The Dell Rapids All-Star team finished second in the 12U VFW State Baseball Tournament held July 20 – 22 at Pasley Baseball Complex in Sioux Falls. Dell Rapids lost it’s opening round game in a close game to Milbank 5-4. Dell Rapids came back to win their next two games, defeating Harrisburg 11-0 and then Elk Point 13-0 to qualify as the third seed in the championship round.
In the first game of the championship round, Dell Rapids beat Bon Homme, the second seed, 8-5. Madison, the fourth seed, defeated Vermillion, the one seed, 12-1 to set the championship game as Dell Rapids versus Madison. Madison took the championship game 6-0.