A ninth inning, six-run rally by the Newbury Nighthawks came up just shy on Thursday afternoon as the Plymouth State Panthers held off the Nighthawks with a 10-8 win in non-conference play at the New England Baseball Complex.
The Blazers showed solid pitching, timely hitting and great defense on their way to two big New England Collegiate Conference wins over visiting Newbury College.
The Brandeis University baseball team posted its largest margin of victory under head coach Derek Carlson tonight as the Judges defeated visiting Newbury College, 19-4, under the lights of Stein Diamond. The Judges improve to 10-13, while the Nighthawks fall to 5-14.
Sunday's doubleheader looked poised to be swept by the Becker Hawks, but late-game heroics by the Nighthawks capped off by a walk-off home run by senior David Center (Medford, Mass.) forced the split of the two-game series on Sunday night.
Nighthawks junior Brett Cabral (Plymouth, Mass.) finished a triple shy of the cycle, batting 4-for-4 with six RBIs and five runs scored, as the Newbury Nighthawks swept a home-and-home series against the Rivier Raiders with an 18-7 victory on Thursday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex.
A pair of sixth-inning sacrifice flies for the Nighthawks offense would give them just enough breathing room as they held off a ninth-inning surge by the Raiders as Newbury took home a 3-2 non-conference win over Rivier University on Tuesday afternoon in non-conference play.
The Mitchell College baseball team opened New England Collegiate Conference play with a pair of wins over Newbury College on Sunday afternoon, posting finals of 16-1 and 12-1 at Alumni Field.
The Newbury Nighthawks got their 2019 New England Collegiate Conference schedule underway on Saturday with a doubleheader against Southern Vermont College. In the opening game, the Nighthawks came away with a 4-1 win, but the Mountaineers would force a split of the doubleheader with a 10-4 win in game two.
The Emerson Lions offense posted 10 runs while the pitching staff held the Newbury Nighthawks to five hits, as the Lions took home a non-conference, 10-2, win over the Nighthawks on Thursday afternoon from the New England Baseball Complex.