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Knights mash past Mitchell 12-1 for 16th straight win!
The CCRI Knights baseball team hosted the Mariners of Mitchell College Junior Varsity for a game on Thursday. The Knights defeated the Mariners 12-1. With the victory the Knights improve to 26-9 on the season.
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The CCRI Knights’ offense exploded for twelve runs in the first three innings. On the mound for the Knights freshman Marc Boutilier (Orlando, FL) picked-up his first victory of the season as the Knights extended their winning streak to 16 games with a 12-1 win over Mitchell College. Co-Captain Mike Sherburne (North Kingstown, RI) and Joe Yankee (Lincoln, RI) led the way offensively with both of them hitting a doubles to drive in two runs while Tyler Santaniello (Lincoln, RI) added a home run and two RBIs as the Knights pounded out 13 hits.
On the mound, Boutilier pitched five very strong innings limiting Mitchell to only four hits and one run while striking out four Mariner batters to pick up the victory. CJ Angelo (Trumbull, CT) came on to pitch scoreless ball over the final two innings to preserve the victory for the Knights. With the victory the Knights improved their overall record to 26-9.
The Knights’ next games will be Saturday when they travel to Groton, CT to play Region XXI arch rivals UConn-Avery Point for a doubleheader to decide the location of the Region XXI Championship best-of-three series to be played next Friday through Sunday.
The Community College of Rhode Island, New England’s largest comprehensive community college, enrolls nearly 18,000 students in credit courses and thousands more in non-credit and job training classes. Its athletic program boasts 12 varsity programs and an academic support program for all student-athletes.