Dell Rapids PBR fell to 10-11 on the year and 7-9 in Cornbelt League play after a 6-7 loss to Harrisburg on Sunday, July 14th, at Rickeman Field in Dell Rapids. Harrisburg jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the second inning after a 2-out 2-RBI double by Jason Solma off of PBR starting pitcher Colin Karst. Karst settled down after that and cruised to the top of the seventh inning only giving up two hits in that time. Meanwhile Dell Rapids pushed across four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning by scoring four runs on four straight 2-out hits by Scott LeBrun, Travis Peters, Nate Henry, and Landon Klock. PBR would add two more runs in the bottom of the sixth on RBI singles by Peters and Nate Alfson to extend the lead to 6-3.
Harrisburg picked up another run in the to of the seventh off of Karst on an RBI single by Zach Weinandt. Then in the top of the ninth inning, Harrisburg scored three times on two hits and two PBR errors to take a 7-6 lead. Two runs were charged to Karst and the final run was charged to Klock. Weinandt closed out the game for Harrisburg by stranding two PBR runners on base in the bottom of the ninth inning.
Peters went 3-5 in the game with a double and two RBI. LeBrun was 2-5 with two RBI, and Henry, Klock and Kevin Krull each had two hits apiece. Karst pitched 8+ innings giving up six runs, four earned, on seven hits, walked one, and struck out four in the no-decision. Klock picked up the loss pitching one inning, giving up one run, one hit, and walking one. Weinandt picked up the win for Harrisburg.
Dell Rapids PBR will travel to Garretson on Tuesday, July 16th, and then travel to Humboldt to take on Humboldt-Hartford on Thursday, July 18th.