Wednesday, March 7, 2012
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Hagerstown Community College played two completely different games Wednesday in the Vero Beach Collegiate Challenge, but still came out on top in both.
The Hawks managed just three hits against Penn State-Beaver, but got two of them in a four-run eighth inning to take a 5-2 win.
Terrell Thompson had a pinch-hit single, Danny Morris had an RBI base hit and Chris Kulik drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the Hagerstown eighth.
Dylan Schaeffer (1-0) threw a complete game, allowing one earned run while scattering eight hits, walking none and striking out five.
The Hawks’ offense came alive in the second game, rapping out 17 hits in a 17-2 win over Miami-Hamilton.
The score was tied at 1 until the fourth, when Hagerstown (10-1) started a streak of five straight innings with multiple runs, including a five-run eighth inning.
Lazaro Torres had four hits and an RBI, Thompson had three hits and Kulik, Dylan Dunn and Josh Knupp each had two hits and two RBIs for the Hawks.
Steve Chrzanowski (2-0) went eight innings, allowing one run on four hits while striking out 10.
The Hawks went 9-1 on their Southern trip. They return home today and play host to Mercyhurst in doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday.
HCC 5, Penn State-Beaver 2
HCC 010 000 04 — 5 3 1
Beaver 000 100 01 — 2 8 4
Schaeffer and Haupt. Beaty, Wagner (8) and Scott. WP — Schaeffer (1-0). LP — Wagner.
HCC 17, Miami-Hamilton 2
HCC 100 233 350 — 17 17 1
Hamilton 100 000 001 — 2 6 3
Chrzanowski, Eyler (9) and Torres. Highlander, Pitorro (5), Willis (8) and Lasota. WP — Chrzanowski (2-0). LP — Highlander.
Shepherd sweeps Millersville
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Shepherd University improved to 8-4 on the season, sweeping Millersville in a doubleheader, 2-1 and 5-2.
Jess Mason had two hits and scored both runs for the Rams in the first game. Savannah Snyder also had two hits, while Tricia Bettura (4-2) picked up the win by scattering four hits and striking out four.
Taylor Bolton had a two-run triple and Bianca Biondillo added an RBI triple in the nightcap for the Rams. Biondillo and Sam McQuade each had two hits.
Outlaws lose opener
MECHANICSVILLE, Md. — The Maryland Outlaws were unable to convert on any of their four red-zone opportunities and turned the ball over four times in a 6-0 loss to the Tri-County Titans in their season opener on Saturday.
Quarterback Travis Smith completed 4 of 7 passes for 90 yards and an interception before leaving the game in the second quarter with a knee injury. Davon Turner had four catches for 66 yards. The Outlaws gained 248 yards offensively.
Kris Shannon led the defense with five tackles, while Brady Smith and Darrin Procter had 4 1/2 tackles each.
The Outlaws (0-1) play their home opener Saturday at 7 p.m. at North Hagerstown High School against the Tidewater Renegades from Jacksonville, N.C.
For more informaton, visit the team’s website at www.mdoutlaws.com.
Hagerstown Junior League
Maugansville Ruritan 55, Rotary 29
Ruritan: Toth 4, Naylor 5, Mitchell 6, Semler 15, Fink 21, Bradshaw 5.
Rotary: Summers 4, Roman 9, Ferguson 16.
Senior Notes 59, Western Enterprise 21
Senior Notes: Barnes 4, Schultz 11, Dewey 10, Caudey 4, Douglas 12, Leazier 8, Hamburg 10.
Western Enterprise: Schnackenburg 13, Koontz 2, Kyler 6.
FOP 40, Antietam Tree 32
FOP: Young 11, J. Stubbs 6, Sommerville 4, Martz 4, K. Stubbs 2, Treble 6, Litten 2, Gilbert 5.
Antietam: Brechbill 4, Saltors 5, Martin 2, Staley 4, Semler 17.
Jerry’s 41, AC&T 17
Jerry’s: Howell 2, Bowie 10, Taylor 2, Martin 4, Guillord 2, Shatzer 10, Dorsey 11.
AC&T: Kailing 2, Silvia 8, Keener 5, Vahulyor 2.