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Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:50 pm

The Madison Broncos picked up two Cornbelt League wins last week with the latest victory coming on Sunday at Salem.

Trailing 2-1 after two innings, the Broncos scored the next 12 runs to nail down a 13-2 seven-inning win over the Salem Cubs. The game was called due to the 10-run rule.

Madison grabbed the lead with two runs in the third inning and tacked on 10 runs in the sixth for the win.

Madison banged out 10 hits. Matt Burpee blasted a home run, drove in three runs and scored twice. Jacob Giles had three hits and one RBI. Greg Biagi had two hits, one RBI and scored twice.

Heith Williams, Jon Waba, Mitch McNary and Brian Miller each had one hit for Madison. Waba had a pair of RBIs. Williams, McNary, Miller, Lakin Neugebauer and Trevor Johnson each had one RBI.

Giles went the distance for the Broncos and picked up the win. He gave up two runs on seven hits, struck out four and walked one.

Madison 12, Gamecocks 9

Madison used a four-run eighth inning to sneak past the Hartford/Humboldt Gamecocks 12-9 on Thursday at Flynn Field.

Trailing 9-8 heading into the bottom of the eighth inning, the Broncos sent nine batters to the plate and scored four runs to earn the come-from-behind win. McNary, Biagi and Miller each had an RBI single in the eighth frame.

Koby Christiansen shut down the Gamecocks in order in the ninth inning to earn the save.

Madison had 12 hits. McNary had a triple, two singles, two RBIs and scored four runs. Biagi had four singles and scored twice.

Miller had a pair of singles and one RBI. Josh Giles smacked a double, had one RBI and scored once. Waba had a double and scored one run. Burpee had two singles, two RBIs and scored once.

Brandon Burg started on the mound for the Broncos and worked three innings. He gave up five runs on five hits, struck out four and walked two.

Marcus Vanden Bosch picked up the win in relief as he worked five innings. He gave up four runs (one unearned) on six hits, struck out three and walked two.

Madison (8-5 overall, 8-4 in league) will host Dell Rapids PBR on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

The Broncos will go to Colman for a 5 p.m. game on Sunday.

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