Dell Rapids/Baltic 16, Tri-Valley 1 (4 innings)
Dell Rapids/Baltic won its season opening high school baseball game 16-1 behind the pitching and hitting of senior Spencer Kerzman in four innings. Kerzman pitched all four innings giving up only one single and one run while striking out eight. He also led the offense with two singles, a double and four RBI. Leadoff hitter Tanner Solberg added two singles and a double. Cody Nielsen and Tim Wilhelmsen each hit a single and double and drove in three runs.
Dell Rapids/Baltic JV 3, Tri-Valley JV 0 (3 innings)
Ryan Geraets led the offense with two singles to give the junior varsity team a 3-0 win. Brett Mogen pitched two innings, and Riley Jurgensen the final inning to combine for a 3-inning no-hitter.
The Dell Rapids/Baltic team is comprised of 23 players grades 8-12 from Dell Rapids Public, St. Mary and Baltic schools.
Dell Rapids/Baltic plays Lennox at home (Volunteer Field) at 5:30 PM Friday, April 5.