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The NOC Tonkawa Mavs swept Northeast (NE) Community College this past weekend at Maverick Field in Tonkawa.

  NOC (5-0) is ranked 20th in the pre-season NJCAA poll.

  “Two big wins today,” said head coach Ryan Bay after Saturday’s sweep.  “We need to clean up some things offensively and work ahead more on the mound but still a good day.  Our guys competed for 14 innings.”

  The Mavs outscored Northeast (NE) 20-13 over the four days and made just four errors in the four games.

  A.J. Moore, Jacob EllisBlake Hubbard, and Chase DeFillippo each provided quality starts for the Mavs while Kirby Lohrengel added two saves from the bullpen, Jaken Snider and Josh Bumgarner had one save each.

  Offensively, Ben MacNaughton had five hits while Geovanni Blackshaw had four.  Sean Klein contributed a solo home run in Game 1.

  MacNaughton and Blackshaw had two doubles each.

Game 1

Mavs 5, Northeast (NE) 4

                     123 456 7–R   H   E

Northeast   101 000 2–4   6   1

Mavs           201 101 x–5   6   2

Mavs–Moore, B. Armstrong (4), Lohrengel (7) and Blackshaw.  2B–Priest, MacNaughton.  HR–Klein.  SB–MacNaughton.  W–B. Armstrong (1-0).  Save–Lohrengel

Game 2

Mavs 3, Northeast (NE) 2

                     123 456 7–R   H   E

Northeast   011 000 0–2    5   1

Mavs           201 000 x– 3   6   1

Mavs–Ellis, Bumgarner (6) and Priest.  2B–Blackshaw, MacNaughton.  3B–Burgos.  W–Ellis (1-0).  Save-Bumgarner

Game 3

Mavs 5, Northeast (NE) 3

                  123 456 7–R   H   E

Northeast 001 020 0–3    5   1

Mavs         311 000 x–5    6   1

Mavs–Hubbard, Edmunson (5), Lohrengel (6) and Priest.  2B–Blackshaw.  SB–Bailey, MacNaughton, Murphy.  W–Hubbard (1-0).  Save–Lohrengel

Game 4

Mavs 7, Northeast (NE) 4

                     123 456 7–R   H   E

Northeast   010 011 1–4   8   1

Mavs           013 030 x–7   6   0

Mavs–DeFillippo, Robinson (6), Snider (6) and Blackshaw.  2B–Klein.  SB–Bailey, Burgos.  W–Hubbard.  Save–Snider