St. Cloud CC got on the board in the first inning when Romero singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run. St. Cloud scored four runs in the fourth inning to add to their lead.
The Spartans answered back with three runs in the fifth inning. Minnesota State's big bats in the inning were led by a double by Jake Dykhoff. But the Spartans ended up falling short losing 9-4.
Eric Salvesen took the loss for Minnesota State Spartans . He went seven innings, allowing nine runs, only 2 earned, on 11 hits, striking out eight and walking one.
Again, St. Cloud CC got on the board in the first inning with Luis Massa singling scoring one run. In the bottom of the third inning, M State tied things up at two when Ryan Schmitz drove in one when he singled.
St. Cloud CC pulled away for good with two runs in the fourth inning on Cole Wellmann's sac fly. The Spartans lost 5-2.
Matt Hagen took the loss for Minnesota State Spartans . He lasted seven innings, allowing eight hits and five runs while striking out five and walking zero.
Minnesota State took the lead in the bottom of the second on a solo homerun by Austin Oetter, his second in the past 4 games.
The pitching was strong on both sides. St. Cloud CC pitchers struck out six, while Jake Dykhoff sat down eight for the Spartans.
St. Cloud CC knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the fourth inning. Gabriel Romero drove in one when he doubled. The game was tied at one with St. Cloud CC batting in the bottom of the fifth when Joselito Baez Jr singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
Jake Dykhoff took the loss for M State. He allowed five hits and two runs over six innings, striking out eight and walking zero.
The Minnesota State struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing St. Cloud CC, giving up seven runs.
Minnesota State watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 7-0 loss to St. Cloud CC on Sunday. St. Cloud CC scored on a triple by Joselito Baez Jr in the first inning, an error in the first inning, and an error in the second inning.
The lone bright spot for the Spartans was Daniel Lenarz throwing 3 shutout innings to finish the game.
Devin Bush took the loss for M State. He went one and one-third innings, allowing four runs on four hits and walking zero.