Firebirds split baseball doubleheader at Fargo North

Journal Staff Report

Journal Staff Report

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

North scored its five runs in innings 3-5 to do enough damage in Game 1. Ryan Haahr picked up DL’s lone RBI in the fourth inning.

In the nightcap, the Firebirds scored the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh to win 3-2. North scored a run in the first, then the Firebirds took a 2-1 lead with runs in the third and fourth. The Spartans tied it in the fifth before DL took the 3-2 lead in the final inning.

Ben Shepherd pitched all seven innings, striking out three batters.

The Firebirds host Wahpeton tomorrow in a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m.