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GRCC splits doubleheader vs Mott CC, to play in regionals May 18


The Grand Rapids Community College baseball team team split its doubleheader against Mott Community College losing the first game 4-3, and winning the second game 4-1.

The Raiders have now went 4-2 over their final six games, putting them at 20-23 overall and 16-10 in conference which puts them in a tie for fourth place in the conference standings.

In Game 1, Brad Buurstra (0-6) got the loss for GRCC while he gave up just one run over three innings on two hits with seven strikeouts.

Matt Milbourne had a solid game at the plate going 2-for-4 with two runs batted in. Matt Milstead went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a walk.

In the Game 2, Sam Traver (7-2) got his seventh win which leads the team. Traver went five innings while giving up just one earned run on four hits, a walk, and five strikeouts.

Chris Nelson got his first save of the season on two innings of work allowing no runs and no hits with two strikeouts.

Buurstra went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored. Jordan Stephans had a perfect game at the plate going 2-for-2 with a walk, a RBI, and run scored.

GRCC is still awaiting its official time to play in regionals. If Lansing Community College splits or sweeps Jackson, the Raiders would play Kellogg at 11:30 a.m. on May 18. If Lansing CC loses both GRCC will play Delta at noon on May 18. The regional tournament will be played at Bailey Ballpark in Battle Creek.


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