Partlow silences PSC bats as Hagerstown rolls to 7-2 win
Keyser, WV- Hagerstown Community College’s Tanner Partlow delivered a stellar performance as he shut down Potomac State en route to a 7-2 win on Sunday afternoon at Golden Park.
The sophomore right-hander worked 8 1/3 innings and did not allow a run until the final inning as he improved to 5-2 on the year. Partlow made quick work of the Potomac State offense as he scattered five hits over the first eight innings.
HCC jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead in the first inning, when with two outs Phillip Pietro reached on an infield single and came around tom score on a long double from Nick Rabat.
That score held up for the next five innings as Partlow and PSC starter Jamie Miller traded scoreless innings. Miller worked 6 2/3 innings and struck out 12 Hagerstown hitters in a losing cause.
HCC added three unearned runs in the seventh inning highlighted by a two-run double from Matt Daley.
Rabat hit a solo home run in the eighth inning to increase the HCC lead to 5-0.
The Hawks added two more runs in the ninth. Potomac State had a small rally in the ninth inning scoring two runs, but HCC’s Cooper Ayers came out of the bullpen to squelch the rally.
Rabat finished the game 2-4 with a double, home run and 3 RBI’s.
Elliott McCummings had three hits and an RBI for Potomac State.
PSC, now 19-10-1 will travel to CCBC-Catonsville for a twin bill on Tuesday.