Conway, Ark. - The CBC Mustangs hosted the William Woods Owls in a doubleheader on Friday at Victory Field at Conway Christian HS. The Mustangs won the first game 9-4 but dropped the evening game, 4-16. The teams will play a single contest on Saturday beginning at Noon.
William Woods opened the scoring in the first inning with three runs after a 2-run homer by Tyler Cunningham. The Mustangs answered with three in the third on a two-run home run by Jalin Lawson (SR/Troy, AL) followed by a home run to left field by Santez Richardson (SR/Donalsonville, GA).
CBC added two in the fourth and four in the sixth. The Mustangs had 13 hits in the game.
GAME ONE (9-4) by the numbers:
- Santez Richardson went 2-3, 2R, 4RBI
- L'Donta Howard (SO/Foreman, AR) went 2-3, 2R, 2RBI
- Jalin Lawson went 2-4, 2R, 2RBI
- Deonta Howard (SR/Pine Bluff, AR) went 2-3, 2R
- Caulin Cragle (SR/Houston, TX) picked up the win pitching 5 innings allowing three runs on seven hits, with two walks and four strikeouts
- Jose Delmar (JR/Maracaibo, Venezuela) and Gunner Allen (SR/Maumelle, AR) each pitched one inning.
After two scoreless innings William Woods opened it up with five runs in the third and CBC answered with three on a Josh Hibbard (SR/Munford, TN) home run. After that it was all Owls as they scored 11 runs and held the Mustangs in check for the win.
GAME TWO (4-16) by the numbers:
- Josh Hibbard went 1-2, 1R, 3 RBI
- Ben Madison (SO/Benton, AR) went 1-2, 1R
- Andre Ruche (SO/Miami, FL) went 1-3, 1R
- Collin Nord (SR/Aberdeen, WA) was charged with the loss giving up five runs on seven hits, walking two and striking out three.
- Sean Baskin (JR/Magnolia, AR) pitched 2.1 innings giving up two run on three hits with two strikeouts.
UP NEXT: The Mustangs will play a non-conference game on March 20th with Texas A&M-Texarkana. First pitch is scheduled for 2:00pm.
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