The weekend of July 7th, Sioux Empire Fast Pitch Softball Association held their annual league tournament. The girls played through a long, hot weekend, and Dell Rapids took 2nd place in the U14 division. Kylie Bittner led Dell Rapids with 24 strikeouts in 12 innings of pitching. Autumn Tomes added five strikeouts in four innings of work. The top batting averages for the weekend were Kylie Bittner with .750, Kenzie Garry with .727, Haileigh Barnhart with .636, Makayla Duinkerken with .538, and Cara Rice, Leigh Lacey, and Audi Uriqujo with .545.
Top row (left to right): Coach Ryan Rinehart, Coach Amber Fountain, Kenzie Garry, Mallory Krempkes, Rylee Rinehart, Autumn Tomes, and Coach Steph Bittner
Bottom row (left to right): Leigh Lacey, Cara Rice, Audi Uriqujo, Haileigh Barnhart, Makayla Duinkerken, and Kylie Bittner