Blue Devil baseball team sweeps Fergus Falls

Published 10:19 pm Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The Riverland Community College baseball team swept Minnesota State-Fergus Falls by scores of 5-2 and 4-3 in eight innings in Riverland Tuesday.

Reno Rodriquez had the walk-off RBI in the extra inning victory for the Blue Devils (12-11 overall) and Southland grad Jared Landherr picked up the win in relief.

“Jared definitely stepped up for us,” RCC head coach Derek Hahn said. “He went right through the middle of their order to get his first win.”

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RCC 5, Minnesota State 2

RCC pitching: Yadiel Ortiz (W) 6 IP, 7 H, 1 BB, 0 R, 6 K; Josi Bothun, 1 IP, 0 R, 1 K

RCC hitting: Yamil Ocasio, 1-for-1, double 2 R, RBI, BB; Bothun, 3 BBs, RBI; Brad Morris, 2-for-3, 2 doubles, 3 RBIs, BB; Javier Ramos, 3 BBs, R; Reno Rodriguez, 3 BBs, R

RCC 4, Minnesota State 3

RCC pitching: Taylor Arett, 3 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, 1 K; Edgar Gonzalez, 3 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 0 R; Jared Landherr (W) 2 2/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 2 K

RCC hitting: Ocasio, 1-for-4, 2 R, BB; Rodriguez, 2-for-5, double, RBI, R; Morris, 2-for-4, 2 RBIs; Yadiel Ortiz, 1-for-4, double; Ramos, 1-for-2, BB; Alex Jeranek, 1-for-3; Paxton Nelson, 1-for-3, R