A seven-run eighth inning propelled the Madison Broncos past the Colman A's 7-2 in Cornbelt League action on Thursday at Flynn Field.
With the win, the Broncos remain perfect in Cornbelt League play, 9-0.
Colman opened the scoring with a run in the top of the first inning. Billy Stitz opened the game with a double for the A's and scored on an infield ground-out.
The score remained 1-0 until the eighth inning as the game was a pitching duel between the Broncos' Matt Schoeberl and Colman's Paul Clark.
Schoeberl pitched eight innings and gave up one run on three hits. He struck out three and walked one to register the win.
Clark pitched 7 1/3 innings, gave up three runs and allowed five walks. He struck out one batter and gave up two walks and suffered the loss.
Trailing 1-0 heading into the bottom of the eighth, the Broncos were able to get to Clark and the A's. Trevor Johnson opened the eighth inning with a single for the Broncos and scored on a single by Trent Miller to deadlock the score.
Colman manager Bill Clark pulled his starting pitcher after Miller's plate appearance and brought in John Roesler.
The Broncos hit four consecutive singles off Roesler and plated four runs to grab a 5-1 advantage. Madison added two more runs before the inning was over and held a 7-1 lead after eight innings.
Colman added one run in the ninth to make the final score read 7-2.
Madison banged out 10 hits in the contest. Greg Biagi had a double and a single for the winners. Eric Hortness, Mitch McNary, Matt Burpee, Nick Bird, Ray Wagner, Jon Waba, Johnson and Miller all had singles in the game.
The A's had four hits off two Bronco hurlers. Stitz had two doubles for Colman. Kyle Entringer and Keenan Soyland each had a single for A's.
Brock Selgestad finished on the hill for the Broncos. He gave up one run, allowed one hit and walked one batter.
Madison (11-2 overall) will go to Flandreau to face the Cardinals in a Cornbelt League game on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Madison downed the Cardinals 11-1 earlier this season.