MEMPHIS, Tennessee — The Miss. Valley State Delta Devil baseball team captured a split as they won game two of the mid-week doubleheader at the University of Memphis.

The Devils fell in game one 7-0 before winning game two 3-2.

In game two, both teams scored in the fourth inning of the game. MVSU scored on an RBI double by Scott Hornstra before a Matt Burton sacrifice fly scored Hornstra. Chris Norman would later score on an throwing error giving MVSU a 3-0 lead. Memphis would score two runs in the bottom of the inning, but the margin would get no closer.

Steven Barnes (4-2) would throw a complete game going seven innings allowing four hits, two runs and four walks while striking out five.

The Delta Devils will host Jackson State in an important divisional series April 2-3 at Magnolia Field in Itta Bena.


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