BROOKINGS – Sioux Falls West 13/14U swept a doubleheader from the Bombers Gray on Tuesday at Mickelson Field, winning 12-5 and 11-6 in three innings.
Brookings (2-6) competes in the Sioux Falls Tournament on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
• S.F. West 12, Brookings 5
The visitors scored four runs in the second and third innings to grab an 8-0 cushion. They added four more in the fifth frame to move ahead 12-4.
Brookings’ Gavin Fixsen, Dillon Scheeley and Logan Stotz each had a hit and an RBI. Blake Wallenberg also drove in a run.
Braden Clifford took the pitching loss after giving up four runs – two earned – on just one hit and six walks with four strikeouts in two innings. Fixsen tossed the final five, surrendering eight runs – none of which were earned – on five hits with seven strikeouts and a walk.
SIOUX FALLS WEST 13/14U 12, BROOKINGS 5
S.F. West 044 040 0 – 12 6 4
Brookings 001 310 0 – 5 3 9
No statistics were available for Game 2.
Register photo: Brookings’ Magnus Nelson awaits a throw at first base before recording a putout during the second inning of the Bombers Gray’s 12-5 loss to Sioux Falls West 13/14U in Game 1 of a doubleheader Tuesday evening at Mickelson Field. The visitors won the nightcap by an 11-6 margin in three innings to complete the sweep.