Central Christian College’s baseball team and McPherson College hooked up Saturday for a triangular that also included Robert Morris College.
Here are their games:
• Robert Morris College 8, McPherson College 4 — The Bulldogs did their damage early as all four runs came in the second inning to give them a 4-1 lead at the time.
Robert Morris, however, chipped away with three innings of two runs to key its comeback.
Kyle McDonald, Stephon Miller and Dylan Fontenot all had two hits for the Bulldogs. Ethan Dowling took the loss.
Mac (4) — Martin 3-0-1-1, Bryan 4-0-0-0, Willow 3-0-1-0, Potter 4-1-1-0, Davenport 1-0-0-0, McDonald 3-1-2-0, Miller 3-1-2-1, Fontenot 2-1-2-0, Keeny 2-0-0-0.
• Robert Morris College 4, Central Christian 3 — This was the wrap up of a three-game series, with the Eagles taking the rubber game after Friday’s split.
Central led 3-1 after three innings, but never scored again.
Lee Stoops homered, while Ian Eshelman drove in two runs for the Tigers. Keaton Snyder took the loss despite allowing only three earned runs.
Central (3) — Cramer 4-1-1-0, Gorman 4-1-1-0, Echenique 3-0-0-0, Stoops 2-1-1-1, Marroquin 1-0-0-0, Eshelman 3-0-1-2, Carney 3-0-1-0, Barnhart 2-0-0-0, Boedeker 3-0-0-0, Herbig 3-0-1-0.
• Central Christian 7, McPherson College 6 — What looked to be an easy win for the Tigers turned into a naibilter.
Mac charged back with five runs in the seventh inning, but couldn’t get the equalizer.
Stoops was immense with a pair of home runs and five RBIs for the Tigers. Caleb Gorman and Reynaldo Echenique added two hits apiece for CCC.
Matt Bryan had two hits for Mac and Miller drove in two runs.
Jhon Peralta was the winner and Keegan Hayes took the loss. A four-run third inning was key for CCC.
Central is now 5-15 on the year and Mac is 3-13.
The Tigers host Saint Mary Tuesday. Mac is off Friday when it also hosts Saint Mary.
Central (7) — Cramer 2-0-0-0, Gorman 3-2-2-0, Echenique 3-0-2-1, Marroquin 0-1-0-0, Stoops 3-2-2-5, Eshelman 3-0-0-0, Carney 3-0-0-0, Barnhart 4-0-1-0, Boedeker 4-1-1-0, Herbig 3-1-1-0.
Mac (6) — Martin 3-2-1-0, Fisher 3-0-1-0, Bryan 4-1-2-1, Davenport 1-1-0-0, Lauts 2-1-0-0, McDonald 4-0-1-1, Feaster 0-1-0-0, Stercker 2-0-1-0, Miller 2-0-1-2, Fontenot 1-0-0-1, Carrillo 3-0-0-0, Willow 1-0-0-0.