The Madison Broncos extended their current win streak to three with a doubleheader win over Harrisburg at Flynn Field on Sunday.
The Broncos improved to 4-4 in Cornbelt League action.
Harrisburg came into the game with a perfect 6-0 Cornbelt League record.
Madison opened the day with a thrilling 4-3, eight-inning win.
Harrisburg got on the scoreboard first when Brian Stoebner hit a 2-run homer in the top of the fourth inning.
Harrisburg's lead was short-lived. In the bottom of the fourth, the Broncos answered. With two on and two outs, Ray Wagner smacked a double to clear the bases and deadlock the score at 2-2.
The score remained knotted at 2-2 until the bottom of the sixth inning. Trent Miller opened the home half of the sixth by reaching base on an error and moved to second on an errant throw. He moved to third on a passed ball with no outs. After a ground-out, Ryan Steffensen singled to knock in Miller for the go-ahead run.
In the top of the seventh with two outs, Stoebner tied the game with one swing of the bat. On a 0-3 pitch, Stoebner sent the next offering over the fence. The next batter flied out to end the inning. The Broncos were unable to score in the bottom of the seventh, forcing an extra inning.
Harrisburg went down in order in the eighth frame.
Wagner singled to open Madison's half of the eighth inning. Steffensen followed with a bunt to put runners on first and second with no outs. Eric Hortness followed with another bunt to load the bases. Greg Biagi drew a walk that forced the game-winning run across the plate.
Both teams had eight hits. Madison left 14 base runners on base.
Biagi picked up the win in relief. Chris Brozik started on the mound for the Broncos and Hortness pitched one inning.
In the second game, Madison won 6-4.
Kelly Hall had a big game for Madison. He was 3-for-3 at the plate with two home runs, a double and two RBIs.
"These were two big wins to pull us back to .500 in the Cornbelt. I was happy with the way the guys battled all day," said Trent Miller.
Madison (6-4 overall) swings back into action on Thursday in Flandreau at 7:30 p.m. for a Cornbelt League contest.