baseball team took advantage of a late error and scored two late runs in
beating Michigan City in a Duneland Athletic Conference contest Monday.
Tied at 4-4, Zach
Westphal line drive was misplayed to start the inning. Zach Zimmerman’s
sacrifice bunt moved Westphal up 90 feet. A bunt single by Connor Krantz put
runners on the corners.
After Krantz moved
to second, a ground ball off the bat of Jeremy Krantz scored both runners
for a 6-4 lead after six innings.
opened the scoring in the top of the first with a solo run, but the Trojans
answered with two in the bottom of the inning.
opened the frame with a walk and stole second. Tyler Nelson’s single to left
scored Krantz. Nelson scored on Jake Roof’s single to left.
Ryan Slivka’s RBI
single plated Kolton Cardenas in the second for a 3-1 lead.
The Wolves scored
three runs in the third and Chesterton tied the game in the fourth when
Jeremy Krantz singled to score Westphal.
Krantz had a pair of hits to lead the Trojans, while Jeremy Krantz, Nelson,
Roof, Garrett Fairbanks, Cardenas, Westphal and Slivka all added a single.
Ray Keane picked up
the win on the mound with 3 2/3 innings of work (2 strikeouts) in relief of
starter Slivka (2 strikeouts). Nelson recorded a strikeout in garnering the
to the field tonight when they host LaPorte beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Michigan City 4
SCORING BY INNINGS
Michigan City 103
000 0 -- 4 9 3
Chesterton 210 102
x -- 6 9 4
2B -- Clarkson
(MC). Pitching Summary -- Michigan City -- Gault (3.2 IP, 8 H, 1 K, 1 BB),
Haymon (2.1 IP, 1 H, 4 K, 1 BB); Chesterton -- Ryan Slivka (3 IP, 4 H, 2 K,
2 BB), Ray Keane (3.2 IP, 5 H, 2 K, 1 BB), Tyler Nelson (.1 IP, 0 H, 1 K, 0
BB). WP -- Ray Keane. LP -- Haymon. SV -- Tyler Nelson.