Bulldogs shutout Michigan City 13-0 to complete 2-game shutout sweep of Wolves

A USA-365.com Special Report by Frank Sprankle

4-30-2016

The Michigan City Wolves and the Crown Point Bulldogs meet for the second time in two days on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The Bulldogs won 13-0 in four and a half innings to complete the two-game sweep of the Wolves. (Photo by Frank Sprankle)
Team (Record) / Inning 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Michigan City (4-9, 1-7 DAC) 0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 3 2
CROWN POINT (7-5, 6-2 DAC) 0 4 3 6 - - - 13 9 0

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - Rainy and 54-degrees, 5:11p.m. start in CROWN POINT, IN

WP: Mark Mazure: 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 5K, 2 BB
LP: Hunter Williams: 3 IP, 5 H, 9 R, 1K, 6 BB

Michigan City Wolves (4-9, 1-7 in DAC)
Bryce Hayman (LF) 0-3
Riley Shreve (SS) 1-1, single
Hunter Williams (P) 0-2
Brent Barton (3B) 1-2, double
Dominic Iacovetti (DH) 0-1, walk
Ryan Smith (2B) 1-2, single, walk
Jacob Pilskey (1B) 0-2
Devin Higgenbothom (RF) 0-1, walk
Joey Barth (C) 0-2

Crown Point Bulldogs (7-5, 6-2 in DAC)
Luke Adams (SS) 0-3
Dillon Farinelli (PH) 1-1, double, RBI
Evan Frank (2B) 0-1, 2 walk, run
Tyler Schoonover (PH) 0-1
Nick Ricci (C) 0-1
Rocci Beebe (PH) 0-1
Mark Mazure (P) 0-2, reached on error, run
Brandon Haczynski (3B) 2-2, 2 doubles, reached on error, stolen base, 3 runs, RBI
Justin Akers (DH) 0-1, walk, run
Alex Ruiz (PH) 0-0, SAC Fly, RBI
Mike Wathier (1B) 3-3, 2 singles, double, 2 stolen bases, 3 runs, 2 RBIs
Charlie Patrick (RF) 1-1, triple, 2walks, 3 runs, 2 RBIs
Joey O’Keefe (LF) 1-1, double, walk, 2 RBIs
Grayson Lynk (PH) 1-1, double, RBI


CROWN POINT (04-27-2016) It only took four and a half innings, but the Crown Point Bulldogs coasted to their seventh win of the season. They managed to score multiple runs between the second and fourth innings to prevail 13-0 over the Michigan City in front of a small, but hardy crowd of about 50 "friends of the programs."

The win also marked for the Bulldogs back-to-back wins over Michigan City in two days. 24 hours earlier, they shutout the Wolves 4-0.

Combined in the two games, the Bulldogs outscored the Wolves 17-0. Crown Point was able to solidify the mercy rule with six runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, during which they sent 11 men to the plate.

Seniors Mike Wathier and Joey O’Keefe and junior Charlie Patrick, each had two RBIs for the Bulldogs, as senor starting pitcher Mark Mazure, went five innings, only giving-up three hits in the shutout victory.

Crown Point improves to 7-5 on he season, 6-2 in the Duneland Athletic Conference, while Michigan City falls to 4-9 overall, 1-7 in the DAC.

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