NSU Baseball Team Goes 1-2 v. Winona State to Start Conference Play

BETTENDORF, IA (NSUWolves.com) –


The Northern State University baseball team hit four home runs Friday afternoon in the conference opener victory against Winona State 14-12.

The Quick Details:
Final Score: Northern State: 14, Winona State: 12
Records: Northern State 6-6 (1-0 NSIC), Winona State 6-6 (0-1 NSIC)

How It Happened:

  • Winona State scored two runs in the first inning to take an early lead.
  • Spenser Sarringar hit a three-run home run in the second inning that scored Isaiah Chevalier and Alec Lee.
  • I. Chevalier hit a 2-run single that scored Lee and Hayden Houts in the third inning to take a 5-2 lead.
  • A few hitters later Mikey Adams hit his first home run at Northern State and it was a grand slam that scored Sarringar, Hall, and Chevalier.
  • Sam McMacken hit his third home run of the season, hitting a 2-run home run that scored Houts.
  • The Warriors scored four runs in the sixth inning to bring the score to 11-7.
  • Spencer Larson drove in one run in the seventh that scored Sarringar.
  • Next hitter, Houts hit a two-run home run that scored Adams to extend the lead to 14-7.
  • Winona State scored four runs in the seventh and eighth inning put the Wolves held on to a 14-12 victory.

Northern State Statistics:

  • Mikey Adams: 3-for-5, two runs scored, four runs batted in, home run
  • Hayden Houts: 4-for-6, three runs, two runs batted in, home run
  • Spenser Sarringar: 2-for-4, three runs, three runs batted in, home run
  • John Werner: W, 5.1 innings pitched, seven hits, six earned runs, three strikeouts
  • Tyler Jones: Save, 1.0 innings pitched, one strikeout


The Northern State baseball team dropped the double header to Winona State by a final score of 0-2 and 2-12. Wolves drop to 6-8 overall and 1-2 in conference play.

The Quick Details:
Final Scored: Game 1: Northern State 0, Winona State 2
Game 2: Northern State 2, Winona State 12
Records: Northern State 6-8 (1-2 NSIC), Winona State 8-6 (2-1 NSIC)

How It Happened: Game 1

  • Winona State scored the first run of the game in the fourth inning to take a 1-0 lead.
  • Northern State had two runners on base in the fourth inning when a runner was picked off at second.
  • The Wolves also had a chance in the sixth inning with a leadoff double by Mikey Adams.
  • Winona State scored their second run in the bottom of the sixth inning off an error to take game one 2-0.

Northern State Statistics:

How It Happened: Game 2:

  • Chad Hinkle started the scoring in the second inning for the Wolves on his second home run of the season to take an early 1-0 lead.
  • The Warriors answered with 2 runs in the bottom of the second.
  • Winona State would score eight runs in the third and fourth inning to take a 10-1 lead heading to the sixth.
  • Hinkle hit his second solo home run of the game in the fifth to bring the score to 2-10.
  • Winona would score one in the fifth and sixth inning to run rule the Wolves in game two 12-2.

Northern State Statistics: