The Spartans squared off against #14 Lansing Community College on Sunday. This was the first ranked opponent the Spartans had faced this season. In game one the Spartans were able to keep it tied up 1-1 until Lansing CC was able to break out offensively in the later innings to take the first game 9-1. In game two Lansing CC was able to post 6 runs in the bottom of the fifth to push them to a 8-0 win. The Spartans record falls to 3-3 on the season.
Lansing CC got on the scoreboard first but an RBI single by Austin Oetter evened the game back up at 1-1. It remained tied until the top of the fourth when Lansing CC added two runs. They were able extend on their lead and took the game 9-1.
Oetter led the Spartan offense going 2-3 with double and a RBI.
The Spartans were unable to get the bats going in game two. Lansing CC was able to break up the 0-0 tie in the bottom of the 3rd when they were able to plate two runs. They followed that up with a six run 5th inning to take the game 8-0.
The Spartans will play another doubleheader on Monday vs Mott Community College. First pitch is scheduled 2:00 pm.