Humboldt/Hartford got two runners on by a walk with two outs in the bottom of the first, and then came a two-run single for an early 2-0 lead. Dell Rapids got a run back in the top of the second on three hits in the inning. Josh Deknikker delivered the RBI hit to cut the lead to 2-1. Humboldt/Hartford got another run in the bottom of the third again taking advantage of two walks and a wild pitch. The fourth run came in the bottom of the fourth inning on an RBI single to make the score 4-1. Dell Rapids added another run in the top of the sixth inning on an RBI single by Brady Larson, but they couldn’t get a rally going in the seventh.
Larson had two hits and an RBI. Caleb Kittleson also had two hits. Deknikker had a hit and an RBI. Landon Ruesink also had a hit. Noah Swartwout pitched four innings allowing four earned runs on three hits with four walks and three strikeouts. Jake Steineke pitched two innings walking one batter and striking out seven.