On Feb. 25-26, Pratt Community College baseball faced off against Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa in a four game home and home series. The Beavers went 1-3 in the series and are 7-7 for the season.
The Blue and White could not overcome the quick hitting offense of NOC-Tonkawa in the first game in the series. PCC fell 6-10. The Beavers were led by Daniel Johnson who had two hits, two runs, and two RBIs in four at bats. Michael Davis was right behind Johnson in plate production with three hits and two RBIs in four at bats. Tynan Hofferle rounded out the scoring for the Blue and White with two hits and two runs in three at bats.
The Beavers bats went cold in game two as PCC dropped the game to NOC-Tonkawa 3-8. Reece Garvie led the Blue and White offense in game two. The third basemen had two hits and two RBIs in three plate appearances. He capped off the scoring in the fifth with a single that scored Anthony Romer and Darrian Aldridge.
After the first day, the series travelled to Stanion Field. PCC responded by using a four run fifth inning to take a 6-3 win in the third game of the series. Garvie came up big for the Beavers in game three with three RBIs, a run and a hit in for at bats. Trace Maddux did his damage on the base path with two runs and a hit in two at bats. Starting pitcher Jared Jones struck out eight batters in four innings of work. Parker English gets the win from the mound for the Blue and White while Dylan Hamilton came in for two innings of work and the save.
Unfortunately for the Beavers, the NOC-Tonkawa bats started game 4 hot. NOC-Tonkawa took a five run first inning to defeat PCC 3-14. Aldridge and Johnson led the Blue and White at the plate in game four. Aldridge had three hits, an RBI and a run in five at bats in game four. Johnson was swinging strong with two hits in four at bats.
PCC baseball has the week off before hosting Iowa Lakes Community College on March 4 and 5. First pitch of the four game series from Stanion Field will be at 1 p.m. on the 4th and 12 p.m. on the 5th.