After an 11-inning
affair on Tuesday night, Chesterton and Crown Point went back at it on
Wednesday with the Trojans escaping with a 4-3 victory.
the scoring in the top of the first as Owen Hallas drew a leadoff walk and
Tommy Benson reached on an error. Anthony Kurekís sacrifice fly plated
Hallas with the gameís first run.
followed with a single to center and Benson scored for a 2-0 lead.
that way until the third when Hallas singled and stole second base. He
scored on an RBI single by Kurek.
In the bottom of
the third, Crown Point tied the game thanks in part to five walks, a hit by
pitch and an error by the Trojans.
the game-winner in the fourth as Grant Brunt was hit by a pitch to start the
inning. Chris Boren reached on a ground ball and courtesy runner Steve
Gilbertsen advanced to second. After a strikeout, Hallas drew a walk to load
fly to left scored Gilbertsen.
From there, Trojan
reliever Brayden Cortwright dominated the game. The 6-foot-6 lefty struck
out seven and allowed just two hits in four innings of work to get the
The Trojans return
to the field on Tuesday when they host Portage beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Chesterton 4, Crown
AT CROWN POINT
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 201 100
0 -- 4 6 4
Crown Point 003 000
0 -- 3 2 3
2B -- Logan Lawson
©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Grant Brunt (3 IP, 0 H, 5 K, 5 BB),
Brayden Cartwright (4 IP, 2 H, 7 K, 1 BB); Crown Point -- Dylan Farinelli (4
IP, 2 H, 4 K, 3 BB), Ryan Fender (3 IP, 4 H, 1 K, 2 BB). WP -- Brayden
Cortwright. LP -- Dylan Farinelli.