Niagara thumps Potomac State 14-5
Keyser, WV- Niagara Community College scored runs in bunches as they downed Potomac State 14-5 Friday afternoon at Golden Park.
Jamison Jones had two extra-base hits for Potomac State. He doubled in the sixth and seventh innings.
Kyle Bell got the win for Niagara Community College. He allowed three runs over five innings. He struck out four, walked three and surrendered six hits.
Niagara Community College hammered Potomac State pitching as six hitters had a field day, combining for 15 hits, 10 RBIs and 11 runs scored.
Dalton Westfall was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just two innings, walked none, struck out one, and allowed four runs.
Niagara Community College went up for good in the second, scoring three runs on an RBI double by Joseph Mesi, a fielder's choice, and an RBI single by Chris Beer.
One run in the bottom of the fourth helped Potomac State close its deficit to 9-1. A groundout by Adam Meeker gave Potomac State Baseball life. Bell ended the inning by getting Jones to strike out looking. In all PSC struck out seven times.
Two runs in the bottom of the fifth helped Potomac State Baseball close its deficit to 11-3. A hit by pitch and a walk by Eddie Dutkewycz triggered Potomac State Baseball's comeback. But, Bell got Andrew Kowalo to ground out to end the inning.
After pushing across one run in the bottom of the sixth, Potomac State faced just an 11-4 deficit. An RBI single by Elliott McCummings sparked Potomac State’s rally. Fraser Brown flew out to end the Potomac State Baseball threat.
The two teams will be back in action on Saturday for a pair of games at Golden Park. Game one begins at 1PM.