Cole Ruesink scored the first run of the game on an error after drawing a lead-off walk to start the bottom of the first inning. Cooper Frost had an RBI fielder’s choice, and Brandon Schmidt had an RBI single to give Dell Rapids a 3-0 lead after the first inning.
Dell Rapids scored two more times in the bottom of the third. Frost scored on a wild pitch after getting a single earlier in the inning. Matthew Nelson had an RBI triple to score Carson Crosby for a 5-0 lead.
Parker scored two times in the top of the fifth inning to cut the lead to 5-2, but Dell Rapids added three more in the bottom of the inning. Schmidt and Nelson had RBI singles. Nelson later scored on an error, and Dell Rapids led 8-2 after five innings. Parker added one more run in the top of the sixth inning.
Nelson had two hits, including a triple, and two RBIs. Schmidt also had two hits and two RBIs. Frost had a hit and an RBI. Tad Tjaden finished with two hits. Quinn Carr, Lincoln Fersdahl, and Talan Millage all had a hit.
Carr pitched three innings allowing no hits with three walks and seven strikeouts. Frost pitched two innings giving up two earned runs on one hit with four walks and three strikeouts. Tjaded pitched 2/3 of an inning allowing an earned run on four walks with two strikeouts. Millage pitched 1 1/3 innings allowing no hits.