The Dell Rapids 13/14 Teeners added two exhibition games against Brookings on Tuesday, June 1st. The first game lasted five innings and the second game was four innings. Dell Rapids had a chance to tie or win the game in the final inning in both games, but came up short in both. Brookings won the first game 6-5 and took the second game 7-5.
Brookings scored the first five runs in the first two innings in the opening game, but Dell Rapids battled back strong. They scored three times in the bottom of the third to cut the lead to 5-3. Brookings got a run in the top of the fourth. Dell Rapids scored two times in the final inning, but the game ended with the tying run on third and the winning run on second.
Kenny Swanson had two hits and an RBI. Jack Paterson, Connor Hanson, and Noah Larson all had a hit and RBI. Carson Maeschen added a double in the game.
Both teams scored three runs each in the first inning of the second game. Brookings scored two runs in the second and two more in the third for a 7-3 lead. Dell Rapids again added two runs in the bottom of the final inning, and had the bases loaded with two outs, but Brookings was able to get a ground ball out to finish the game.
Atticus Miles and Hanson both had a hit and an RBI in the second game. Tristan Welch, Logan Donovan, Miles, Larson, and Maeschen all scored runs in the game.