Hannibal, MO. – The Central Baptist Mustangs traveled to Hannibal-LaGrange University looking to rebound from their four game drought. The Trojans provided the relief as CBC swept the Friday doubleheader, 4-0, 11-1. A single game to complete the series will be on Saturday at noon.
Brian Moreno (JR/La Victoria, Venezuela) held the Trojans to two hits in the opening game, striking out four in a complete game performance. CBC got on the board in the second inning when Santez Richardson (SR/Donalsonville, GA) doubled to right and later scored on an Austin Kuchinski (SO/Powder Springs, GA) hit to left centerfield. Jalin Lawson (SR/Troy, AL) added a two-run home run in the seventh.
Game one (4-0) by the Numbers:
The Mustangs exploded for seven runs in the second inning of the second game to blow past HLGU. CBC had five of their 11 total hits in the inning. Collin Nord (SR/Aberdeen, WA) went the distance and picked up his first win of the season. Nord allowed one run on three hits while striking out three.
Game two (11-1) by the Numbers:
- Monterio May (SR/Helican, AL) 3-3, 1R, 4 RBI
- Jalin Lawson 3-4, 3R, 2 RBI
- Josh Hibbard (SR/Munford, TN) 2-3, 2R, 2 RBI
- Austin Kuchinski 2-2, 1R, 1 RBI
- Ben Madison (SO/Benton, AR) 2-3, 1R,
UP NEXT: The Mustangs play the final game at Hannibal-LaGrange University. Saturday's final game starts at 12:00 pm. CBC will host Texas A&M-Texarkana on April 11 at 2:00pm.
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