Dell Rapids PBR and the Dell Rapids Mudcats met in the final regular season game of the Cornbelt League this season on Sunday, July 17th, and the two teams did not disappoint. Both teams held a lead in the game, but the Mudcats took the win 5-4.
Riley Calhoon scored for PBR in the first inning for a 1-0 lead. Calhoon scored again in the third inning putting PBR ahead 2-0. The scored stayed 2-0 until the sixth inning. Dalton Lehnen hit a three-run home run also scoring Travis Peters and Kris Regas for a 3-2 lead. Grant Olson and Peters scored in the bottom of the eighth to give the Mudcats a 5-2 lead. Beau Behrend and Teagan Schlimgen drew back-to-back walks in the top of the ninth and also scored, but PBR’s rally fell short as the Mudcats hung on for a 5-4 win.
Calhoon and Conner Spindler both had three singles for PBR. Weston Hanson finished with two singles, and Tim Wilhelmson had a single. Lehnen had three hits for the Mudcats, two singles and an home run, with three RBIs. Olson, Peters, and Dalton Allen all had two hits each. Mark Abrahamsen and Regas both added a single.