Northwest baseball claims 9-2 victory of Fort Hays State

MARYVILLE, Mo. – Max Spitzmiller was good for seven and 1/3 innings of scoreless innings as the Northwest baseball cruised to a 9-2 victory against Fort Hays State April 5 at Bearcat Baseball Field.

The 6-foot 200-pound sophomore got the nod to start the game on the bump for Northwest. Spitzmiller gave up five hits and struck out four Tigers.

The Bearcats have now won a season-best four in a row while junior infielder Calvin Rudolph extended his hitting streak to 10 games. Rudolph also extend his on-base streak to 11 and junior first baseman Connor Quick extended his to 14.

Northwest advances to 15-15 on the season and 11-8 in the conference.

The ‘Cats will play two more to complete the series against the Tigers at Bearcat Baseball Field.

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