Norse Ten Run Blackford In Five

The Northfield baseball team raised their season record to 5-2 with a five inning 11-1 win over Blackford Monday.

Andy Maggart picked up his first win on the mound going 4 innings, allowing 1 wind-aided home run, 2 hits, 2 walks and struck out 7 including the first 6 he faced.

The Norse offense wasted no time in setting the tone for the game. In the bottom of the first Adam Roser lead-off with a double. Drake Richter then reached on a bunt single, sending Roser to 3rd. Andy Roser walked to load the bases. Ryan Keaffaber laced a 2 rbi double, with Roser scoreing on throwing error by the center fielder and Northfield led 3-0. Shane Vigar later hit a 1 out rbi single to give Northfield a 5-0 lead after one.

The Norse got in to a bit of a jam in the third. Blackford’s Grant Banter led off with a solo homer to make it 5-1. With the bases loaded and two outs, Maggart picked off Logan Duckworth. The Norse eventually tagged out Gavin Strine trying to score as he was forced home on the pick off to end the inning. In the bottom of the inning Shane Vigar and Jared Kirtlan had rbi singles to make it 7-1.

With Maggart dominating on the mound, Collin Dawes had an rbi single in the 4th, making it 8-0.

In the bottom of the fifth, Austin Curless lead off with a walk. Cody Smalley beat out a 2 out infield single, then Andy
Roser then ended the game with a 3 run homer.

Joseph Ross and Shane Vigar each went 2 for 3. Vigar also picked up 3 rbi’s.

Northfield……….. IP H R ER BB SO Dec
18 Andy Maggart 4 2 1 1 2 7 W
32 Andy Roser…. 1 0 0 0 0 2
Totals…………….. 5 2 1 1 2 9

Northfield Pos AB R H RBI BB SO Avg
3 Adam Roser IF/P 4 1 1 0 0 0 0.250
5 Collin Dawes IF/P 1 2 1 1 0 0 1.000
6 Cody Smalley IF 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.500
7 Austin Curless OF 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.000
9 Christian Hawkins IF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
11 Drake Richter OF/P 2 1 1 0 0 1 0.500
15 Ryan Keaffaber IF/OF/P 3 1 1 2 0 0 0.333
18 Andy Maggart IF/P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
20 Shane Vigar IF/P 3 0 2 3 0 0 0.667
21 Jared Kirtlan OF 2 0 1 1 0 0 0.500
22 Spencer Miller IF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
23 Andrew Waldon OF/IF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.000
24 Joseph Ross IF/P 3 1 2 0 0 1 0.667
25 Dallas Hovey OF 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.000
32 Andy Roser P/IF/C 2 2 1 3 2 0 0.500
Totals 25 11 11 10 3 5 0.440

 

The Norse host Eastern Tuesday night at 5pm.

 

 

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