WYE MILLS — Chesapeake College’s baseball team swept Hagerstown Community College on Sunday.
The Skipjacks won the opener in walk-off fashion, 5-4, then went on to win 3-1 in the afternoon.
Game 1 was scoreless through three innings until Remington Mangum’s single gave Chesapeake a 1-0 lead. The Hawks tied the game at 1-1 in the fifth, when Chanse Phillips scored on a passed ball.
Chesapeake answered in its half of the fifth as Kyle Waters (2 for 3, two RBIs) stroked an RBI double and Mitchell Jolikko (2 for 3, two RBIs) hit an RBI single for a 3-1 lead.
Hagerstown responded with a run in the sixth, then took a 4-3 lead in the seventh.
Austin Brady singled to lead off the bottom of the seventh for the Skipjacks and moved to second on an error. Waters doubled to tie the game, 4-4. Nick Newnam walked. Both runners advanced a base on an error before Waters scored the winning run on Jolikko’s sacrifice fly to center field.
Newnam recorded his second win of the season, pitching the seventh inning and allowing only one hit and one run with one strikeout.
The Skipjacks again rallied in Game 2. Devin McClendon allowed his only run of the game in the first inning, when Nick Papageorge singled to give the Hawks an early lead.
McClendon tossed a complete game and allowed four hits, one run, and six strikeouts.
Hagerstown maintained its 1-0 lead until the sixth, when Chesapeake scored three runs. Will Pope worked a leadoff walk. Dylan Young reached on a bunt. Pope stole third then scored on a wild pitch to tie the game, 1-1. Austin Brady walked then stole second. A wild pitch scored Young from third, before Waters flew out to left field, scoring Brady for a 3-1 Skipjacks’ lead.
McClendon struck out two to cement the win in the seventh.
The Skipjacks improved to 26-6 overall, 20-3 Maryland JuCo.
Chesapeake swept a doubleheader at Montgomery College on Saturday, defeating the Raptors, 11-3 and 10-2.
The Skipjacks found the scoreboard early and often in the opener. Chesapeake led 3-0 after one with RBIs from Jolikko, Austin Massey, and Young. Designated hitter Will Glick’s three-run homer in the second extended that lead to 6-0. Glick went 2 or 4 with three with three RBIs and two runs scored.
Andrew Brady’s RBI double in the third stretched the Skipjacks lead to 7-0.
The Raptors cut their deficit to 7-3 in the fourth thanks to a two-run triple and a Daniel Leo wild pitch. Leo tossed five strong innings, allowing three runs on five hits with five strikeouts. Mangum pitched two scoreless innings of relief, yielding only two hits on 28 pitches.
Chesapeake struck back with a four-run sixth inning. Newman doubled, Mangum hit a two-run single, and Will Pope added an RBI single.
Game 2, saw another productive game at the plate for Chesapeake, with the Skipjacks scoring in every inning except the second.
Jolikko was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning and eventually scored on a wild pitch. Pope’s single in the third scored Glick for a 2-0.
Montgomery pulled with 2-1 in the third on Joe Simonetta’s wild pitch. Simonetta pitched a complete game allowing seven hits, two runs, and three walks with four strikeouts on 111 pitches.
Chesapeake plated runs in the fourth and fifth innings, respectively, to push its lead to 4-1, before the Raptors scored on an error in the fifth to cut the lead to 4-2.
The Skipjacks added six runs over the final two innings, highlighted by Magnum’s two-run double in the seventh and Glick’s RBI single to take game, 10-2.
Glick continued his big day in Game 2, going 4 for 4 with two RBIs and two runs scored.