The Dell Rapids Club Softball varsity team dropped its final two games of the season on Sunday, September 30th in Tea. Dell Rapids fell to Tea 14-11 in their first game of the day and then lost to Pipestone 12-7 in the second game. Slow starts in both games ended up being the difference as the come-from-behind rallies fell short in both games.
Hannah Heiberger finished the day with seven hits in seven at bats that included a double, four RBIs, and two runs scored. Heiberger also caught the first game and did not allow a stolen base. Zoe Mortrude had four singles, two walks, an RBI, and four runs scored during the day. Brooke Klein added a single, a double, a triple, two walks, and an RBI.
Dell Rapids will now play in the state tournament on Saturday, October 6th and Sunday, October 7th. Dell Rapids has earned a first round bye and will play the winner of Aberdeen vs Tea at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday in Sioux Falls.