Meridian Star


May 4, 2014

Eagles drop Game 2 to LSU-Eunice


    The Meridian Community College Eagles opened a three-game series on the road at LSU-Eunice Friday night by losing 9-5, so the Eagles were looking to reverse its fortunes on Saturday night against the Bengals.

    MCC would drop Game Two against LSU-Eunice Saturday evening in a slugfest by a final score of 20-13.

    The second loss on the weekend to LSU-Eunice now drops the overall record of MCC to 23-23. The final game of the series will be Sunday afternoon with first pitch set for 1 p.m.

    MCC carried a 12-4 lead heading into the bottom of the third inning, but things turned sour quickly for the green and white. LSU-Eunice scored 11 runs in the bottom of the third inning and never looked back to secure the seven-run victory.

    Brooks Balisterri led the way at the plate for MCC with a game-high four hits, including two runs scored. Dalton Thomas collected three hits and four RBI's in the loss with one hit being a home run.

Paul Angel and Mac Seibert each had a pair of base hits, while Michael Druhan added a two-run single. Ben Gann knocked in three runs for MCC which came on a double, while former West Lauderdale star Grant Hill score two runs in the setback.

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