Black College Nines continues its season long coverage highlighting Who’s Hot in HBCU Baseball…
Bethune Cookman University
Nolan Santos, making his second appearance this season in “Who’s Hot” in HBCU Baseball. On the hill in Bethune Cookman 5-4 win over Alabama State, Santos went seven innings, allowing four runs on eight hits, one walk and registered a 12 strikeout performance.
Albany State University
Jeremiah Reddell (5-0) in a 11-1 win over Edward Waters in the series opening game, Reddell pitched gem in 7.1 innings allowed six hits, one run, one earned run while striking out nine batters.
Lincoln University (PA)
David Estevez (1-2) won his first game of the season. In 6.0 innings on the mound he gave up two runs and four hits while striking out 11 batters.
Freshman Hunter Justice, in 7.0 innings on the hill struck out eight batters in Paine’s 12-8 win over Carolina University.
Tre’en Dorsett had an aggressive day at the plate in Stillman’s upset 12-8 win over No. 15 Loyola in New Orleans. In game one to open their three-game weekend series, Dorsett’s two-run home run helped the Tigers seal the win against a ranked NAIA powerhouse. For the game, he was 2-for-4, scored three runs, belted a homerun, with two runs batted in, and stole two bases.
Kentucky State University
Joseph Esparza earned his third weekly honors in “Who’s Hot” in HBCU Baseball. Esparza lead the Thorobreds to a late inning 7-5 come-from-behind win over Tuskegee in the series opener. He was 3-for-4, with a double, two home runs, a run scoring sacrifice fly, and six runs driven in. KSU swept Tuskegee over the weekend, Esparza for the series went 5-for-11, hit a double, three home runs and eight runs batted in.