Mercyhurst North East Battles Potomac St

Mercyhurst North East Battles Potomac St

Saturday- Potomac State downed Mercyhurst North East 16-6. The Saints scored 5 in the first two innings but PSC's offense was just too much for the Saints. Scott Pierce led the Saints with two doubles and 3 RBI and Marcus Gunter had two hits as well. Jamie Lauria suffered the loss dropping him to 1-2 on the year.

Sunday- Mercyhurst North East split a pair with Potomac State 3-0, 7-9. In game one Jim Solano pitched a gem. Solano threw a 5 hit shutout, which was just what the Saints needed.  Drew Delsignore stayed on his hot streak hitting a solo homerun in the first to get the scoring started. That's all Solano needed. The Saints tacked on two more in the 7th with a Zack Miller double.

In game two the Saints rally came up short as MNE put of 6 runs in the top of the 6th but it wasn't enough. Scott Pierce hit his first homerun of the season to open the scoring in the 2nd. MNE was blanked until the 6thwhen they exploded for 6 runs but the comeback fell short. Saints are now 5-9 on the year with a home opener schedule against CCAC South on Tuesday at Philip D. Hirtzel Filed at 1:00 pm.