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Trojan Baseball goes 1 and 2 at Lafayette

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The Chesterton baseball team finished 1-2 on the weekend at the Lafayette Jefferson Tournament over the weekend.

The Trojans dropped the opener against McCutcheon 8-1 and fell to Lafayette Jeff 10-0 before beating Gary West Side 13-9.

Against McCutcheon, the Trojans mustered just four hits, including a double by Nate Crownover. Singles came from Andrew Ralph, Mitch Kobitz and Austin VanderZanden.

Aery Pratt worked the first 4 2/3 innings on the mound and took the loss. Pratt allowed five hits, striking out six.

Against Lafayette Jeff, the Trojans committed four errors that led six unearned runs in dropping the five-inning decision.

Ralph, Jordan Morandini and Corey Rusboldt all had singles, while Kobitz took the loss on the mound. The senior worked 3 2/3 innings, allowing three earned runs on seven hits and striking out four.

The Trojans salvaged the weekend with a 13-9 win over Gary West Side in the finale.

Tyler Sufana led the offense with a double and three RBIís, while Morandini, Eli Taubert and Colin McEuen all had singles. Morandini scored three times with Rusboldt, Sufana and McEuen all scoring twice.

Taubert recorded the victory on the mound with three innings of relief work. Taubert allowed six hits, but struck out five. Mike Crowley and Mike Griffin each worked two innings on the mound.

The Trojans return to the field on Tuesday when they host Portage beginning at 4:30 p.m.

McCutcheon 8, Chesterton 1

AT LOEB STADIUM (Lafayette)

SCORING BY INNINGS

Chesterton 000 000 1 -- 1 4 0

McCutcheon 020 114 x -- 8 6 0

2B -- Nate Crown over ©; Giroux, Sowers, Curry, Young (M). 3B -- Sowers (M). Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Aery Pratt (4.2 IP, 3 H, 6 K, 5 BB), Tyler Sufana (.1 IP, 0 H, 0 K, 2 BB), Cameron OíBrien (1 IP, 3 H, 0 K, 1 BB); McCutcheon -- Curry (6 IP, 2 H, 6 K, 3 BB), Kiracofe (1 IP, 2 H, 1 K, 1 BB). WP -- Curry. LP -- Pratt.

Lafayette Jeff 10, Chesterton 0

AT LOEB STADIUM (Lafayette)

SCORING BY INNINGS

Chesterton 000 00 -- 0 3 4

Lafayette Jeff 300 61 -- 10 8 1

2B -- Perdue, Ripke, Pitlard, Clark (LJ). Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Mitch Kobitz (3.2 IP, 7 H, 4 K, 2 BB), Tyler Sufana (.1 IP, 1 H, 0 K, 3 BB), Eli Taubert (0 IP, 0 H, 0 K, 1 BB); Lafayette Jeff -- Ripke (5 IP, 3 H, 6 K, 1 BB). WP -- Ripke. LP -- Kobitz.

Chesterton 13, Gary West Side 9

AT LOEB STADIUM (Lafayette)

SCORING BY INNINGS

Gary West Side 011 520 0 -- 9 8 5

Chesterton 140 521 x -- 13 4 5

2B -- Tyler Sufana ©. 3B -- Suttles (G). Pitching Summary -- Gary West Side -- Jones (3 IP, 2 H, 4 K, 8 BB), Stalling (3 IP, 2 H, 1 K, 5 BB); Chesterton -- Mike Crowley (2 IP, 1 H, 3 K, 0 BB), Eli Taubert (3 IP, 6 H, 5 K, 2 BB), Mike Griffin (2 IP, 1 H, 3 K, 0 BB). WP -- Taubert. LP -- Jones.

Junior Varsity

Andrean 3-15, Chesterton 2-12

The Chesterton junior varsity baseball team dropped a doubleheader against Andrean on Saturday 3-2 and 15-12.

Austin Stickler had a three-run home run in game two, while Garrett Swanson added two doubles and a a pair of RBIís. Nathan Tilden was 4-for-5 on the day with an RBI.

Freshman

Highland 13, Chesterton 6

The Chesterton freshman baseball team fell 13-6 to Highland on Saturday.

Offensively, Blake Soffa, Lucas Rochowiak and Logan Hofferth all had a pair of hits. Soffa also added two RBIís.

 

 

Posted 4/8/2013