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Glover records three hits

Zachary Glover (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Zachary Glover (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Washington (Md.) scored 12 runs in the eighth inning to come back and defeat McDaniel 20-12 in Centennial Conference (CC) baseball action on Tuesday.

Zachary Glover (Westminster, Md./Calvert Hall) led the Green Terror (9-12, 3-8 CC) with three hits – one of five players with multiple hits.

Ryan Donnelly was 5-for-5 with two doubles and two triples for the Shoremen (22-11, 6-5 CC), scoring five runs.

Trailing 11-4, Donnelly led off the sixth inning with his second triple before scoring on a Matt Tancredi one-out double down the line.

Evan Hirschbaum followed with a double of his own after a wild pitch to make it an 11-6 game.

Donnelly led off an eighth inning that would eventually see 16 batters come to the plate with a double down the line.

Aaron Barclay followed with a bloop single to cut the deficit to 11-7 before a walk and two errors made it an 11-9 game with two on.

After a strikeout, CJ Gillmer singled up the middle and Joe Lozupone walked to load the bases.

Four straight singles turned the two-run deficit into a four-run lead before a Ryan Zwier two-out, three-run home run to right field stretched the advantage to 18-11.

A walk, hit batter, error and sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth pushed the lead to 20-11.

Mike Dunn (Lanham, Md./DeMatha) led off the bottom of the frame with a single to right before a two-out Kasey Nelson (St. Pete's Beach, Fla./St. Michael's [Md.]) single scored him with the game's final run.

Trailing 2-0, the Green Terror sent 12 batters to the plate in the bottom of the first to take an 8-2 advantage.

An error and Brett Anderson (Wilmington, Del./Tower Hill) coupled with a Nelson double tied the game.

Two more errors around a Glover single up the middle made it a 4-2 game.

Dunn roped a two-out double to right for a 6-4 advantage before an Antonio Rosanova (Laurel, Md./DeMatha) single, stolen base and fifth Shoremen error capped the frame.

A Donnelly triple and Barclay RBI groundout made it an 8-3 game in the top of the second before Evan Finch (Laurel, Md./St. John's College) drew a leadoff walk in the bottom of the fame and scored on a Colin Franke (Highland Mills, N.Y./Cornwall Central) sacrifice fly to push the lead back to six.

Anderson drew a one-out walk in the third before stealing second and scoring on a Finch two-out knock to left.

The teams traded runs in the fourth on sacrifice flies to make it an 11-4 game.

Nelson, Finch, Dunn and T.J. McGuire (Blue Point, N.Y./Bayport-Blue Point) added two hits for McDaniel.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Penn State-Mont Alto on Wednesday. Game time is 3:30 p.m.

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