Arkadelphia, AR – The 7-0 Central Baptist College Mustangs made a midweek trip to the Great American Conference member Ouachita Baptist University trying to make it 8-0. With early offense and a strong performance by Dillon Cates, it worked.
The Mustangs came out hard and fast with Monterio May singling, Jalin Lawson drawing a walk and Seth McLemore homering over right field to make it 3-0. CBC then loaded the bases and scored three more with a double by catcher Brent Bunker to make it 6-0. Bunker scored on a Josh Buczek triple and the Mustangs opened the first inning 7-0 and never looked back.
CBC added two more in the second, three in the third to make it 13-0 before a two run blast over centerfield by the Tiger's DH Preston Speers and a single HR to left by Victor Draijer made it 13-3.
Dillon Cates picked up the win for CBC giving up four runs, five hits, and two walks in five innings of work. Josh Reeves took the loss for OBU.
A host of Mustangs had strong efforts led by Seth McLemore going 2-3, 4 RBIs, 3 Runs scored with 1 HR.Josh Buczek went 3-6 at the plate with a triple. Senior Ryan Johnson was 3-4 with 2 runs scored. Santez Richardson reached base three times (2BB, 1HBP) scored 3 runs and had 1 RBI on a sacrifice fly.
UP NEXT: CBC hosts Bacone College FEB 19-20 in a four game series as a part of the weekend Homecoming festivities.