The Bismarck Larks fell to the Duluth Huskies in the first game of a two-game series, 7-2.
Fans at Bismarck Municipal Ballpark, home of Dakota Community Bank and Trust Field saw both teams combine for 14 hits, on Family Fun Day Sunday, presented by BNC National Bank.
On the hill for the Larks, Morgan Mccloud (Texas Wesleyan University) pitched for a strong five innings, allowing only one earned, four hits, and striking out an impressive seven batters. Jordan Sagedahl, in relief, delivered the Metro Area Ambulance Fastest Pitch of the Game at 90 mph.
For the Huskies at the plate, Eduardo Rosario (University Nebraska Omaha) went three-for-five with two RBI and one run scored. Staying in the box, third baseman Devin Hurdle (University Nebraska Omaha) reached base four out of his five at-bats with three walks and an RBI triple.
The Larks at the plate today hit for a total of six hits. Tommy Takayoshi (Pierce College) in his first start, went two for three with a single and delivered the Fetzer Electric Play of the Game with an RBI double in the eighth inning. Garrett Macias (CSU San Bernardino) continued his hot streak going one-for-three, and came around to score in the eighth inning.
The Huskies saw an impressive outing from right-handed pitcher Devin Dodson (Friends University) going seven full innings, allowing two hits, no earned runs, and striking out seven batters.
The Larks are back in action tomorrow at 6:35 PM on ESPN+ for the series and homestand finale versus the Duluth Huskies.