DICKINSON, ND- The Dickinson State University Baseball team lost their first two games of their fall season on Sunday to the Mayville State University Comets.
Game 1: MSU 10, DSU 3
The Blue Hawks took an early two run lead after scoring one in the second and one in the third before the Comets tied the game in the fourth. MSU would add two in the sixth and three in the seventh before DSU would plate a run in the eighth. Mayville would add three runs in the top of the ninth to win the game 10-3.
Jacob Cuch led the Blue Hawk hitters going 3-4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI. Sagan Osborne was 2-4 with a homerun, two runs scored, a stole base and an RBI. Danny Brescia, TJ McCullough and Trevor Oldham each recorded a hit in the loss.
Gabe Lizarraga took the loss going seven innings allowing seven runs on 10 hits with three walks and three strikeouts. Tristan Allen tossed 1.1 innings allowing three runs on no hits with three walks and Taylor Dantini threw .2 innings allowing no runs on no hits.
Game 2: MSU 11, DSU 7
Mayville plated two runs in the top of the second inning but the Blue Hawks responded with two in the bottom half of the inning. MSU would score five runs in the top of the third and one in the top of the fourth before DSU added two runs in the bottom of the fourth. The Comets would add to their lead with teo runs in the fifth and one run in the sixth. The Blue Hawks added a run in the eighth and two in the ninth but fell 11-7 to Mayville.
Cuch once again led the Blue Hawk hitters going 3-4 with two doubles and a run scored. Osborne was also 3-4 with a triple, a run scored, a stolen base and two RBI's. Lucas Rissler was 2-5 with a run scored and an RBI, McCullough added a hit and an RBI, Nate Demarais added a hit and three RBI's, Oldham recorded a hit and Ryan Absher finished with a triple and two runs scored.
Jalen Lane took the loss going three innings allowing seven runs on six hits with three walks and three strikeouts. Joey Buchanan tossed 1.1 innings allowing three runs on one hit with four walks and a strikeout. Dylan McDermott threw 3.2 innings allowing one run (unearned) on three hits with two walks and two strikeouts while Sean Getchell pitched one inning allowing no runs on no hits with a walk and a strikeout.
Dickinson State is now 0-2 on the season and will travel to the University of Jamestown on Sunday, September 18th to take on the Jimmies in a non-conference double-header beginning at 1;00 PM (MDT).