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NOC Mavs split twinbill at Pratt

  The Northern Oklahoma College Mavs Baseball Team split a road doubleheader with Pratt (KS) Tuesday afternoon.

  The 3rd ranked Mavs (4-2) won the opener 6-2 and dropped the second game 13-12.

  In Game 1, the Mavs led 3-2 heading into the final inning, then Geo Blackshaw’s three run home run gave the Mavs the insurance they needed for the 6-2 win.

  Blackshaw also added a single for the Mavs, Bryant Bailey added three hits and two runs batted in for NOC.

  David Carr picked up the win from the Mavs’ bullpen pitching two innings of relief.  Jacob Ellis was the starter with relief help from Zach Stephenson, Carr, and Carter Hines.

  In Game 2, the Mavs led 11-9 in the sixth inning but couldn’t hold on losing 13-12.

  Zach Goodwin had two doubles for the Mavs and two runs batted in while Gatlin Goodson had three hits and two runs batted in.  Josh Bumgarner and Sam Shank each had a double and three runs batted in.

  Blake Hubbard was the starter with relief help from Chase DeFillippo, Luke Livian, Brysen Williams, Jackie Robinson, and Malik Wilson.  Robinson suffered the loss allowing three runs in 2.2 innings.

  NOC Tonkawa travels to Seminole Saturday for a doubleheader against the Trojans.

Game 1

Mavs 6, Pratt 2

                123 456 7—R   H   E

Mavs       100 020 3—6   9   1

Pratt        000 110 0—2   2   2

Mavs—Ellis, Stephenson (3), Carr (5), Hines (7) and Priest.  2B—Bailey.  HR—Blackshaw.  W—Carr (1-0).

Game 2

Pratt 13, Mavs 12

                 123 456 789—R    H    E

Mavs        005 402 001—12   9    2

Pratt        011 431 03x—13  13    2

Mavs—Hubbard, DeFillippo (3), Livian (4), Williams (5), Robinson (6), Wilson (8) and Priest.  2B—Goodwin 2, Bumgarner, Shank.  L—Robinson (0-1)

  Northern Oklahoma College, the state’s first public community college, is a multi-campus, land-grant institution that provides high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services which create life-changing experiences and develop students as effective learners and leaders within their communities in a connected, ever changing world.

  NOC, a public two-year community college, serves nearly 5,000 students on the home campus in Tonkawa, branch in Enid, NOC/OSU Gateway Program in Stillwater, online, and the University Center in Ponca City. Of these students about 60% receive financial aid and/or scholarships.  Over 80% of NOC students complete their degree with zero debt.

  NOC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers associate degrees in three general areas: Arts, Science and Applied Science.  The associate degree fulfills lower-division course work which is applicable towards a bachelor’s degree.

  Call (580) 628-6200 for more information about Northern Oklahoma College or visit www.noc.edu .