DELL RAPIDS -- A pair of three-run innings cost McCook/Miner Post 61 in a game against Dell Rapids Post 65 on Tuesday in American Legion baseball action.
Dell Rapids recorded three runs in the second and fourth innings and McCook/Miner could not keep up in an 8-6 loss.
Jackson Fiegen gave Post 61 at 2-0 lead on a two-out, two-run single in the top of the first and Colin Kolbeck hit a solo home run in the second to give McCook/MIner a 3-1 lead. Then Dell Rapids recorded the first of its three-run blitzes on two errors, two hits and two fielder’s choices.
Jacob Cheeseman grounded out to drive in a run in the fourth, tying the game at 4-4, but three consecutive hits gave Dell Rapids a lead it would never relinquish.
Kolbeck finished 3-for-3 with two RBIs and Cheeseman drove in a pair of runs for McCook/Miner.
Dylan Klinkhammer took the loss on the mound, allowing four earned runs on eight hits in four innings. Sam Gillespie gave up one run on three hits in two innings of relief.
Carter Gullickson hit two home runs for Dell Rapids.