Potomac State rallies for extra inning win to down Sinclair

Billy Sager
Potomac State's Billy Sager delivers one of his two hits as the Catamounts rallied past Sinclair Community College Sunday afternoon at Golden Park.  Photo by Raymond Burner

 

Keyser, WV- Potomac State Baseball put in a full day's work in a 10-inning, 8-7 win over Sinclair Community College Sunday at Golden Park

With the score tied at seven in the bottom of the tenth inning, Adam Meeker drew a walk, scoring Elliott McCummings to end the game.

The game was back-and-forth heading into the tenth, with eight lead changes.

McCummings had a busy day at the plate, collecting three extra-base hits. He doubled in the sixth, eighth, and tenth innings.

Evan Mitchell got the win in relief for Potomac State Baseball. Evan pitched one inning and allowed one run, while striking out three.

McCummings, Tre Porter and Korey Foltz helped lead Potomac State Baseball. They combined for eight hits.

Austin Eads took the loss for Sinclair Community College. He lasted just two-thirds of an inning, walked two, struck out none, and allowed two runs.

The bottom of the first saw Potomac State Baseball take an early 2-0 lead. PSC’s threat began with a walk from Jamison Jones and Connar Bastaich reaching on an error. Potomac State scored one of those runs on an RBI single by Tre Porter.

Potomac State answered Sinclair Community College's run in the top of the fifth inning with two runs of its own. Potomac State Baseball scored on an RBI double by Jones and an RBI single by Billy Sager.

In the sixth, Sinclair Community College scored on an RBI double by Alonzo Palacios, plating Keenan Carter.

Sinclair took a 6-4 lead in the eighth inning on a bases loaded triple by Mark Carpenter.

PSC chipped at the lead in the eighth inning when McCummings scored on a passed ball after he had doubled earlier.

In the bottom of the ninth with PSC trailing by a run Foltz opened the inning with a walk. He moved to second on a sacrifice bunt from Andrew Kowalo, and advanced to third on a ground out by pinch hitter Alex Levitan.

Jones then hit a ball in the hole at the Sinclair shortstop that was unable to complete the play at first base allowing Foltz to score the tying run and move the game to extra innings.

Sinclair scored a run in the top of the tenth when Alex Young drew a walk, advanced to second on a stolen base, to third on a passed ball and scored on a wild pitch.

PSC rally in the bottom of the tenth started when Sager drew a walk and moved to second on a wild pitch. McCummings capped his successful day with a double down the line that scores Sager and tied the game.

After an intentional walk to Bastaich, Porter dropped down a perfect bunt to load the bases. Meeker then drew the game winning base on balls to score McCummings.

Potomac State improves to 5-6 and will head to Myrtle Beach, SC this week for five games at the Ripken Experience.

 

 

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