Dell Rapids 2, Garretson 1 (11 innings)
Matt Juba’s bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 11th inning scored Cody Nielsen from third base and gave Dell Rapids a season-opening win against Garretson Monday, April 7th, in high school baseball.
Nielsen singled to start the 11th and stole second base. Zane Schumacher followed with a walk. With one out Ben Gillogly hit an infield single to load the bases. Juba followed with a line drive to right field on the next pitch to end the game.
Nielsen led the seven-hit Dell Rapids attack with three hits. Juba finished with two hits. Schumacher and Gillogly both singled.
Nielsen started the game on the mound for Dell Rapids. He pitched the first four innings and gave up one run on one hit and six walks. He struck out six. Brett Mogen pitched six innings of shutout relief. He allowed four hits and struck out nine. Tanner Solberg picked up the win by pitching a scoreless 11th inning.
Garretson collected five hits and held Dell Rapids to two runs with four different pitchers. Aaron Dunn singled twice.
Dell Rapids plays West Central at home on Friday, April 11, at 5:30 PM.
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Tyler Willems, Micah Mader (4), Jesse Brockhouse (6), Cole Fiegen (8) and Sean Tillma.
Cody Nielsen, Brett Mogen (5), Tanner Solberg (11) and Casey Hansen, Nielsen (5).