Baseball: No. 10 ranked Blue Devils grab 24th straight win

Published 9:41 pm Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Riverland Community College baseball team extended its a school record winning streak to 24 games when it swept Western Tech. by scores of 13-2 and 18-5 in La Crosse, Wis. Wednesday.

Brendan Dye had two homers and five RBIs in the nightcap for No. 10 ranked RCC (28-3 overall, 6-0 MCAC South) and Mirangelo Muller went 5-for-8 with a triple on the day.

“It’s a pretty historic year and the guys are getting a lot of confidence,” RCC head coach Scott Koenigs said. “The bats have really come around and the pitching has been there all year.”

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RCC 13, Western 2

RCC pitching: Risandro Pastor (W) 6 IP, 7 H, 2 BB, 2 ER, 6 K; Kevin Juenger, 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R

RCC hitting: Ruben Corea, 0-for-4, R, BB, RBI; Mirangelo Muller, 3-for-4, 4 R, SB, BB; Alex Roosen, 2-for-2, 2 R, double, RBI; Taylor Groth, 1-for-2, R, BB, RBI; Omar Colon, 1-for-3, 3 R, double, 2 BBs, RBI; Zach Schwieters, 2-for-3, double, SB, BB, 5 RBIs; Naeem Lourens, 1-for-4, 2 RBIs; Nestor Jimenez, 1-for-2, R, 2 BBs, 2 RBIs

RCC 18, Western Tech 5

RCC pitching: Schwieters, 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 2 K; Mitch Kelly, 1 IP, 0 R, 2 K; Mitch Aikman (W) 2 IP, 5 H, 2 BB, 5 R, 3 ER, 1 K; Alexis Laureano, 1 IP, 0 R

RCC hitting: Corea, 1-for-5, R; Brendan Dye, 3-for-4, 4 R, double, 2 HR, 4 RBIs; Muller, 2-for-4, 2 R, triple, RBI; Colon, 1-for-3, 2 R, HR, 3 RBIs, BB; Schwieters, 1-for-4, 4 R, double, RBI; Pastor, 3-for-3, R, 2 doubles, SB, 3 RBIs; Bryan Ramirez, 1-for-1, RBI, R; Lourens, 2-for-4, RBI, R; Taylor Groth, 2-for-2, R, RBI; Payton Sterkowitz, 2-for-4, R, double, SB, 2 RBIs