West Central Blue 14U won their eleventh game of the season and fifth in a row after a 16-1 win at Dell Rapids Red on Wednesday, July 6th.
West Central scored six times in the top of the first inning. Dylan Bettcher, Alex Siemonsma, and Ashton Gebhard all had two-run singles. After both teams went scoreless in the second inning, West Central scored 10 times in the top of the third.
Gebhard had another two-run single and then later scored on a passed ball. Anthony Lanham had a three-run double followed by an RBI single by Bettcher. Nick Lorang had a two-run single, and Gebhard had another RBI with a ground out. Dell Rapids got a run in the bottom of the third.
Bettcher had three hits and three RBIs. Gebhard had two hits and five RBIs. Lanham had two hits, one a double, and three RBIs. Lorang had two hits, one of them a triple, and two RBIs. Siemonsma finished with a hit and two RBIs. Jack Sebert added a double. Gebhard pitched two innings and allowed two hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Hayes Cain pitched one inning and allowed an earned run on a walk.