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April 18, 2014

Frostburg bounced from CAC

Potomac State ups winning streak to nine by sweeping Garrett

YORK, Pa. —  Elliott Mortimer fired a four-hitter and Brad Wenzel and Colbe Herr had three hits as top-seeded York eliminated fourth-seeded Frostburg State from the Capital Athletic Conference tournament with a 5-1 victory Friday afternoon.

Mortimer (5-0) allowed a run in the first inning, walked two and struck out six. He gave up only three hits and did not allow a baserunner past second over the final eight innings.

Meanwhile, Andrew Hershey, Wenzel and Herr, the top of the lineup for York, were a combined 8 for 15 with three runs scored and two RBIs in leading a 12-hit attack as the Spartans (22-5) beat the Bobcats (23-10) for the third time this season.

Tied 1-1, Wenzel and Herr singled to start the York fifth. Wenzel broke the tie, scoring on a one-out single by Stephen Miele. Herr stole home to make it 3-1, and Miele came home on a double by Logan Countryman. Herr added an RBI double in the ninth.

Kevin Kean hit an RBI double and Dylan Shupe also doubled for Frostburg State.

Ryan Redinger (5-1) suffered his first loss, allowing four runs and nine hits in five innings. He walked two and struck out nine.

The Bobcats play Wednesday at Marietta (Ohio) at 4 p.m.

Potomac State    4  12

Garrett    0   1


MCHENRY — Matt Maiers tossed a shutout in the first game and Tre Porter, Eddie Dutkewcyz, Alex Levitan and Andrew Kowalo homered in the second as Potomac State extended its winning streak to nine with a doubleheader sweep of Garrett.

In the opener, Connar Bastaich had two hits and two RBIs and Levitan also had two hits for the Catamounts. Maiers gave up nine hits but kept the Lakers off the scoreboard in improving his record to 3-4.

In the second game, Kyler Brown was the beneficiary of the home run support. He went the distance for the win, allowing three hits and an unearned run while striking out six to improve to 2-0.

Levitan finished 3 for 3 in the game and 5 for 5 for the day for Potomac State.

Potomac State (28-10-1) will play a doubleheader at Shenandoah (Va.) today at 1 p.m. and travel to Chesapeake on Monday for a 3:30 game.

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