The Northfield J.V. baseball team opened their season with a 13-4 victory over Whitko Monday night. Drake Richter led the Norse with 3 hits, 1 rbi, and a stolen base. Shane Vigar went 2 for 3 with a double, while Remi Monce went 2 for 5 with 2 rbi’s. Nate Hembree had a solid pitching performance, earning the win on the mound throwing 5 innings and striking out 8. Vigar pitched 2 scoreless innings to finish the game.
*2nd Inning: Northfield scored 2 runs, capped by a key Whitko error (4-2 Whitko after 2)
*4th Inning: Northfield scored 2 runs, highlighted by an RBI single hit by Richter, scoring Bever (4-4 tie after 4)
*6th Inning: Northfield breaks it open, scoring 5 runs in the inning. The Norse collected 3 hits and took advantage of 3 Whitko walks. (9-4 Northfield after 6)
*7th Inning: Northfield tacks on 4 more runs. The Norse collected 6 hits, including a double from Vigar (final score: 13-4 Norse)