Baseball Sweeps Judson
The Crimson Wave baseball team defeated Judson University in both games of their double header 7-0 and 7-3 respectively. CCSJ is now 7-16 on the year with a 4-6 CCAC record.
In the first game, CCSJ scored five runs in the 5th inning to get out in front. Luis Rondon hit a sacrifice fly to right field to advance Kevin Arviso to home plate for the first run of the game. Reinhold Navas hit a double to center field which drove in two more runs for the Crimson Wave as they continued to add to their lead.
CCSJ would add two more runs in the sixth inning after Elliot Torres singled to center field which drove in Armand Gordon and Michael Ryerson. Enrique Zamora pitched all seven innings for the Crimson Wave and had 9 strikeouts.
CCSJ kept their momentum rolling in the second game as they would score another seven runs compared to Judson’s three. Reinhold Navas had a good game going three for four from the plate with two RBI’s. Luis Rondon also had two RBI’s. Michael Ryerson, Mikyl Flemming, and Kevin Arviso each had an RBI as well. Edward Arambula pitched the first six innings for CCSJ and ended with six strikeouts. Pedro Palacios would relieve him and end the game with three strikeouts.
The Crimson Wave will return to action on Tuesday March 31st when they host Trinity International University at 4:00pm.
Baseball Splits with Cardinal Stritch
The Crimson Wave baseball team split their double header against Cardinal Stritch University on Wednesday evening. CCSJ defeated Stritch 8-2 in the first game and fell 5-2 in the second.
In the first game, CCSJ struck first scoring in the 4th inning to go in front 1-0. Mikyl Flemming drove in the first run after a sacrifice hit which led to Reinhold Navas scoring. CCSJ would pile on three more runs in the 6th inning to stay ahead 4-0. Kevin Arviso singled to left field driving in two runs. Stritch would respond at the bottom of the 6th scoring two runs of their own. It wouldn’t be enough as CCSJ scored four more runs to finish the first game 8-2 to earn their 5th win of the season.
Edward Arambula pitched all seven innings for the Crimson Wave and had 5 strikeouts. Kevin Arviso led the way with a hit and four RBI’s. Joseph Romero and Michael Ryerson each had an RBI as well.
Game two was a tough break for the Crimson Wave as they were looking to string together a few wins. Cesar Mari had the lone RBI for the Crimson Wave. Pedro Palacios pitched six innings for CCSJ and produced two strikeouts.
The Crimson Wave will look to get back on track Saturday when they host Judson University. The game is scheduled to begin at noon and will be played at Oil City Stadium.
Baseball Falls to Panthers on the Road
The Crimson Wave baseball team fell to Purdue University-North Central 9-1 and 5-4 respectively in a double header over the weekend. CCSJ now moves to 4-15 on the season.
CCSJ lost 9-1 in the first game. Purdue North Central got out in front and kept the lead until the end of the game. The Crimson Wave produced five hits altogether. Cesar Mari and Michael Ryerson each had two hits which led the way for CCSJ. Enrique Zamora pitched three innings for the Crimson Wave and ended with five strikeouts.
The second game was very close and went to extra innings to decide the victor. PNC was in front 3-0 until the 4th inning. Luis Rondon drove in the first run of the game for CCSJ after he grounded out to shortstop that drove in Reinhold Navas. The Crimson Wave would tie the game at 4-4 in the eighth inning, scoring three runs. Michael Ryerson singled up the middle for an RBI to bring CCSJ within two runs. CCSJ would score two more runs after a fielding error from PNC and a walk to even the odds at 4-4. PNC would score the game winning run in the 11th inning to seal their win over CCSJ.
Jake Ahlf pitched seven innings for the Crimson Wave that ended with four strikeouts.
The Crimson Wave will return to action on Wednesday March 25th when they travel up to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to take on Cardinal Stritch University.