baseball team outhit Highland 10-5, but couldn’t overcome five errors and
dropped a 9-5 decision on Friday night.
Highland got on the
board early with a solo run in the first and two more in the third for a 3-0
lead before the Trojans scratched the surface in the third.
Jake Harmon started
the frame with a leadoff single. Chris Boren’s two-out single moved courtesy
runner Patrick Sosby to second. Anthony Kurek’s RBI single scored Sosby.
Trojans blew the game open in the fifth with six runs that included three
Chesterton errors and three hit batters from CHS pitchers.
In the bottom of
the fifth, Chesterton got a one-out single by Ethan Conway and Owen Hallas
reached on a botched fly ball. Boren’s two-run single scored both.
CHS mounted a
seventh-inning rally as Hallas walked and Boren singled. Both scored when
Erik Ralph’s fly ball was misplayed, but the Trojans got no closer.
Boren had three
hits to lead the Chesterton offense, while Kurek added two hits. Hallas
to the field on Tuesday when they travel to LaPorte to take on the Slicers
beginning at 4:30 p.m.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Highland 102 060 0
-- 9 5 2
Chesterton 001 020
2 -- 5 10 5
2B -- Damen
Castillo (H); Erik Ralph, Owen Hallas ©. Pitching summary -- Highland --
Mark DeLeon (5.1 IP, 9 H, 0 BB, 1 K), Dimitri Ivetic (1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 BB, 2
K); Chesterton -- Drew Vesling (4.1 IP, 4 H, 2 BB, 4 K), Brayden Cortwright
(.2 IP, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K), Steven Gilbertson (2 IP, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K). WP --
Mark DeLeon. LP -- Drew Vesling.