The Dell Rapids Mudcats earned a 12-2 win against the Humboldt/Hartford Wood Ducks on Sunday, May 22nd. Dell Rapids pounded out 14 hits in the seven-inning win.
Dell Rapids got three runs in the first inning. They added another run in the bottom of the second on an RBI single by Ty Hoglund for a 4-0 lead. The Wood Ducks got a run in the top of the third and then another in the top of the fifth to cut the lead to 4-2.
Chad Hunt had an RBI double in the bottom of the fifth inning to extend the Mudcat lead to 5-2. Dell Rapids then had six hits and scored seven times in the bottom of the seventh inning to end the game 12-2 on the 10-run rule.
Hoglund had three hits, including a double, and two RBIs. Hunt had three hits, with a double, and an RBI. Dalton Lehnen had two hits, one double, and two RBIs. Kris Reges had a double and two RBIs. Elijah Story and Trevor Freudenthal both had a single and an RBI. Dalton Allen had two hits, and Grant Olson had one hit.
Lehnen pitched five innings giving up two runs on five hits with 11 strikeouts. Allen pitched two innings giving up three hits while striking out three batters.