Joe Demers, left, and Brady Anderson.
|University of Winnipeg||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||1||4||2|
|Valley City State Univers||2||1||3||5||0||0||0||11||12||1|
|Valley City, N.D., |
|-||Winner|| Roos, Jordon|
| Rydholm, Max||Loser||-|
| 2 Players (#24,#27)||Doubles|| 2 Players (#12,#16)|
| None||Triples|| #7 Leyva, Emmanuel|
| None||Home Runs|| None|
|University of Winnipeg||3||2||0||0||0||0||3||8||9||1|
|Valley City State Univers||7||5||0||3||0||0||0||15||19||2|
|Valley City, N.D., |
|-||Winner|| Velarde, Steven|
| Kauenhofen, Nik||Loser||-|
| #18 Kemball, Wyatt||Doubles|| 4 Players|
| None||Triples|| None|
| #6 Armstrong, Cole||Home Runs|| #6 Bagby, Nate|
The Viking offense banged out 31 hits and 26 runs Sunday as the Valley City State baseball team completed a four-game sweep against University of Winnipeg.
After sweeping Saturday's doubleheader, the Vikings did more of the same on Sunday with 11-1 and 15-8 victories.
VCSU improves to 12-18 overall and 6-2 in the North Star Athletic Association. Winnipeg drops to 2-25 overall and 0-8 in the NSAA.
Up next: Valley City State continues conference play next weekend with four games at Dickinson State. The Vikings and Blue Hawks are scheduled to play doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday in Dickinson.
VCSU 11, Winnipeg 1 (7 innings)
The Vikings ended the scheduled 9-inning contest early on Sunday, picking up an 11-1 win in seven innings.
The offense tallied 12 hits en route to the 11 runs. Viking pitchers limited Winnipeg to just four hits.
Jordon Roos started on the mound and went six strong innings for VCSU, giving up just six hits and an unearned run. He walked two and struck out seven. Thomas Lindgren pitched a scoreless inning in relief.
Joe Demers and Emmanuel Leyva each had big games at the plate, both finishing 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs. Anthony Necochea added two hits and Ben Bruenjes scored two runs. The Vikings scored in each of the first four innings to build an 11-0 lead after the fourth.
VCSU 15, Winnipeg 8
Seven Viking starters recorded at least two hits in the series finale as VCSU tallied 19 hits and 15 runs.
Winnipeg took a 3-0 lead after the top of the first inning, but VCSU's offense responded with seven runs in the bottom of the inning to take the lead for good. Brady Anderson and Ben Bruenjes each went 4-for-4 at the plate, and Nate Bagby hit a 3-run home run in the second inning to help VCSU to an early 12-5 lead.
Steven Velarde pitched four scoreless innings of relief to pick up the victory for VCSU. The senior right-hander did not allow a hit, walked just one and struck out four.
Anderson's 4-for-4 game at the plate included two runs and three RBIs. Bruenjes was 4-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. Bagby finished 2-for-4 with two runs and four RBIs. Jared Meiklejohn had two hits and drove in three, and Joe Demers, Anthony Necoche and Tyler Ukestad all had two hits as well.