The Northfield J.V. Baseball Team defeated Peru Monday night, 20-4. The Norse pounded out 26 hits, led by Andy Maggart and Christian Hawkins with 4 apiece. Brad Bever added 3 hits, while Cody Smalley, Nate Hembree, Andrew Waldon, Connor Keffaber, Spencer Miller, Brandon Frank, and Austin Curless all had 2 hits. One of Miller’s hits was a 3-run home run…he led with 4 rbi’s on the night, while Maggart added 3 rbi’s.
1st inning- *Northfield jumped out to a 5-1 lead after 1 inning. Spencer Miller hit a 3-run home run to right field to highlight the inning.
2nd inning- Northfield, scoring 9 runs in the 2nd, extended their lead to 14-2 after 2 innings of play. The Norse connected on 10 hits in the inning.
5th inning- Leading 15-4 heading into the 5th, the Norse added 5 more runs on 6 hits. Final score after 5 innings: Northfield 20, Peru 4.
Spencer Miller- 2-3, HR, 4 rbi’s
Andy Maggart- 4-4, 2 doubles, 3 rbi’s
Christian Hawkins- 4-5, 2 rbi’s
Brad Bever- 3-4, 2 rbi’s
Austin Curless- 5 IP, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 H, 8 K, 8 BB, 2 HP
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