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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