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Trojan Baseball beats Pirates, falls at Griffith

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The Chesterton baseball team split a pair of games over the weekend with a 14-4 Duneland Athletic Conference victory over Merrillville on Friday and falling 11-8 at Griffith on Saturday.

Against Merrillville, Cole Teal hit a home run and drove in two runs to lead the offense. Andrew Ralph went 3-for-4 for the Trojans, including a pair of doubles.

Matt Kubacki struck out six in picking up the win for Chesterton on the mound.

Against Griffith, the Trojans scored four runs in the top of the first, but couldn’t hold on.

Ralph again tallied three hits for Chesterton as Tyler Sufana and Brandon Roeske each added two hits in the loss.

Tyler Quillen took the loss after striking out one in three innings of work. Roeske struck out three and pitched the final three frames in relief.

Chesterton 14, Merrillville 4

AT MERRILLVILLE

SCORING BY INNINGS

Chesterton 324 203 -- 14 15 2

Merrillville 200 020 -- 4 4 1

2B -- Andrew Ralph 2, Travis Brooks (C). 3B -- Thomas Butler (M). HR -- Cole Teal (C). Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Matt Kubacki (5 IP, 4 H, 6 K, 5 BB), Cameron O’Brien (1 IP, 0 H, 2 K, 0 BB); Merrillville -- Omar Ramirez (3.1 IP, 6 H, 1 K, 5 BB), Brett Deline (2.2 IP, 9 H, 4 K, 3 BB). WP -- Kubacki. LP -- Ramirez.

Griffith 11, Chesterton 8

AT GRIFFITH

SCORING BY INNINGS

Chesterton 400 031 0 -- 8 11 2

Griffith 104 033 x -- 11 12 2

2B -- Brandon Roeske 2 (C), Buikema, Garcia (G). 3B -- Andrew Ralph, Tyler Sufana 2 (C). HR -- Colomes (G). Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Tyler Quillen (3 IP, 5 H, 1 K, 1 BB), Brandon Roeske (3 IP, 7 H, 3 K, 1 BB); Griffith -- Wright (.1 IP, 4 H, 1 K, 1 BB), Nunez (2.2 IP, 2 H, 1 K, 1 BB), Brown (1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 0 BB, 0 SO), Lipski (1 2/3 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 2 SO), Cullen (1 1/3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 1 SO). WP -- Lipski. LP -- Quillen.

Posted 4/28/2014