Dells baseball splits doubleheader with McCook
April 29. 2014 2:10PM
McCook outlasted Dell Rapids 7-6 in 10 innings on Monday, April 22 in Dell Rapids in the first game of a doubleheader.
Dell Rapids scored first when Joe Muston singled, stole second and scored on Cody Nielsen’s RBI single in the first inning. McCook answered in the third inning when Ross Roling walked, stole second and eventually scored on a passed ball.
McCook scored two in the fourth while Dell Rapids managed one run by Zane Schumacher.
McCook extended its lead with two runs in the fifth. Dell Rapids tied the game with three runs in the bottom half by capitalizing on four errors. Muston, Nielsen and Schumacher all scored.
McCook regained the lead with one run in the top of the seventh. Dell Rapids tied the game when Nielsen singled, stole second and third and advanced home on a throwing error. Both teams were held scoreless until McCook finished the game with one run in the tenth.
Dell Rapids came up with five hits. Nielsen singled and doubled. Muston, Schumacher and Brett Mogen each had one single. McCook tallied 10 hits. Anthony Tuschen and Jesse Muth both had two hits.
Nielsen pitched the first four innings. He struck out four while allowing four walks, two hits and three runs. Josh Roemen kept Dell Rapids in the game with five innings of middle relief. He struck out six and gave up six hits, one walk and three runs, all unearned. Trevor Pulscher was tagged with the loss. He gave up two hits and a run that scored on an infield error.
McCook 001 220 100 1 – 7 10 6
Dell Rapids 100 130 100 0 – 6 5 6
Anthony Tuschen, Isaac Anderson (5), Jordan Schreir (9), Tim Gassman (10) and Collin Cleveland, Tuscher (5).
Cody Nielsen, Josh Roemen (5), Trevor Pulscher (10) and Casey Hansen, Nielsen (5).
Dell Rapids 7, McCook 4
Dell Rapids came back for a 7-4 win in the second game of the doubleheader.
The bats came alive for Dell Rapids as they scored all seven runs in the first two innings. In the top of the first, Muston and Nielsen both walked and were driven home by Ben Gillogly’s single. In the second inning Dell Rapids added five more runs. Matt Juba singled, Casey Hansen walked and Ryan Geraets singled. Tanner Solberg doubled to drive home Juba and Hansen. Muston followed with a single to send Geraets home. Tim Wilhelmsen lined a double in the gap to score Muston.
McCook managed one run in the first six innings. Tim Gassman singled and eventually scored. McCook rallied for three runs in the seventh inning on four singles but came up short.
Juba singled twice to lead the 7-hit Dell Rapids effort. Tanner Solberg and Tim Wilhelmsen doubled. Muston, Gillogly and Geraets all contributed singles. McCook had 10 hits. Isaac Anderson and Cole Cheeseman both had two hits.
Mogen earned the pitching win for Dell Rapids. He threw 6 1/3 innings and gave up two runs, seven hits and one walk while striking out seven. Wilhelmsen recorded a save by getting the final two outs.
Dell Rapids 250 000 0 – 7 7 4
McCook 001 000 3 – 4 10 1
Brett Mogen, Tim Wilhelmsen (7) and Cody Nielsen.
Jordan Genzlinger, Tim Gassman (2), Jesse Muth (3) and Anthony Tuschen.
Dell Rapids 11, Lennox 3
Nate McKee led an 11-hit Dell Rapids effort with three hits - two singles and a triple - in an 11-3 win over Lennox.
Hansen added two singles. Carter Gullickson laced a double and drove in two runs. Solberg, Nielsen, Mogen, Roemen and Gillogly all singled.
Muston picked up a win with two innings of 1-run pitching. He walked six but gave up no hits. Pulscher followed with two innings of relief. He gave up one walk, one hit and two runs. Solberg blanked Lennox over the final three innings. He accounted for all nine outs with six strikeouts and three assists to first base on tappers back to the mound.
Travis Cownie singled for the only Lennox hit.
Dell Rapids (4-2) played at West Central Friday.
Dell Rapids 150 030 3 – 11 11 3
Lennox 010 200 0 – 3 1 5
Joe Muston, Trevor Pulscher (3), Tanner Solberg (5) and Cody Nielsen.
Nick Kayl, Grant Sweeter (2) and Brock Stein.
Dell Rapids JV 12, Lennox JV 2
Dell Rapids JV used 12 walks and six timely hits to win 12-2.
Trey Randel was credited with the pitching victory. He recorded seven strikeouts in the first three innings and gave up two runs on three hits and four walks. Elijah Story shut out Lennox JV in the final two innings.
Randel singled twice and drove in two runs for Dell Rapids JV (4-2). Story tripled. Carter Gullickson, Josh Roemen and Dawson Kerzman all singled.
Dell Rapids JV 303 33 – 12 6 2
Lennox JV 002 00 – 2 2 0
McCook JV 9, Dell Rapids JV 4
McCook rallied for seven runs in the last three innings to overtake Dell Rapids 9-4 in a JV April 21 at Dell Rapids Volunteer Field.
Dawson Kerzman doubled for Dell Rapids and Story added a single.
Mason Peter, Kerzman and Story shared the pitching duties.
McCook JV 200 151 – 9 4 1
Dells JV 400 000 – 4 2 2