Blue Hawks split with ChargersSIOUX CITY, Iowa — Dickinson State baseball team responded after getting swept on Saturday.
By: The Press Staff, The Dickinson Press
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Dickinson State baseball team responded after getting swept on Saturday.
The Blue Hawks split with Briar Cliff University (Iowa) in the second doubleheader on Sunday.
DSU chalked up a 5-3 win in the opening game of the doubleheader. Nick Kearley came away with the win for the Blue Hawks, while Jonathan Mendoza continues to swing a hot bat going 1-for-3, a double and two RBI.
The Blue Hawks (12-12) scored all five runs in the first two innings and then were silenced on the scoreboard.
The Chargers scored their only three runs in the fifth inning. Joseph Ybarra went 1-for-1 with a RBI, while Ryan Etter tallied two hits.
In the second game, Briar Cliff’s bats got going in the second inning and didn’t seem to let up grabbing a 12-5 win. The Chargers (11-12) scored four runs in the second and five runs in the eighth.
Brad Winkleman threw for the win, while Ryan Crossingham was charged with the loss.
Shane Richins had a solid game at the plate for the Chargers going 3-for-5, a double and three RBI. Winkleman helped out his own cause with a two-RBI double.
Zach Griffith led the Blue Hawks offense in the night cap with two hits, one double and three RBI.
Dickinson State 5, Briar Cliff 3
DSU 230 000 0 — 5 6 3
BC 000 030 0 — 3 5 1
Nick Kearley, Chas Allen (5), Andrew Grafton (7) and Ryan Risse. Nathanael Olson, Taylor Owen (6) and Travis Evgen. W–Kearley. L–Olson.
Highlights: DSU Jonathan Mendoza 1-for-3, 2 RBI, 2B; Derek Carley 1-for-3, RBI; Tanner Newman 1-for-4, RBI; Sam Bisson 1-for-3, 2B; Brock Murphy 1-for-3, 2B; Justin Elizondo 1-for-4, 2B. BC Jospeh Ybarra 1-for-1, RBI; Ryan Etter 2-for-3; Brendon Opsahl 1-for-3, RBI; Shane Richins 1-for-4.
Briar Cliff 12, Dickinson State 5
DSU 100 200 020 — 5 10 1
BC 040 012 05x — 12 16 3
Ryan Crossingham, Bobby King (2), Brock Overbo (7), Ian Anderson (8), Cole Steinbeisser (8) and Zach Griffith. Brad Winkelman, Shaun McPeters (7), Beau Brown (9) and Travis Evgen. W–Winkelman. L–Crossingham. HR–BC Evgen.
Highlights: DSU Zach Griffith 2-for-4, 3 RBI, 2B; Travis Setere 1-for-5, RBI, 2B; Jacob Muir 2-for-5; Sam Bisson 1-for-3; Jonathan Mendoza 2-for-4, 2B (2); Derek Carley 1-for-4; Justin Elizondo 1-for-5. BC Shane Richins 3-for-5, 3RBI, 2B; Brad Winkelman 1-for-5, 2 RBI, 2B; Brendon Opsahl 1-for-2, 2 RBI; Josh Scholl 1-for-2; Gary Davis 2-for-5, 2B; Ryan Etter 2-for-4; Trevor Gipson 2-for-5, 2B; David Kowal 2-for-5, RBI; Travis Evgen 1-for-3, RBI; Jospeh Ybarra 1-for-1, RBI.