baseball team got the bats going early and cruised to an 8-2 non-conference
victory on Friday at Hobart.
Owen Hallas got
things off to a hot start with a leadoff home run for the Trojans. Following
a fly out, Anthony Kurek and Austin Peterson added singles.
singled to score Kurek for an early 2-0 lead.
In the second, Eric
Ralph singled and Grant Brunt was hit by a pitch to start the inning. A
two-out walk to Hallas loaded the bases.
two-run single scored Ralph and courtesy runner Tommy Benson. Kurek reached
on an error that plated Benson for a 5-1 lead.
continued in the third for the Trojans as Roeske singled ahead of walks to
Ralph and Brunt to start the frame and load the bases. Hallasí RBI single
plated courtesy runner Patrick Sosby to push the lead to 6-1.
The final tallies
of the night for Chesterton came in the fourth. Kurek singled and scored on
Austin Petersonís triple. Roeske hit a sacrifice fly to plate Peterson.
Brunt picked up the
win for the Trojans on the mound after working five innings and striking out
five. Drew Vesling pitched the final two innings and struck out one.
to the field on Tuesday when they host Merrillville. First pitch is
scheduled for 4:30 p.m.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 231 200
0 -- 8 12 1
Hobart 100 001 0 --
2 6 1
2B -- Earp 2 (H).
3B -- Austin Peterson ©. HR -- Owen Hallas ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton
-- Grant Brunt (5 IP, 4 H, 5 K, 2 BB), Drew Vesling (2 IP, 2 H, 1 K, 1 BB);
Hobart -- Lagg (2 IP, 6 H, 0 K, 1 BB), Smith (1.1 IP, 4 H, 2 K, 2 BB),
Sweeney (1 IP, 0 H, 3 K, 1 BB), Woods (2.2 IP, 2 H, 2 K, 1 BB). WP -- Grant
Brunt. LP -- Lagg.