WESTMINSTER, Md. – Playing as the home team on McDaniel's field, Johns Hopkins broke a 3-all deadlock in the bottom of the 12th inning to notch a 4-3 Centennial Conference (CC) baseball victory on Tuesday.
Cameron Bahr (Southampton, N.J./Seneca) led the Green Terror (9-13, 3-4 CC) with two hits and two RBIs.
Craig Hoelzer went 4-for-5 for the Blue Jays (14-6, 2-4 CC) while Jonathan Hettleman's lone hit was the game-winner in the 12th inning.
Trailing 3-0, Hoelzer led off the bottom of the seventh with a single before back-to-back one-out singles from Conor Reynolds and Raul Shah broke up the shutout.
Colin McCarthy led off the eighth with a single before a ground out moved the runner to second base. A walk to Richie Carbone put runners at first and second and chased the McDaniel starter.
Hoelzer poked a single through the right side to score McCarthy before a Hettleman sacrifice fly knotted the game.
Neither team could take advantage of baserunners until Mike Denlinger led off the bottom of the 12th with a single.
After being lifted for pinch-runner Brian Lin, a hit batter put runners at first and second.
Hoelzer executed the sacrifice bunt before Hettleman drove a ball through the left side with the game-winner.
Back-to-back doubles from Marty Windisch (Manchester, Md./Manchester Valley) staked the Green Terror to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning.
Nick Valori (Sewell, N.J./Washington Twp.) reached on an infield single before a two-out double down the line from Bahr scored Betts for a 2-0 lead.
Joe Fiore (Point Pleasant, N.J./Point Beach) led off the fourth with a single before scoring on a Bahr double to right field one batter later for a 3-0 lead.
Sean Sivo (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) and Betts also had two hits each for McDaniel.
McDaniel returns to action at home against Johns Hopkins on Friday. Game time is 3:30 p.m.