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Blue Hawk baseball swept by Minot

In a final pair of games before the opening of conference play this weekend, Dickinson State baseball was swept by Minot State by scores of 13-10 and 21-2. The games, originally to be played in Bismarck, were rescheduled yesterday to Watford City...

 

In a final pair of games before the opening of conference play this weekend, Dickinson State baseball was swept by Minot State by scores of 13-10 and 21-2.

The games, originally to be played in Bismarck, were rescheduled yesterday to Watford City with Minot State as the home team.

In the first game, the Blue Hawks held a 10-9 lead after three innings, but relinquished four unanswered to the Beavers for the defeat.

Jon Koessl picked up the loss for DSU.

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In the second game, the Beavers led 16-0 after three innings for an easy victory. Blue Hawk starter Joey Buchanan lasted only 1.1 innings and was tagged with seven earned en route to a loss.

Dylan Skabo, who entered the day with a batting average over .500, collected another four hits and now has an average of .542.

Both Trevor Oldham and Jacob Cuch homered the Blue Hawks.

DSU plays Presentation this Saturday in Aberdeen, S.D.

Game one

Minot State 13, Dickinson State 10

DSU 604 000 0 - 10 9 2

MSU 405 211 0 - 13 15 3

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DSU: Jalen Lane (3) and Jon Koessl (6).

L-Koessl. HR-Trevor Oldman, DSU.

Highlights: DSU: Micquel Robinson, Dylan Skabo and Nate Demarais had two hits.

Game two

Minot State 21, Dickinson State 2

DSU 000 011 0 - 2 9 3

MSU 394 050 0 - 21 16 1

DSU: Joey Buchanan (1.1), Taylor Dantini (.2), Karson Hanosky (2), Brock Messer (1), Konnor Goettsche (1).

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L-Buchanan. HR-Jacob Cuch.

Highlights: Cuch had three hits. Skabo and Demarais had two hits.

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