Jacks & Bison Split A Pair In Brookings

SDSU Falls 11-4 In First Game Before Winning Finale 2-1

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State and North Dakota State split a college baseball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon in Brookings.

Powered by a Bennett Hostetler Grand Slam the Bison took the opening game of the day 11-4.  Hostetler led NDSU with a 3-6 day at the plate and two runs scored to go along with his four RBI.  Newt Johnson paced SDSU with a 3-4 day, two runs scored and two RBI.

SDSU took the finale 2-1 in a pitcher’s duel.  Ethan Kenkel didn’t allow a run over 6 innings, giving up just two hits and striking out two to improve to 2-1 on the year.  Chris Halbur struck out a man in the 7th and picked up his 10th save.  Josh Kunzmann and Tony Kjolsing each had two hits for the Jacks.

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