Potomac State Baseball ‘Mann’-handles Rappahannock
|Kyle Mann drives a double to right field during Potomac State's 10-5 win over Rappahannock Community College Thursday at Golden Park. Photo Courtesy Raymond Burner|
Keyser, WV- Kyle Mann drove in four runs as Potomac State doubled up Rappahannock Community College 10-5 at Golden Park on Thursday afternoon. Mann had two doubles and a triple to finish the day 3-4 and a run scored to lead the Catamount attack.
“It wasn’t just me,” said Mann. “We all did a good job today battling at the plate to drive in runs and our pitchers did well and kept us in the game.”
Steve Miele provided more punch for PSC as the sophomore drove in three runs with a single and triple.
In all Potomac State banged out twelve hits with seven Catamounts having one hit each.
Tanner Everton picked up the win on the mound as the left-hander picked up his third straight win. Everton went six innings and struck out eight Gull hitters; he allowed just one run and walked three.
“Tanner has really come on strong for us of late,” said Potomac State Head Coach Doug Little. “He gives you everything he’s got and gave us a chance to win tonight.
PSC got a quick 1-0 lead when Zach Stolipher doubled in the first inning. He moved to third on a single from Zach Markel and then scored on a sacrifice fly from Ryan LaRose.
Rappahannock tied the game at one on an RBI double from Ben Beacorn in the fourth inning.
PSC stormed right back as Miele and Mann tripled and doubled respectively to drive in runs and give PSC a 3-1 lead.
In the fifth Potomac State scored five runs highlighted once again by Miele and Mann as a Miele single scored two runs and Mann’s triple drove in Miele. Joel Rosencrance also added a run producing single in the inning.
Rappahannock threatened with four unearned runs in the eighth inning, but PSC answered with two insurance runs in the bottom half of the frame on a RBI from LaRose and another scoring on a sacrifice bunt from David Kimbrough.
Potomac State plays again on Sunday at Anne Arundel Community College in a key Region XX matchup. The twin bill is scheduled for 1PM in Arnold, MD.