Minneota drops game to Madison

MADISON- Madison broke the game open in the fifth inning against Minneota Tuesday night en route to a 7-1 victory.

Alec Engler suffered the loss on the mound for Minneota, giving up two runs on two hits in two innings of work.

Minneota hurt itself with five errors in the game and all were when Jordan Beck came in of relief of Engler.

Madison poured on five runs and none were earned.

Beck recorded one walk and one strikeout while Engler recorded two walks and two strikeouts.

Brandon Hill picked up the win for Madison, pitching six innings and striking out seven batters. He allowed the one run on three hits.

Dan Baldwin pitched one inning in relief and struck out one while walking one.

Engler went 2-for-2 at the plate for Minneota while Justin VanKuelen went 2-for-3, scored the run and had a double.

Garrett Olson was the main offensive threat for Madison, going 3-for-4 with two doubles. He had an RBI and also scored a run.

Madison also got two RBI from Dan Baldwin and one from Hill and Cole Bungarden.

Minneota will try and stay alive as they play its next game of the playoffs on Thursday.