The Dell Rapids 14s Teener team won the Region 4A Championship in Milbank on Saturday, July 20th. Dell Rapids opened up the tournament with a win over Madison White 5-3. Dell Rapids 14s then moved on to play the Dell Rapids 13s on Thursday, July 18th. Dell Rapids 14s defeated Dell Rapids 13s 6-4. On Friday, July 19th, the two remaining undefeated teams in the tournament played against each other, Dell Rapids 14s and Milbank. Dell Rapids got the win in an offensive battle 17-15. The win earned Dell Rapids a trip to the state tournament.
Dell Rapids had to play two championship games on Saturday, July 20th. Madison White avenged an earlier loss to Dell Rapids with a 12-7 win. Since that was the first loss for Dell Rapids, another game had to be played to determine the Region 4A Championship. Dell Rapids bounced back with a 12-7 win for the championship.
Head coach Monte Kerzman said, “What a great showing by these 13 boys from Dell Rapids!!”
Players on the team are Seth Andersen, Nick Hoffman, Nate McKee, Eric Klein, Hunter Hansen, Trevor Pulscher, Mason Peter, Tanner Heim, Ross Wiebenga, Dawson Kerzman, Ethan Brobjorg, Justin Dorn and Elijah Story. Coaches are Kerzman and Steve Hansen.