baseball team couldn’t hang on and dropped a 5-4 non-conference decision at
Hobart on Friday.
The Brickies scored
three runs in the bottom of the seventh to pick up the win.
CHS scored first
with a pair of runs in the first as Connor Krantz singled to start the game.
After moving to second, Krantz promptly stole third with one out.
ground ball was misplayed allowing Krantz to score. After stealing second,
McKenna scored on Jake Roof’s RBI single to right field.
Krantz walked to
lead off the third inning and moved to third on Jeremy Krantz’ single. A
double steal scored Connor Krantz from third for a 3-0 Chesterton lead.
Hobart scored solo
runs in the third and sixth to cut the lead to 3-2 before Chesterton added
an insurance run in the top of the seventh.
walked to start the frame and Jeremy Krantz was hit by a pitch. Tyler
Nelson’ sacrifice bunt moved both runners up 90 feet.
fly to center field plated Connor Krantz for a 4-2 lead.
Garrett Fairbanks led the Trojans with two hits.
Ben Collins started
the game on the mound and struck out five in three innings of work. Ray
Keane worked 1 1/3 innings of relief and struck out one.
Tyler Nelson took
the loss and struck out four.
to the field on Tuesday when they host Michigan City beginning at 4:30 p.m.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 201 000
1 -- 4 7 3
Hobart 001 001 3 --
5 7 3
2B -- Benton (H).
Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Ben Collins (3 IP, 1 H, 5 K, 5 BB), Ray
Keane (1.1 IP, 3 H, 1 K, 2 BB); Hobart -- Gallagher (4 IP, 6 H, 4 K, 1 BB),
Babcock (2 IP, 1 H, 1 K, 2 BB), Kunkle (1 IP, 0 H, 1 K, 0 BB). WP -- Kunkle.
LP -- Tyler Nelson.