HCC 10-5, Alfred State 8-6
Kayla Ewing went 6-for-8 on the day as Hagerstown Community College opened its season with a doubleheader split against Alfred State.
Ewing was 4-for-4 in the first game as the Hawks rapped out 20 hits. Shayla Murray and Candace Horchner both went 3-for-4, while Morgan Purdham picked up the win.
Ewing went 2-for-4 in the second game, including a two-run homer in the seventh inning as the Hawks tried to rally from a 6-3 deficit. Sarah Mullin went 3-for-4 and Hayley Thorn added two hits for the Hawks (1-1).
Alfred State 102 230 0 — 8 12 0
HCC 004 420 x — 10 20 3
Slentz and Potter. Purdham and Ewing. WP — Purdham (1-0). LP — Slentz.
Alfred State 020 220 0 — 6 7 1
HCC 200 100 2 — 5 9 3
Swain and Anderson. Mullins and Ewing. WP — Swain. LP — Mullin. HR — AS: Moiser (2nd, none on), Gustin (2nd, none on); H: Ewing (7th, one on).
Bloomsburg 5-3, Shepherd 1-6
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Elisa Orlandi homered and Savannah Snyder hit a two-run shot to lead Shepherd University to a win in the nightcap and a split of a doubleheader with Bloomsburg.
Horning places 8th at nationals
LUBBOCK, Texas — Hagerstown Community College sophomore Brandon Horning placed eighth in the men’s 1,000-meter run Saturday at the NJCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships at Texas Tech University.
Horning, a South Hagerstown graduate, achieved a personal-best time of 2 minutes, 33.43 seconds.