baseball team continues to find ways to score late in games.
One night after
winning in the bottom of the seventh, the Trojans did it again in a 3-2
Duneland Athletic Conference victory over LaPorte on Tuesday.
walked to start the last frame in a 2-2 game. Zach Zimmerman reached on an
error with one out and Cardenas scampered all the way home with the
The Trojans took an
early 1-0 lead as Zach McKenna singled home Tyler Nelson after his two-out
double in the first.
with two runs in the third before Chesterton tied the game in the sixth.
Jeremy Krantz led off with a walk and moved to second on Nelson’s single to
left. Krantz and Nelson moved up 90 feet on a wild pitch.
ground ball to second scored Krantz to tie the game at 2-2.
had three of the Trojans’ five hits. Zach McKenna and Zach Westphal each
tallied singles in the win.
Ben Collins worked
the first four innings and struck out five before giving way to Chad Dzierba
who threw three innings and struck out three.
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2B -- Carson (LP);
Tyler Nelson ©. Pitching Summary -- LaPorte -- Hill (6.1 IP, 5 H, 10 K, 2
BB); Chesterton -- Ben Collins (4 IP, 3 H, 5 K, 4 BB), Chad Dzierba (3 IP, 1
H, 3 K, 1 BB). WP -- Chad Dzierba. LP -- Hill.