baseball team had an answer for everything East Chicago Central had.
The Trojans pounded
out 10 hits and took advantage of seven ECC errors as they improved to 2-0
on the season with a 15-5 non-conference victory on Wednesday.
Cardinals jumped on top 2-0 in the top of the first before the Trojans
answered with three runs in the bottom of the frame.
drew a one-out walk and Corey Rusboldt tripled to the wall in right field.
Griffin scored and Rusboldt followed as the ball got away from the cutoff
singled and stole second base before advancing to third on a passed ball.
Jeremy Jaeger’s RBI single gave Chesterton a 3-2 lead.
After East Chicago
scored three second inning runs for a 5-3 lead, the Trojans answered again.
off the bat of Andrew Ralph and Griffin jump started the rally before
Rusboldt’s single plated Ralph. Sufana’s RBI single scored Griffin to tie
the game at 5-all.
reached on an error to load the bases, Matt Kubacki singled to center field
to score Rusboldt and Sufana. A single by Cameron O’Brien scored Jaeger.
Zach Burris took
over on the mound for the Trojans in relief of starter Tyler Quillin and
allowed just a walk in the top of the third. He allowed just one hit over
the final three frames.
The Trojan offense
answered with four more runs in the third inning, including a two-run home
run by Sufana, and three runs in the fifth to shut the door.
Rusboldt led the
offense with four hits, while Ralph and Sufana each had two hits in the
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2B - Andrew Ralph
©. 3B - Corey Rusboldt 2 ©. HR - Flores (ECC); Tyler Sufana ©. Pitching
Summary - EC Central - Flores (2.1 IP, 7 H, 2 K, 4 BB), Gonzalez (2 IP, 3 H,
3 K, 1 BB); Chesterton - Tyler Quillin (2 IP, 4 H, 5 K, 1 BB), Zach Burris
(3 IP, 1 H, 3 K, 1 BB). WP - Tyler Quillin. S - Zach Burris.