Community Colleges of Spokane rode the pitching of Martin Aguirre and Mike Richard to a doubleheader sweep and an upset of NWAACC East Division leader Columbia Basin Wednesday afternoon at Spokane Falls Community College.
Martin (4-2) went pitched into the eighth inning of the opener, which the Sasquatch (13-11, 5-9 NWAACC) won 6-3. Richard (4-2) did the same in putting away CBC (28-6, 10-4) in the nightcap 6-5.
Jake Graham fueled the CCS offense with three hits in the first game and two more in the second. Cam Christian, Derek Carley and Jake Graham all had two hits each for the Sasquatch in the nightcap.
The Spokane Shock maintained control of the top spot in the arenafootball2 league’s coaches’ poll again this week, having garnered 23 of 25 first-place votes and 382 of a possible 382 points.
The Shock, who improved to 2-0 by blasting Tri-Cities 62-32 in the Arena last Saturday, have been ranked No. 1 for five consecutive weeks.
Arkansas (3-0) received one of the other two first-place votes and is No. 2 in the rankings with 337 points, followed by Oklahoma City (3-0) and Iowa (3-0), which will travel to the Arena for an interdivision showdown with the Shock on May 5.
The Shock travel to Boise Saturday to take on the fifth-ranked Burn (2-0) in a matchup of West Division favorites.
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