Baseball just short at No. 22 Salisbury

Joe Kroeger
Joe Kroeger

SALISBURY, Md. - The Hood College baseball team got the go-ahead run on base in the top of the ninth but No. 22 Salisbury held on for a 3-2 win over the Blazers. 

Inside the Box Score

How it Happened

  • The Blazers scored single runs in the third and fourth innings to take an early lead. 
  • Dylan Beck led off the third with a bunt single and stole second. After a passed ball moved him to third, Shepherd squeezed him home for Hood's first run. 
  • In the fourth, Joe Kroeger was hit by a pitch, stole second and scored on an RBI single by Patterson to make it 2-0. 
  • The Sea Gulls cut the lead in half in the bottom of the fourth when Jimmy Monaghan knocked in Tyler Mayo with a single. 
  • RBI doubles by Jay Perry in the seventh and Brandon Bonesteel in the eighth put Salisbury on top.  
  • Beck was hit by a pitch in the ninth and Andrew Wenner singled to put two runners on with one out, but Xavier Marmol forced a double play to end the game. 

Notes

  • Marmol pitched 5.2 innings of relief for the win. He did not allow a run and struck out seven. 
  • Monaghan went 2 for 5 with two RBIs and Mayo scored twice. 

Up Next

Hood, 7-3 this season, opens conference at home against Stevenson on Friday, March 15. 

 

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