baseball team made it two wins in a row with a 5-1 Duneland Athletic
Conference victory over Portage on Tuesday night.
The Indians scored
first as they took advantage of a Trojan error for a 1-0 lead after one
The Trojans evened
things in the third inning as Chris Boren singled to leadoff the frame.
After stealing second and moving to third on a fly out, Boren scored on a
That dent in the
scoreboard opened up the Chesterton offense for three more runs in the
With two outs, Erik
Ralph singled to center. Brett Roeske’s home run to left put the Trojans on
top for good. Just for good measure, one batter later, Grant Brunt found the
The final tally of
the night came in the fifth as Owen Hallas singled and stole second. Hallas
moved to third on a ground ball off the bat of Tommy Benson. Anthony Kurek’s
sacrifice fly plated Hallas.
pitched all seven innings on the hill for Chesterton. Peterson allowed just
four hits and struck out 10 in the victory.
The Trojans will
host Portage tonight beginning at 4:30 p.m.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Portage 100 000 0
-- 1 4 1
Chesterton 001 310
x -- 5 8 2
HR -- Brett Roeske,
Grant Brunt ©. Pitching Summary -- Portage -- Jeff Stanley (5.1 IP, 8 H, 1
K, 0 BB), Jose Villarreal (.2 IP, 0 H, 0 K, 0 BB); Chesterton -- Austin
Peterson (7 IP, 4 H, 10 K, 1 BB). WP -- Austin Peterson. LP -- Jeff Stanley.