In game one MNE bats came out slow and were only able to get 5 hits and 3 runs as they fell to Lakeland CC 4-3. AJ Thompson pitched a good game for the Saints allowing 4 runs on 6 hits while striking out 7. The Saints first run came on a Cam Balego two out single that scored Tyler Ocker. The Saints had the bases loaded in the 7th fielders choice that scored Cody Pitzo and AJ Thompson ended up scoring on the play after a wild throw to make the game 4-3. But the Saints couldn't push across the final run. Thompson dropped to 1-2 on the year.
In game two Alex Glatch got his first start of the season and pitched well. Glatch threw five strong allowing just four hits and a run to get his first win. Jamie Lauria made his debut after coming back from Tommy John Surgery last season. He threw the final two innings to pick up a save as he didn't allow a hit and struck out two.
At the plate AJ Thompson was 2-3 with two runs scored and three stolen bases and an RBI. Cam Balego was n base all but once on the day and and stole two bags. Max Schrantz had a hit and a trailing 4-1 when Austin Alonge had an RBI
MNE will take on Monroe CC Thursday at 1:00 pm on the MCC Campus.