The Jayhawks dropped the season opener at Dodgertown in Vero Beach, FL to Apprentice School by a 4-2 score and then bounced back for a 3-2 win in game 2.
In game one MCC only managed two hits; Tanner Morren (Allendale HS) hit a solo home run in the 3rd inning and Jake Conklin (Holland Calvary Christian HS) had a single in the 5th.
In game two the Jayhawks picked up their first victory by stealing the lead in the bottom of the 6th inning with 2 runs, then held off the Builders in the 7th inning. Ben VanSumeren (Whitehall HS) collected the win for MCC, giving up 2 earned runs through 6 innings, scattering 6 hits, walking 1, with 3 punch outs. Jeremy Karthan (Brunswick HS) picked up the save. Jake Soules (Troy HS) was 2-3 at the plate with Tyson Seymour (Gladstone HS) and Jon Henry (Ajax HS-Toronto) each with an RBI.
The Jayhawks improve to 1-1 on the early season, and will face Hagerstown C.C. (Maryland), and BSE Canadien Baseball Academy on Friday starting at 1:00 p.m.