NorthWood Panthers snagged a late lead and defeated Westview 12-8 on Monday. The game was tied at six with NorthWood Panthers batting in the top of the sixth when an error scored two runs for NorthWood Panthers.
Westview scored six runs in the fourth inning, but NorthWood Panthers still managed to pull out the victory. The big inning for Westview came thanks to two errors and free bases in the inning.
NorthWood Panthers got things started in the first inning. NorthWood Panthers scored one run when Jacob Raasch doubled.
Cole Davis was the winning pitcher for NorthWood Panthers. The righty lasted two and a third innings, allowing four hits and two runs. Landon Kemp and Nate Newcomer entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Gage Gongwer started the game for NorthWood Panthers. The pitcher allowed two hits and four runs over three and two-thirds innings, striking out seven.
NorthWood Panthers tallied 13 hits on the day. Gongwer, Raasch, and Isaiah Yoder all managed multiple hits for NorthWood Panthers. Raasch and Gongwer each collected three hits to lead NorthWood Panthers.
NorthWood will travel to Mishawaka Marian tomorrow night.