Hishon raps out three hits in nightcap win

Tayler Hishon (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Tayler Hishon (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – McDaniel exploded for 13 runs in the second game to earn a split at the Sunkissed Classic in softball action on Sunday.

The Green Terror (2-6) dropped a 4-3 decision to Kean before toppling SUNY Plattsburgh 13-4 in five innings.

Tayler Hishon (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas) led McDaniel with three hits in game two, including a towering home run in the fourth inning.

Morgan Scardina (Pasadena, Md./Seton Keough) led off the top of the first inning with her first of three walks.

Hishon followed with a single up the middle before a fielder's choice put runners at the corners with one out.

Megan Coyle (Las Vegas, Nev./Bishop Gorman) and Alicia Wagner (Bradenton, Fla./Lakewood Ranch) drew back-to-back walks to force in Hishon with the game's first run.

A Payton Lewis (Valrico, Fla./Durant) walk plated Tori Wilkins (Lutz, Fla./Land O'Lakes) for a 2-0 lead.

A pair of walk, Taylor Smith single and a throwing error tied the game in the bottom of the first.

The Green Terror broke out for six runs in the second. Wilkins had the big blow with a two-run double through the left side before Lewis added a double to the gap.

Scardina led off the third with a walk and stole second before a Hishon single and Wilkins double made it a 9-2 game.

Lewis walked to lead off the fourth before a Carly Deichman (Easton, Pa./Freedom) roped a two-out double to the gap, scoring Lewis.

Scardina added another walk and stolen base before scoring on Hishon's first home run of the season.

A Shannon Myles two-run single in the bottom of the fifth set the final margin.

Cassie Rickrode (Hanover, Pa./Delone Catholic) went the distance in the circle with two strikeouts.

In the opener, Jackie Riley led off the second with a double before a sacrifice moved her to third. A popup behind the circle made it a 1-0 game before a two-out walk and Olivia Zengel single up the middle stretched the lead to 3-0.

Lewis drew a two-out walk in the fourth before Wilkins followed with a seeing-eye single through the left side. Wagner followed with a home run to right field to tie the game.

Camryn Schaeffer dropped a one-out single into left field in the seventh. A sacrifice and Julie Raba single up the middle scored the winning run.

The Green Terror returns to action against NYU and Arcadia on Monday. The first game begins at 1:30 p.m.

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