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BY: St. Mary’s College of Maryland
ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland baseball team (5-3) hosted the Bronx Community College Broncos (0-5) on Sunday (Mar. 8) afternoon at the Hawk’s Nest. The Seahawks blew past the Broncos by a final score of 14-2 in seven innings, due to the junior college run rule.
St. Mary’s College – 14, Bronx CC – 2
How It Happened
- The Seahawks jumped on the Broncos early, pushing five runs across home plate to take a 5-0 lead. Jay Hammett started the scoring frenzy with an RBI double to center field. Next, Dillon Waters put the ball in play and plated Joey Bryner off a sacrifice fly. Bowen Plagge extended the Seahawk lead to 3-0 when he roped a single to left field. Andy Collins recorded an RBI to give the Seahawks a 4-0 lead and moments later, Plagge stole home to cap off the first inning.
- In the top of the second inning, the Broncos answered by scoring two runs, trimming the Seahawk lead to 5-2. However, the Seahawks responded with two runs of their own to capture a five-run lead once again. Wood stole home for the Seahawks’ sixth run and Hammett grounded out for the seventh score.
- St. Mary’s College kept the pressure on in the third inning by tallying four more runs. Hammett continued his hot streak at the plate with an RBI double. Moments later, D. Waters blasted a three-run home run to left field for a comfortable 11-2 advantage.
- Both squads held each other scoreless until the seventh inning when D. Waters crushed his second home run of the game to conclude the contest.
Inside the Box Score
- D. Waters led the Seahawks from the plate with three hits and seven RBI. Hammett followed with two hits and three RBI, respectively. St. Mary’s College showed their speed on the base paths this afternoon stealing nine bases. Wood led the Seahawks with a total of four stolen bases.
- Kelli Jenkins started the game for the Seahawks on the mound and threw one scoreless inning, striking one batter out. The Seahawks continued to change pitchers each inning. In all, the pitching staff allowed zero earned runs. Noah Meyers, Jonathan Everidge, Bryan Brooks, and Will Spanoghe notched one strikeout each.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Mar. 11 vs. Wesley | 3:30 p.m. | Hawk’s Nest