Dell Rapids PBR ended a four-game losing streak with a rally late in the game against Lennox. PBR scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth to earn a 5-2 win on Tuesday, July 6th at Rickeman Field in Dell Rapids.
Lennox’s two runs came in the very first inning on a couple of singles and an error. They were then held to just two more hits the rest of the game.
PBR finally got on the board in the bottom of fifth. Riley Hoffman had an RBI single to score Carter Gullickson to cut the lead to 2-1. PBR then tied the game in the bottom of the seventh. Dell Rapids then grabbed the lead in the bottom of the eighth. Gullickson, Weston Hanson, and Hoffman had back-to-back-to-back RBI singles to give PBR the 5-2 lead. Lennox was able to get two runners on in the top of the ninth, but they were unable to score.
Hanson had four hits and an RBI. Hoffman finished with three hits and two RBIs. Gullickson had two hits and an RBI. Brandon Geraets also had two singles in the game.
Jake Rechtenbaugh pitched seven innings allowing two runs, one earned, on two hits with seven walks and four strikeouts. Hoffman pitched the final two innings allowing two hits and two walks and three strikeouts.