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College Baseball: Ridgewater splits 2 with Central Lakes

BRAINERD -- Ridgewater split a doubleheader with Central Lakes on Thursday, winning the opener 10-8 behind a 14-hit attack, then dropping the nightcap 5-4 when the Raiders scored twice in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Ridgewater 10, Central Lakes 8

James Gilbertson executed the suicide squeeze in the seventh inning to bring in the go-ahead run in Ridgewater's 10-8 win over Central Lakes in the first game of a Thursday doubleheader.

Gilbertson hit three of Ridgewater's 10 hits off Central Lakes pitcher Kyle Schiable.

Schiable and winning Ridgewater pitcher Jake Wall went the distance, each pitching seven innings.

Central Lakes 320 201 0 -- 8 8 4

Ridgewater 141 200 2 -- 10 14 5

HITTING - Central Lakes: not available ... Ridgewater: Ryan Speltz 2-for-4; Jake Wall 2-for-4; Matt Christianson 2-for-4; Mitch Allore 2-for-4, 2b; James Gilbertson 3-for-4

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Central Lakes: Kyle Schiable (L) 7-14-10-6-4-1-2 ... Ridgewater: Jake Wall (W) 7-8-8-3-1-4

Central Lakes 5, Ridgewater 4

Central Lakes edged out Ridgewater 5-4 during Thursday's second game with a bases-loaded single to right field after relief pitcher James Gilbertson gave up a Ridgewater lead in the sixth inning with a bases-load wild pitch.

Central Lakes' Antonie Vandersteeg pitched a complete game, giving up four runs on nine Ridgewater hits.

Also, six of Ridgewater's players didn't make the trip to Brainerd due to class schedules.

Ridgewater 120 001 0 -- 4 7 5

Central Lakes 100 002 2 -- 5 9 2

HITTING - Ridgewater: Kyle Berg 2-for-3; James Gilbertson 3-for-4... Central Lakes: Ryan Pauly 3-for-5; Josh Ledin 2-for-4

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ridgewater: Bobby Tyndall 5Xc-7-3-2-3-3; James Gilbertson (L) 1Zc-2-2-2-2-1 ... Central Lakes: Antonie Vandersteeg (W) 7-9-4-4-5-4