St. Joe’s collegiate summer baseball team improves to 29-11 and 23-10 in the MINK League. The Mustangs remain three games ahead of Sedlia in the North Division standings.
Jefferson City took the 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but St. Joseph answered right back with two in the bottom of the first and three more runs in the third. The Mustangs scored seven unanswered runs before the Renegades got a run back in the seventh inning.
Jake Van Vacter is now 3-3 as he earned the win on the mound. He allowed two runs on five hits and he struck out 12 batters.
Kaleb Reid led the Mustangs’ 12-hit attack as he finished 3-for-5 with three RBI. Colton Pogue and Josh Williams added two hits each, while Erasmo Gonzalez and Mike Foley scored two runs a piece.
The Mustangs are back on the road Sunday as they travel to Nevada for a 7:00 p.m. first pitch with the Griffons. The game will be broadcast on 680 KFEQ AM.