Arcadia baseball
In an impressive display of offense and pitching, Arcadia secured a commanding 15-6 victory over Johns Hopkins, the nation's top-ranked D-III team, in a non-conference showdown on Sunday held in Baltimore, Md. 
The Knights wasted no time asserting their dominance, putting up two runs in the opening frame courtesy of run-scoring singles by Anthony Bruno and Matthew Sot, bringing home Matt Donchez and Tommy Ajjan, respectively. 
Arcadia continued to pile on the pressure in the second inning, with Solomon Griffith driving in Bruno with a single to left field. Donchez then delivered a crucial two-run double, extending the lead to 5-0 by bringing home Griffith and Gabe Diaz. 
Maintaining their offensive momentum, the Knights added three more runs in the fifth inning, with RBI contributions from Ajjan, Justin Massielo, and Kevin Wheeler. The onslaught didn't stop there. Arcadia piled on four more runs in the sixth inning and three in the seventh, showcasing their depth and consistency at the plate. 
Although Johns Hopkins managed to get on the scoreboard with five runs in the seventh inning and one more in the ninth, it wasn't enough to overcome the Knights' commanding lead. 
A standout performance came from Arcadia's starting pitcher, Will Conroy, who dazzled in his debut start. Conroy held Johns Hopkins to just three runs over 6 2/3 innings, limiting them to four hits while tallying an impressive nine strikeouts against three walks. 
The Knights fell earlier in the afternoon to No. 3 Baldwin Wallace, 10-6. 
The victory capped off an outstanding 3-1 week for the Knights and an impressive managerial debut for first-year skipper Chuck Thielman.

In other Philly D-III action
Josh Lillis tossed six scoreless frames and whiffed 12 while scattering three hits to lead Neumann past Penn State Abington, 4-0. Zion Spearman and AJ Nardo each finished with three hits in the win.
Other Scores
Delaware Valley 7, Rosemont 2
Delaware Valley 7, Rosemont 1

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