Brad Dunn pitched a five-inning one-hitter to lead the Grand Rapids Community College baseball team in a 10-0 shutout of Glen Oaks Community College, part of a doubleheader sweep and the team’s fifth win in a row.
GRCC snagged a late lead to claim victory in the first game, 11-7 on Monday.
The GRCC golf team also fared well, with a third place finish in its annual home invitational at Egypt Valley Golf Course.
Dunn, a freshman from Saugatuck, was in command in the second baseball game, allowing just a second-inning single. He struck out six and walked none to earn the win.
Ryan Dykstra jump-started the GRCC scoring on the first inning, hitting a triple on a 2-2 count, scoring one run. The team scored four runs in the third inning with Dykstra – who homered — Zacarias Salinas, and Andres Rivera-Calderon all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
GRCC had 11 hits, with Rivera-Calderon, Dykstra, Dylan Chargo, and Jacob Gumieny all managed multiple hits in the shortened game.
The opener was tied at two in the bottom of the fifth when Ryan Dykstra singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run, and Xander Reisbig hit a solo homer.
GRCC scored five runs in the sixth inning. Caleb Engelsman, Chargo, and Reisbig each had RBIs in the big inning.
Engelsman was on the mound, lasted five and a third innings, allowing seven hits and five runs while striking out two.
GRCC is now 19-20-1 on the season, and is next in action on Tuesday against Davenport University in a scheduled nine-inning game.
In the golf tournament, Matthew Denhartigh and Connor Oman finish among the top-10 helping GRCC to a third place finish in its annual home invitational at Egypt Valley.
Denhartigh was one of just seven golfers to break 80 on the tough windy course in Ada. The sophomore finished with a 79, good enough to tie for fifth place. Oman cracked the top-10 shooting an 80.
Arie Jackman shot an 81, finished all alone in 11th place while Brad VandenHout, 84, and Sam Foss, 85 finished 17th and 19th respectively in the field of 37.
Muskegon Community College dominated the field with a 305, finishing 17 strokes ahead of second-place Oakland Community College and 19 strokes better than GRCC.
Steve Cullen, of Muskegon Community College took home the medalist honors with an even par 72 performance.
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