The Dell Rapids A Teeners (ages 15/16) are on a 7-game win streak and have a 10-4 season record.
I-29 League Tournament
Dell Rapids posted a 4-1 record in the mid-season tournament to claim third place June 21-23.
Garretson 6, Dell Rapids 4
Four runs by Garretson in the top of the first inning was too much for Dell Rapids to overcome in the second round of the tournament. Three hits and two errors staked Garretson to a 4-0 lead. Dell Rapids answered with two runs in the top of the first before a storm suspended play for two hours. Ty Hoglund and Tanner Ljunggren both had two hits. Ryan Geraets, Riley Schmidt, Ben Gillogly and Riley Jurgensen each singled. Brett Mogen took the pitching loss in four innings of work. Schmidt threw two innings of relief.
Dell Rapids 13, Volga 2
Dell Rapids bounced back with 13 hits against Volga coupled with solid defense. Matt Juba paced the offense with two singles, a double and two runs batted in. Hoglund and Adam Karst both had two hits. Schmidt, Mogen, Zach Schroeder, Beau Carpenter, Ishmael Lucero and Casey Hansen all had singles. Karst got the pitching win with three innings of work. Hoglund finished the final two innings.
Dell Rapids 5, Madison 16’s 0
Schmidt blanked Madison for five innings from the mound to beat the host team 5-0. He struck out six and walked none while surrendering four hits. Jurgensen pitched the final shutout inning. Schmidt also led the offense with two doubles and a single. Hoglund singled twice. Gillogly, Carpenter, Jurgensen and Hansen each singled.
Dell Rapids 4, Humboldt 15’s 3
Schmidt’s walk-off RBI single ended the tournament with a 4-3 Dell Rapids win over the Humboldt 15’s. In the final inning Hansen singled, moved to third on Hoglund’s single and scored on Schmidt’s hit. Gillogly and Schroeder both added singles. Hoglund pitched the first five innings. He gave up four hits and struck out two. Jurgensen pitched the final two innings of shutout ball to get the win.
Dell Rapids 15, Tri-Valley 0
Dell Rapids capitalized on seven walks, seven wild pitches and five steals to win at home June 27 in a three inning regular season game. Juba pitched the first two scoreless innings and Jase Nelson struck out two hitters in the third to lead the pitching staff. Juba also doubled to lead the offense. Mogen, Geraets, Gillogly, Jurgensen, Carpenter and Nelson all singled.
Humboldt Firecracker Tournament June 28—30
Dell Rapids claimed the title with three wins this weekend.
Dell Rapids 12, Salem/Canova/Montrose 2
Dell Rapids broke out with four runs in the second inning and pulled away for the opening game win. Mogen pitched four innings for the win. Schmidt shut out S/M/C for two innings to finish. Schmidt hit a grand slam in the fifth along with a single. Mogen hit two singles and three RBI. Hoglund, Karst, Carpenter, Geraets and Lucero all singled.
Dell Rapids 6, Vermillion 0
Hoglund pitched a complete game shutout to win the second round game. He gave up four hits, four walks and struck out 11. Schmidt homered for the second time in the tournament. He finished with three hits and four RBI. Hoglund and Karst both singled and doubled. Schroeder, Carpenter and Hansen added singles.
Dell Rapids 13, Tyndall 7
Dell Rapids outhit Tyndall 12 to 6 to win the championship. Schroeder paced Dell Rapids with three hits and three RBI. Karst, Schmidt and Carpenter added two hits each. Hoglund, Gillogly and Geraets singled. Schmidt pitched the first four innings. He gave up five runs on four hits while striking out four. Mogen pitched the final three innings and earned a save. He gave up two runs on two hits.