CATONSVILLE, Md. -- CCBC Catonsville defeated sister campus CCBC Essex on Thursday 10-3.
The game was close throughout, as Catonsville held a 5-3 lead before tallying five runs in the fifth inning, providing starter Brandon O’Malley all the cushion he would need.
O’Malley pitched seven strong innings before giving way to Nick Collins, who finished the game with two solid innings of relief.
Kyle Caravan and Eddie Nottingham provided the Cardinals (9-6-1, 3-1 Maryland JUCO) offense as Caravan had two hits and Eddie Nottingham blasted a homerun.
Head coach Dan Blue’s Cardinals take a weekend road trip to North Carolina for a three game set with Lenoir Community College beginning with a Saturday double header, before a Sunday getaway game.