NORFOLK, NE - The Northeast Community College baseball team had a memorable first-ever home game here today, claiming a ten-inning, walk off 19-18 win against McCook Community College.
In the tenth inning, Northeast's Kaden Hendrix hit his first at-bat into right field, scoring Caleb Hartmann for the win.
The Hawks scored seven home runs in the game. Christian Dumont (3-5) had a home run, three RBIs and three runs, while Drew Smith (3-5) had two home runs, both in the third inning, plus a double, three RBIs and three runs scored. Tanner Hunt (3-7) had two home runs, six RBIs and two runs; Jarod Morris (3-6), a home run and two RBIs; Brennen Bales (3-7), a home run and two RBIs. Joe Jaramillo earned the win.
Northeast (7-11) will travel to Enid, OK, this weekend for a four-game set against Northern Oklahoma College - Enid on Saturday and Sunday. The doubleheaders are set to start at 1 p.m. both days.
Jarod Morris (16) and Brennen Bales (14) of Northeast Community College, successfully run down Julio Seperich (5) of McCook Community College in game one of the Hawks home opener Wednesday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Field in Norfolk. The Hawks claimed a ten-inning, walk off win against the Indians, 19-18.