Windisch raps triple
BALTIMORE, Md. – Johns Hopkins, ranked fifth in the latest d3baseball.com poll, plated seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to break open a 3-1 game and defeat McDaniel 10-1 in Centennial Conference (CC) baseball action on Sunday.
Marty Windisch (Manchester, Md./Manchester Valley) recorded one of the two hits for the Green Terror (16-12, 5-5 CC), unleashing a sixth-inning triple before scoring his team's lone run.
Chris Wilhelm led the Blue Jays (26-2, 10-0 CC) to their 19th straight win with a two-hit, three-RBI outing.
With one out in the bottom of the first, Kyle Neverman dropped a single into left field before Colin McCarthy dropped a single into the right-field corner to put runners at first and second.
With two outs, Mike Denlinger and Wilhelm each recorded RBI singles for a 2-0 lead.
An Adam Weiner single, stolen base, Craig Hoelzer single and wild pitch stretched the lead to 3-0 in the second.
Windisch led off the visitor third with a triple to deep center before scoring on a Cameron Bahr (Southampton, N.J./Seneca) groundout to pull McDaniel within 3-1.
A leadoff four-pitch walk to Denlinger opened the door for a seven-run bottom of the seventh.
After Denlinger stole second with one out, Ryan Zakszeski doubled him home. Four singles, including two-run knocks from Jeff Lynch and Wilhelm, coupled with two more walks and an error accounting for the big inning.
Sean Sivo (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) recorded the other Green Terror hit, reaching on an infield single in the third.
McDaniel returns to action at home against Dickinson on Tuesday. Game time is 3:30 p.m.