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MANOR DEFEATED BY MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MANOR DEFEATED BY MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

By Steven M. Glassman

Director of Sports Information

April 26, 2018

 

BLUE BELL, PA— Montgomery Community College (9-12 Overall, 4-7 Region XIX Division III, 3-2 EPAC) freshman left fielder Logan Curley went two-for-three (including a double), with three runs scored and two RBI as the Mustangs defeated the Manor College Blue Jays (2-15, 1-12, 0-6), 12-3.

The Mustangs scored single runs in the bottom of the second and third innings.  Freshman second baseman Adrian Grow had a two-out RBI single to center in the second and sophomore third baseman Aaron Benner contributed a RBI ground out with two out in the third.  Montgomery County sent 10 batters to the plate, scoring five two-out runs.  Curley had a two-run single to left and sophomore catcher Will Brownlowe added a RBI single to left.

Manor scored its runs in the top of the fifth.  Freshman left fielder Courtney Maddox-Kent (Philadelphia, PA/Edison) singled to left with one out off of freshman starting pitcher Alex Bernhard.  Freshman right fielder-relief pitcher Yorkis German (Philadelphia, PA/Kensington Health and Science) was hit by a pitch which advanced Maddox-Kent to second.  Freshman shortstop-third baseman Jose Romero (Philadelphia, PA/Frankford) two-out single to center, scored Maddox-Kent.  On the play, freshman shortstop-relief pitcher Luke Deleo's throwing error allowed German to score.  Deleo's error also allowed Romero to move to third.  Freshman designated hitter Sauriel Baez' (Philadelphia, PA/Esperanza Charter) single to right scored Romero.

Montgomery County added to its lead, scoring three runs in the bottom of the seventh.  Deleo contributed a one-out, two-run double to right and Brownlowe added a two-out sacrifice fly to right.  The Mustangs closed out its scoring with two runs in the eighth.  Freshman center fielder Ron Faunsaught knocked in one of the runs with a two-out, RBI single.

Batting Leaders: Three Blue Jays had multi-hit games.  Baez, Maddox-Kent, and Morales each went two-for-three.  Baez contributed a RBI and a walk.  Morales doubled and had a walk, and Maddox-Kent scored a run.

Brownlowe went two-for-three (including a double) with a run scored, two RBI (including a sacrifice fly), and a walk.  Faunsaught scored twice, stole two bases, knocked in a run, and had a walk.  Grow had two hits and a RBI.  Bernhard scored two runs and Deleo had two RBI.

Pitching Leaders: Bernhard pitched five innings for the Mustangs.  Sophomore relief pitcher Paul Mudrick struck out three in three innings.

Next Game: Manor plays the NJCAA Division II Valley Forge Military College Trojans on Sunday, April 29 in a doubleheader in Wayne, Pennsylvania.  First game is at Noon.