MESQUITE, Texas — The Raiders lost its second doubleheader in two days Friday to defending national champion Eastfield Community College.
In the first game, Robert Linebaugh shutout the Raiders 10-0 in five innings.
In the second game, the winless Raiders stayed in the game for a while before Eastman scored nine runs in the sixth to win 11-1.
Hunter Young singled in the fourth for CLC and scored on Dustin Motschenbacher’s double. Bryan Yackley followed with a single for the Raider’s third and final hit of the game.
Thursday, the Raiders lost a doubleheader against Eastfield Community College.
The Raiders lost the first game 17-2 with Jaron Hanson delivering a 2-run double in CLC’s first inning.
In the second, the Raiders lost 14-4 with Hanson, Jake Box and Sean Dormanen collecting hits for CLC. Lou Eschenbacher and Box each drove in runs.
Wednesday against Tyler Community College in Tyler, Texas, the Raiders led 3-2 in the sixth inning of the first game before losing 4-3. Losing pitcher Dustin Motschenbacher allowed just five hits and didn’t walk a batter. Jared Hoemberg had an RBI single and Joe Gaida and Hanson collected the other CLC hits.
CLC lost the second game 8-0. Pete Lucken had two hits for CLC and Joe Gaida, Trey Thompson and Derek Pihlaja each had a hit against the nation’s fourth-ranked team.
Eastfield 10 9 0
Central Lakes 0 0 0
WP: Robert Linebaugh. LP: Trey Johnson.
Eastfield 11 11 0
Central Lakes 1 3 3
WP: Ryan Lynch. LP Taz Seibert. Record: CLC 0-14. Next: CLC vs. N.E. Oklahoma A&M at Miami, Okla, 1 p.m. Saturday (2).
Eastfield 17 15 1
Central Lakes 2 3 3
WP: Seragas. LP: Pihlaja.
Eastfield 14 12 1
Central Lakes 4 4 4
WP: Jim Tuanchez. LP Hunter Young.
Tyler 4 6 1
Central Lakes 3 3 2
LP: Dustin Motschenbacher.
Tyler 8 6 0
Central Lakes 0 5 2