KCC baseball continues win streak with wins over Lansing, Albion JV

KCC's 2018 baseball team.

The Kellogg Community College baseball team continued its win streak this weekend, racking up wins over Lansing Community College and Albion College’s JV team.

Below are results for the Bruins’ last two 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.

KCC defeats Lansing Community College 17-1

KCC baseball defeated Lansing Community College 17-1 on Friday, March 16, in Caledonia.

On offense for the Bruins, sophomore infielder Gavin Homer (Battle Creek/Lakeview High School) hit 3-5 at the plate, including two RBIs, and stole two bases. Sophomore infielder Riley Creamer (Lansing/Lansing Catholic Central High School) hit 2-4, including a triple and an RBI.

At the mound, right-handed sophomore Max Swan (Clare/Clare High School) got the win in five innings pitched, allowing just one run, one earned run and four hits. Right-handed freshman Blake Bales (Schoolcraft/Schoolcraft High School) pitched three innings, striking out nine and allowing no runs.

“Nice win against No. 12 ranked Lansing,” Eric Laskovy, head KCC baseball coach, said. “We are continuing to see growth and development each week. Go Bruins!”

KCC defeats Albion College JV 11-6

KCC baseball defeated Albion College’s JV team 11-6 on Saturday, March 17, in Albion.

Homer again led the Bruins on offense, hitting 3-5 at the plate, including three RBIs and adding another two stolen bases. Sophomore Logan Briggs (Traverse City/Central) hit 3-6, including two RBIs and a double, while Creamer hit 2-4 including three RBIs and a double.

At the mound, left-handed sophomore Connor Myers (Rudyard/Rudyard High School) got the win with 2.2 innings pitched, allowing three hits and two runs. Right-handed freshman Ethan Eldridge (Battle Creek/Lakeview High School) pitched 1.1 innings, allowing just one hit and no runs.

The recent wins bring the Bruins’ record for the season so far to 9-3, maintaining their rank at the top of their Michigan Community College Athletic Association Western Conference.

The team’s first home games of the season — a doubleheader — will start at 2 p.m. Friday, March 23, against conference opponent Ancilla 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.

Coach Laskovy can be reached at 269-965-3931 ext. 2536 or laskovye@kellogg.edu.