Despite a 5-run deficit in the third inning, NorthWood Panthers JV almost came all the way back, eventually falling 16-14 to Elkhart Central on Tuesday. NorthWood Panthers JV scored ten runs in the failed comeback on a in the fourth, a double by Josh Stratford in the fourth, a single by Nick Lechlitner in the fourth, a triple by Nate Newcomer in the fifth, a double by Jack Wysong in the fifth, a single by Beau Stankovich in the fifth, and a stolen base by Blaine Newcomer in the sixth.
NorthWood Panthers JV was right in it until Elkhart Central tripled in the fifth inning.
Wictfong was the winning pitcher for Elkhart Central. He allowed six hits and five runs over one and two-thirds innings, walking zero. Karbalaeali threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Stankovich took the loss for NorthWood Panthers JV. He lasted two-thirds of an inning, allowing six hits and five runs while walking one.
Harrington started the game for Elkhart Central. He allowed three hits and four runs over two and two-thirds innings, striking out one. Stratford started the game for NorthWood Panthers JV. He surrendered three runs on two hits over one and two-thirds innings, striking out one.
NorthWood Panthers JV tallied 13 hits in the game. Stankovich, Kyle Sellers, Newcomer, Stratford, and Wysong all managed multiple hits for NorthWood Panthers JV. Stankovich went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead NorthWood Panthers JV in hits.
Elkhart Central racked up 15 hits. Russo, Cairns, Rasler, Ambrose, and Wictfong all managed multiple hits for Elkhart Central.
“Powered by Narrative Science and GameChanger Media. Copyright 2018. All rights reserved.” Any reuse or republication of this story must include the preceding attribution.