hit Michigan City 11-9, but it wasn’t
enough as the Trojans dropped a 9-7 Duneland Athletic Conference decision on
The visiting Wolves
scored a pair of runs in the first and another in the third to build an
early 3-0 lead.
onto the scoreboard in the third as Andrew Ralph tripled to lead off the
frame. Corey Rusboldt’s RBI ground out plated Ralph.
A three-run home
run in the fourth was the big blow as Michigan City increased its lead to
The Trojans again
battled back. A one-out walk to Cameron O’Brien eventually led to him
scoring on a dropped third strike. Jeremy Jaeger followed with a double that
put courtesy runner Jordan Dilosa on third.
Ralph doubled to
score Dilosa and Jaeger.
rallied as Jaeger doubled with one out in the bottom of the sixth. An
intentional walk to Ralph was followed by a two-out single from Rusboldt
that scored Jaeger and Ralph.
The Wolves scored a
pair of runs in the top of the seventh before the Trojans rallied for a
tally in the bottom of the inning to set the final score.
tallied three hits to lead Chesterton. Rusboldt and Jaeger each had two hits
in the loss.