Leads are important, but the key is to hold them. DV had a 2-0 lead going into the top of the 5th when Pipestone, MN scored all its runs (5) to defeat DV 5-3 in Dell Rapids Sunday, July 19.
DV had 10 hits and 5 walks but could only muster 3 runs, while leaving 9 on base. Eight batters got a hit with Hunter Beving 2, including a double, and Drew Addison 2.
Pipestone helped their cause with 7 stolen bases and defensively turned two-double plays.