Cumberland Times-News

April 24, 2013

Montgomery sweeps ACM

Raptors’ Smith’s bases-loaded RBI wins second game, 13-12

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— GERMANTOWN — Travis Smith had a pinch-hit single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning to send Montgomery College to a sweep of Allegany College Wednesday afternoon in Maryland JUCO action.

The Raptors scored all their runs in the first two innings of a 6-4 win in the opener before following it up with a 13-12 win that secured the sweep.

Bill Plane drove in three runs on three hits and Colin Cox added two RBIs as Montgomery won the high-scoring second game. Nick Cuzanski added two hits and an RBI.

Allegany took an early led with three runs in the first, but Montgomery tied the score in the second. The Trojans retook the lead in the third, but had the Raptors come back to score six more times in the bottom of the third. ACM tied it at 12 with a run in the sixth, but Smith finished it in the seventh.

Jeff Morgan led the Trojans with three hits, while Brandon Miller and Drew O’Neal had two hits and one RBI. Ryan Redinger knocked in three runs with one hit.

In the first half of the twinbill, Jake Taylor went 3 for 4 with an RBI, and Max Elbman and Nick Punafala both finished with two hits and one RBI.

Morgan had two more hits for the Trojans, with Cody Doran and Cody Malone also finishing with two hits.

Allegany (19-20, 10-12 MDJUCO) plays a single game today at Hagerstown at 3 p.m.


Frostburg State    10

Lebanon Valley    0

ANNVILLE, Pa. — Curtis Randall tossed seven shutout innings and the Frostburg State lineup pounded out 13 hits in a 10-0 rout of Lebanon Valley in college baseball Tuesday afternoon.

The top and the bottom of the FSU lineup did most of the damage. J.K. Filauro and Matt Donaldson, the No. 1 and 2 hitters in the order, were a combined 5 for 7 with six RBIs, while  Pat Sapp, Adam Baxley and Nick McElfish, the No. 7, 8 and 9 hitters, were 5 for 12 with seven runs scored for the Bobcats (21-14).

Filauro went 3 for 4 with a double and three RBIs, Matt Donaldson was 2 for 3 with a triple an three RBIs, Sapp 2 for 5 with a double and an RBI, McElfish 2 for 4 with three runs scored and Baxley 1 for 3 with a double and two runs scored.

Randall (3-2) scattered five hits, struck out six and did not walk a batter. Kyle McCormack and A.J. Rosenthal pitched perfect relief innings in FSU’s third shutout of the season.


Catonsville    4   5

Potomac State    2 10

CATONSVILLE — Potomac State hit three home runs for a 10-5 win to rally back for a doubleheader split at Catonsville on Monday.

Elliott McCummings, Alex Levitan and Tre Porter all went deep for the Catamounts as they improved to 28-12.

McCummings went 4 for 4 with three singles and a home run with two runs batted in. He also added a sparkling catch in right field in the fourth inning.

Potomac State dropped the opening game 4-2 as Cardinal starter Wade Gies held the Catamount bats in check allowing just three hits in the complete-game win.

Scott Fox, who settled down after giving up four first-inning runs, picked up the second-game win to improve to 7-0 on the year. The sophomore went six innings and struck out three.

Levitan finished the game 2 for 2 with a single, home run, sacrifice fly and two RBI.

Potomac State opens a five-game home stand beginning today against Lackawanna College for a 2 p.m. doubleheader. The Catamounts host Shenandoah University at noon on Saturday for two games and play a key Region XX game with Hagerstown Community College on Sunday beginning at 2 p.m.