The Madison Broncos were able to prevail during a pitcher's duel with the Flandreau Cardinals on Thursday night at Flandreau.
Madison edged past the Cardinals 3-1 in Cornbelt League action. With the win, the Broncos' current win streak grew to four.
The Broncos never trailed in the game. Madison scored once in the top of the fourth inning to grab a 1-0 lead. However, in the bottom of the fourth, the Cardinals scored one run to deadlock the score at 1-1.
Madison scored twice in the fifth to break the tie, and that would be the last runs of the game for either team.
The Broncos outhit the Cardinals 4-2. Getting hits for Madison were Eric Hortness, Nick Bird, Matt Burpee and Trent Miller. Miller had an RBI for the winners.
Ray Wagner started on the hill for Madison and fired a two-hitter. Wagner faced 28 batters, struck out six, and gave up three walks and one run.
Jordan Brown pitched one inning and faced four batters. He had two strikeouts.
Greg Biagi pitched one inning and faced three batters, striking them all out.
Madison (7-4 overall and 5-4 in Cornbelt League play) will host Colman at Flynn Field in a key CBL doubleheader starting at 2 p.m. Sunday. Both teams enter the game at 5-4 in league play.