(Westminster, Md.) – The Dickinson baseball team dropped a heartbreaker at McDaniel to open the two-game series on Wednesday afternoon, falling 2-1.
The Green Terror scored lone runs in the bottom of the fifth and sixth innings to take a 2-0 lead. The Red Devils answered in the top of the eighth as pinch-hitter Adam Quine (Chappaqua, N.Y./Horace Greeley) reached on a walk, moved all the way to third and came in on a double-play to put Dickinson on the scoreboard.
Junior pitcher Billy O'Neil (South Deerfield, Mass./Deerfield Academy) suffered his first loss of the season, slipping to 6-1 on the year, despite a remarkable performance on the hill. He recorded 10 strikeouts on the day, scattering six hits and allowing just one walk.
The Red Devils slip to 16-13 overall and 3-4 in the Centennial Conference. They return home to face McDaniel and close out the series on Friday at 3:30 pm at MacPhail Field.