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March 24, 2013

Trojans, Wolfpack break even in Sunday doubleheader

Bobcats swept by Mary Washington

CUMBERLAND — Backed by a nine-run inning in the bottom of the fifth, Allegany College of Maryland won the first half of a doubleheader 13-3 before Westmoreland struck back in the second half to win 11-7 and force a split Sunday afternoon in Cumberland.

Rey Adames continued his hot hitting of late by adding three more singles and one run batted in. Mountain Ridge standout Cody Malone drove in a total of five runs in the opening game on two doubles, Dylan Corl hit a triple and two singles and Brandon Miller knocked in two runners with two doubles. Blayne McGuirk had two hits and two RBIs, while Jeff Morgan and Cody Doran had two hits and one RBI each.

Joe Glass earned his first win of the season, striking out six along the way.

The Trojans had another big inning in the second game, but it proved too little as the Wolfpack still won by four runs.

Jesse Hart led Westmoreland with three hits and three runs scored, with Nick Draghi and Tyler Hadorn getting two hits apiece.

Allegany, which cut into a 10-1 lead with six runs in the sixth, got two more hits from Malone, three more for Doran and a double and runs from Corey Shroyer.

Now 7-10, Allegany plays at home Thursday against Garrett. A doubleheader today with West Virginia Wesleyan and Tuesday with Montgomery have been postponed.

Mary Washington    6  9

Frostburg State    5  7

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — The Frostburg State baseball team let two conference games slip away in each of the final innings of play as the Eagles of Mary Washington defeated the Bobcats, 6-5 and 9-7.

Frostburg State (11-8, 1-4 CAC) was designated as the home team for its first two games at Dickinson Stadium because the games were originally scheduled to be played in Frostburg, but the Bobcats were unable to seal the deal in the top half of the seventh of each game as Mary Washington (14-7, 5-0 CAC) seized the given opportunities.

In Game 1, Mary Washington jumped on top in its first at-bat thanks to a two-run home run by Jono Haught.

The Bobcats would respond quickly in the bottom half of the first.

Mary Washington would break the tie in the top of the seventh with an RBI double by Seth Jordan and the Bobcats would fail to retaliate in their final at-bat, giving the Eagles the first contest.

Jennings was the lone Bobcat with two hits in game one, while he and Shupe each had two RBIs to pace the lineup.

For the Eagles, the No. 3 and 4 hitters of Jordan and Haught finished a combined 7-for-8 with five of the six RBIs for the opposition.

In Game 2, Frostburg State found itself in a hole in the early going as the Eagles held a 5-1 lead after the fourth inning, thanks in part to a four-run third.

Frostburg State threatened in its final at-bat but the bases were left loaded when the game came to an end.

Jennings, Shupe, and Price each had two hits for the Bobcats and Shupe also contributed with a pair of RBI. Filauro got plunked an impressive four times on the day, twice in each contest.

The Frostburg State baseball team will look to bounce back and take the finale of the three-game series today at 1 p.m. at Dickinson Stadium. The Bobcats will be the away team for the final contest as originally scheduled.

Garrett    8  8

Prince George’s    4  3

UPPER MARLBORO — Garrett College got strong starting performances from from Tyler Lawrence and Derek Taylor to win both games of a doubleheader with Prince George’s Sunday afternoon in Maryland JUCO basketball.

Lawrence had five strikeouts and forced the Owls into scattering most of their hits as the Lakers took the first contest 8-4, while Taylor ran up six strikeouts in an 8-3 win that finished of the sweep.

Jason Hepple gave the Lakers a 5-2 lead after smaking a two-run home run in the third inning. He added two singles to finish 3-for-5. Michael Drake contributed three singles to Garrett’s 10-hit attack.

Eric Lopez led the Owls with a double and a single.

Drake aded two more singles in the scong game, helping the Lakers score four runs in the fourth inning to take an 8-2 lead.

Mike Ebola also went 2-for-4 with a couple of singles in the win.

Hector Palanko hit two doubles in the loss.

Garrett is off until it plays at Allegany College on Thursday.

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