; B, Jeff Fish.
Register photo: Brookings second baseman Skyler Cary fires to first to complete a double play during the second inning of the Cubs’ 13-7 Sioux Empire League win over the Sioux Falls Flying Squirrels on Tuesday night at Bob Shelden Field. The Cubs take on the Castlewood Ravens tonight at 7:30 in Brookings.