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Late Rally Comes Up Short for Baseball against CCBC Essex

Late Rally Comes Up Short for Baseball against CCBC Essex

CATONSVILLE, Md. – The CCBC Catonsville baseball team fell to cross-county rivals, CCBC Essex on Thursday afternoon right here in Catonsville. The Cardinals dropped this one 11-7 to fall to 11-11 on the season, while the Knights improved to 5-11 on the season.

LINESCORE: Knights 11, Cardinals 7. WP- Patrick Barrett (1-3), LP- Travis Weaver (2-4)


  • The first batter of the game, Nolan Watson gave the Knights an early lead with a solo home run.
  • Travis Weaver recovered from that early blemish to give up just that one run in the inning.
  • The Knights scored two unearned runs in the third and then Armando Prieto hit a two-run home run to give the Knights a commanding 5-0 lead.
  • Jalen Bowen scored in the bottom of the third to open up the scoring for the Cardinals to cut to within four.
  • Prieto hit a three-run home run in the seventh, his second of the day to give the Knights a 10-1 lead.
  • Things got interesting in the bottom of the seventh as the Cardinals scored six in the inning.
  • Easy Goita, Trevor Smoot, Andrew Caccamisi, and Hunter Reeling picked up RBI's in the inning as the Cardinals came within three.
  • Prieto hit his third home run of the game in the ninth to put a exclamation point on his performance as the Knights went on to win 11-4.


  • Weaver gave up only two earned runs in his six inning start while striking out three as he fell to 2-4 on the season.
  • Smoot picked up two RBI's to increase his season total to eight
  • Brandon Denis went 2-2 after coming in the seventh inning as a pinch hitter


  • The Cardinals head on the road for their next six games beginning with a trip to West Virginia to take on Potomac State College on Saturday.

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