Austin Peterson did
his thing again.
righthander struck out seven and allowed just four hits in leading the
Trojans to a 3-0 Duneland Athletic Conference victory at LaPorte on Tuesday.
cracked the scoreboard through the first four innings before CHS put a dent
in it in the fifth. Owen Hallas singled with two outs and scored all the way
from first when Andy Samuelson’s pickoff attempt went awry.
Another run in the
sixth came as Anthony Kurek and Peterson singled to start the frame. Brandon
Roeske’s sacrifice bunt moved the runners to second and third. After a
strikeout, pinch-runner Patrick Sosby scored on a passed ball.
The final tally of
the night came in the seventh when Hallas tripled to left field and scored
as the ball was misplayed.
threatened Peterson offensively as the Slicers never got a runner past
second base until the seventh inning.
The teams meet
again today at Chesterton with the first pitch scheduled for 4:30 p.m.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 000 011
1 -- 3 7 1
LaPorte 000 000 0
-- 0 4 2
3B -- Owen Hallas
(C). Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Austin Peterson (7 IP, 4 H, 7 K, 0
BB); LaPorte -- Andy Samuelson (7 IP, 7 H, 10 K, 1 BB). WP -- Austin
Peterson. LP -- Andy Samuelson.