Dell Rapids advances, Canova eliminated at Legion State Tournament

Dell Rapids earned an 8-5 win over Redfield in the winner’s bracket of the Class ‘B’ state American Legion Baseball Tournament in Redfield Sunday.

Post 65 scored three runs in the third inning and five more in the fourth. Brayden Pankonen and CJ Smith each drove in two runs.

Dell Rapids is the only undefeated team left in the double-elimination tournament. 

In the loser’s bracket, Elk Point-Jefferson picked up a 5-3 win, to eliminate Salem/Montrose/Canova. 

The tournament continues today, with the championship game scheduled for Tuesday.