Just days after facing Dell Rapids 14U in the 3rd/4th place game of the I-29 League Tournament in Flandreau, West Central Royal 14U traveled to Dell Rapids on Wednesday, June 9th. Dell Rapids again was victorious, but this time by a score of 18-3 in four innings.
Cooper Mulder helped get West Central on the board first with an RBI single in the top of the first inning. West Central held Dell Rapids scoreless in their half of the first inning, but Dell Rapids scored four times in the bottom of the second.
Lando Whiting started the top of the third with a lead-off single. Landon Holewa followed with an RBI triple to cut the lead to 4-2. Holewa later scored on a passed ball to pull West Central within a run, 4-3. That was as close as they would get though. Dell Rapids scored five times in the bottom of the third inning, and then nine more times in the bottom of the fourth inning to get the win.
Holewa finished with two hits, including a triple, and an RBI. Mulder had a single and RBI. Whiting also had a single in the game. CJ DenBoer started the game on the mound pitching 1 2/3 innings allowing four runs, one earned, on two hits with a walk. Anthony Lanham pitched an inning allowing five runs, none of them earned, on three hits and a walk along with striking out one batter. Ty Sichmeller pitched 1/3 of an inning allowing seven runs on a hit. Gavin DeHaven also pitched 1/3 of an inning allowing two runs.
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