The 2020 Dell Rapids legion baseball season came to an end on Tuesday, July 28th in Castlewood at the Region 2B Tournament. Dell Rapids played three games at the tournament that began on Monday, July 27th.
Dell Rapids opened the tournament on Monday against Castlewood/Clear Lake. Castlewood/Clear Lake handed Dell Rapids a 7-0 setback. Only three players got a hit. Kaeden Eastman had two hits. Logan Stone and Drew Van Regenmorter both had a hit. Stone pitched three innings giving up six runs, three earned, on five hits with three walks and five strikeouts. Logan Ellingson pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up an earned run with two strikeouts. Landon Ruesink pitched the final 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit.
Dell Rapids bounced back with a big win on Tuesday afternoon against Hamlin. Dell Rapids won 17-2 in three innings to advance to the late game that night. Eight different players got a hit in the game. Stone had three hits with two RBIs. Jake Steineke had two hits and two RBIs. Eastman and Riley Peter both had a hit and two RBIs. Ruesink and Mason Goeken had a hit and an RBI. Brady Larson and Zeb Schumaker also each had a hit. Ruesink pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up two earned runs on two hits with three walks and a strikeout. Tyler Wood pitched the final 1/3 of an inning.
Volga ended the season for Dell Rapids later in the night on Tuesday with a walk-off bases-loaded single in the bottom of the seventh inning for an 8-7 win. Stone, Steineke, Van Regenmorter, and Schumaker all had two hits each. Eastman and Brandon Geraets both had a hit. Steineke had two RBIs. Stone, Van Regenmorter, Eastman, and Geraets all had an RBI. Larson pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up six runs, but only two earned, on four hits with one walk and three strikeouts. Ellingson pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up an earned run on two hits. Wood pitched the final 4 2/3 innings giving up one earned run on eight hits with one walk and two strikeouts.
Dell Rapids finished the season with a 12-10 record.