baseball team scored five sixth inning runs and pulled away for a 7-3
Duneland Athletic Conference victory at Michigan City on Wednesday.
The Trojans took
the lead in the third inning as Kolton Cardenas started the rally with a
one-out walk. After stealing second and moving to third on a throwing error,
Cardenas scored on an RBI single by Connor Krantz.
Krantz moved all
the way to third on a wild pitch and scored on Tommy Bensonís sacrifice fly
for a 2-0 lead.
scored solo runs in the fourth and fifth innings to tie the game, before the
Trojans put it away.
singled to start the frame. Pinch-runner Patrick Sosby moved to second on a
walk to Grant Brunt.
A two-out single by
Chris Torres scored Sosby and McKenna. Logan Lawsonís walk pushed Torres to
second and both scored on Tyler Nelsonís single to left. Nelson scored the
gameís final run on an error.
and Torres each had a pair of hits to lead the Trojans. Torres and Nelson
each tallied two RBIís in the win.
Brunt worked the
first five innings on the mound to get the win and struck out 11. Steve
Gilbertsen threw the final two frames and struck out three.
to the field next Tuesday when they travel to LaPorte for a 4:30 p.m. first
Michigan City 3
AT MICHIGAN CITY
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 002 005
0 -- 7 6 4
Michigan City 000
111 0 -- 3 3 2
2B -- Chris Torres
©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Grant Brunt (5 IP, 3 H, 11 K, 3 BB),
Steve Gilbertsen (2 IP, 0 H, 3 K, 1 BB); Michigan City -- Hayman (6 IP, 6 H,
7 K, 4 BB), Iacovetti (1 IP, 0 H, 0 K, 0 BB). WP -- Grant Brunt. LP --