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Beavers split opener with No. 15 Mavs

The Bemidji State baseball team split is season-opening doubleheader with No.15 Minnesota State University, Mankato at the Metrodome Tuesday. The Beavers defeated the Mavericks 6-2 in Game 1 and lost 4-0 in Game 2. BSU starting left-handed pitche...

The Bemidji State baseball team split is season-opening doubleheader with No.15 Minnesota State University, Mankato at the Metrodome Tuesday.

The Beavers defeated the Mavericks 6-2 in Game 1 and lost 4-0 in Game 2.

BSU starting left-handed pitcher Phil Bray allowed one hit in six scoreless innings to earn the Game 1 victory.

The Beavers never trailed in Game 1, led 3-0 after five innings and 6-0 after six innings.

Trevor Purvis and Logan Kalis each had two hits and two RBIs to lead the BSU offense in Game 1.

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Kalis scored Lewis Baumann on a single to left field in the third inning and scored Purvis on a single to left field in the fifth inning.

Purvis scored Dylan Webb and Chad Hanson on a single to left field in the sixth inning.

Miles Campbell pitched five scoreless innings for BSU before the Mavericks broke through with a four-run sixth inning in Game 2.

Campbell pitched 5 1-3 innings and gave up three earned runs on seven hits.

Kean Paxton, Juan Molero and Luke Hellquist managed the only BSU hits in Game 2.

BSU faces Colorado Christian University Thursday at the Metrodome in a non-conference doubleheader. First pitch for the two seven-inning games are set for 12:15 p.m.

Game 1

Minnesota State 000 000 2 - 2 3 0

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Bemidji State 001 113 X - 6 9 2

WP-Bray (1-0). LP-Ockuly (0-1).

Game 2

Bemidji State 000 000 0 - 0 3 0

Minnesota State 000 004 X - 4 9 0

WP-Bellin (1-0). LP-Campbell (0-1).

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