Dell Rapids Legion Opens Season with Win

DellsBaseballLogoThe Dell Rapids Legion baseball team opened its season with a win on Wednesday, June 1st, at home over Madison 7-2.

Dell Rapids scored right away in their half of the first inning for an early 1-0 lead.  Dell Rapids scored three more in the bottom of the third to push the lead to 4-0.  Madison scored their first run in the fourth, but Dell Rapids added three more runs in the seventh to put the game out of reach.

Elijah Story earned the win by pitching five innings giving up one earned run on three hits while walking two and striking out one.  Josh Roemen pitched three innings of relief allowing just two hits and struck out five.  Dawson Kerzman also pitched an inning of relief giving up one earned run on one hit while walking three and striking out one.

Trey Randal, Brett Mogen, and Ryan Geraets all had three hits apiece.  Casey Hansen had two hits, and Roemen, Nate McKee, Kerzman, and Trevor Pulscher each had a hit.  Geraets drove in two runs for Dell Rapids, and Kerzman also had an RBI.

Dell Rapids will host Volga on Monday, June 6th.

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