After dropping two games against Humboldt/Hartford, Dell Rapids got back into the win column with a home win on Wednesday, June 24th. Dell Rapids defeated Beresford for the second time after a 10-3 win at Rickeman Field.
Beresford scored the first run of the game in the top of the second inning after getting runners to second and third with no outs. It was the only run they would get in the inning, and their lead would be short-lived. Dell Rapids scored three times in the bottom of the inning on an RBI single by Landon Ruesink, a run on a passed ball, and an RBI single by Noah Swartwout.
Dell Rapids would add three more runs in the bottom of the fourth inning on a two-run single by Brandon Geraets, and a run-scoring sacrifice fly by Jake Steineke. Dell Rapids led 6-1 after the fourth inning. Beresford cut the lead in half at 6-3 in the top of the fifth inning on three hits, but that would be as close as they would get. Dell Rapids added four more runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Logan Stone had a two-run single, Geraets added another RBI hit, and Steineke drove home another run with a single.
Ruesink finished the game with three hits and an RBI. Four players had two hits each in the game. Geraets had two hits and three RBIs, Stone and Steineke both had two hits and two RBIs each, and Mason Goeken also had two hits. Swartwout had a hit and an RBI. Drew Van Regenmorter and Ty Wood also had hits in the game.
Brady Larson pitched all seven innings for the complete-game win, which is the second win of the season for him. Larson gave up three runs, two earned, on six hits with no walks and six strikeouts.
Dell Rapids (4-4) will host McCook Central/Montrose on Friday, June 26th.