South Bend St. Joseph Indians JV snagged a late lead and defeated Mishawaka Marian 15-5 on Saturday. The game was tied at five with South Bend St. Joseph Indians JV batting in the bottom of the fifth when Breydon Zielinski singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
Mishawaka Marian scored five runs in the third inning, but South Bend St. Joseph Indians JV still managed to pull out the victory. Mishawaka Marian batters contributing to the big inning included Gregory Atkinson, Michael Compton, Will Christianson, and Drew Geiger, who all drove in runs.
South Bend St. Joseph Indians JV fired up the offense in the first inning, when Matt Eck singled on a 0-1 count, scoring three runs.
South Bend St. Joseph Indians JV knotted the game up at five in the bottom of the fourth inning, when Jack Quinn singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.
Frank Pennino led things off on the hill for South Bend St. Joseph Indians JV. He went four innings, allowing five runs on seven hits, striking out two and walking one.
Geiger was on the mound for Mishawaka Marian. He allowed one hit and three runs over two innings, striking out one. Atkinson, Compton, and Nate Macht each contributed in relief for Mishawaka Marian.
South Bend St. Joseph Indians JV had nine hits in the game. Pennino and Gavin Stefanek each racked up multiple hits for South Bend St. Joseph Indians JV. Stefanek and Pennino each collected two hits to lead South Bend St. Joseph Indians JV.
Mishawaka Marian collected eight hits. K Macht and Atkinson each had multiple hits for Mishawaka Marian. Macht went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Mishawaka Marian in hits.
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