Coming off a first place silver bracket tournament win in Mitchell, the Dell Rapids 14U softball team had another game on Monday, June 14th. Team Dynamite’s early lead helped them hold off Dell Rapids 10-7.
Dynamite scored a run in the top of the inning. Dell Rapids tied the game with a run in the bottom of the inning on an RBI ground out by Brynlee Kriens. Dynamite scored two runs in the top of the second and another run in the top of the third. Dynamite lead 4-1 after three innings.
Dell Rapids cut the lead in half, 4-2, with a run in the bottom of the fourth inning on an RBI double by Makaylah O’Meara. Both teams had big innings in the fifth inning, each scoring five runs. Dell Rapids’ five runs came on two outs. Elly Olson had an RBI single and later scored on a dropped third strike, O’Meara then hit a three-run home run to cut the lead to 9-7, but that was as close as Dell Rapids could get. Dynamite added one more run in the sixth.
O’Meara had three hits, a home run, triple, and double, along with four RBIs. Olson had two hits, including a triple, with an RBI. Kriens had a hit and RBI, and Aubrey Hubers also had a hit. Kya Alderson allowed 10 runs on the mound on 12 hits with two walks and 12 strikeouts.