College Baseball: Raiders rough up Ridgewater for 2 wins

The Raiders played two against Ridgewater Wednesday.

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The Raiders of Central Lakes College welcome Mason Argir home after scoring a run against Ridgewater College Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Green Lake Baseball Diamonds in Spicer.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune

SPICER — Eight total home runs, highlighted by an Adam Braun grand slam, led the Central Lakes College Raiders to a 17-6, 16-6 sweep over Ridgewater Wednesday, April 27.

Trailing 3-0 early in Game one, Braun hit a grand slam to hand the Raiders a 4-3 lead. The runs just kept coming after that. Kyle Baker, Mason Argir, Derin Gaudette and Mason Waldera all hit home runs for CLC.

Baker finished with three hits and two RBIs. Rylee Rauch doubled and tripled and drove in two runs. Ozuna finished with three hits and two RBIs and Braun finished with three hits and the four RBIs.

Nolan Notch pitched the complete game. He allowed six runs on 11 hits and no walks. He struck out five.

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Central Lakes College pitcher Nolan Notch throws a pitch while taking on Ridgewater College Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Green Lake Baseball Diamonds in Spicer.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune

In Game Two, CLC rattled off 18 hits with Eli Roberts blasting two home runs and Noah Cekalla hitting another. Roberts finished 2-3 with three runs and two RBIs. Gunnar Wicklund went 3-4 with two RBIs and a run. Gaudette was 2-4 with two runs and two RBIs, Cekalla was 3-4 with three runs and three RBIs and Rauch was 2-4 with a run and two RBIs.


Ozuna and Baker each had two hits, a double and an RBI.

Baker pitched the victory. He allowed four runs on six hits and no walks over five innings of work. He struck out five. Sam Jansen pitched the final two innings of relief.

Game One

Ridgewater 6 11 3

Central Lakes 17 15 1

WP: Nolan Notch. LP: Reese Schwartz. 2B: CLC-Adam Brun, Rylee Rauch, Erubiel Ozuna. 3B: CLC-Rach. HR: CLC-Kyle Baker, Mason Argir, Derin Gaudette, Adam Braun, Mason Waldera.

Game Two

Ridgewater 6 8 0

Central Lakes 16 18 1

WP: Kyle Baker. LP: Jack Howard. 2B: CLC-Erubiel Ozuna, Derin Gaudette, Noah Cekalla, Kyle Baker, Rylee Ruach. HR: CLC-Eli Roberts, Noah Cekalla. Division: CLC 7-1. Overall: CLC 20-9. Next: Central Lakes at St. Cloud Technical noon Friday, April 29 (2).

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