West Central Gold 14U (10-2) played two games on back-to-back nights, winning one and losing the other.
West Central hosted Elkton on Monday, June 21st getting an 11-1 win in five innings. West Central scored four times in the bottom of the first, two in the second, one in the third, and then four in the bottom of the fifth to end the game on the 10-run rule.
Caden Alfson had two home runs and five RBIs in the game. Seth Lind had two hits, including a double, and two RBIs. Zach Lorang had two hits and an RBI. Brody Jacobson collected two singles. Jack Sebert had a double and an RBI. Nick Lorang pitched 2 2/3 innings allowing one earned run on three hits with one walk and two strikeouts. Sebert pitched two innings allowing a hit with four strikeouts.
West Central then welcomed Dell Rapids to town on Tuesday, June 22nd. Dell Rapids took a 6-1 lead heading into the bottom of the second inning eventually increasing that lead to 13-4 after five innings. West Central rallied for five runs in the bottom of the sixth, but Dell Rapids held on for the win.
Cooper Mulder had three hits and four RBIs. Alfson had a hit with two RBIs. Jacob Kono had a hit and an RBI. Brody Jacobson had two hits, and Evan Jaton had a double. Kono pitched two innings allowing six earned runs on three hits with four walks and a strikeout. Jaton pitched three innings allowing seven runs, five earned, on seven hits with four walks and two strikeouts. Seth Lind pitched an inning allowing a hit and two walks along with a strikeout. Alfson pitched an inning and recorded three strikeouts.