MSUB sweeps Crusaders

2014-05-01T06:15:00Z 2014-05-02T16:03:08Z MSUB sweeps Crusaders The Billings Gazette
May 01, 2014 6:15 am

Connor Holbrook's sacrifice fly to score Brody Miller in the second game gave the Montana State Billings baseball team a doubleheader sweep of Northwest Nazarene on Thursday afternoon at Dehler Park.

The Yellowjackets (14-28, 11-17) won 17-8 and 5-4 in games that were originally scheduled at NNU in late March.

MSUB and the Crusaders (16-29, 11-17) play doubleheaders on Friday and Saturday to close out the regular season. Both will begin at 1 p.m.

Prior to Friday's games, MSUB will honor seniors, Matt Eames, Joe Andriolo, Brad Birch and Drew Fosnes.

In the first game, Blake Loran doubled, homered and had three RBIs. Luke Reinschmidt had two doubles for four RBIs, while Holbrook and Kevin Toon had three RBIs each.

Birch, Holbrook, Loran and Reinschmidt each had three hits.

MSUB rallied with a three-run seventh inning in the second game. Bret Bitow had an RBI triple, while Miller followed with an RBI double. Myles Berkram added a pair of hits for the Yellowjackets.

Brady Muller went the distance, striking out four to even his record at 3-3.

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