Baseball Beats ONU in CCAC Doubleheader
The Crimson Wave baseball team is coming off of a great Saturday performance against Olivet Nazarene University. CCSJ would go on to defeat the ONU Tigers 3-2 in the first game and 13-6 in the second. This brings CCSJ to 10-21 on the season with a 7-11 record in the CCAC.
The first game came down to the bottom of the 7th inning to determine a winner. Olivet Nazarene was in front 2-0 after a homerun in the 4th inning. The Crimson Wave was able to respond by scoring three runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to win the game. Jake Beiriger singled to centerfield that drove in Erric Barnier. Luis Rondon would single to center field as well that drove in the game winning runs. Enrique Zamora pitched all seven innings for the Crimson Wave and had six strikeouts.
In the second game, CCSJ hit the ball very well as they were able to put up 13 runs on the ONU Tigers. Michael Ryerson had a strong performance going two for two with six RBI’s. Mikyl Flemming had 3 RBI’s as he continues to find success at the plate. Joseph Romero had two RBI’s. Francisco Unzueta pitched seven innings for the Crimson Wave and ended the game with two strikeouts.
The Crimson Wave will return to action on April 14th when they host Roosevelt University at 4:00pm. The game will be played at Oil City Stadium.
Baseball Splits with TIU at Oil City
The Crimson Wave baseball team split their double header against Trinity International University yesterday afternoon. TIU bested CCSJ 6-3 in the first game but the Crimson Wave bounced back in the second to win 12-8. CCSJ is now 8-17 on the season with a 5-7 CCAC record.
In the first game, CCSJ got on the board first after an error from TIU that led to Mikyl Flemming scoring to go up 1-0. TIU would score two runs at the top of the second but CCSJ would answer with two runs of their own to go up 3-2 heading into the fourth inning. Michael Ryerson singled to right field to drive in Cesar Mari. Mikyl Flemming flied out to the infield but that was good enough to drive in Reinhold Navas. Unfortunately it wasn’t enough as TIU scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth to seal their win.
The Crimson Wave would bounce back in the second game scoring twelve runs to earn their eighth win of the season. This was the best offensive performance of the year for CCSJ.
CCSJ went up 1-0 in the first inning after Reinhold Navas hit a homerun. The game would remain at 1-0 until the top of the 3rd inning when CCSJ scored 8 runs from five hits to go up 9-0. CCSJ continued to pile on the runs in the 4th inning as they added three more. Michael Ryerson singled to center field to drive in the first run. Mikyl Flemming singled to left center that resulted in two more RBI’s for the Crimson Wave. Francisco Unzueta pitched 8 innings for CCSJ and ended the game with 7 strikeouts.
CCSJ will return to action on April 3rd when they take on the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois at 4:00.
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.