Contact Us (701) 235-6161


Eight Hits Secure RedHawks’ Victory at Newman Outdoor Field

The RedHawks dominated the Saints’ pitching 9-4 with a big sixth inning that yielded six runs on Saturday night in Fargo, ND. The crowd of 4,215 saw the ‘Hawks awaken their bats and find five doubles and a home run out of eight total hits.


The newly acquired Brad Orosey, who started his first game last week, ran into trouble with St. Paul’s line up very early when he issued a lead-off walk to Devin Thaut, followed by a double by Jared McDonald. Even though he struck out the next batter, Henry Wringley belted a sacrifice fly to right field for an easy RBI to open the game 1-0.


With the RedHawks unable to get on the scoreboard quite yet, the Saints added one more run. It was Thaut that scored once again, this time in the top of the third on an RBI single by Willie Cabrera.


Ronnie Bourquin was the one to bring home the first run for the RedHawks, when he lifted a sacrifice fly to center field, allowing Sawyer Carroll to score comfortably from third, lowering the Saints’ lead to 2-1. C.J. Retherford did not hesitate, and found a gap in the left field on a 3-0 pitch for an RBI double to tie the ballgame at two apiece.


Sides turned, and the Saints were able to take back the lead, after a back-to-back single, Angelo Songco crossed home plate on Joe Bonfe’s double-play groundball (yielding no RBI for Bonfe). Saint Paul increased its lead to 4-2. The fourth run came when Songco came in safely on Jake Taylor’s triple to deep center field. Nic Jackson made an impressive effort trying to catch the ball, but his collision with the center field wall allowed Songco to come home easily.


The bottom of the sixth inning brought six runs for the RedHawks, and put the game out of St. Paul’s reach. Erik Castro led things off with a double, and with one out, Paramore hit into fielder’s choice. Brandon Trip then walked, and Sawyer Carroll added two RBIs to his stats with a deep fly-ball to right field. At that point, the score was 5-4 for the RedHawks. The home team would not give up the lead for the rest of the inning or the night, and added more.


Anthony Kaskadden walked, as did Penprase. Bourquin was the last nail in Saints’ coffin, bringing in three runners, Carroll, Kaskadden and Penprase, with his three RBI double.


The cherry on top of the cake came in the bottom of the eighth inning, when Retherford lifted a solo home run over the left field wall for his seventh of the 2014 season.


Kevin Fuqua collected yet another win from the ballgame, and is 5-1 on the season. Jeff Shields (now 5-5) of the St. Paul Saints suffered the loss. Nate Garcia came into a non-save situation.

Search Archive »

Browse by Month »

September 2021
August 2021
July 2021
June 2021
May 2021
April 2021
February 2021
January 2021
November 2020
September 2020
August 2020
July 2020
June 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
November 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
December 2008
November 2008
September 2008
Holiday Inn Search Bar Ad