baseball team improved to 11-5 overall with a 10-1 victory at Merrillville
The Pirates scored
in the bottom of the first to take a 1-0 lead against Trojan starter Austin
Peterson. From there, Peterson allowed just three hits and no runs as he
struck out eight in picking up the win.
The Trojan bats got
going in the third with back-to-back-to-back singles loading the bases. A
one-out single by Anthony Kurek plated Ethan Conway and Owen Hallas. Chris
Boren scored on a passed ball for a 3-1 lead.
In the fourth, Drew
Vesling walked and scored on Conway’s triple. Boren reached on an error that
scored Conway for a 5-1 lead.
The Trojans put the
finishing touches on the victory with a five-run seventh inning.
Jake Harmon singled
to start the frame and Steve Gilbertsen drew a walk. Vesling doubled to
score Harmon and Gilbertsen. Conway’s single to right scored Vesling.
After Patrick Sosby
singled and Chris Torres was hit by a pitch to load the bases, Conway and
Sosby scored on passed balls.
was 4-for-4 with a pair of RBI’s and three runs scored, while Vesling
finished 2-for-3 with two RBI’s and two runs scored.
to the field tonight when they host Merrillville with the first pitch
scheduled for 4:30 p.m.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 003 200
5 -- 10 11 0
000 0 -- 1 5 4
2B -- Drew Vesling
©. 3B -- Ethan Conway ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Austin Peterson
(7 IP, 5 H, 8 K, 1 BB); Merrillville -- Govert (7 IP, 11 H, 4 K, 6 BB). WP
-- Austin Peterson. LP -- Govert.