Chesterton baseball team dug themselves a hole on Thursday night, but
battled their way out.
Trojans spotted Bishop Noll five unearned runs in the bottom of the second
inning and came all the way back for an 8-5 non-conference win that
improved them to 3-0 on the young season.
Warriors used three walks from Chesterton starter Cameron O’Brien in the
second and a pair of Trojan errors to plate their runs. Dallas Milligan
would come in to straighten things out for the Trojans and work six
innings, striking out two and not allowing a run.
cracked the scoreboard with a two-out walk to Austin VanderZanden and a
single by Andrew Ralph. Jordan Morandini’s double plated VanderZanden.
rally took full effect in the fifth inning when the Trojans put seven runs
on the board.
one-out single by Corey Rusboldt got things started and Mitch Kobitz
followed with a single to center. After VanderZanden was hit by a pitch to
load the bases, Ralph’s fielders choice plated Rusboldt.
singled to reload the bases and Aery Pratt drew a walk to score
VanderZanden. Mike Crowley ripped a double to left field to put Ralph and
Morandini across home plate.
Sufana singled to right field to score Pratt and Crowley before Nate
Crownover drew a walk. Rusboldt doubled to centerfield to score Sufana and
the comeback was complete.
needed no more help that that as he retired 18 of the last 19 batters he
8, Bishop Noll 5
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Noll 050 000 0 -- 5 0 1
-- Morandini, Crowley, Rusboldt ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- O’Brien
(1 IP, 0 H, 1 K 3 BB), Milligan (6 IP, 0 H, 2 K, 1 BB); Bishop Noll --
Thrasher (5 IP, 9 H, 4 K, 3 BB), Cardenas (1 IP, 0 H, 0 K, 1 BB), Mateja
(1 IP, 0 H, 1 K, 0 BB). WP -- Milligan. LP -- Thrasher.