PBR broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the third inning and went to score six straight runs over three innings. Weston Hanson scored on an error in the bottom of the third. Beau Behrend reached on an error in the bottom of the fourth scoring Riley Calhoon. Hanson had an RBI single later in the inning. Nate McKee had an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth. Behrend also had an RBI single, and McKee later scored on a wild pitch to give PBR a 7-1 lead after five innings of play.
Colman picked up a run in the top of the sixth inning, but PBR scored the final five runs. Hanson reached on an error in the bottom of the seventh that scored both Calhoon and Trey Randal. Riley Hoffman added an RBI single in the inning to push the lead to 10-2. The game ended in the bottom of the eighth on the 10-run rule after a two-run home run by McKee.
McKee had two hits, including a home run, and three RBIs. Hanson had two hits and an RBI. Calhoon and Carter Gullickson both finished with two hits. Hoffman and Behrend both had a hit and an RBI, and Tanner Solberg also had a hit. Hoffman pitched all eight innings allowing two runs, on earned, on six hits with three walks and six strikeouts.
PBR is the fourth of seven Cornbelt teams to qualify for the state tournament joining Dell Rapids Mudcats, Flandreau, and Canova. Three more teams will qualify from the Cornbelt League on Friday, July 30th and Saturday, July 31st.