The Dell Rapids high school softball team cruised to two big wins on Sunday, September 19th in Hartford. Dell Rapids played Edgerton and Winner.
In the first game against Edgerton, Dell Rapids scored five times in the first inning, one more in the second, and then seven runs in the third. The game ended after three innings with Dell Rapids taking the win 13-1.
Kya Alderson had three hits, including a double, and three RBIs. Haileigh Barnhart had two hits, one a double, and three RBIs. Lexi Ingalls also had two hits, one a double, with an RBI. Kenzie Garry and Rileigh Foster both had two singles and one RBI each. Katie Scherff had two hits. Alessandra Swartwout had a hit with two RBIs, and Katie Kvigne had an RBI. Alderson pitched all three innings allowing a run, which was unearned, on two hits with four strikeouts.
The Dell Rapids offense did not slow down in the second game. After a scoreless first inning, Dell Rapids scored 12 times in the bottom of the second. Winner got a single run in the third inning, and Dell Rapids took the win 12-1.
Claire Wynja had three hits, with one double, and two RBIs. Foster had two hits, one double, with three RBIs. Alderson also had two hits, including a double, with an RBI. Scherff had a single with two RBIs, and Barnhart had a single and an RBI. Kvigne pitched four innings allowing an earned run on two hits with two walks and eight strikeouts.
The three seniors for Dell Rapids were recognized at the games. They are Payton Krumm, Kenzie Garry, and Haileigh Barnhart.
Dell Rapids (7-1) will play their final two regular season games at home on Sunday, September 26th against Dakota Valley and West Central