WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel scored seven runs in the first two innings before holding on to defeat Dickinson 7-5 in Centennial Conference (CC) baseball action on Friday.
David Pisauro (Macungie, Pa./Emmaus) came on in the fifth inning for the Green Terror (13-14, 7-5 CC) and went the rest of the way on the hill, striking out four and allowing just two hits to pick up the win.
Marshall Betts (Berlin, Md./Stephen Decatur) led the offense with two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored.
Ryan Dolan and Mark Adams led the Red Devils (18-9, 4-7 CC) with two hits apiece.
Sean Sivo (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) drew a walk to lead off the bottom of the first inning inning before moving to second on a groundout.
A Marty Windisch (Manchester, Md./Manchester Valley) single put runners at the corners before Betts drove in Sivo with a single.
A fielder's choice gave Dickinson its second out in the inning before three straight walks to Cameron Bahr (Southampton, N.J./Seneca), Joe Fiore (Point Pleasant, N.J./Point Beach) and Andrew Hofmeister (Baltimore, Md./McDonogh) pushed the lead to 3-0.
Joseph Tursi drew a walk to lead off the second before a Mark Adams single put runners at the corners.
After a fly out, Phil Werner drove in Tursi to make it a 3-1 game.
Sivo led off the bottom of the frame with a single up the middle before taking second on a wild pitch.
A Betts two-out RBI single and Nick Valori (Sewell, N.J./Washington Twp.) double stretched the lead to 5-1 and chased the Red Devil starter.
Bahr greeted Tyler Clauson-Wolf with a double to plate Valori before Fiore was hit by a pitch and Hofmeister walked to load the bases.
An error allowed Bahr to score for a 7-1 lead.
Adams roped a one-out double before back-to-back errors allowed Adams to score and put runners at second and third.
Brian McCloud followed with a two-run double before scoring on a Dolan two-out single to cut the deficit to 7-5.
After the first two batters reached in the fifth inning, Pisauro came in and allowed just four of the 18 batters he faced reach base.
Sivo and Windisch added two hits each.
McDaniel returns to action at Swarthmore on Saturday. The first game of the doubleheader begins at 12:30 p.m.