Northview baseball teams score victories
Times Staff Report
The Northview 'C' baseball team improved to 10-1-1 this season with an 11-3 victory over visiting Bloomington South on Tuesday night.
The Knights got six strong innings on the mound from Brock Smith, who allowed just two runs while striking out six and giving up three hits in earning the victory. Cole Watts came in to close out the game with an inning of work, giving up a run, a hit and striking out a batter.
At the plate, Tanner Glenn's grand slam in the fifth inning blew the game wide open as Northview plated eight runs in the frame. Smith added a 2-for-4 night at the plate to help his cause and stole three bases. Glenn had five RBI's in the contest and both Dan Reberger and Dakota Davis had two hits each. Reberger also had a double and Davis scored twice and stole two bases. Watts also had a double and an RBI in the victory.
The Knights are off until a trip to Edgewood on Tuesday, May 18 in a re-match against the only team to beat them.
The Northview 'B' team also picked up a victory this week, pounding out a 16-5 win over Sullivan in five innings on Monday night.
Bryant Pestoff supplied plenty of power in the game with a pair of home runs with a triple, an intentional walk and five runs driven in for the Knights.
Carson Kleiber had a 3-for-3 night at the plate with two triples, a single and three RBI's and Jordan King had two hits with a double and Curtis Grove contributed a pair of two-base hits with two RBI's.
On the mound, Grove came in after Sullivan was able to get to starter, Brock Wheeler, for four runs off just one hit. Wheeler walked four before being relieved. Grove threw 4 2/3 innings, striking out seven and allowing a run on two hits with three walks.
The 'B' team (9-4 overall) is back in action tonight with a road trip to Danville at 6 p.m.
2B -- Nv (Dan Reberger, Watts). HR -- Nv (Glenn).
W -- Smith (Nv).
2B -- Nv (Grove 2). 3B -- Nv (Kleiber 2). HR -- Nv (Pestoff 2).
WP -- Nv (Grove).