Tri-Valley White 14U and Dell Rapids Navy combined for 18 runs and 20 hits, but it was Dell Rapids that took the 11-7 win in Dell Rapids on Tuesday, June 21st.
Bracken Sharpe scored on an error in the top of the second for the first run of the game. Dell Rapids also scored a run in the bottom of the second. Tri-Valley then had a big four-run top of third getting all their runs on two outs. Sullivan Snethen, Brady Jewett, Cooper Nielson, and Matthew Cypher all scored on passed balls to take a 5-1 lead.
That lead was short-lived, however, as Dell Rapids scored five times in the bottom of the third. The two teams went back and forth inning. Landen Jensen and Snethen both had RBI singles for Tri-Valley to go ahead 7-6. Dell Rapids also scored two times in the bottom of the fourth to take the lead back 8-7. Dell Rapids then scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth to secure the win.
Snethen had two hits and an RBI. Sharpe had two hits, one a double. Nielson also had two hits. Jensen finished with a single and RBI. Cypher had a double. Jewett and Blaine Wiezoreck both had a single. Snethen pitched three inning and allowed five earned runs on five hits with two strikeouts. Brenner Struiksma also pitched three innings and allowed six earned runs on five hits and four walks with three strikeouts.