Salem upsets Madison 2-0
By LARRY LEEDS, Sports Editor
The Salem Cubs upset the number 1 seeded Madison Broncos 2-0 in the second round of the District 4B Amateur Baseball Tournament at Dell Rapids on Saturday.|
With the win, the Cubs qualified for the state tournament. The Broncos will need to win their next two games to qualify for the state tournament next month.
Salem scored twice in the top of the ninth inning to gain the upset win.
Madison (20-3 overall) will take on Humboldt-Hartford in an elimination game on Thursday at 8 p.m. at Dell Rapids. The winner of that game will move on to face Flandreau in the 6 p.m. game on Friday.
(No other stats were reported.)
Besides Salem, other District 4B teams that have punched their tickets to the State Amateur Baseball Tournament were Canova, Dell Rapids PBR and Colman.
Other scores were as follows:
Salem 5, Harrisburg 4, 11 innings
Canistota 7, Humboldt-Hartford 4
Salem 2, Madison 0
Canova 12, Canistota 2, 7 innings
Colman 8, Lennox 5
Dell Rapids PBR 7, Flandreau 0