DL baseball splits with Fargo Shanley

Journal Staff Report

Journal Staff Report

The Devils Lake baseball team split a doubleheader Friday at Fargo Shanley, losing 3-2 before winning 5-1.

Shanley scored the game-winning run in Game 1 in the bottom of eight inning. The Firebirds tied the game in the top of the seventh, scoring two runs.

Ben Shepherd led DL with two hits.

In Game 2, the Firebirds answered with a 5-1 win.

Jake Mertens had two hits and also struck out four batters on the mound while going five innings.

Landyn Swenson finished the last two innings.

The Firebirds are now 6-9 overall.