Glendive, MT. - The Dawson Community College baseball team, returned to action on Saturday with a two-game series against Williston St (N.D.). The Buccaneers split the series, losing the first game 5-2 but winning the second 2-0.
In the opener, sophomore Anthony Kuntz (Billings MT.) allowed four runs — three earned — on three hits and walked four, in five innings. In relief Andrew Hopson (Ogden, UT.) pitched 2 innings and allowed one earned run on one hit. Kuntz took the loss and fell to 0-2.
Meanwhile, for Williston St, Dustin Caplette picked up the win after pitching 6 innings. He allowed two runs on five hits. In relief Garret Peguillan, pitched one shut out inning.
Sophomore Chris Mjelstad (Laurel, MT.) went 2-for-3 with one RBI, Aiken, Balmer, and Hedin had one hit a piece for the Buccaneers.
In game two, Freshman Danny Smith (Tremonton, UT.) pitched a complete-game shutout, allowing only one hit while striking out three. He improved to 2-1 on the year.
Williston St, Scotty Jameson. Brother of former Buccaneer Mike Jameson (Powell, WY) pitched 6 innings and allowed two runs on two hits in the loss.
Austin Sheppick ( West Jordan, UT) was 2-for-3 and score one run in the game, Tanner Newman (Bozeman MT, ) scored one run.
The Buccaneers (8-7) return to action at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday April 5, for a game against conference opponent Miles Community College.
By Alex Rivas, Assistant Coach