Conway, Ark. - The (RV)CBC Mustangs hosted Crowley's Ridge College in a doubleheader at Victory Field on Thursday. The Mustangs (6-3) picked up wins in both games, 13-2, 5-4.
In the first game, CBC used a five-run fifth inning to break open a tie game. A double by Jalin Lawson (SR/Troy, AL) scored two followed by a Nash Nichols (JR/Conway, AR) double to score Lawson led the charge.
In the bottom of the sixth the Mustangs used pitching errors from Crowley's and more doubles, this time from Ryan Guyton (SO/Cordova, TN) and Jesse Grace (SR/Mayflower, AR) to add eight runs to seal the victory.
GAME ONE (13-2) by the numbers:
- Ben Madison (SO/Benton, AR) went 2-3, 2R
- Josh Hibbard (SR/Munford, TN) went 2-2, 2 RBI
- Ryan Guyton went 1-2, 1R, 2 RBI
- Jessie Grace went 1-2, 2R, 3 RBI
- Dylan Crossley (SO/Little Rock, AR) picked up the win in 2 innings of work, striking out four, walking one and allowing no hits or runs
- Ty Houser (JR/North Little Rock, AR) worked 4 innings and Sean Baskin (JR/Magnolia, AR) pitched 1.
A walk-off single by Santez Richardson (SR/Donalsonville, GA) defeated the Pioneers in game two. Richardson started it off in the first inning with a sacrifice fly that scored Monterio May (SR/Helican, AL) to give CBC the early lead. The Mustangs would add two more in the second and one in the fifth before a three-run homer by CRC's Austin Hatchel would tie the game at four. Two walks put Connor Tatum (SO/Bryant, AR) and Jalin Lawson on base to set the stage for the win.
GAME TWO (5-4) by the numbers:
- Monterio May went 2-4, 1R, 2 RBI
- Jalin Lawson went 1-2, 1R
- Santez Richardson went 1-3, 2 RBI
- Nash Nichols went 2-3
- Ryan Orr (SO/Hope, AR) picked up the win pitching 1 inning, giving up no runs, no hits and striking out one.
- Gunner Allen (SR/Maumelle, AR) pitched 6 innings and struck out 5, allowing one run on three hits.
NEXT UP: The Mustangs host Martin Methodist in a doubleheader Friday, February 17th beginning at 1:00 PM.
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