Softball: Cosgrove helps PSC sweep Hagerstown

Kadi Cosgrove
Kadi Cosgrove drills a home run during Potomac State's sweep over Hagerstown.  Photo by Raymond Burner

KEYSER, W.Va. — Kadi Cosgrove had three hits in the first half of a doubleheader and closed out the day with two home runs in the second half to lead Potomac State to a sweep of Hagerstown Thursday afternoon.

Cosgrove, a graduate of HOPE for Hyndman, hit two singles, a double, drove in a run and scored twice during the Catamounts’ 11-6 win in the opener. She came back in the second game to belt a pair of home run to go with a single and drove in three runs in a 9-3 win.

PSC improves to 5-5 through its first 10 games and returns to the diamond to play two against CCBC Dundalk Sunday at noon. 

The Hawks scored a run in the top of the first of the opener, but fell behind after the Cats scored four in the second, two in the third and four more in the fourth. Hagerstown added four runs in the sixth and one in the seventh, but despite outhitting Potomac State 14-12, could not manage anything else. 

Jordyn Munson had a double, single and two runs scored in the opener, Carly Nixon added a double, single, two runs and an RBI, and Lacey Miller finished with two singles, two RBIs and a run. 

The Hawks got three singles from Kate Zelfinger and Madison Bachtell.

Game Two saw the Cats fall behind 2-1 after the fourth inning, but then scored three runs in the fifth and five more in the sixth to pull away. Megan Newcomb hit a home run as part of back-to-back shots with Cosgrove in the fifth, and added a double and a single. Kayla Stickley, the 2016 Times-News Player of the Year at Mountain Ridge, hit a double and a single. Carly Nixon and Abby Gillingham also finished with a double and a single.

The Catamounts did not strike out once during either game of the the doubleheader.

Zelfinger had a home run and a double for the Hawks.