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Baseball Falls To Minnesota Crookston 4-3

David Vinsky
David Vinsky

OVERVIEW – MINNESOTA-CROOKSTON

SCORES: Minnesota-Crookston Golden Eagles 4, Northwood Timberwolves 3

RECORDS: Northwood 6-6, Minnesota-Crookston 9-4

LOCATION: Osceola County Stadium – Kissimmee, Florida

RECAP: Northwood's five-game winning streak comes to an end in a 4-3 contest to Minnesota-Crookston Saturday afternoon (March 10).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Northwood scored the opening run of the game in the top of the first inning – Colin McClelland had an RBI ground out that scored his brother Ryan McClelland to give the Timberwolves the early lead.
  • After the Golden Eagles scored a pair in the bottom of the second inning, Northwood tied the score in the fourth thanks to Kyle Ziegler scoring on a wild pitch.
  • Crookston came right back with a pair of runs in the bottom of the fifth to go up 4-2.
  • Northwood got one back in the sixth inning on a double from David Vinsky that scored Brian Dombrowski to cut the advantage down to 4-3.
  • The Timberwolves had chances to tie or take the lead in the final two innings, getting five runners on base but were unable to score.

GAME STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 3/12/0, Minnesota-Crookston: 4/7/1
  • Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 15, Minnesota-Crookston: 5
  • Bases on Balls: Northwood 2, Minnesota-Crookston 2
  • Winning Pitcher: Graeme Cherry (1-0) 1 2/3 IP, 3 H, R, K
  • Losing Pitcher: Colin Moran (0-1) 3 1/3 IP, 4 H 2 R, 5 K
  • Save: Zach Seipel (4) IP, 2 H, 2 K

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Vinsky: 3-3, 2 2B, RBI
  • Dombrowksi: 4-5, 2 2B, RBI
  • Ryan Palmer: 2-5, 2B

NORTHWOOD NOTES

  • Vinsky's two doubles give him 33 for his career, which is good for fifth in program history in just his sophomore season.
  • Minnesota-Crookston extended their winning streak to eight games with the victory.

UP NEXT

  • Northwood will play Mansfield Saturday night (March 11) at 6:30 p.m.