CCCC baseball opens season with three wins
ENID, Okla. — Splitting two games on Saturday, and sweeping a doubleheader on Sunday, the Cloud County Community College baseball team opened its season by winning three of four from Northern Oklahoma-Enid.
Cloud County lost the first game 8-5, and then won the next three against a Northern Oklahoma-Enid team that is ranked 19th in the NJCAA Division II preseason poll.
The Thunderbirds led the Jets 4-3 through five innings in game one on Saturday.
Northern Oklahoma-Enid scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to go up 8-4.
Cloud County added a run in the seventh inning.
Steve Federau pitched the first five innings for Cloud County and allowed three runs on five hits. He struck out four and didn’t walk any.
Brendan Hardaway allowed three runs and walked three.
Tyler Keller worked one inning, and gave up two runs on two hits, struck out two and walked one.
Zach DeMars and Aaric Woodyard combined on a three-hit shutout as the T-Birds won the second game, 2-0.
DeMars went six innings and gave up three hits. He struck out eight and walked two.
Woodyard worked a perfect seventh inning to get the save. He struck out two.
Jesse Rall singled home Chase Reibenspies in the first inning to put Cloud County up 1-0.
Rall doubled and scored on a single by Woodward in the top of the fourth inning.
The T-Birds had nine hits in the game.
Rall, Skye O’Neil and Austin White had two hits each.
Cloud County scored a run in the top of the eighth inning to pull out a 6-5 win over the Jets in the first game of the doubleheader on Sunday.
Jordan Brown doubled with one out, and scored on a wild pitch.
Matthew Forsythe shut out Northern Oklahoma in the bottom of the eighth to get the win. He allowed three runs on three hits and struck out three in two innings.
Zachary Larkin went six innings and gave up two runs on six hits. He struck out four and walked two.
The T-Birds took a 4-0 lead in the top of the third inning.
Northern Oklahoma scored one run in the bottom of the third and one in the fourth.
A run in the sixth inning put Cloud County up 5-2.
The Jets tied the game with three runs in the bottom of the seventh.
White and O’Neil each had hits for Cloud County.
The T-Birds then blasted the Jets 10-2 in the final game.
Cloud County scored four runs in the second inning, one in the third and five in the fourth.
Northern Oklahoma scored its two runs in the fifth inning.
Trevor Rinne pitched six innings in getting the win. He allowed two runs on five hits, struck out four and didn’t walk any.
Taylor West retired the Jets in order in the seventh.
Mikabe Erdman and Cal Zagurski had two hits each for the T-Birds.
Woodyard walked three times and scored three runs.
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