It was a stout day for the Madison 16U Baseball squads, as both sides advanced in their respective region tournaments. Madison Black used a two-run fifth inning to defeat Dell Rapids 4-2. Mason Kennington drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth and later scored to give Madison an insurance run. A trio of pitchers combined in the winning effort as Madison Black advanced to semi-final action today. They will take on Volga, who was a 9-4 winner over Milbank. Games in Region 2 are being held in Volga.
Meanwhile, Madison Maroon rebounded from their first loss of the season with a 15-0 victory in four innings over Chancellor. Production was up and down the lineup for the Maroon side, as they kept their season alive in an elimination game at the Region 1 Tournament. Madison Maroon will face Lennox again today, with the winner moving on to challenge Colton for the region crown.