Press Release

Spring 2012 Baseball: Spring Break Tournament - Myrtle Beach, SC Ancilla

March 8, 2012

Skylar Gingirch went 3-3 against Olney and added an RBI against Ancilla

Skylar Gingirch went 3-3 against Olney and added an RBI against Ancilla

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – On day three of the Ripken Experience tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C., the Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball team split a pair of games losing to Olney College 5-1 and beating Ancilla College 8-2. The win improves the team to 4-2 overall.

Against Olney, junior Harrison Myers (Lebanon) started, pitching three innings and giving up three hits, four runs and striking out two. Freshman John Rodriguez (Stroudsburg) pitched the last inning allowing two hits, a run and striking out two.

Penn College scored its lone run in the fourth off an RBI single from freshman Michael Scully (Middletown, Del.) that scored senior Garrett Hornung (Emporium). The team totaled five hits with senior Skylar Gingrich (Lititz) going 3-3 with two doubles.

Freshman Zachary Yetter (Thompsontown) earned the victory against Ancilla pitching three strong with three strikeouts, three hits and a walk. Sophomore Brian Santangelo (Middletown, Conn.) pitched three innings of relief allowing two runs, six hits and striking out four. Freshman Craig Watson (McEwensville) closed out the game with one hit and a strikeout in one inning of work.

The Wildcats put together a seven-run second with freshman Zachary Smith (Middletown) getting the big hit, a three RBI double. Hornung, senior Jared Johnson (Wyalusing) and freshman Zachary Buterbaugh (Conestoga) each had RBIs. The Ancilla pitching staff gave up four walks in the inning.

Penn College tacked on one more run in the fifth off a sacrifice fly from Gingrich. Smith ended the 2-4 with three RBI and a double. The team totaled four hits.

The Wildcats finish up the tournament against Danville College (Ill.) on Friday, Mar. 9 at 9 a.m.

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