The Hartford/Humboldt legion baseball season came to an end at the hands of Dell Rapids at the 2022 South Dakota Class B Legion State Tournament in Gregory on Saturday, July 30th. Dell Rapids scored 13 times in the top of third on their way to a 20-4 victory.
Dell Rapids scored four times in the top of the first inning and never railed in the game. Hartford/Humboldt got three runs back in the bottom of the first. Deuce Sherrard scored on a passed ball, and Loren Jacobson and Braden Herr both had an RBI ground out. After a scoreless second inning, Dell Rapids then scored 13 runs in the third. Derek Renken had an RBI ground out in bottom of the fourth before Dell Rapids scored three more times in the top of the fifth.
Sherrard and Bennett Sebert both had a double. Jack Linneman, Logan Maras, and Connor Siemonsma all had a single. Renken, Herr, and Jacobson each had an RBI. Sebert pitched 2 2/3 innings and allowed three earned runs on four hits with two strikeouts. Andrew Zimmer pitched two innings and allowed eight runs, four earned, on four hits and five walks with a strikeout. Owen Heath pitched 1/3 of an inning and allowed four earned runs on a hit and three walks with a strikeout. Renken allowed five earned runs on three hits and two walks.