(Photo by Ryan Christoffel)
The Mavericks hung with South O'Brien for much of the game, scoring first and trailing by two runs, 4-2, entering the sixth inning before the Wolverines sent 13 batters to the plate and scored eight runs to invoke the '10-run' rule.
CC-E's Cam Medema took the loss after giving up six runs on eight hits. He walked one and struck out three. Medema gave up two hits without recording an out in the sixth innings before being removed from the contest.
Brock Breidinger came on in relief and gave up six runs (four earned) on three hits. South O'Brien (17-9) was led by leadoff hitter Cole Edel, who went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs scored and three RBIs. Bret Puhrmann also went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in the win.
The Mavs collected five singles off senior Zane Roberts, who earned the win allowing two runs (zero earned) on three hits in six innings. He didn't walk a batter and struck out seven.
Tyler Shuck went 1-for-3 with two runs scored. Briedinger and Jared Schoelerman both went 1-for-3, while Kyle Saboe finished 1-for-3 with a double.
CC-E finishes the season at 3-26. Seven seniors graduated in May from this year's team - Saboe, Schoelerman, Breidinger, Medema, Shuck, Brent Trierweiler and Randy Meyer.
Saboe led the Mavs in batting average (.455), hits (35) and runs (23). Trierweiler hit .328 with a team-high 17 RBIs. Shuck hit .370 in 92 at-bats and stole 25 bases, both team-highs.