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June 29--Redfield Dairy Queen combined to score three runs in the last two innings to defeat Wessington Springs 6-3 on Friday in an amateur baseball game in Wessington Springs.
The game was knotted up at 3-3 after the seventh inning. Redfield then scored a run in the eighth when Rich Osborn hit a single to drive in Keith Gall from second base. Dairy Queen then plated two insurance runs in the top of the ninth with one hit and also took advantage of two Wessington Springs errors in the inning.
Osborn went 4-for-5 with a double and drove in a pair of runs for Redfield. Joel Osborn added two hits, while Gall had a single and a double for Dairy Queen. Tanner Clausen scored two runs and had a hit for Redfield.
Justin Downes came on in relief in the sixth and picked up the win for Dairy Queen. He is now 5-0 on the season.
Redfield (12-2) will play at Aberdeen today vs. Aberdeen Circus Sports Bar at 4 p.m. at Fossum Field.
Redfield Dairy Queen 6
Wessington Springs 3
Redfield 002 010 012--6 12 4
Wessington Springs 100 001 100--3 10 4
Kassidy Gaines, Justin Downes (6) and Buddy Traxler; Nathan Hainy and Zach Cranston. 2B--Redfield, Gall.
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