Potomac State Baseball sweeps pair from Shenandoah

Winchester, VA- Nate Antone's run scoring double in the top of the seventh broke a 3-3 tie as Potomac State went on to a 5-3 win in the opening game of a twi-night doubleheader sweep over Shenandoah University Thursday night at Bridgeforth Field. The Catamounts won game two 8-1.

Shenandoah led 3-2 in the sixth inning before PSC tied the game. With two outs in the inning Ben Miller lined a base hit to left field to put the tying run on base. T.J. Weisenburg then laced a double off the fence that allowed Miller to score and tie the game at three.

In the seventh Jake Ringold led off with an infield single. Antone then blistered a ball over the centerfielder's head that scored Ringold and gave PSC a 4-3 lead. Zach Markel then sacrificed Antone to third and the Dave McNeill singled home Antone for the 5-3 lead.

Patrick Lewis came out the bullpen to relieve Cody Ellsworth who had pitched six strong innings. Lewis did struck out one and allowed just an infield error as he picked up his first save of the season.

Ellsworth raised his record to 3-1, as the sophomore scattered nine hits and struck out two.

Markel led PSC with three hits, while Weisenburg, Miller and Antone had two hits apiece.

In game two Austin Art delivered a complete game effort for the Catamounts as the sophomore allowed just four hits, striking out six and just one run. Art is now 4-3 on the season.

Ringold led the way for the Catamounts with three hits and a run batted in. Alan Filauro and Antone each added two hits.

Antone has now had a hit in twenty-four straight games for Potomac State.

The Catamounts, 26-9 will be home on Saturday and Sunday at Golden Park as they host two of the best teams in Region XX. On Saturday PSC will face off with CCBC-Catonsville who comes in with a 28-11 record. On Sunday Cecil College with travel to Keyser. The Seahawks, who earlier swept a doubleheader from Potomac State, now stand at 25-11. Both twin bills start at 1PM.