Duffey’s homer lifts CBC above Texas A&M-Texarkana

CBC Sports
Daryl McPhate, Sports Information Director

TEXARKANA, Texas –  Central Baptist College used a four-run ninth inning to down Texas A&M –Texarkana 6-3 in non-conference action on Monday at A&M’s George Dobson Field.

A fielder’s choice got A&M on the board in the first inning and both squads failed to score until the fifth when both added two apiece.  CBC’s runs came off a Josh Hibbard (SR/Munford, TN) single that scored Percy Arnold (SO/White Hall, AR) and Deonta Howard (SR/Pine Bluff, AR).

Cody Duffey (FR/Corinth, TX)’s three-run homer lifted the Mustangs in the ninth inning.  Earlier Nash Nichols (JR/Conway, AR) and Austin Kuchinski (SO/Powder Springs, GA) had hits the moved Nichols to third. Andre Ruche (SO/Miami, FL)’s single scored Nichols.

Aaron Kincaid (SR/Prairie Grove, AR) picked up the win in two innings of work striking out three, walking one allowing no hits or runs.

By the Numbers:

  • Nash Nichols went 2-3, 1R
  • Cody Duffey went 1-1, 1R, 3 RBI
  • Josh Hibbard 2-5, 2RBI
  • Ben Madison (SO/Benton, AR) pitched five innings giving up five hits, one run, one walk & one strikeout
  • Jose Delmar (JR/Maracaibo, Venezuela) went 3.1 innings giving up two runs on four hits, striking out four and walking one.

UP NEXT: The Mustangs will play a non-conference series with Morthland College on March 24th and 25th. A single game is scheduled for Friday; first pitch is scheduled for 4:00pm. The Saturday doubleheader will begin at Noon.

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