Wolves Drop Pair To Wayne State

Wayne, NE (NSUWolves.com) – The Northern State Baseball team dropped a double header to Wayne State Sunday afternoon by the finals of 2-5, 8-14.

The Quick Details:
Final Score: Game One: Northern State 2, Wayne State 5
Final Score: Game Two: Northern State 8, Wayne State 14
Records: Northern State: 10-13 (5-7 NSIC), Wayne State: 18-8 (9-3 NSIC)

How It Happened: Game One

  • Wayne State in the second inning scored five runs to jump out to an early lead.
  • Wolves answered with two runs in the fifth inning as, Mikey Adams doubled to right center that scored Alec Lee.
  • Later that inning, Justin Barreneche singled to left field to score Adams to make it a 2-5 game.
  • NSU threatened in the seventh with the tying run at the plate but grounded out to shortstop to end the game.

Northern State Statistics:

  • Justin Barreneche: 2-for-4, 1 RBI
  • Mikey Adams: 2-for-3, 1 RBI, 1 R
  • Luke Chevalier: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 8 SO

How It Happened: Game Two:

  • The Wildcats started the scoring in the first inning with a run; they added two runs in the third inning.
  • Northern State scored one run in the fourth inning on a throwing error by the catcher that scored Spenser Sarringar.
  • Wayne State scored six runs over the next three innings to extend the lead to 9-1.
  • NSU scored two runs in the seventh inning on throwing error by the catcher to score Spencer Larson. Later that inning, Justin Barreneche hit a sacrifice fly to right field to score the run.
  • The Wildcats answered with four in the top of the eighth inning to make it a 13-3 score.
  • The Wolves scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning on a single from Larson that scored Sarringar. Tyler Hair double to left center to score Larson and Hinkle, Adams singled to center to score Hair, and Hayden Houts singled to right field to score Adams.
  • Wayne State scored one in the ninth to close out the game 8-14.

Northern State Statistics:

  • Hayden Houts: 2-for-5, 1 RBI
  • Mikey Adams: 2-for-4, 1 RBI, 1 R
  • Tyler Hair: 1-for-2, 2 R, 2 RBI’s

Up Next:
Northern State and Wayne State match-up today to conclude the three game series. First pitch is scheduled for 12 p.m. from Wayne, Neb.