Baseball Drops Series Finale Against Bryant on Sunday

Baseball Drops Series Finale Against Bryant on Sunday

The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped the series finale against Bryant on Sunday by the score of 9-3. Central won the first three games of the series on Friday and Saturday. With the loss the Blue Devils are now 5-6-1 overall and 3-1 in Northeast Conference action.

Bryant scored first for the third time in four games during the weekend series. An RBI single from David Soltis in the first inning gave the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead. The Blue Devils tied the score at 1-1 on an RBI single from junior Mitch Wells in the bottom of the inning.

Bryant took a 3-1 lead in the second inning. With a man on second, Dan Muscatello tripled to deep right center to score Tim Norton. A sacrifice fly scored Muscatello to give Bryant the two-run lead. They scored on in the third to make it 4-1.

Three more runs in the fourth, including a two-run double from Jordan English, gave Bryant a 7-1 lead. Central scored two in the fourth to cut it to 7-3. Freshman J.P. Sportman and junior Danny Hickey each drove in a run for the Blue Devils.

The lead reached 8-3 in the sixth on an RBI single from Kevin Brown for the Bulldogs. They added an unearned run in the seventh to make it 9-3.

Wells and freshman Dylan Delacruz each had a pair of hits for the Blue Devils in the loss. Wells, Hickey and Sportman all had RBIs in the game.