A five-run third round drove the No. 14 Northeast Community College baseball team to victory on Saturday, defeating North Central Missouri College, 5-3 at the David Allen Memorial Ballpark in Enid, Okla. The Hawks (2-6) met No. 8 Northern Oklahoma College-Enid in the last game of the night and fell 6-1.
The Hawks scored all of their runs at the top of the third inning, triggered by a Colin Lynam (Springfield, Neb.) Double who scored Cooper Whitt (Knoxville, Tenn.) Who stole second base on the third court to attack. Lynam scored on a single by Parker Dorrance (Arvada, Colo.), While Sam Manwarren (Overland Park, Kan.) Later followed with a double to midfield. Zane Zielinski (Chicago, Ill.) Singlet, so Manwarren could score from third.
Lynam finished 2-for-4 with, two doubles, one run and one RBI. Whitt added two hits, while Manwarren had a double. Chris Mazzini (Parker, Colo.) Picked the win, threw four innings, so no one earned a run of two hits. He went three strokes and struck out two. Alex Potter (Parker, Colo.) Recorded the save, threw one inning, while hitting two.
In the loss to the Jets, the Hawks scored their lone run on top of others. Kobe Greenhalgh (Geelong, Australia) singlet to drive in Zielinski. It was the only hit in the game for the Hawks.
Christian Carew (Parker, Colo.) Got the loss, after throwing five innings, so that two earned runs of six hits. He struck out seven and did not give a turn.
The Hawks square with the Jets in a double head at 12 and 14:30 tomorrow in Enid.