RWU Takes Game One of CCC Baseball Championship Series

RWU Takes Game One of CCC Baseball Championship Series

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Courtesy of the Roger Williams Sports Information Department.

BRISTOL, R.I. — The Roger Williams baseball team beat Salve Regina in game one of the CCC Championship Series this Friday, 6-4.  
 
All three Seahawks struck out in the top of the first inning with pitcher Connor Hewlette (Deer Park, N.Y.) on the mound. The Hawks were the first to reach home with an RBI from Anthony Dominguez (Chester, N.J.) to bring home Eli Camner (Hamden, Conn.) With Danny Roth (West Hartford, Conn.) on third, Tommy Hobin (Madison, Conn.) singled to left center to put RWU up 2-0.
 
In the top of the inning, Hobin doubled down the right field to bring Dominguez home.
 
The Seahawks found home in the top of the fourth after a single to right field from Anthony Cieszko (Woodcliff Lake, N.J.) to advance Zack Smith (New Canaan, Conn.) and put the score at 1-3.
 
Salve took the lead in the top of the seventh with a single down left field from Madden Ward (Clinton, Conn.) for Zack Barlok (Chesire, Conn.) to score. Salve overturned a call that then lead to a double to right field from Sean O'Malley (Darien, Conn.) to give Salve the lead, 4-3.
 
In the bottom of the eighth the bases were loaded with Justin Stone (Blackstone, Mass.) up at bat. With a double to right field, Ben Bonavita (East Longmeadow, Mass.) and Hobin scored to take back RWU's lead at 5-4.The Hawks did not stop here after a sacrifice fly from Chris Bosco (North Andover, Mass.) to advance Tyler Brett (Hebron, Conn.). RWU took the win with a final score of 6-4.
 
Hobin led RWU with one run and two RBIs. Brett contributed with eight runs. Hewlette took the win with four strikeouts.
 
Smith led Salve with two runs. O'Malley contributed with seven putouts. Will Ginsberg (Sharon, Mass.) took the loss with one strikeout and three runs allowed.
 
RWU and Salve will play tomorrow in Bristol, R.I. at 11:30 a.m.

 

2019 CCC Baseball Tournament Schedule

Thursday, May 2
(Hosted by higher seed)

Game 1 - #5 Nichols def. #4 Salve Regina, 9-1 | BOX
Game 2 - #3 Endicott def. #6 Gordon, 14-1 | BOX

Friday, May 3
(Hosted by higher seed)

Game 3 - #4 Salve Regina def. #6 Gordon, 8-2 | BOX
Game 4 -
#1 Western New England def. #5 Nichols, 6-2 | BOX
Game 5 -
#2 Roger Williams def. #3 Endicott, 8-5 | BOX

Saturday, May 4

Game 6 - #4 Salve Regina def. #5 Nichols, 4-3 | BOX
Game 7A - #4 Salve Regina def. #1 Western New England, 3-2 | BOX

Game 7B - #2 Roger Williams def. #3 Endicott, 11-10 (12 innings) | BOX

Monday, May 6

Game 8A - #4 Salve Regina def. #1 Western New England, 5-3 | BOX

The two remaining teams will play a best-of-three series hosted by the higher remaining seed

Friday, May 10
(Hosted by higher seed)

Game A - #2 Roger Williams def. #4 Salve Regina, 6-4 | BOX

Saturday, May 11

Game B* - #4 Salve Regina at #2 Roger Williams, 11:30 a.m.
Game C - #4 Salve Regina at #2 Roger Williams(if necessary), 3 p.m.

*NOTE: Game B will be hosted by the higher remaining seed, but the lower seed will be the "home" team and bat last.

 

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