Tuesday’s game against Elkhart Central was a heartbreaker for NorthWood JV, as they lost the lead late in a 9-8 defeat. The game was tied at eight with Elkhart Central batting in the top of the sixth when Wiltfong grounded out, scoring one run.
NorthWood Panthers JV opened up scoring in the first inning, when Beau Stankovich singled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs.
NorthWood Panthers JV scored four runs in the second inning. NorthWood put the pressure on, lead by singles by Gage Gongwer and Wriley Symons and a groundout by Stankovich.
Elkhart Central scored four runs in the fourth inning.
Logan Balasa took the loss for NorthWood Panthers JV. He went two and a third innings, allowing four runs on four hits and striking out two. Jacob Raasch started the game for NorthWood and he surrendered four runs (2 earned) on three hits over three innings, striking out three
NorthWood Panthers JV tallied 11 hits. Raasch and Kyle Sellers each collected multiple hits for NorthWood Panthers JV.