Aiden Boechler plated the first run with an RBI double in the top of the third. Dylan Mathis scored on a wild pitch in the top of the fourth to give Dell Rapids a 2-0 lead. Three more runs scored in the top of the fifth. Brayden Pankonen had a two-run double, and Will Jaton had a sacrifice bunt scoring Pankonen.
CJ Smith scored on a passed ball in the top of the sixth to add another run to the Dell Rapids lead. Baltic got their lone run in the bottom of the sixth when Cooper Goehring scored on an error. Dell Rapids then added two more runs in the top of the seventh. Pankonen had an RBI single, and Mathis had an RBI ground out.
Pankonen was a perfect 4-4 at the plate with a double and three RBIs. Boechler had two hits, including a double, and an RBI. Mathis also had two hits, one a double, and an RBI. Jaton had a hit and an RBI. Smith added a double, and Braden Fersdahl also had a hit.
Pankonen pitched six innings allowing an unearned run on seven hits with two walks and seven strikeouts. Jaton pitched the final inning walking two and striking out one.
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