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Biscoe raps out three hits, two triples in win

DJ Biscoe (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
DJ Biscoe (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel (4-4) 11, Penn State-Brandywine (5-6) 3
What: Non-conference baseball game
When:
Wednesday, Mar. 13
Where: Westminster, Md.

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel scored three runs in each of the second, third and fourth innings to key an 11-3 win over Penn State-Brandywine.

THE LEADERS
DJ Biscoe (Millersville, Md./Old Mill) led the Green Terror with three hits that included his second and third career triples. He also had a bunt single. He added had two RBIs and two runs scored.
Julian Jenkins (Tempe, Ariz./Desert Vista) added a 4-for-4 day at the plate with an RBI and run scored.
Austin Fry (Sunbury, Pa./Shamokin) pitched three innings of scoreless relief, striking out three and allowing just one hit to pick up the win.

FOR THE FOES
• Tom Donahue led the Lions with a 3-for-4 day.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Colin Franke (Highland Mills, N.Y./Cornwall Central) drew a walk to lead off the bottom of the first before stealing second. He took third on a fly out before scoring on a Tim Griest (Lititz, Pa./Warwick) RBI groundout for a 1-0 lead.
• TJ McGuire (Blue Point, N.Y./Bayport-Blue Point) led off the home second with a single up the middle before a DJ Biscoe triple to the left-center gap made it a 2-0 game. Jack Slater (Hebron, Conn./Rham) followed with a single up the middle to make it 3-0 before a throwing error on a Julian Jenkins sacrifice stretched the advantage to 4-0.
• Joe Hurley roped a one-out double to the gap before a pair of RBI singles from Ben Mutz and Brian Reynolds cut the deficit to 4-2 in the top of the third.
• After a dropped popup to start the bottom of the frame, Naquan Holden (Brooklyn, N.Y./Perkiomen School) singled up the middle for a 5-2 edge. A Biscoe one-out triple to the right-center gap stretched the lead to 6-2 before Jenkins knocked him in with a two-out single.
Jarod Pezzano (Stevensville, Md./Kent Island) doubled to lead off the fourth. After an Evan Finch (Laurel, Md./St. John's College) walk and wild pitch, Griest doubled down the line to score both runners and stretch the lead to 9-2. McGuire added a sacrifice fly to plate Griest for a 10-2 lead.
• A Jenkins double, wild pitch and Franke sacrifice fly made it 11-2 in the fifth.
• Tom Donohue and Reynolds each singled to lead off the eighth before a walk loaded the bases. The Green Terror turned a double play and allowed the run to score for the final margin.

THE INSIDE STORY
Tim Griest had three RBIs on the afternoon.
Naquan Holden and TJ McGuire had two hits each.
Zach Fortuna (Metuchen, N.J./Metuchen) made the start on the mound, striking out five in four innings.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action in the first of its eight-game trip to the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational with a doubleheader against Ramapo on Sunday. The first game begins at 11 a.m.

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