Norse JV Suffers First Defeat

The Northfield J.V. Baseball Team dropped their first game of the year on Friday night to Fairfield, 8-7.  Spencer Miller led the Norse with 3 hits and an RBI.  Bryce Kendall added 2 hits.

1  2  3      4  5  6      7    R   H   E

Fairfield                         0  0  1      3  0  1      3     8  11   3

Northfield (3-1)               3  1  0     1  1   0       1    7  11   4

Stat leaders:

Spencer Miller- 3-4, 3B, RBI

Bryce Kendall- 2-2, double

 

Pitching line:

Andy Maggart- 6 IP, 8 R, 7 ER, 11 H, 9 K, 4 BB, 1 HP

Dallas Hovey- 0 IP, 2 HP

Nate Hembree- 1 IP, 0 R, 2 K, 1 BB

Highlights

 

1st inning- *Northfield jumped out to a 3-0 lead after 1.  Andy Maggart had an rbi groundout after singles, and the Norse took advantage of 2 Fairfield errors.

2nd inning- Northfield added another run to go up 4-0.

4th inning- Down 4-1, Fairfield scores 3 runs on 5 hits to tie the game.  In the bottom half of the inning, Spencer Miller scored on a botched pop-up attempted catch by Fairfield. 5-4 Norse.

5th inning- Northfield adds another run as Andrew Waldon drove in Andy Maggart (who tripled) on an rbi single. 6-4.

6th inning- Fairfield’s Gilogouski rounds the bases to score after single to right, couple with errors by the right fielder and 2nd baseman on the play.  6-5 Norse.

7th inning-  Maggart tires and walks the 1st 3 batters faced to load the bases.  Hovey comes on in for relief and hits 1st 2 batters faced, giving Fairfield a 7-6 lead.  Hembree replaces Hovey and yields only 1 more run on a bases loaded walk.  8-6 Fairfield.

With 2 outs and nobody on,Curless singles then scores on an rbi triple from Miller.  Vigar flies out to right

field to end the game.  Final Score: Fairfield 8, Northfield 7

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