VOLGA – Volga Post 114 fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 9-4 Region 2B loss to Dell Rapids on Saturday.
Dell Rapids captured the lead in the second inning, scoring on a walk by Josh Roemen, a single by Carter Gullickson, back-to-back Volga errors, and then, a single by Eric Klein.
Post 114 scored four runs in the fourth on a double by Zack Puetz, a groundout, and a home run by Collin VanderWal.
Brett Mogen earned the win for Dell Rapids. He threw seven innings and allowed four runs on five hits with 14 strikeouts.
Cole Gross took the loss for Volga Post 114. He pitched 2 1/3 innings and gave up seven runs on six hits with three strikeouts.
VanderWal, Noah Puetz, Zack Puetz, Tyler Schwartz and Matt Larson each managed one hit to lead Volga Post 114.
Dell Rapids collected eight hits. Josh Roemen, Casey Hansen and Eric Klein each had multiple hits for Dell Rapids.