Cossacks too much for Dells on the diamond
May 13. 2014 12:42PM
Sioux Valley outhit Dell Rapids 7-5 and won 4-3 Sunday, May 4 at Volga.
Dell Rapids scored first in the top of the second inning. Tim Wilhelmsen singled with one out. Austin Kubly reached base on a walk. Casey Hansen singled home Wilhelmsen, and Tanner Solberg singled home Kubly to stake Dell Rapids to a 2-0 lead.
Sioux Valley answered in the bottom of the third. The first three hitters reached on two singles and a walk. Two runs scored on an error at home. Sioux Valley scored one in the fifth and one in the sixth to go ahead 4-2.
Dell Rapids (6-3) rallied in the top of the final inning. Josh Roemen reached first on an error and scored on Joe Muston’s RBI single. Sioux Valley recorded a strike out to end the game.
Solberg, Muston, Wilhelmsen, Matt Juba and Hansen collected hits for Dell Rapids.
Cody Nielsen pitched the first two scoreless innings for Dell Rapids. He gave up three walks, no hits and struck out three. Brett Mogen pitched three innings of relief and took the loss. He gave up six hits, three runs, one walk and struck out three. Roemen pitched the sixth inning. He allowed one run on one hit and two walks.
Dell Rapids 020 000 1 – 3 5 1
Sioux Valley 002 011 X – 4 7 1
Cody Nielsen, Brett Mogen (3), Josh Roemen (6) and Joe Muston, Nielsen (3).
Jake Larson, Layne Lucas (6) and Landon Stevens.
Dell Rapids JV 4, Sioux Valley JV 3
Dell Rapids rallied with two runs in the fourth and one in the fifth to overtake Sioux Valley in the JV game 4-3.
Dell Rapids scored in the top of the first when Carter Gullickson singled and eventually scored on a bases-loaded walk by Nick Hoffman. Sioux Valley scored two in the bottom of the first and one in the third to jump out 3-1.
Elijah Story and Dawson Kerzman both reached base on walks in the fourth. Gullickson singled both runners home to tie the game. In the final inning Mason Peter walked, stole second and third and scored on a botched pickoff play for the winning run.
Dell Rapids (4-4) was led on offense by Gullickson’s two hits. Hansen singled and Kerzman drilled a double.
Story picked up the pitching victory with two innings of scoreless relief. He gave up two hits and struck out three. Trevor Pulscher pitched the first three innings. He allowed three runs on four hits and two walks while striking out three.
Peters preserved the win with an over the shoulder catch in centerfield with two outs in the bottom of the last inning and the bases full.
Dell Rapids 100 21 – 4 4 1
Sioux Valley 201 00 – 3 5 1
Dell Rapids battery: Trevor Pulscher, Elijah Story (4) and Casey Hansen.
Dell Rapids JV 7, Baltic JV 4
Dell Rapids JV tallied four runs in the last two innings to pull away for a win over Baltic JV May 5.
Seven Dell Rapids players recorded a hit: Kerzman, Story, Trey Randel, Logan Ruesink, Ethan Brobjorg, Pulscher and Adrian Juba. Dell Rapids also took advantage of 10 walks and four batters hit by pitches.
Randel was the winning pitcher for Dell Rapids (5-4). Randel threw the first four innings and gave up two runs on three hits and a walk while striking out seven. Peter finished the final three innings and gave up two runs on two hits, three walks and struck out two.
Dell Rapids JV 021 002 2 – 7 7 1
Baltic JV 020 002 0 – 4 4 1
Trey Randel, Mason Peter (5) and Peter, Carter Gullickson (4).
Reese Warne, John Wilhelmsen (3), Houston Wentzel (7) and Lathan Gorospe, Zach Hefty (4).