Potomac State Baseball survives to play in District Championship game
Keyser, WV- With their backs against the wall for the second straight day Potomac State turned to Scott Fox to give the Catamounts a spark and provide life in the East District Baseball Championships.
The sophomore southpaw pitched eight solid innings scattering seven hits and allowing just two runs as PSC eliminated ASA 6-3in the loser’s bracket game on Saturday.
Potomac State will now have to defeat Spartanburg Methodist twice on Sunday in order to advance to the JUCO World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado.
SMC who defeated PSC 11-9 on Friday in the opening game of the tournament, needs just one win to make it back-to-back appearances in Grand Junction.
Elliott McCummings drove in two runs to lead PSC, while David Kimbrough and Tre Porter also plated runs during the 6-3 win.
Friday, after losing the opening game, Potomac State rebounded for an 8-0 win over USC Lancaster in an elimination game.
In that game freshman Sam Vincenzo delivered another stellar complete game effort for the Catamounts.
Potomac State launched three home runs in the game with Jamison Jones hitting a solo shot in the third, Alex Levitan blasting a three-run shot, also in the third inning and Scott Fox hitting a solo walk off home run in the seventh inning as PSC mercy-ruled the Lancers.
PSC outhit Lancaster 11-6, and Vincenzo struck out six.
Potomac State, now 40-15 will play Spartanburg Methodist on Sunday, with first pitch scheduled for 11:00a.m.