baseball team used three pitchers, but didnít allow a hit, in getting a 4-0
Duneland Athletic Conference victory over Merrillville on Tuesday.
The Trojans opened
the scoring in the second when Garrett Fairbanks reached on an error to
start the inning. After moving to third, Fairbanks scored on Kolton
Cardenasí sacrifice fly.
Merrillville error to start the third inning put Connor Krantz on base.
Tyler Nelsonís RBI double made it 2-0 Chesterton.
In the fourth,
Cardenas was hit by a pitch with two outs and moved to third on Zach
Zimmermanís double. Cardenas would score on a passed ball.
The final tally of
the night came in the seventh inning when Jeremy Krantz reached on an error.
Nelsonís second double put runners on second and third before Krantz scored
on Haydn Malackowskiís RBI ground out.
Nelson each tallied two hits to lead the Trojans offense, while Jeremy
Krantz, Zach McKenna, Ben Collins and Zimmerman also had singles in the win.
Ray Keane picked up
the win in four innings of relief work (3 strikeouts). Collins got the start
and worked two innings (4 strikeouts), while Chad Dzierba pitched the final
frame (1 strikeout).
to the field today when they host Merrillville. First pitch is scheduled for
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 011 100
1 -- 4 8 2
000 0 -- 0 0 5
2B -- Tyler Nelson
2, Zach Zimmerman ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Ben Collins (2.0 IP,
0 H, 4 K, 5 BB), Ray Keane (4.0 IP, 0 H, 3 K, 0 BB), Chad Dzierba (1.0 IP, 0
H, 1 K, 1 BB); Smith (7.0 IP, 8 H, 3 K, 0 BB). WP -- Ray Keane. LP -- Smith.