Madison defeated the Dell Rapids legion baseball team for the second time this season on Monday, June 29th in Madison. After a 19-3 win in the first game of the year, Madison earned a 13-3 win on the 10-run rule in five innings.
Madison scored 12 of their 13 runs in the first three innings of the game. They put four runs on the board in the bottom of the first inning. Madison then followed with six runs before recording an out in the bottom of the second inning. They then scored two more runs in the bottom of the third to take a 12-0 lead.
Dell Rapids got three runs in the top of the fourth inning. Drew Van Regenmorter had a two-run triple in the inning, and then later scored on an RBI groundout by Ty Wood. The game ended on the 10-run rule in the bottom of the fifth inning after one run scored for Madison.
Along with the RBI triple by Van Regenmorter, Noah Swartwout, Jake Steineke, Riley Peter, and Logan Ellingson all had hits in the game. Swartwout pitched the first inning giving up six runs, four earned, on three hits with three walks and a strikeout. Bryce Sommerfeld came into the game in the second inning giving up four runs, all earned, on five hits. Kaeden Eastemen pitched 3 2/3 innings giving up three runs, one earned, on three hits with three walks and three strikeouts.
Dell Rapids (4-6) will travel to Tea on Tuesday, June 30th.