NorthWood Panthers defeated Tippecanoe Valley 6-1 thanks to a strong start. NorthWood Panthers scored on a single by Brock Miller and a fielder’s choice by Alec Holcomb in the second inning.
NorthWood Panthers scored three runs in the fifth inning. Panther’s offense in the inning came from doubles by Jaden Miller and Sawyer Warren.
Holcomb earned the win for NorthWood. He allowed three hits and one run over six innings, striking out seven and walking one. Jason Cripe threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Panthers totaled nine hits. Kyler Hauptli, Brock Miller, and Sawyer Warren each had multiple hits for NorthWood Panthers Varsity. Hauptli went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the Panthers in hits.
NorthWood will play Lakeland on Monday for the Sectional Championship. First pitch at 11am.