Playing in their third straight game, the Dell Rapids 15/16 Teeners lost a tough game to the Beresford 16s at Rickeman Field on Wednesday, June 24th. Beresford avenged an earlier season loss with a 10-3 victory over Dell Rapids.
Both teams were scoreless through the first two innings. Beresford scored first with two runs in the top of the third inning for a 2-0 lead. They would add another run in the top of the fourth to extend the lead to 3-0. Dell Rapids pulled within in a run in the bottom of the fourth inning at 3-2 after a two-run single by Dylan Mathis.
Beresford kept the pressure on Dell Rapids scoring three more runs in the top of the fifth inning, three runs in the top of the sixth inning, and one more in the top of the seventh inning. Dell Rapids got their final run in the bottom of the fifth inning when Joe Rechtenbaugh scored on a wild pitch.
Mathis finished with a hit and two RBIs. Brayden Pankonen, Matthew Goeken, and Rechtenbaugh all had a hit in the game.
Dell Rapids will travel to Volga on Friday, June 26th, for their fourth game this week.