Norse Top Bremen Twice

The Northfield baseball team took a double header from Bremen Saturday, winning game one 8-6, then coming back to win game two 12-2.

In game one the Norse came from behind, scoring 4 runs in the fifth aided by a three run homer from Andy Maggart to take a 6-4 lead.

The Norse would score 2 more runs in the fifth to hang on for the 8-6 win.

Joseph Ross improved to 5-0 on the mound with the win allowing 5 runs, 3 earned, 8 hits, 1 walk and he struck out 8. Andy Roser got the save.

Ross also went 2-2 at the plate. Ryan Keaffaber, Andy Roser and Andy Maggart all added 2 hits apiece.

In the comeback 5th, Drake Richter reached on an error. Ryan Keaffaber then singled Richter to 2nd. Andy Roser walked to load the bases. Joseph Ross hit into a 4-6 fielder’s choice to cut the lead to 4-3. Andy Maggart followed with a 3 run homer to left to make it 6-4.

In game two the Norse trailed 1-0 heading to the bottom of the third when Drake Richter lead off with a double. Andy Roser doubled to left, scoring Richter to tie the game. Shane Vigar had an rbi single to gave Norse their first lead (2-1).

In the bottom of the fifth, tied at 2 Andy Roser hit a 1 out single. Shane Vigar brought Roser home with an rbi double to right center (3-1). Joseph Ross walked. Andy Maggart rbi single (4-1). Jared Kirtlan then smacked a 2 out 3 run homer to center (7-1).

In the sixth Drake Richter singled. Ryan Keaffaber doubled Richter to 3rd. Andy Roser then hit a  sac fly, scoring Richter to make it 8-2. Shane Vigar singled. Ross walked to load bases. Andy Maggart rbi on e5 (9-2). Vigar scored on wild pitch (10-2, runners to 2nd and 3rd). Joseph Mitchel pinch hit 2 rbi single to right (12-2).

Drake Richter went 3-4 with 2 doubles and Shane Vigar also went 3-4 with a double. Jared Kirtlan broke open a tight game with a 3 run homer in the 5th to make it 7-1.

Andy Maggart (Northfield) 6 IP, 0 ER, 5 H, 5 SO, 3 BB
Shane Vigar (Northfield) 3/4, 1 2B, 2 RBI, 2 R


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