The Dell Rapids A Teeners (ages 15/16) stretched its record to 11-5 recently.
Dell Rapids 11, Madison 15’s 7
Dell Rapids pounded out 13 hits to outscore Madison 15’s 11-7 on Monday, July 1.
Ryan Geraets and Casey Hansen led the offense. They both ripped a double and two singles. Brett Mogen contributed a double and single. Riley Jurgensen singled twice. Ben Gillogly, Matthew Juba and Jase Nelson each added a hit.
Jurgensen picked up the win by going three innings. He allowed two runs on one hit and struck out three. Nelson pitched two innings of relief. He gave up three hits and two runs and struck out four. Juba followed with 1 2/3 innings of relief. He allowed three runs on four hits and struck out one. Mogen picked up a save. He faced one batter who flew out to left. Juba fired to Beau Carpenter at third to record a game-ending double play.
Pipestone 10, Dell Rapids 6
A late rally came up short as Pipestone broke Dell Rapids’ 8-game win streak on Tuesday, July 2.
Pipestone used eight walks and nine hits to build a 10-0 lead after the top of the fourth inning. Dell Rapids responded with five runs in the bottom of the fourth and one more in the fifth, but the threat ended as Pipestone shut out the home team in the sixth and seventh innings.
Geraets, Zach Schroeder, Carpenter and Joel Brust each had two hits apiece for Dell Rapids. Gillogly and Nelson each added a single. Schroeder, Carpenter and Ty Hoglund shared pitching duties. Hoglund struck out six of the final nine outs to keep the game close.
Dell Rapids is at home versus Humboldt/Hartford 16’s on Thursday, July 11 at 7:00 p.m.