The Kellogg Community College baseball team is on a 21-game winning streak after the team’s latest wins over Glen Oaks and Kalamazoo Valley.
Below are the results of the Bruins’ last six games. To sign up to receive KCC baseball results by email, visit www.kellogg.edu/baseball and fill out the “Get KCC Athletics Results by Email” form on the left side (desktop) or bottom (mobile) of the page. You can also get real-time updates from the team by following the Bruins on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BaseballKellogg.
Thursday, April 19, Game 1: KCC 19, Glen Oaks 1
KCC baseball defeated Glen Oaks Community College 19-1 in the first game of an afternoon doubleheader away in Centreville Thursday.
On offense for the Bruins, sophomore outfielder Raphe Gross (Chicago/Simeon High School) hit 3-3 at the plate including a triple. Freshman outfielder Spenser Nelson (South Bend/John Adams High School) hit 2-3 at the plate, including a home run and five RBIs.
At the mound, right-handed sophomore Bennett Norry (Grand Rapids/Kenowa Hills High School) got the win in five innings pitched, allowing one run and three hits.
Thursday, April 19, Game 2: KCC 25, Glen Oaks 10
In game two Thursday, KCC defeated Glen Oaks 25-10.
Leading the Bruins on offense, Gross hit 5-5 at the plate, including two doubles and three RBIs. Sophomore Alex Walton (Marshall/Marshall High School) hit 3-3 at the plate, including five RBIs. Freshman catcher Alex Crump (Grand Rapids/Northview High School) hit 2-4 at the plate, including four RBIs.
At the mound, right-handed freshman Ethan Eldridge (Battle Creek/Lakeview High School) pitched 1.1 innings, allowing zero runs and just one hit.
Friday, April 20, Game 1: KCC 9, KVCC 1
KCC baseball defeated Kalamazoo Valley Community College 9-1 in the first game of a doubleheader away in Kalamazoo Friday.
On offense for the Bruins, Anthony Carmola (Granger, Indiana/Saint Joseph High School) hit 1-3 at the plate, including a home run.
At the mound, right-handed freshman Blake Bales (Schoolcraft/Schoolcraft High School) got the win, striking out 12 and allowing zero earned runs and three hits.
Friday, April 20, Game 2: KCC 11, KVCC 4
In game two Friday, KCC defeated KVCC 11-4.
On offense for the Bruins, Nelson hit 3-3 at the plate, including an RBI and a double. Sophomore infielder Riley Creamer (Lansing/Lansing Catholic Central High School) hit 3-3 at the plate, including two doubles.
At the mound, right-handed freshman Mark Scannell (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Central High School) got the win in 4.2 innings pitched, striking out three and allowing four hits, four runs and two earned runs.
Saturday, April 21, Game 1: KCC 6, KVCC 5
The Bruins returned to Battle Creek for round two with KVCC on Saturday, winning the first game of the afternoon doubleheader 6-5.
On offense for the Bruins, Crump hit 1-2 at the plate, including a double and two RBIs.
At the mound, right-handed sophomore Zach Smith (Battle Creek/Harper Creek High School) got the win in six innings pitched, striking out five and allowing five runs and five hits. Left-handed sophomore Connor Myers (Rudyard/Rudyard High School) got the save, pitching one inning and allowing just one hit and zero runs.
Saturday, April 21, Game 2: KCC 7, KVCC 5
In game two Saturday, KCC defeated KVCC 7-5.
On offense for the Bruins, Walton hit 2-3 at the plate, including two doubles. Creamer hit 2-2 at the plate, including an RBI.
At the mound, Myers got the save, pitching one inning and striking out one while allowing zero runs.
The Season Continues
The recent wins bring the Bruins’ overall record for the season so far to 30-4; the team’s conference record stands at a perfect 16-0.
The team plays next at home starting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, against Ivy Tech Community College at Bailey Park in Battle Creek.
For more information about KCC’s baseball team, including a full schedule, roster and links to official team and player photos available for download by fans and the press, visit www.kellogg.edu/baseball.
Head KCC Baseball Coach Eric Laskovy can be reached at 269-965-3931 ext. 2536 or firstname.lastname@example.org.