Baseball Falls to Holy Cross
The Crimson Wave baseball team had a trio of games this weekend as they took on Holy Cross College. Holy Cross defeated CCSJ 4-1 in the first game, 10-0 in the second, and 4-1 in the third. It was a tough break for the men’s team as they were coming off of a big win against St. Xavier University heading into the weekend.
Johnathan Cardenas scored the lone run in the first game. Cardenas got on base after a fielder’s choice and then stole second. Reinhold Navas hit one down the third base line that caused the third basemen to error. Cardenas took advantage and ran home.
In the second game, CCSJ was limited to three hits as Holy Cross pitched very well. Reinhold Navas, Andres Nandin, and Luis Rondon were the three players from CCSJ to get a hit in the game. On Sunday, Cesar Mari scored the only run for the Crimson Wave after Erric Barnier grounded out to SS that enabled Mari to reach home plate.
The Crimson Wave will return to action today when they take on Roosevelt University at 1:00pm.
Baseball Splits with Cougars at Oil City
The Crimson Wave baseball team took on the St. Xavier Cougars on Wednesday afternoon.
SXU got the early 1-0 lead in the top of the 3rd inning to get on the board first. The Crimson Wave would regain the lead in the 4th inning after a pair of stolen bases. The game would remain scoreless heading into the final inning. Enrique Zamora pitched well with 10 strike outs to lead CCSJ to the 2-1 victory over St. Xavier.
In game two, St. Xavier got on the board first after a homerun to go up 1-0 in the bottom of the third inning. SXU would earn two more runs in the top of the 5th to increase their lead 3-0. CCSJ started to chip away at SXU when Luis Rondon singled that drove in Cesar Mari. The Crimson Wave tied things up in the bottom of the 6th inning 3-3 as they continued to find momentum. St. Xavier would regain the lead in the top of the 7th after a sacrifice hit to right field to go up 4-3. The Crimson Wave couldn’t hold on as St. Xavier scored three runs in the 8th inning.
The men’s baseball team is now 9-22-1 on the season. CCSJ will return to action on Saturday April 12th when they Holy Cross College at 12:00pm. The game will be played at Oil City Stadium.
Baseball Falls to Wabash on the Road
The Crimson Wave baseball team fell to Wabash College 8-0 on Tuesday night. The Crimson Wave record moves to 8-21-1.
It was a tough night at the plate for CCSJ as they were limited to four hits on the game. Mikyl Flemming, Johnathan Cardenas, Thomas Mosely, and Mathew Bulatovich were the four players on CCSJ to gain a hit.
Stanley Garrett took the loss on the mound for CCSJ grabbing three strikeouts.
CCSJ will return to action Wednesday afternoon when they host Saint Xavier University at 3pm for a double header. The game will be played at Oil City Stadium in Whiting, Indiana.