Mont Alto Win in Game One, Fall in Bottom of the Seventh in Game Two

Mont Alto Win in Game One, Fall in Bottom of the Seventh in Game Two

MONACA, Pa.- Penn State Mont Alto used an RBI single from AJ Millar (Harrisburg, Pa. / Central Dauphin) and plated an insurance run in the fourth inning to earn the 2-0 win over PSU Beaver. PSUMA were unable to take both games of Saturday's doubleheader as Beaver recorded a come from behind victory, scoring two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning of the nightcap to earn the split.

Penn State Mont Alto 2, Penn State Beaver 0

  • Lowell Singer (Newville, Pa. / Big Spring) avoided trouble and scattered five hits to earn his second win of the season. The tall right-handed senior recorded seven punch-outs.
  •  Mont Alto went up 1-0 on the Millar RBI single that plated Hunter Martin (Hagerstown, Md. / North Hagerstown) and the team nursed the lead until adding an insurance run in the fourth inning. Colby Black (Shippensburg, Pa. / Big Spring) reached on a fielder's choice as Chayse Fisher (Mercersburg, Pa. / James Buchanan) scored the unearned run.
  • Fisher went 3-for-4 with the team managing eight hits.

Penn State Beaver 3, Penn State Mont Alto 2

  • PSU Beaver got off to a good start and managed a run in the bottom of the first off of starter Jeremiah Younker (Hagerstown, Md. / Williamsport). With the runner in scoring position, Justyn Francona produced an RBI single to put his team up.
  • That run turned out to be the only one in which Younker gave up as Beaver scored of its winning runs off of reliever Chance McClure (Chambersburg, Pa. / Chambersburg Area) who was unable to get out of a jam for the save in the final inning.
  • PSUMA scored both of its runs in the top of the fourth frame. Hunter Martin (Hagerstown, Md. / North Hagerstown) sliced an RBI single and Millar drove in the other run on a double.
  • Christian James scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game up at two runs apiece. Beaver earned the walk-off win when Francona singled home Stefan Romaniuk.
  • Fisher went 2-for-3 and is hitting a team-best .491 early on.

 

Mont Alto returns to action tomorrow when it host Penn State Beaver for a nine-inning contest at 3 p.m.