NORFOLK, NE – The Northeast Community College baseball team had a memorable first-ever home game here today, claiming a ten-inning, walk off 19-18 win against McCook Community College.
In the tenth inning, Northeast’s Kaden Hendrix hit his first at-bat into right field, scoring Caleb Hartmann for the win.
The Hawks scored seven home runs in the game. Christian Dumont (3-5) had a home run, three RBIs and three runs, while Drew Smith (3-5) had two home runs, both in the third inning, plus a double, three RBIs and three runs scored. Tanner Hunt (3-7) had two home runs, six RBIs and two runs; Jarod Morris (3-6), a home run and two RBIs; Brennen Bales (3-7), a home run and two RBIs. Joe Jaramillo earned the win.
Northeast (7-11) will travel to Enid, OK, this weekend for a four-game set against Northern Oklahoma College – Enid on Saturday and Sunday. The doubleheaders are set to start at 1 p.m. both days.