College baseball: Ridgewater opens with a doubleheader split against Mid Michigan

Warriors fall to the Lakers 3-2, then earn a 12-2 victory in the nightcap to open their spring trip in Florida

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AUBURNDALE, Fla. — The Ridgewater College baseball team opened the season Monday by splitting a doubleheader with Mid Michigan Community College.

The Warriors lost the first game 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh. They then came back to win Game 12-2.

Mid Michigan has a 5-3 record. The Lakers are an NJCAA Division II school, meaning they offer athletic scholarships.

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Ridgewater plays Owens Community College, ranked seventh in NJCAA Division III, in a doubleheader at 9 a.m.Tuesday in the Russ Mat Invitational in Winter Haven, Fla.

The Warriors then have a doubleheader beginning at 9:15 p.m. Thursday against Lake Michigan College before playing two against Glen Oaks Community College beginning at 8 a.m. Friday. Ridgewater then returns home with its first games scheduled for March 22 at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton.


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