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Baseball - Wed, Apr. 19, 2017
Game 1
7 Innings
Game 2
7 Innings
Central Christian College
Final - Game 11234567RHE
Central Christian (Kan.)1303000763
Sterling (Kan.)03500501372
Sterling, KS
Central Christian (Kan.)PitchingSterling (Kan.)
-Winner Charlo, Tyler
Lujan, PatrickLoser-
Central Christian (Kan.)Indv. StatsSterling (Kan.)
#13 Wilcher, HunterDoubles None
NoneTriples None
#5 Howard, ZaneHome Runs #20 Davis, Corey
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Central Christian (Kan.)0000200231
Sterling (Kan.)0020130673
Sterling, KS
Central Christian (Kan.)PitchingSterling (Kan.)
-Winner Spencer, Shelby
Stevens, LandonLoser-
-Save Moore, TJ
Central Christian (Kan.)Indv. StatsSterling (Kan.)
#13 Wilcher, HunterDoubles None
NoneTriples #20 Davis, Corey
NoneHome Runs 2 Players (#20,#27)

STERLING, Kan. – The Sterling College Warriors hosted the Central Christian College Tigers on Tuesday afternoon for a non-conference matchup. Sterling picked up the 31st victory of the season after sweep of Central Christian, defeating the Tigers in both games, 13-7 and 6-2.

Game One:

Central Christian jumped out to an early 4-0 lead in the 2nd Inning, but the Warriors capitalized on errors by the Tiger to score three runs on their own. Down 4-3 in the third inning, Sterling started to build their rhythm, starting with a solo shot over right by Corey Davis, followed by base hits from Nicholas Domitrovich and Jake Schimenz, as the Warriors took a 8-4 lead into the fourth.

The Tigers continued to attack, answering back with a three run fourth inning to make it 8-7, but a late surge from the Warriors allowed Sterling to extend their lead 13-7. Key hits from Jake Schimenz, Corey Davis, and Manny Rojas kept the Warriors going as Sterling add five runs late to seal the 13-7 victory over Central Christian.

Corey Davis and Jake Schimenz each had two hits for the Warriors, while Schimenz also finished with four RBIs. Tyler Charlo picked up the win on the mound, collecting two strikeouts, while Alex Poyner added two Ks of his own.

Game Two:

In the second game, Sterling would strike first behind a two-run homerun over right field for Corey Davis, as the Warriors took a 2-0 lead in the third inning. Central Christian battled back to tie the game in the fifth inning, but an RBI single to deep left from Devin MacGregor scored Manny Rojas, as the Warriors would retake the lead, 3-2.

Sterling extended their lead late in the game, as Miguel Reyes crushed a three-run bomb over left in the sixth to give the Warriors a 6-2 lead over the Tigers. Central Christian looked to find a way back into the game, but Sterling held the Tigers in the end, defeating CCC, 6-2 in game two.

Corey Davis, Miguel Reyes, and Devin MacGregor each had two hits for the Warriors, while Reyes had three RBIs. Shelby Spencer earned the win, finishing with three strikeouts, while TJ Moore picked up the save, holding off Central Christian in the final two innings in the victory.

Sterling (31-12, 12-6) will be on the road to take on the Ottawa University Braves on Sunday and Monday. The Warriors will play the Braves on Sunday, April 23rd for a single game at 3 p.m., followed by a doubleheader on Monday, April 24th, starting at 1:00 p.m.

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