NSU Hardballers Get Swept in Minot

MINOT, ND (NSUWolves.com) – The Northern State Baseball team were swept in the doubleheader Sunday by a final score of 3-9 and 0-4.

The Quick Details:
Final Score: Game One: Northern State 3; Minot State 9
Game Two: Northern State 0; Minot State 4
Records: Northern State 13-18 (8-12 NSIC); Minot State 20-12 (13-6 NSIC)

How It Happened: Game One

  • Minot scored two runs in the first inning to take a 2-0 lead early.
  • NSU responded with two runs in the third inning on back-to-back doubles in the third inning by Justin Barreneche and Hayden Houts that scored Spenser Larson and Barreneche.
  • Minot scored one run in the bottom of the fourth inning to take a 3-2 lead.
  • Houts tied the game in the fifth inning with a solo home run.
  • The Beavers scored six runs in the sixth inning to take game one by a final of 9-3.

Northern State Statistics:

How It Happened: Game Two

  • Minot started the scoring early again in game two with two runs in the first inning.
  • The Beavers scored two more runs in the eighth inning for all four runs in game two.
  • NSU could not get the bats rolling in game two finishing with three hits in the game.

Northern State Statistics:

Up Next:
The Wolves and Beavers match-up for the final game of the series, first pitch is set for 10:30 a.m. from Minot.