Baseball Rolls In Auburn, Improves To 5-0

Junior captain Colby Gunter.
Junior captain Colby Gunter.

AUBURN, Maine—The Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) baseball program rolled the Mustangs of Central Maine Community College (CMCC) in both games of an evening doubleheader on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

Game 1: W, 9-3 | BOX

Sophomore Nicholas Rinaldi (Tampa, Fl.) logged the win in the first of the twinbill, going five innings, before sophomore Cole Lawrence (Pittston, Maine) and first-year Maxwell Weaver (Eliot, Maine) came on to pitch no-run relief appearances.

First-years Ernesto Mora (Lynn, Mass.) and Juan Subervi (Lynn, Mass.) both recorded multi-hit games—Subervi a double and two RBIs. First-year Joshua Paisley (Portland, Maine) also connected for a double and two RBIs in four trips to the dish.

CMCC's Cameron Godbois threw four innings and allowed six runs to suffer the loss.

Game 2: W, 9-2 | BOX

Junior captain Dylan Francoeur (Westbrook, Maine) struck out nine over six innings to record his 149th K of his career—moving into third place all-time in program history, eight away from sole possession of second. First-year Shane Rooney (Rowley, Mass.) threw one inning in his second appearance of the season.

Junior captain Colby Gunter (Nashua, N.H.) went 2-3 at the plate connecting for a triple and scoring two for the road team. Paisley smacked a two-run home run to left field in the sixth inning to open scoring to 9-0.

The Mustangs' Dalton Wing surrendered all nine runs, seven earned, to get the loss.

The two-game sweep pushes SMCC to 5-0 overall; CMCC dips to 1-5 overall.

The SeaWolves get back to work on Wednesday, Sept. 18 when they play host to the Wolverines from Bridgton Academy for a 9-inning affair beginning at 4 p.m. LIVE STATS.

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