The Dell Rapids softball team won their fourth and fifth games in a row after taking two games from Lennox on Sunday, September 16th. Dell Rapids defeated Lennox 9-7 in the first game and then 5-1 in the second game of the afternoon.
Ashlee Lambert, Hannah Heiberger, and Elly Schultz all had three hits each on the afternoon. Zoe Mortrude had a good defensive day and was also 1-3 with a single, two walks, an RBI, and two runs scored. Alexis Ehrmentrout was 3-5 at the plate with two singles, a double, a walk, and two runs scored. Kyra Wajer had a three-run double during the day. Wajer and Sam Price shared the pitching duties in the two games, each earning a win. They combined for a total of nine strikeouts in the two games.
Dell Rapids (5-1) will host their final two home games on Sunday, September 23rd. Dell Rapids will play Brookings as 12:30 and then Pierre at 3:30. Brookings will play Pierre at 2:00 p.m. There will also be four JV games during the day. Dell Rapids JV will play Tri-Valley at 11:00 a.m, Tri-Valley will play Brookings at 12:30 p.m., Brookings will play Pierre at 2:00 p.m., and the final JV game will be Dell Rapids vs Pierre at 3:30 p.m.
The JV team also played two games in Lennox on Sunday. Dell Rapids fell to Lennox 4-8, but earned their first with of the year with an 11-9 win against the Sioux Stars. Cora Alderson had four singles and a run scored. Alderson also pitched all but one inning of the two games. Audriana Uriquo had four hits and three runs scored. Ashlynn Trewin had three singles, a double, and two runs scored. Alexyss Ladeaux hit a double during the day. Rhaegyn Peterson had a big two-run home run in the top of the last inning to take the lead in the win over the Sioux Stars.