The Storm Lake Whitecaps defeated Sioux Falls 9-5 Wednesday night at Memorial Field in the decisive Game 3 of their Pioneer League semifinal series.
Gage Smart went 8 innings to get the win, and Casey Berg finished up in the 9th. Jordan Wendel ignited a 5-run 6th inning with a 2-run homer.
After the game Chris Boeckman spoke with manager Nic Seaman.
The 2nd seeded Whitecaps (19-14) will play a winner-take-all championship game at regular season champion Carroll Friday night at 7pm. Carroll won Game 2 of their semifinal at Bancroft 10-2. The Whitecaps have won 5 of the 8 games against Carroll on the season.