Clarksville, Ark. - The CBC Mustangs traveled to the University of the Ozarks for non-conference action on Tuesday. Central Baptist fell 4-7 to the Div lll opponent even though they outhit the Eagles eleven hits to nine.
CBC got on the board first as Santez Richardson (SR/Donalsonville, GA) singled to left field to drive home two runs.
Both teams scored in the second. In the third inning the Eagles tied the game at three. They took the lead for good with two runs in the fourth.
The Mustangs had 11 hits with Richardson, Nash Nichols (JR/Conway, AR) Ben Madison (SO/Benton, AR) all collecting one. Monterio May (SR/Helican, AL), Jalin Lawson (SR/Troy, AL), L'Donta Howard (SO/Foreman, AR) and Josh Hibbard (SR/Munford, TN) all had two hits each.
The Mustangs used seven pitchers in the afternoon with Jose Delmar (JR/Maracaibo, Venezuela) opening and pitching three innings giving up three runs on four hits, one walk and striking out four. Ty Houser (JR/North Little Rock, AR) recorded the loss in one inning of work. He allowed three runs on two hits. Ryan Orr (SO/Hope, AR), Lane Chapman (SR/Hamburg, AR), Sean Baskin (JR/Magnolia, AR) and Monterio May all picked up work.
UP NEXT: The Mustangs will be at Harris-Stowe State University March 10-11 with a single game on Friday starting at 1:00 pm and the Saturday doubleheader stating at noon.
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