The Dell Rapids varsity softball team hosted games against Pierre and Brookings on Sunday, September 23rd. The two games were the final two home games of the season, and the seniors were recognized during the day. This year’s seniors are Elly Schultz, Alexis Ehrmentrout, Ashlee Lambert, and Brooke Klein.
Dell Rapids’ first game of the day was against Pierre. Pierre took a close one from Dell Rapids by a score of 8-6. Dell Rapids then played Brookings and led the entire game until a g0-ahead home run for Brookings in the bottom of the least inning stole a 13-12 victory.
Sam Price helped lead the team all day with three singles, a double, two runs scored, and two RBIs. Price also shared pitching duties in both of the games during the day. Lambert had two singles, three walks, and two runs scored in the two games. Hannah Heiberger finished the day 3-3 with three singles, two RBIs, and two runs scored. Ehrmentrout had two doubles in the game against Pierre with a run scored and three RBIs.
Dell Rapids (5-3) will travel to Tea on Sunday, September 30th to play games against Tea and Pipestone.
The Dell Rapids JV team also had two games on Sunday suffering losses to Pierre, 5-15, and to Tri-Valley, 8-16. Alexyss Ladeaux had three doubles and a run scored. Michaela Witte was 4-4 with four singles and three runs scored. Rhaegyn Peterson had two doubles, a single, and a run scored. These were the final regular season games for the JV team, and their season record ends at 1-7. Dell Rapids JV will play in the JV state tournament at Sherman Park in Sioux Falls September 29th-30th.