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'C' team Knights sweep Braves

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Times Staff Report

TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview 'C' baseball teams picked up a pair of narrow victories against rival Terre Haute South on Tuesday evening.

The Knights earned both wins in their final at-bats, scoring two runs to take a 6-4 victory in game one and won a slugfest with a run in the fifth inning of a 15-14 win against the Braves.

In the first game, Jacob Wallace came in in relief of Steven Watts to pick up the save, pitching a scoreless final inning with a strikeout. Watts threw the first four innings, striking out two and allowing four runs, though none of them were earned.

Austin Butts had two RBI and was 2-for-3 at the plate, Bo Stewart drove in a run with a base hit and Kyle Moore also added a hit.

In the second game, the Knights jumped out quickly to a 6-1 lead in the first inning, however, the Braves bounced back to score nine runs in the top of the third to take a 10-6 advantage. Northview fired right back, putting six runs on the board in the bottom half of the inning to regain the lead at 12-10.

The team's went into the final inning tied at 14-all when Brett Warren smacked the game-winning hit and drove in the final run.

Moore had three RBI and was 2-for-4 at the plate, Tanner Wilson was 2-for-3 with two RBI, Steven Phillips was 2-for-3 with an RBI and Denver Reberger hit a double and drove in three runs.

Moore got the victory on the mound, allowing two earned runs following Wilson and Jacob Wallace's stints.

The Braves will host the re-match on Friday night beginning at 5 p.m.

At Northview

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W -- Steven Watts. Sv -- Jacob Wallace

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W -- Kyle Moore