CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Raven Baseball team took to the road on Saturday to take on Mount Mercy University in Heart cross divisional play.
Benedictine (27-16, 16-6 Heart) earned a sweep over the Mustangs taking game one 5-3 and the earning a 7-6 win in game two.
Benedictine used a three-run seventh inning in game one to earn the win over Mount Mercy (14-24, 6-16 Heart).
Daryl Myers went 3 fo 4 at the plate as the only Raven with a multi-hit game. Reid Fritzke added a home run and RBI while Austin Watamaniuk recorded a double. Matthew Jarecki, Rocky DeSantis and Tyler McKinney all recorded an RBI to round out the Ravens offensive effort.
In game two, the Ravens used a four-run second inning to jump out over the Mustangs only to have Mount Mercy pull ahead 6-5 after a four-run fifth inning.
Solo home runs from Logan Finley and Fritzke in the top of the fifth gave the Ravens back the lead for good.
The Ravens remain on the road for another Heart cross divisional doubleheader on Tuesday as they take on Peru State College.