Dell Rapids PBR left 13 men on base, but scored enough to beat the Madison Broncos 9-7 at Rickeman Field Thursday night (July 12). PBR never trailed in the game jumping out to a 4-0 lead after 3rd inning. Madison cut the lead in half scoring two in the top of the 4th, but PBR scored three in their half of the 4th to take a 7-2 lead. Madison would chip away getting as close as 8-7 after the 7th inning. PBR would add a run in the bottom of the 8th to hold on to the 9-7 win.
Dale Solberg picked up the win for PBR pitching 6 2/3 innings giving six runs, three of which were earned, on seven hits and striking out nine.. Landon Klock pitched the final 2 1/3 innings giving up one run on four hits while striking out two. Ray Wagner took the loss for Madison pitching 4 1/3 innings giving up eight runs, four earned, on six hits while striking out four. Chris Brozik pitched the rest of the game for Madison giving up one run on five hits and striking out four.
Kevin Krull lead PBR with four hits in the ball game and had 3 RBI. Landon Klock had two hits and an RBI, and Clarence Fjellenger had a double with 2 RBI on the night.
PBR will host Humboldt in their final league game on Sunday, July 15, at 7:30 p.m. at Rickeman Field. The game will be webcasted.