The Portage Indians
took advantage of two late errors and beat the Chesterton baseball team 6-2
on Thursday night.
Portage took an
early lead with a run in the top of the first, but the Trojans answered
A two-out Tyler
Sufana double in the bottom of the first led to an RBI single by Brandon
Roeske to tie the score.
The Indians scored
twice in the top of the second and the Trojans answered again. Jeremy Jaeger
led off the second with a double and scored on an error.
The game remained
that way until the sixth when Portage scored three unearned runs to set the
Andrew Ralph led
the Chesterton offense with three hits, while Sufana had two hits in the
Matt Kubacki worked
the first 5.2 innings on the mound, striking out seven. Cameron O’Brien
finished the final 1.1 innings and struck out one.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Portage 120 003 0 -
6 7 2
Chesterton 110 000
0 - 2 8 3
2B - Jones (P);
Sufana 2, Jaeger ©. Pitching Summary - Portage - Ford (7 IP, 8 H, 2 K, 3
BB); Chesterton - Kubacki (5.2 IP, 5 H, 7 K, 2 BB), O’Brien (1.1 IP, 2 H, 1
K, 0 BB). WP - Ford. LP - Kubacki.
heading into the bottom of the seventh, the Chesterton junior varsity
rallied for three runs but came up short in a 4-3 loss to Portage.
James Burger, Jack
Mullen, Logan Hofferth and Blake Soffa all had singles for the Trojans.