Belleville, IL. – Austin Kuchinski (SO/Powder Springs, GA)'s sacrifice fly led the CBC Mustangs to an AMC win over Lindenwood-Bellville on Friday night. The Lynx took CBC to ten innings before the Mustangs win,8-7.
The three game series continues on Saturday with a doubleheader beginning at noon.
CBC's Jalin Lawson (SR/Troy, AL) and Deonta Howard (SR/Pine Bluff, AR) each homered early to give the Mustangs an early 3-1 lead. The Mustangs extended the margin in the fifth as Kuchinski's single scored Josh Hibbard (SR/Munford, TN) and Lawson. The Lynx scored in three straight innings to tie the game at five. Again CBC took the lead in the eighth only to have Lindenwood-Bellville to tie again the game at 7-7 to set up extra innings.
Aaron Kincaid (SR/Prairie Grove, AR) picked up another win in relief pitching 1.2 innings allowing one hit, no runs, two walks and he struck out two.
Game one (8-7) by the Numbers:
- Jalin Lawson went 2-2, 3R 1 RBI
- Austin Kuchinski had one hit, 3 RBI
- Monterio May (SR/Helican, AL) had one hit, 2 RBI
- Brian Moreno (JR/La Victoria, Venezuela) went six innings, three runs in five innings, 2 walks, 6 strikeouts
UP NEXT: The Mustangs continue their series with Lindenwood-Bellville on April 1st.The doubleheader on Saturday will begin at noon. On April 4th they travel to Lyon College for more AMC action.
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