Saturday, April 22, 2017
New Castle High School
Trojans Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against Delta
Trojans defeated Delta 19-8 in a back-and-forth affair on Saturday. The game was tied at five with Trojans batting in the top of the fourth when Webber walked Jordan Mantor to drive in a run.
Trojans collected 12 hits and Delta had nine in the high-scoring affair
Trojans took an early lead in the first inning. Logan Cline grounded out, scoring one run.
Trojans took the lead for good with six runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Cline singled off of Webber, driving in one run, Webber walked Jordan Mantor to drive in a run, Trajan Hines singled off of Webber, driving in two runs, and Gage Burk doubled off of Webber, driving in two runs.
Delta scored three runs in the third inning. Delta’s big inning was driven by a single by Shaw, a groundout by Gilland, and a single by Webber.
Cline earned the win for Trojans. He went four innings, allowing five runs, five hits, and striking out two. Webber took the loss for Delta. He threw one inning, giving up six runs, three hits, and striking out one.
Shaw started the game for Delta. He tossed three innings, surrendering four runs, three hits, and striking out three. Nic Besecker started the game for Trojans. He threw two-thirds of an inning, surrendering two runs, one hit, and striking out one.
Colin Holcomb, Rylan Huntley, Chandler Marcum, and Triston Chesher each collected multiple hits for Trojans. Chesher, Burk, Mantor, Hines, Marcum, and Cline each drove in two runs to lead Trojans.
Gillion led Delta with three runs batted in. He went 3-for-4 on the day.