baseball team put together just enough offense and Austin Peterson worked
his way out of a few jams as the Trojans beat LaPorte 4-1 on Tuesday.
The Slicers took
advantage of a pair of Chesterton errors in the first to score the gameís
Things would remain
that way until the fifth when Peterson got things started himself with a
leadoff single. A ground ball from Patrick Arndt moved Peterson to second
and an RBI single by Blake Soffa tied the game at 1-1.
Erik Ralph reached
on an error and Soffa scored on Chris Borenís double.
The Trojans set the
final score in the sixth when Ethan Conway singled to center to start the
inning. A double by Peterson and intentional walk to Arndt loaded the bases.
With two outs,
Brett Roeske reached on an error that scored Conway and Peterson.
Peterson picked up
the win on the mound by scattering seven hits and striking out six.
2B -- Rettinger,
Briggs, Samuelson (L); Chris Boren, Austin Peterson ©. Pitching Summary --
LaPorte -- Williams (6 IP, 5 H, 12 K, 1 BB); Chesterton -- Austin Peterson
(7 IP, 7 H, 6 K, 0 BB). WP -- Austin Peterson. LP -- Williams.