Blue Hawks Take Down Saints to Continue in NSAA Conference Baseball Tournament

Blue Hawks Take Down Saints to Continue in NSAA Conference Baseball Tournament

DICKINSON, N.D. - Tony Roberts pitched a complete game shutout and No. 6 seed Dickinson State continued its run in the North Star Athletic Association conference tournament Sunday, defeating No. 5 seed Presentation College 9-0 in a loser-out game.

The Blue Hawks scored runs in each of the first four innings, getting solo home runs from Jordan Tescher and Ryan Risse as they built a comfortable 5-0 lead after four innings. Dickinson added two runs in the sixth and two in the seventh to put the game out of reach.
Dickinson State (18-30) will play in another loser-out game at about 6 p.m. MT Sunday against Valley City State. The winner of that game must beat Mayville State twice in the championship series starting at 12 p.m. MT Monday.
 
Presentation College (16-41) is eliminated from the tournament. 
Tony Roberts started on the mound for Dickinson and went the distance for a shutout. He scattered 10 hits in the game, walked only two and struck out seven.
Tescher went 3-for-5 with a double, triple and home run to lead the Blue Hawk offense. Jeff Vancleave and Ryan Risse also had three hits each in the game, and Risse drove in two runs.
Landon Briscoe had two hits and drove in two runs and both Eric Seiler and Ryan Mitchell added two hits. 
John Giove took the loss for Presentation College, giving up eight hits and seven runs in five innings. 
Lane Hovde, Josh Youngchild and Tony Hofman all had two hits each for Presentation College. 
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R H E
Dickinson State (N.D.) 1 2 1 1 0 2 2 0 0   9 16 1
Presentation (S.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 10 0
Dickinson State (N.D.) Presentation (S.D.)
Player AB R H RBI PO A
L. BRISCOE 2B 5 0 2 2 2 3
D. SKABO SS 4 1 0 0 1 7
J. TESCHER LF 5 2 3 1 0 0
E. SEILER DH 5 1 2 1 0 0
J. HIGNITE 3B 4 0 0 1 0 2
J. VANCLEAVE 1B 5 1 3 1 13 1
R. RISSE C 4 1 3 2 7 1
S. BISSON PR 1 1 0 0 0 0
C. BURGARD RF 4 1 1 0 1 0
R. MITCHELL CF 5 1 2 1 2 0
T. ROBERTS P 0 0 0 0 1 2
Team            
Totals 42 9 16 9 27 16
Player AB R H RBI PO A
L. Hovde CF 5 0 2 0 2 0
J. Youngchild SS 3 0 2 0 2 1
R. Barker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0
T. Hofman 1B 4 0 2 0 11 0
R. Baldonado LF 2 0 0 0 0 0
R. Strickland LF 2 0 0 0 2 0
R. Wolf LF 0 0 0 0 0 0
J. Spangler DH 3 0 1 0 0 0
S. Yant PH 1 0 1 0 0 0
D. Sanders C 4 0 0 0 7 0
A. Lambert PR 1 0 0 0 0 0
C. Summers 3B 3 0 1 0 0 2
C. Weinhoff 2B 2 0 0 0 0 6
T. Downey PH 1 0 0 0 0 0
A. Castro RF 3 0 1 0 3 0
J. Giove P 0 0 0 0 0 0
J. Bunjovac P 0 0 0 0 0 1
E. Griego P 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team            
Totals 35 0 10 0 27 10
E - DiSU(1): Vancleave, PRES(0)
DP - DiSU(3): Roberts, Skabo, Vancleave, PRES(0) LEFT - DiSU(9): Bisson, Briscoe(2), Burgard, Seiler, Skabo, Tescher, Vancleave(2), PRES(11): Castro, Hofman(2), Hovde(2), Spangler, Summers, Weinhoff(2), Yant, Youngchild
2B - DiSU(4): Mitchell, Risse, Tescher, Vancleave, PRES(0) 3B - DiSU(1): Tescher, PRES(0)
HR - DiSU(2): Risse, Tescher, PRES(0)
SB - DiSU(2): Seiler, Skabo, PRES(0) CS - DiSU(0) PRES(1): Lambert
Dickinson State (N.D.) Presentation (S.D.)
Player IP H R ER BB SO AB
T. ROBERTS 9.0 10 0 0 2 7 35
Totals 9.0 10 0 0 2 7 35
Player IP H R ER BB SO AB
J. Giove 5.0 8 7 7 2 3 23
J. Bunjovac 1.1 5 2 2 0 0 8
E. Griego 2.2 3 0 0 0 4 11
Totals 9.0 16 9 9 2 7 42

Winner - Roberts, Tony Loser - Giove, John Save -
WP - DiSU(0) PRES(0) PB - DiSU(0) PRES(0) BK - DiSU(0) PRES(0)
HBP - DiSU(0) PRES(0)