Central (9-7, 0-2 conference play) entered the doubleheader with the nation's fourth highest batting average but the Dutch bats were quieted to just four hits in the two losses.
Bell, who relieved starting pitcher Haiden Jordal, after he pitched five innings for the Cougars, finished the Broncos off in order with a strikeout for the last out to move Crosby to 4-2 in district play.
Daniels came up big on Thursday, driving home Albers in the sixth inning to tie the game at 2-2.
"It's quite a shock for them, but they've done a really good job getting acclimated to the climate", Northrop said.
Southwest Minnesota State snapped a six-game losing streak with a 12-2 victory over Northern State in game two of a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference baseball doubleheader on Sunday at Jurgenson Park.More news: A few showers Sunday, cool down Monday
"When you're winning, it's a lot better and it makes it more enjoyable", said Adley Rutschman, who caught both games and went a combined 6 for 8 with two doubles, a triple and three RBIs at the plate. I thought we came out and competed from the beginning to the end. He also led the Mustangs in runs (30), hits (35), and was second on the team in RBIs with 19. Petravicius hit his 11th double of the season. "I was proud of their effort". "Trying to keep guys healthy is obviously one thing that we're going to need to do". "So maybe we're a little sharper mentally, maybe we're a little bit more ready to go". Bennett added two hits and an RBI.
New Haven is still in search of its first victory since May 2015. Jamison defeated Steve Schnider (Oklahoma) 14-4, then lost a 3-2 decision against Rich Weise (Kansas). Ben Coleman, who led the Mules in batting average previous year, started out with three hits, two runs, and one RBI. One out later, back-to-back RBI singles by Parker Martin and Scoot Bennett increased Fairview's lead to 6-1. He went seven innings and walked two with seven strikeouts.
Clarendon Hall was led on offense by Olivia Wilson 3-4 with 6 RBI, Amberly Way 2-3 with 3 RBI, and Colleen McIntosh 1-3 with 2 RBI and 4 runs scored. The night before, the Dragons took the lead in the top of the 7th, only for the Bruins to get the win in the bottom of the inning, setting up the rubber game in this crucial region series.
The Spartans will return back home to face Western Michigan at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday. It was the third All-Badger North selection for Albers, who had four doubles, one triple, one home run, 13 runs scored and 10 RBI while striking out just four times past year.
The Coffee Middle baseball team opened up tournament play in Murfreesboro this weekend with a win over -Whitworth Buchanan Middle, 7-1.