The Mustangs could only muster five hits against two top seeded opponents as they go 0-2 in Mason, Ohio in the first day of the tournament.
CBC dropped the first game against #4 seeded Palm Beach Atlantic 16-2. The Mustangs faced the defending National Champs Fresno Pacific, seeded #1, in the nightcap 8-1.
In game one, for the Sailfish, Josh Turner got the win working four innings allowing one run, no hits, striking out three, with three walks. Santez Richardson hit a solo HR for the Mustangs as a bright spot in the loss.
In the second game, CBC kept it in striking distance until the Sunbirds from Fresno Pacific opened it up in the fifth inning. Aaron Boucher scored the Mustangs lone run on a fielder's choice after reaching third base on a Sam Buczek double. Ryan Smith had a strong effort in relief giving up just two runs on three hits, walking one and striking out three.
The Mustangs continue Pool play on Thursday at 9:00 am CST against the #8 seeded Toccoa Falls College Eagles.