Teeners come up short at state tournament
August 15. 2013 11:37AM
Dell Rapids lost two competitive games in the State Varsity 15/16 VFW Tournament in Harrisburg last weekend.
Tyndall 9, Dell Rapids 7
In the opening game of state tournament play, Tyndall outlasted Dell Rapids and held on to a 9-7 victory Friday.
Dell Rapids trailed 9-2 after five innings and rallied for five runs in the sixth and seventh innings. Dell Rapids outhit Tyndall seven to six.
Riley Jurgensen drove in two runs on a double and single. Zach Schroeder singled twice. Beau Carpenter, Ryan Geraets and Adam Karst all singled.
Volga 6, Dell Rapids 5 (8 innings)
A pair of runs in the bottom of the 8th inning was enough late-game offense for Volga to defeat Dell Rapids in the consolation bracket. The 6-5 extra inning loss Saturday eliminated Dell Rapids from tournament play.
Dell Rapids outhit Volga 10 to eight.
Geraets led the Dell Rapids offense with three singles. Ty Hoglund doubled and tripled to drive in three runs. Ben Gillogly and Jurgensen both singled twice. Carpenter added a single.
Tyndall, the team that put Dell Rapids in the consolation bracket, went on to capture the state title by defeating Groton 12-2 in the championship game Sunday.
Dell Rapids finished the season 18-10.