PROVIDENCE, RI – A close game between crosstown rivals Johnson & Wales University and Rhode Island College was blown open in the seventh inning. Unfortunately, the Wildcats came out on the short end Thursday, falling 18-8 to the Anchormen.
Rhode Island College: 18-7
Johnson & Wales: 17-9
The Anchormen got four runs back in their half of the fifth and four more in the sixth. While the Wildcats picked up a run in the sixth on a Maracic single, any hopes of a JWU comeback were dashed in a seven-run, seventh inning.
The Wildcats jump back into conference action on Saturday when they host Suffolk at 1 pm. Prior to the game, JWU honor the five seniors on this year's team.