Baseball: Musgrove leads Potomac State’s sweep over Garrett

Musgrove Home Run
Zach Musgrove hits one of Potomac State's three home runs in the second game of the Catamounts sweep over Garrett College on Thursday afternoon.  Photo by Raymond Burner

Catamounts win streak at 16

KEYSER, W.Va. — Zach Musgrove had three hits and three RBIs in the first game and homered and knocked in three runs in the second, helping Potomac State stretch its winning streak to 16 games with a 6-1, 13-2 sweep of Garrett Thursday at Golden Park.

Dominic Peroni and Justice Keener also homered in the nitecap for the Catamounts (20-4), who led 4-1 after 3 1/2 innings before blowing the game open with a five-run fourth and a four-run sixth.

Musgrave’s three-run homer gave Potomac State a 4-0 lead in the third inning and Keener’s homer, a two-run shot, made it 6-1 in the fourth. Peroni ended the game with a grand slam in the fifth.

Seth Wright went 3 for 3 and Keener was 2 for 3 with two runs and two RBIs. Alex Taylor, Juwuan Weaver doubled and Sebastian Williamson doubled and drove in two runs. Peroni finished with three runs scored and four RBIs.

Cody Hammond and Derek Gaisbauer doubled for Garrett.

In the first game, Musgrave went 3 for 4 with a double to spark the Catamounts, who led 3-1 after five before striking for three runs in the sixth.

Weaver added two singles, Taylor doubled and Wright had a single, an RBI and scored a run.

Colt Webb got the victory with six strong innings. He allowed only four hits and one run, walked one and struck out 11. Josh Zeboskey struck out three in the seventh.

Hammond doubled, singled and knocked in Garrett’s run. Brian Casper also doubled.

Musgrove hit an RBI double in the first inning, and Hammond doubled home a run to tie it in the third for Garrett.

Musgrove gave PSC the lead for good with an RBI single in the bottom of the inning. Taylor doubled and scored on a single by Musgrove in the fifth. Wright had an RBI single in the three-run sixth.

Potomac State plays doubleheader at Eastern Gateway Community College in Youngstown, Ohio, on Sunday. First pitch is slated for noon.