baseball team made it two Duneland Athletic Conference wins in as many days
with a 6-2 victory at Portage on Wednesday.
The Trojans scored
first as Kolton Cardenas led off the second inning with a single. After
Chris Torres was hit by a pitch, Logan Lawson walked to load the bases.
Tyler Nelsonís sacrifice fly scored Cardenas for the 1-0 lead.
Portage scored two
runs in the third inning, but Chesterton tied the game with a solo run in
Torres and Lawson
started the frame with back-to-back singles. Nelsonís sacrifice bunt moved
them up 90 feet and Torres scored on Patrick Sosbyís RBI ground out.
The Trojans took
the lead in the sixth as Torres doubled and moved to third on a fly out from
Lawson. Sosbyís second RBI ground out of the day plated Torres.
The insurance runs
came in the seventh as Grant Brunt singled. Pinch runner Connor Krantz moved
to third on Cardenasí double and Torres walked to load the bases. Lawson
also walked scoring Krantz.
two-out single scored Torres and Lawson to set the final score.
led the way with three hits, while Cardenas and Torres added two hits each.
Sosby and Benson both tallied a pair of RBIís.
On the mound, Brunt
got the win with five innings of work. He allowed just two hits and struck
out seven. Steve Gilbertsen worked the final two innings and struck out
to the field tonight when they host Crown Point beginning at 4:30 p.m.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 010 101
3 -- 6 11 5
Portage 002 000 0
-- 2 3 1
2B -- Tommy Benson,
Kolton Cardenas, Chris Torres ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Grant
Brunt (5 IP, 2 H, 7 K, 2 BB), Steve Gilbertsen (2 IP, 1 H, 4 K, 0 BB);
Portage -- Nelson (6 IP, 10 H, 3 K, 3 BB), Villarruel (1 IP, 1 H, 1 K, 2
BB). WP -- Grant Brunt. LP -- Villarruel.