Game 2 comeback falls short

DULUTH, Minn. Minot State’s baseball team made a furious rally – after trailing by seven runs – in Game 2 of a doubleheader against Minnesota Duluth on Saturday only to come up one run short in an 8-7 loss.

That defeat gave the Bulldogs a sweep on the day as UMD won the opener 21-6.

The two games were highlighted by five home runs and three doubles hit by five different MSU players. Celestino Rodriguez hit one of the two-baggers for the Beavers, his third double in the last three games. Rodriguez’s hit sparked the comeback attempt in the fourth inning of the nightcap as he brought home two runners for his sixth-straight game with an RBI.

Kyle Williamson led Minot State with four hits on the day including his fourth dinger of the year. Sean Alp registered a team-high four runs on the day, two of which came from a long ball.

Jordan Schulz scored twice – once in both games – to move his total runs scored to 37, which leads the team. Schulz recorded two hits on the day as well, which brings his total to 50, a mark that also leads the team.

The Beavers and Bulldogs play another doubleheader tomorrow, beginning at noon.

Majettes win twice at East-West Crossover

MANDAN – Sophomore Miya Lennon and junior Sofia Lewis had quite the connection for the Minot High girls soccer team on Saturday at the East-West Crossover.

The two combined to score four goals as the Majettes topped Fargo North 3-0 and West Fargo 2-1.

Lennon staked Minot to a 2-0 advantage in the first half against the Spartans, the second goal of which was assisted on by Lewis.

Lennon leveled the bout with the Packers at 1 after she found the back of the net – off a feed from Lewis – early in the second half. Lewis scored an unassisted go-ahead goal just four minutes later.

Sophomore Kelsi Mensen logged the third goal in the opener against North.

The Majettes host Century on Tuesday.

Majettes place

9th at Bismarck Kiwanis

BISMARCK – Minot High’s girls track and field team placed ninth at Saturday’s Bismarck Kiwanis at the Bismarck Community Bowl.

The Majettes finished with 34 points, while Century won the event with 191 points.

Minot senior Kylie Alexander had a successful showing at the event.

She won the 100-meter dash in a time of 12.42 seconds, while finishing second in the 200 at 26.06.

Alexander was also second in the 100-meter hurdles at 15.84, while finishing third in the 300 at 47.39.

Alexander wasn’t Minot’s only event winner.

Junior Elizabeth Lucy won the shot put with a throw of 38 feet and 8 inches, while sophomore Samantha Moe won the discus with a mark of 121-3.

Minot senior Meg Super finished sixth in the 400 at 1:02.79

Eighth-grader Allie Wahlund came in fifth in the 800, posting a finish of 2:23.78.

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