Baseball sweeps Great Bay in double-header

Baseball sweeps Great Bay in double-header

Auburn, ME - The Mustangs got back to their winning ways on Saturday to the tune of a 2-game sweep of Great Bay CC in Yankee Conference action.  With the 2 wins, CM improves to 4-8 overall this fall.

Game 1

Despite 4 errors, the Mustangs jumped out to an 8-1 lead through 3 innings, and cruised to the 8-3 victory over the Herons.  Jordi Valls and Tanner Wheeler led the way for the Mustangs with 2 htis a piece.  Valls, Zachary Mann, and Elijah Grizzard-Brown each knocked in a run, while Wheeler and Matthew Tremble had 2 RBI each.

Wheeler also struck out 6, only giving up 1 earned run, in 5 innings on the mound.

Game 2

This time the Mustangs had to come from behind to cage the Herons, scoring 5 runs in the bottom of the 6th inning to sneak away with the win.  Great Bay hung on to a 4-2 lead through 4 innings, but lost their grip in the late innings.  The Mustangs had to overcome 3 more errors in the field, but did so by pounding 13 hits, including a homerun by Tanner Wheeler.  Wheeler went 2-4 with 4 RBIs, while Alex Biron (2-4), Jordi Valls (3-4), Matthew Tremble (2-3), and Zachary Mann (3-4) all had multiple hits.  

Noah Salmons got the win on the pound, pitching 5 innings with 4 hits allowed and 3 earned runs.