Pelican Tyler James
Photos Courtesy of Todd Nunez
By Todd Nunez, Correspondent
Nunez Community College defeated Baton Rouge Community College 3-2 on the road to win its 13th game of the 2021 season.
Pelican pitching and a strong performance by the Nunez defense helped the team win a very close game. Jaden Brasseaux picked up the win after pitching a complete game. Brasseaux allowed six hits and two earned runs. Jaden did not allow any walks and he struck out six Bear hitters.
Nunez leadoff batter Landon Leblanc started the game with a walk. Pelican second baseman Alex Crews singled to right field and Leblanc advanced to third base. Adrian Aguilar grounded into a double play scoring Leblanc with the first run of the game.
In the second inning, Harrison Boudreaux led off with a single and then stole second base. He later advanced to third base and scored on a sacrifice fly by Landon Manson. Nunez was leading 2-1 after the second inning.
Harrison Boudreaux hit a solo home run over the left field fence and Nunez was leading 3-1 after the fourth inning. BRCC scored the game’s final run in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Pelican Nick Brunet