The Dell Rapids 14U teener team recorded two more big wins on back-to-back nights. Dell Rapids defeated West Central Royals 14U 18-3 on Wednesday, June 9th at Volunteer Field in Dell Rapids. They followed that with an 16-0 win over Tea White 14U on Thursday, June 10th in Tea.
West Central had a 1-0 lead after the first inning. Dell Rapids scored four times in the bottom of the second on an RBI fielder’s choice by Tad Tjaden, RBI single by Cole Ruesink, and two runs by errors. After West Central scored two times in the top of the third to pull within in a run a 4-3, Dell Rapids added five runs in the bottom of the third, and then nine more in the bottom of the fourth to end the game on the 15-run rule.
Matthew Nelson had a two-run home run in the fourth inning. Ruesink finished with two hits and two RBIs. Talan Millage and Brandon Schmidt both had two hits and an RBI. Kenny Swanson had a hit with two RBIs. Quinn Carr also had a hit. Cooper Frost and two RBIs. Tjaden, Noah Larson, Connor Hanson, Tristan Welch, and Nick Snyder all had an RBI. Carr pitched two innings giving up three earned runs on four hits with six strikeouts. Frost pitched two innings allowing a hit and two walks while striking out four batters.
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Dell Rapids’ offense stayed hot as they scored in every inning the 16-0 win over Tea on Thursday. Dell Rapids scored three runs in the first, nine runs in the second, and four more in the third before the game was called after the third inning. Nine different players had a hit in the game for Dell Rapids.
Nelson had a three-run home run in the second inning for his second home run on back-to-back nights. Lincoln Fersdahl had two hits and an RBI. Grady Lamer had a hit with two RBIs. Ruesink and Millage both had a hit and an RBI. Carr, Larson, Frost, and Ethan Vanderwerf all had hits in the game. Carson Maeschen, Atticus Miles, Carson Crosby, and Swanson all had an RBI. Tjaden pitched two innings without allowing a hit and had five strikeouts. Fersdahl pitched the last inning striking out all three batters.
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