The North Central Missouri College Pirates baseball team hosted Mineral Area Community College on Thursday at Burleigh Grimes Field. The Pirates took game one, their fourth victory in a row, winning 3-0. NCMC was unable to keep the streak alive in game two, however, as Mineral Area forced a split with a 12-7 win.
Game one was dominated by North Central pitcher Curtis Hicks. Hicks threw a complete game shutout,