The 13/14 Dells-E team cruised past Canova 10-1 on Thursday, July 3rd, at Volunteer Field in Dell Rapids. Dell Rapids threatened to score in the first two innings by getting the lead-off hitter to third base without an out, but could not score in either inning. However, in the third inning after getting the lead-off hitter to third base without an out, Dell Rapids finally broke through for two runs. Dell Rapids continued to put the pressure on Canova by scoring five times in the fourth inning to take a 7-0 lead after four innings. Dell Rapids added another run in the fifth and two more in the sixth for the victory.
Adam Nagelhout lead the team offensively going 3-3 with a double, an RBI, and five stolen bases. Logan Heim was 2-3 in the game with three RBI. Tate Kolbeck and Alex Kringen also picked up hits for Dell Rapids.
Austin Ellingson pitched a complete game throwing seven innings allowing one run, which was unearned, on three hits, walking two, and striking out 11.
Dells-E improves to 8-4 while Canova fell to 11-2 in the I-29 League.