College Baseball: Raiders sweep Rams to capture division title
Central Lakes at Anoka-Ramsey for doubleheader May 7
ANOKA — Erubiel Ozuna went 4-for-7 with a double and four RBIs across two games as the Central Lakes College Raiders swept the Anoka-Ramsey Rams 14-1 and 9-2 Saturday, May 7, giving the Raiders their first MCAC Division title since 2000.
In Game One, the Raiders broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth with a six-run fifth inning and a seven-run sixth inning en route to the 14-1 victory.
Noah Cekella got the win on the mound as he went five innings allowing one run and striking out five.
Rylee Rauch went 4-4 in Game One and scored three runs while Gunnar Wicklund went 3-4 with two RBIs.
Eli Roberts and Kyle Baker both tripled and finished with two hits for the Raiders.
Nolan Notch pitched a complete game victory in Game Two as he allowed two runs while striking out four for CLC in the 9-2 win.
Ozuna was 3-4 in Game Two with a double, two runs and an RBI.
Derin Gaudette and Leo Villa each totaled two hits and two RBIs for the Raiders while Kyle Baker also recorded two hits.
The Raiders finished the regular season with a 26-13 overall record and 13-3 in the division. CLC next plays in the Region 13 tournament which begins Thursday, May 12, in St. Cloud with their first-round matchup still to be determined.
Anoka-Ramsey 1 7 1
Central Lakes 14 15 0WP: Noah Cekella. LP: Derek Heldman. 2B: CLC-Eli Roberts, Derin Gaudette. 3B: CLC-Eli Roberts, Kyle Baker.
Anoka-Ramsey 2 5 1
Central Lakes 9 12 2
WP: Nolan Notch. LP: Drew Jones. 2B: CLC-Erubiel Ozuna, Adam Braun. Division: CLC 13-3. Overall: CLC 26-13. Next: Region 13 Tournament Thursday, May 12 TBD.