Norse Blank Whitko

The Northfield baseball team got 5 consecutive hits, a walk and 2 more hits all with 2 outs in the first innig to jump to a 5-0 lead at Whitko and go on to a 9-0 win.

In the first, Ryan Keaffaber 2 out single to center. Andy Roser rbi double to left (1-0). Shane Vigar rbi single (2-0). Joseph Ross single to left, Vigar to 2nd. Andrew Waldon rbi single (Vigar scores, 3-0). Jared Kirtlan walks to load the bases. Dallas Hovey rbi single to right (Ross scores, 4-0). Collin Dawes rbi single (Waldon scores, 5-0).

In the third Andrew Waldon singled, went to second on bad throw on pick off. Jared Kirtlan rbi single (6-0). Dallas Hovey sac bunt. Drake Richter’s 2 out fly to left was dropped (Kirtlan scored (7-0). Ryan Keaffaber’s grounder skipped off glove of first baseman (Richter scored, 8-0).

Whitko managed 2 hits in the 6th, one after a botched run down after a pick off. That was the only inning the Wildcats got a runner to 2nd off Keaffaber.

In the sixth,Keaffaber singled. Shane Vigar single with one out, Keaffaber to 3rd. Keaffaber scores on wild pitch (9-0).

Keaffaber improved to 5-1 by throwing a complete game 3-hitter, walking two and striking out 16. It was his 40th career win to tie him for 6th all-time in Indiana baseball history.

Keaffaber, Shane Vigar, Andrew Waldon and Jared Kirtlan each had 2 hits for the Norse. Andy Roser and Andy Maggart each added doubles.


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