The annual Quarry Days “Take Me out to the Ballgame” between Dell Rapids Mudcats and Dell Rapids PBR went to the Mudcats 8-0 on Friday, June 24th.
The Mudcats struck early with single runs in the first three innings. Mark Abrahamson had a sacrifice fly in the top of the first inning. Travis Peters hit a solo home run in the top of the second inning, and Kris Regas had an RBI double in the top of the third for an early 3-0 lead.
The Mudcats then scored five more times in the final three innings. Ty Hoglund had an RBI triple, and Chad Hunt had an RBI single in the seventh. Dalton Allen added an RBI single in the eighth. Regas then had a two-run double in the ninth.
Regas not only had two doubles and three RBIs in the game, but pitched all nine innings and allowed five hits and one walk while striking out 21 batters. Hunt had two hits, one a double, and an RBI. Abrahamson also had two hits and an RBI. Peters had a home run and an RBI. Hoglund finished with a triple and RBI. Allen also had a hit and RBI. Grant Olson had three hits. Trevor Freudenthal and Jack Henry each had a hit.
Weston Hanson led PBR with two doubles. Riley Hoffman, Trey Randel, and Grant Sweeter all had a single in the game. Hoffman pitched seven innings and allowed five earned runs on eight hits and three walks with four strikeouts. Dale Solberg pitched two innings and allowed three earned runs on six hits and two walks.