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Trojan Baseball beats Merrillville 12-1

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The Chesterton baseball team ran its winning streak to three straight with a 12-1 victory at Merrillville on Monday.

The Trojans scored three runs in the second, fifth, sixth and seventh innings to provide more than enough offense for starting pitcher Jordan Peterson. Peterson allowed just four hits and struck out nine in getting the win.

Offensively, Chesterton was led by Justin Jenks with two hits and three runs scored. Peterson (2 RBI), Alex Olson (3 RBI) and Scott Homner (3 RBI) all had a hit in the win.

Chesterton 12, Merrillville 1



Chesterton 030 033 3 – 12 9 0

Merrillville 000 100 0 – 1 4 5

2B – KJ Zelenika, Jordan Peterson ©; Jose Carbajal (M). 3B – Alex Olson ©. Pitching Summary – Chesterton – Jordan Peterson (7 IP, 4 H, 9 K, 1 BB); Merrillville – Kyle Strom (6 IP, 8 H, 7 K, 3 BB), Ian Stacks (1 IP, 1 H, 0 K, 3 BB). WP – Peterson. LP – Strom.

Junior Varsity

Chesterton 14, Merrillville 0

The Chesterton junior varsity pounded out 13 hits in getting an easy Duneland Athletic Conference victory at Merrillville on Monday 14-0.

Aery Pratt and Josh Ingram each had a pair of hits for the Trojans, while Nate Crownover and Kevin Jones added a double. Corey Rusboldt had a pair of RBI’s.

Cole Teal picked up the win on the mound by allowing just one hit and striking out five.

The Trojans are now 7-1 overall and 5-1 in DAC play.



Posted 5/3/2011




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