March 11, 2014 > Moreau opens season by defeating defending champions
Moreau opens season by defeating defending champions
Submitted By Chris Gomez
In a home opener on February 22nd, the Moreau Catholic Mariners demonstrated their prowess on the diamond, downing North Coast Champion St. MaryÕs 2-0. Senior Jason Hughes led the team with a complete game shutout; Bryan Cmelak tripled and scored on a Jacob Zertuche sacrifice fly. Dylan Mackin was a big asset, going 2-3 and defending center field.
On Tuesday, February 25th, the Mariners faced superstar pitcher for Bishop OÕDowd Channing Nesbitt and came away with another victory, 4-3. It was the first win by Moreau over OÕDowd in over a decade. Dylan Mackin again was on fire at the plate. Bryan Cmelak threw a complete game giving up one earned run. Rian Goulart hadÊthree hits and two RBI's; Jason Hughes doubled in a run to bring MoreauÕs record to 2-0.
This is a good start for a successful Mariner season. Third Base Coach Chris Gomez commented, "I couldn't be prouder of these boys; they believe they can win every time they step on the field.Ó