KCC baseball defeats Glen Oaks 5-2 in in first conference game

The KCC baseball team defeated Glen Oaks 5-2 in 11 innings on Sunday.

The KCC baseball team defeated Glen Oaks 5-2 in 11 innings on Sunday.

The Kellogg Community College baseball team defeated Glen Oaks Community College 5-2 in the Bruins’ first conference match-up of the season Sunday, in an 11-inning game played in Centreville.

Left-handed freshman Keith Phillips started on the mound for the Bruins and pitched four innings, striking out two, while right-handed sophomore Travis Moore racked up a save — his third of the season — pitching one inning and freshman lefty Steve Remesnik pitched an inning for the win.

At the plate, sophomore infielder/outfielder Larsen Cronkright had two hits with two RBIs; sophomore catcher Drew Carlile had two hits with one RBI; and sophomore outfielder Jake Miller had two hits.

The win for the Bruins brought the team’s record to a winning 6-9 overall for the season so far. The team was scheduled to play their first home game of the season this afternoon, but the game has been postponed due to poor weather conditions.

The next scheduled game — depending on the weather — is set for 2 p.m. Thursday against the JV team from Indiana Tech in Fort Wayne. The next scheduled home game for the Bruins is set for 2 p.m. next Tuesday, April 2, against Muskegon Community College at Bailey Park.

Click here to view the baseball team’s spring schedule in a post on this blog. For more information about the baseball program at Kellogg Community College, visit www.kellogg.edu/athletics/baseball/index.html.