The Chesterton baseball team committed nine errors and dropped a 4-3
Duneland Athletic Conference decision at Michigan City on Thursday.
KJ Zelenika’s double in the top of the first plated Andrew Ralph, who walked
to start the game, with the game’s first run and a quick 1-0 Chesterton lead
in the first.
Michigan City used the Trojans first error of the night to put a runner on
that eventually scored on a wild pitch by Chesterton starter Bobby
The game remained that way until the third inning when Zelenika started a
rally with a single and moved to second on JR Frederick’s hit. Nate
Crownover’s single scored Zelenika and Frederick scored when Kevin Jones
reached on an error for a 3-1 Chesterton lead.
Michigan City cut the lead to 3-2 in the third inning and used two errors by
the Trojans to put the final two game-winning runs on the board.
Humphreys allowed just five hits and struck out five, while allowing just
one earned run in taking the loss for Chesterton.
Offensively, the Trojans pounded out 10 hits including two each by Zelenika
Michigan City 4,
AT MICHIGAN CITY
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 102 000 0 -- 3 10 9
Michigan City 101 002 x -- 4 5 1
2B -- KJ Zelenika ©; Lemon (MC). Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Bobby
Humphreys (6 IP, 5 H, 5 K, 4 BB); Michigan City -- Ray (5 IP, 6 H, 6 K, 2
BB), Lemon (2 IP, 2 H, 1 K, 1 BB). WP -- Lemon. LP -- Humphreys.
Michigan City 6
The Chesterton junior varsity exploded for six runs in the fourth inning and
improved to 4-1 on the year with a 13-6 win against Michigan City on
Brandon Roeske picked up the win on the mound after working six innings,
striking out eight and allowing just three hits. Dallas Milligan worked the
final frame and struck out one.
Offensively, Roeske and Josh Holmes had three hits each with Michael Griffin
and Tyler Sufana both getting two hits.