Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

April 27, 2013

North baseball wins two straight

Nick Gonnella
Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — The North Decatur varsity baseball team has won two straight games this week. The Chargers dominated Southwestern (Shelby) 18-2 Tuesday night, then beat visiting Tri High 8-3 Thursday.

The Chargers knocked 13 hits Tuesday against the Spartans, with six players notching multiple-hit performances.

Senior Kevin Geis was the winning pitcher. Geis pitched three scoreless innings, striking out six batters and not allowing a hit.

Donovan Meyer, senior Mitch Knecht, senior Jason Kirchhoff, Geis and Austin Brown each recorded multiple-hit games.

Thursday against Tri High, North broke a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the third to take a 6-3 lead.

Senior Jason Kirchhoff started on the mound and went the distance, pitching seven innings of five-hit ball. He gave up two earned runs and struck out seven batters.

Contact Nick Gonnella at (812) 663-3111, x7003.