Baquer Goes 3-For-5 For WC, Run Scored
CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Visiting #22 McDaniel scored five runs in the top half of the first inning on its way to a 7-1 win over host Washington College in a Centennial Conference baseball game on Friday afternoon at Athey Baseball Park. The Green Terror improve to 21-3 overall and 2-2 in the Centennial, while the Shoremen drop to 17-4-1 and 1-1 respectively.
#22 McDaniel 7 Washington College 1
How It Happened
-McDaniel did not waste any time putting a five-spot in the top of the first inning. Cameron Bahr singled to left field with nobody out to score Sean Sivo to make it 1-0. With one away, Nick Valori registered a two-run single to centerfield to plate both Marty Windisch and Bahr to give the Green Terror a three-run lead. The following hitter, Kaleb Reitz hit an opposite field two-run home run to right field to also drive home Valori to cap the five-run outburst.
-In the bottom of the fourth, the Shoremen had runners at first and third with two outs, but McDaniel pitcher Zach Kronick got Charlie Meder to fly out to Reitz in left field to end the threat.
-The Green Terror extended their lead in the top half of the eighth when Bahr homered down the right field line off the foul pole to also get Sivo home to push the lead to 7-0.
-Washington College got on the board in the last of the eighth on a one out sacrifice fly by Charlie Meder that chased home Bryan Baquer from third.
For The Shoremen (17-4-1, 1-1 CC)
-Hitting: Baquer (3-for-5, run), Joe Lozupone (2-for-4)
-Pitching: Dan Jarrell (loss 3-1, four innings, five runs, five earned, five hits, one walk)
-Washington had eight hits in the game and had one batter reach via hit by pitch.
-The Shoremen committed two errors in the field, but it did not lead to a McDaniel run.
For #22 McDaniel (21-3, 2-2 CC)
-Hitting: Bahr (2-for-4, three RBI, two runs, home run), Valori (2-for-4, two RBI, walk), Reitz (2-for-5, two RBI, home run), Windisch (2-for-5), Sivo (two runs)
-Pitching: Kronick (win 6-0, 7 2/3 innings, eight hits, one unearned run, zero walks, 10 strikeouts)
-The Green Terror totaled 11 hits, drew three walks and had two hitters get on due to hit by pitch.
-McDaniel had three errors in the field and it did lead to Washington's lone run.
-Washington left 11 runners on base, while McDaniel left 10 stranded.
-The Green Terror have won three of the past four in Chestertown.
-Since 2013, the road team has won seven of the eight meetings in the series. The lone home win by either team was a 3-2 Shoremen win in Chestertown on April 1, 2015.
4/10 @ Ursinus – 12:30 p.m. (Centennial Conference doubleheader)
-The two teams split the twinbill last season in Chestertown.