Potomac State Baseball improves to 31-13 with sweep over Hornets

 

Brandon Cordell
Brandon Cordell delivers a pitch during his complete game shutout over Shenandoah University on Saturday.  Photo by Raymond Burner

Keyser, WV- Potomac State used a couple of big first innings to pull off a sweep over Shenandoah University to pick up wins number thirty and thirty-one on Saturday afternoon at Golden Park.

A four-run first in the opening game and a seven-run opening inning in game two led PSC to a 6-0 win and an 8-5.

Potomac State, now 31-13 will host Hagerstown Community College on Sunday for a key Region XX matchup at Golden Park. Game time has been moved up to 12:00 p.m.

The sweep lifted Potomac State past the 30-win mark for the 12th time in the last 14 years.

Brandon Cordell gave the Catamounts a complete game effort in the opening game as the freshman raised his record to 5-1. Cordell struck out seven and walked to in the shutout win.

Scott Fox’s two run double in the first inning proved to be enough for PSC.

David Kimbrough, Alex Levitan and Ron Musto each drove in runs for PSC.

In game two, Josh McKown made his first start of the season and picked up the win as he struck out three in four innings of work. Colby Vanoy picked up the save with three innings of work, allowing just one run and striking out two.

PSC’s opening inning was highlighted by a two-run double from Tre Porter, a two-run single from Adam Meeker and a two-run single from Jamison Jones.

Meeker finished with two hits and Connar Bastaich added an insurance run with an RBI single in the fifth inning.