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Trojan Baseball wins twice in Lafayette

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The Chesterton baseball team picked up a pair of non-conference victories on Saturday at Lafayette Jefferson.

In the day’s opening game, the Trojans held on for a 6-3 victory over Lafayette Harrison.

Kolton Cardenas led the offense with a pair of hits, including a double, while Garrett Fairbanks, Zach McKenna and Jeremy Krantz all tallied singles in the win.

Ray Keane worked the first 5 1/3 innings to get the win (5 strikeouts). Ryan Donly struck out three in 1 2/3 innings of relief and Tyler Nelson recorded a strikeout for the game’s final out to record the save.

In game number two, the Trojans outhit Lafayette Jeff 7-6, but dropped a 3-2 decision.

Nelson, Jake Roof (double) and Danny Anderson all had two hits each to lead the Chesterton offense. Zach McKenna also added a single.

Ryan Slivka took the loss after working the first four innings and striking out five. Aidan Turner threw the final two innings and tallied four strikeouts.

In the day’s final game, the Trojans rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh inning and beat McCutcheon 10-8.

Offensively, Connor Krantz, Jeremy Krantz, Turner and Zach Zimmerman all had two hits. Roof, Cardenas (home run), Westphal and Nelson all had one hit in the win.

Connor Krantz worked the first two innings and struck out one, while Chad Dzierba struck out two in one inning of work.

Westphal picked up the victory in relief with four innings of work, allowing just one hit and striking out one.

The Trojans return to the field on Tuesday when they travel to Portage for a 4:30 p.m. first pitch.

Chesterton 6, Lafayette Harrison 3

AT LAFAYETTE JEFF

SCORING BY INNINGS

Chesterton 000 330 0 -- 6 5 3

Lafayette Harrison 000 000 3 -- 3 6 6

2B -- Kolton Cardenas ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Ray Keane (5 IP, 3 H, 5 K, 1 BB), Ryan Donly (1.2 IP, 3 H, 3 K, 2 BB), Tyler Nelson (.1 IP, 0 H, 1 K, 0 BB); Lafayette Harrison -- Fagan (4 IP, 2 H, 4 K, 3 BB), Layton (2 IP, 3 H, 0 K, 2 BB), Pennell (1 IP, 0 H, 1 K, 0 BB). WP -- Ray Keane. LP -- Fagan. S -- Tyler Nelson.

Lafayette Jeff 3, Chesterton 2

AT LAFAYETTE JEFF

SCORING BY INNINGS

Chesterton 010 100 0 -- 2 7 0

Lafayette Jeff 200 100 x -- 3 6 1

2B -- Jake Roof ©; Maggio (LJ). 3B -- Jake Roof ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Ryan Slivka (4 IP, 6 H, 5 K, 2 BB), Aidan Turner (2 IP, 0 H, 4 K, 0 BB); Lafayette Jeff -- Richie (4 IP, 4 H, 5 K, 1 BB), Maggio (3 IP, 3 H, 2 K, 0 BB). WP -- Richie. LP -- Ryan Slivka.

Chesterton 10, McCutcheon 8

AT LAFAYETTE JEFF

SCORING BY INNINGS

Chesterton 101 004 4 -- 10 12 5

McCutcheon 202 400 0 -- 8 8 3

2B -- Zach Westphal ©. HR -- Kolton Cardenas ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Connor Krantz (2 IP, 5 H, 1 K, 1 BB), Chad Dzierba (1 IP, 2 H, 2 K, 1 BB), Zach Westphal (4 IP, 1 H, 1 K, 0 BB); McCutcheon -- Harris (5.2 IP, 8 H, 5 K, 0 BB), Jones (1.1 IP, 4 H, 2 K, 0 BB). WP -- Zach Westphal. LP -- Jones.

 

Posted 4/8/2019

 
 
 
 

 

 

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