Baseball splits final games of fall season

Oct 7th, 2013 @ 9:20 am | Author: Mark Potts, Sports Information Director
The Valley City State baseball team ended its fall season with a 4-4 record Sunday after another split at Charlie Brown Field.

The Vikings prevailed in the first game of the day, defeating Presentation College 6-1. In the nightcap though, Mayville State wrapped up a perfect fall season with a 7-5 win over Valley City.

VCSU ends the fall season with a 4-4 record. The Vikings will resume play this coming spring.

VCSU 6, Presentation 1
Chip Rosales was lights out on the mound Sunday afternoon. He allowed just two hits and struck out seven in five innings of work, earning the win in VCSU's 6-1 victory. Bryce Venaas worked four solid innings in relief to close out the win.

Anthony Necochea, Tom Houdek and Robert Wiley all collected two hits as the plate. Necochea continued his great fall season with two hits, two runs and two RBIs. Anthony Meyer also drove in a pair of runs.

it was the fourth time this fall the Vikings defeated Presentation College.

Mayville State 7, VCSU 5
A late-inning rally fell short Sunday night for the Vikings in their final game of the fall season. Trailing 7-2 in the eighth inning, the Vikings put together a three-run rally with two outs, but could get no more as they fell 7-5 to the Comets.

Necochea collected another pair of hits, raising his team-leading fall batting average to .400. Cole Honl had a pair of hits, scored twice and drove in two runs. Nate Bagby also had two hits.

VCSU outhit Mayville State 9-8 in the loss.

Chris Holden was the hard-luck loser for VCSU after allowing just one hit and one run in four innings on the mound. He also struck out six. Devon Wu allowed four runs in 2/3 of an inning. Preston Myers pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings, and Corey Pudas allowed two runs in three innings of relief.

It was the fourth time this fall that Mayville defeated VCSU.