Weston Hanson drove home the first run in the bottom of the first with an RBI double. Riley Calhoon had a two-run single, and Grant Sweeter scored on an error in the bottom of the second inning to give PBR a 4-0 lead.
Salem tied the game after the top of the fifth inning. The Cubs got a run in the top of the third and three more in the fifth to make the score 4-4. PBR regained the lead in the bottom of the fifth on back-to-back RBI doubles by Tanner Solberg and Riley Hoffman. Nate McKee added a two-run single in the bottom of the sixth to extend the PBR lead to 8-4. Salem picked up two runs in the top of the eighth to pull within two runs, 8-6, but again PBR got two more runs in the bottom of the eighth. Hanson scored on an error, and Carter Gullickson got an RBI sacrifice fly to give Dell Rapids a 10-6 lead. Those two runs were vital to the win as Salem scored twice in the ninth, but was unable to complete the comeback.
Calhoon had two hits and two RBIs. Hanson, Hoffman, and Solberg each had a double and RBI. David Kirby had two hits. McKee had a hit with two RBIs. Matt Gillogly and Sweeter both had hits.
Hoffman pitched six innings allowing four runs, two earned, on seven hits with two walks and five strikeouts. Gillogly pitched three innings allowing four runs, all unearned, on one hit with five walks and five strikeouts.