Chesterton baseball team got a 12-strikeout performance from Mitch Kobitz
and provided just enough offense in getting a 5-0 victory over East
Chicago Central on Wednesday.
dominated the game from the first pitch as he struck out the side in each
of the first two innings.
Trojans cracked the scoreboard in the second as Mike Crowley started the
frame with a leadoff walk. Corey Rusboldt reached on an error that scored
reached on an error and a double steal plated Rusboldt for a 2-0 lead.
was all the offense Kobitz needed, but his teammates scored three more
runs in the third to set the final score.
Pratt’s one-out single started things and Crowley walked. Austin
VanderZanden walked to load the bases. Colin McEuen, pinch-running for
Pratt, scored on a passed ball.
Nate Crownover walked to reload the bases, Kobitz drove a two-run single
into left field to score Crowley and VanderZanden.
Milligan worked the final frame on the mound for the Trojans.
5, EC Central 0
Central 000 000 0 -- 0 1 1
023 000 x -- 5 3 1
Summary -- EC Central -- Flores (6 IP, 3 H, 3 K, 10 BB); Chesterton --
Mitch Kobitz (6 IP, 1 H, 12 K, 1 BB), Dallas Milligan (1 IP, 0 H, 1 K, 1
BB). WP -- Kobitz. LP -- Flores.