Blue Devils get a split as Zynda knocks in five for Central Lakes

Published 5:26 pm Monday, March 25, 2019

The Riverland baseball team split a pair of games with Central Lakes in Waldorf University over the weekend.

The Blue Devils had their bats going as they lost 13-12 in eight innings and they bounced back with an 8-7 win.

Brad Morris went five-for-nine with three doubles and four RBIs over the two games for RCC (4-9 overall).

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Austin grad Phillip Zynda  went two-for-seven with five RBIs over two games for Central Lakes and Southland grad Bret Matthews had one RBI in the win for Central Lakes (4-10 overall).

Central Lakes 13, RCC 12 (8 innings)

RCC pitching: Alex Jeranek, 5 IP, 7 H, 6 BB, 7 ER, 6 K; Edgar Gonzalez, Yamil Ocasio 3 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 4 K

RCC hitting: Ocasio, 4-for-6, double, 3 R, RBI; Brad Morris, 3-for-5, 2 doubles, 3 R, 4 RBIs; Luis Rosario, 3-for-5, 2 doubles, RBI, 2 R; Yadiel Ortiz, 1-for-5, 2 RBIs; Javier Ramos, 4-for-4, HR, R, BB, 4 RBIs; Paxton Nelson, 2-for-5, 2 R; Espada Reinalso, 1-for-3, R; Josi Bothun, 1-for-2, R

RCC 8, Central Lakes 7

RCC pitching: Yadiel Ortiz (W) 5 IP, 10 H, 1 BB, 7 R, 6 ER, 4 K; Zach Cady, 2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 K

RCC hitting: Yamil Ocasio, 1-for-5, double; Josi Bothun, 0-for-2, R, BB; Brad Morris, 2-for-4, double, 2 R, BB; Luis Rosario, 3-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBIs; Javier Ramos, 1-for-4, 2 RBIs, 2 R; Eric Torres, 2-for-3, double, 2 RBIs, R, BB; Gilberto Carrion, 1-for-2, double, RBI; Derek Dolezal, 1-for-4