T-Ducks on longest road trip of the season; Gebhard ranks No. 18 in hitting

As the Richland College baseball team began its longest road trip of the season on Monday March 21 against Navarro, the T-Ducks were looking to overcome their toughest stretch of the season.

Entering Monday’s game, the T-Ducks had a 10-16 record and had lost four games in a row, including being swept at home over the weekend by Eastfield College.

Leading the T-Ducks this season is John Gebhard, of Dallas, who ranks No. 18 in the country among NJCAA Division III hitters with a .405 batting average and No. 5 in RBIs with 20.

Up next for Richland is a double header at Texas Wesleyan on Thursday, March 24 and a three-game series against Cedar Valley College beginning on Friday, April 1 and concluding on Saturday, April 2.  The T-Ducks’ next home game is at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, April 4 against Texas Wesleyan.