CBC held tough until late against Bellevue University on Sunday, but Bellevue University scored four runs late for a 8-2 victory at Victory Field - Conway, AR.
Santez Richardson racked up two RBIs on one hit for the Mustangs. He homered in the seventh inning.
Stephan Meyer recorded the win for Bellevue University. He allowed two runs over eight innings. Meyer struck out seven, walked two and gave up six hits. Bellevue University was sparked by Ross Feeley and Trevor Jones, who teamed up for five hits and four RBIs.
Stephen Swagerty took the loss for the Mustangs. He went six innings, walked three, struck out five, and allowed four runs.
Bellevue University went up for good in the second, scoring three runs on.
After pushing across two runs in the bottom of the seventh, CBC faced just a 5-2 deficit. A two-run home run by Richardson sparked CBC Mustangs' rally. But, Meyer got Josh Buczek to strike out to end the inning.
Sam Buczek went 2-3 at the plate on Sunday, but CBC took a 9-2 loss at the hands of Bellevue University at Victory Field - Conway, AR.
Buczek led the Mustangs' offensive threat, as he got on base three times in the game. He scored one run and had one RBI. He singled in the fifth inning and homered in the seventh inning.
Gunner Allen handled Bellevue University's lineup, racking up three strikeouts. Allen allowed two earned runs on seven hits and one walk over five innings. Justin Southerland was the game's losing pitcher. He went two innings, walked six, struck out one, and allowed five runs.
Drew Ferguson recorded the win for Bellevue University. He allowed one run over five innings. He struck out eight, walked four and surrendered five hits. Bellevue University was sparked by Colton Nash and Trevor Jones, who teamed up for four hits and four RBIs.
The Mustangs scored one run in the bottom of the seventh to cut its deficit to seven. A solo home run by Buczek sparked CBC before Aaron Bain got the last out, as CBC's Cody Rhoades struck out.