The Dell Rapids Legion baseball team traveled to Flandreau for a double-header and scored 38 runs in two wins on Tuesday, June 15th. Dell Rapids won the first game 24-6 and then won the second game 14-1.
Both teams scored three runs in the first inning of the first game. Flandreau then scored a run in the bottom of the second for a short-lived 4-3 lead. Dell Rapids then scored three runs in the third, four more in the fourth, and then posted a whopping 14 runs in the fifth resulting in the 10-run rule win in five innings.
Caleb Kittleson had four hits, two doubles, and four RBIs. Brady Larson had four hits, one double, and three RBIs. Noah Swartwout had three hits and four RBIs. Bryce Sommerfeld had two hits and two RBIs. Riley Peter had a double and two RBIs. Jake Steineke and Ashaun Roach-Valandra had a hit and RBI. Kaeden Eastman also had a hit.
Larson pitched five innings allowing six runs, four earned, on 10 hits with two walks and five strikeouts.
Dell Rapids continued to light up the scoreboard in the second game. They scored five runs in the first inning and eight in the second inning on their way to a 14-1 win in the second game.
Kittleson had two more hits, one a double, with two RBIs. Larson had two hits, one a triple, and an RBI. Steineke and Roach-Valandra both had a double with three RBIs. Eastman had two hits. Swartwout and Andrew Van Dam both had singles. Zeb Schumaker had an RBI.
Van Dam pitched five innings allowing one run, unearned, on three hits with one walk and seven strikeouts.