By Jim Hogan
BOURNE, Mass. – The Bourne Braves may be in first place in the Western Division, but it was the Harbor Hawks who played like it. For the third time in five matchups, Hyannis beat Bourne.
The visiting Hawks soared past the Braves, 15-6, on Friday night at Doran Park. Hyannis collected 20 hits in the blowout, with John La Prise (Virginia) leading the way with four. In the fifth, the Hawks erupted for seven runs.
It was a 4-3 game in favor of Hyannis when the fifth inning started. Before long, it was a blowout, as the Hawks batted around and put up seven runs. Donnie Dewees Jr. (North Florida) singled twice, had an RBI and scored once in the inning. La Prise stayed hot, singling home a run. Cam Gibson (Michigan State), Dylan Bosheers (Tennessee Tech), Daniel Kihle (Wichita State) and Carl Wise (College of Charleston) chipped in with hits.