Concord, NH - The Central Maine Community College (CMCC) baseball team took two loses in Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) round robin play on Saturday at New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI) losing to Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) 9-2 and NHTI 8-6.
In game one against SMCC, the Seawolves scored early with 3 runs in the first and 4 in the fourth. The Mustangs could only score 2 in the late innings as SMCC would finish with the win.
Jackson Allen (0-2) would suffer his second loss of the season giving up 9 earned runs on 13 hits over 5.1 innings.
In game two, the Mustangs bats would come alive, but would come up just short in a hard-fought 8-6 loss against NHTI.
With the Lynx holding onto a 5-0 lead heading into the top of the fifth inning, the Mustangs scored 6 of their own including a 3-run home run by freshman first baseman, Cameron Godbois. With a 6-5 lead heading into the sixth inning, the Mustangs couldn't hold on as the Lynx would score 3 in the bottom of the sixth inning to hold onto a 8-6 victory.
Tristen Chaine (Bridgton, ME) gave up 4 runs on 7 hits in 2 innings pitched in his first collegiate start, while freshman Reid Cote (Wales, ME) would suffer the loss going 4 innings in long relief surrendering 4 runs on 6 hits with 3 strikeouts.
The Mustangs will host NHTI on Sunday, 9/15, for their first home game of the season, and first home baseball game at their new on-campus turf sports complex.