The Dell Rapids Legion baseball team had a three-day break from games after playing nine games in a total of six days between June 10th and June 16th. The break proved to be helpful as Dell Rapids defeated Sioux Falls Christian 14-4 at home on Monday, June 20th.
Sioux Falls Christian plated three runs in the top of the first, but Dell Rapids responded with nine runs in the bottom of the inning. They would go on to score in every inning of the game. Sioux Falls Christian got a run in the top of the second. Dell Rapids had a single run in the second, two in the third, one in the fourth, and another in the fifth to win on the 10-run rule.
Jack Henry had two doubles and five RBIs in the game. Will Jaton had two doubles and two RBIs. CJ Smith and Brayden Pankonen both had two hits and an RBI. Landon Ruesink finished with a double and an RB. Joe Rechtenbaugh had a single and RBI. Braden Fersdahl finished with a single, and Treyse Eastman had an RBI.
Ruesink pitched four innings and allowed four runs, two earned, on six hits and a walk with seven strikeouts. Jaton pitched an inning and allowed a hit and recorded a strikeout.