5-run 5th Inning guides Bulldogs to 6-2 DAC win over LaPorte

A USA-365.com Special Report by Frank Sprankle

5-05-2016

The Crown Point Bulldogs shake hands with players from the LaPorte Slicers after picking-up a 6-2 home win on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (Photo by Frank Sprankle)
Team (Record) / Inning 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
LaPorte (11-4, 6-3 DAC) 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 1
CROWN POINT (9-5, 6-3 DAC) 0 0 5 0 0 1 - 6 8 2

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - Cloudy and 64-degrees, 4:53p.m. start in CROWN POINT, IN

WP-Brandon Haczynski: 6 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 6 K, 2 BB
LP-Jake Watterson: 3 IP, 8 H, 5 H, 2 K, 1 BB

LaPorte Slicers (11-4, 6-3 in DAC)
Caleb Rettinger (2B/SS) 0-4
Jordan Fadke (RF) 0-2, 2 walks
Brogan Briggs (1B/P) 0-2, reached on error
Travis Upp (3B/1B) 0-3
Jon Williams (SS/3B) 0-2, reached on error, stolen base, run
Tanner Hill (LF) 0-3
Andy Samuelson (DH) 2-3, double, home run, run, 2 RBIs
Will Malekovic (C) 0-2, hit By pitch
Max Fisher (CF) 0-2, walk

Crown Point Bulldogs (9-5, 6-3 in DAC)
Mark Mazure (3B) 0-2, walk, hit by pitch
Luke Adams (SS) 1-3, triple, sac fly, run, 3 RBIs
Charlie Patrick (RF) 1-2, single, hit by pitch, stolen base
Nick Ricci (C) 1-3, single, run, RBI
Brandon Haczynski (P) 1-3, single, run
Justin Akers (DH) 1-3, double, 2 RBIs
Mike Wathier (1B) 0-0, hit by pitch
Grayson Lynk (PH) 0-1
Evan Frank (2B) single, walk, 2 runs
Joey O’Keefe (LF) 2-3, 2 singles, run


CROWN POINT (05-03-2016) The third inning changed the complexion between the Crown Point Bulldogs and the LaPorte Slicers. In the bottom half, the Bulldogs would send 10 guys to the plate, come-up with five runs on six hits and not look back.

The Bulldogs won their fourth straight, with a 6-2 defeat of the Slicers.

In the third, Luke Adams had a two-run triple, Nick Ricci had an RBI single and Justin Akers had a two-run double.

The Slicers did get their lone two runs in the top of the fifth when Andy Sameulson connected for an inside the park home run that scored Jon Williams from third.

Bulldogs starting pitcher Brandon Haczynski retired the first ten LaPorte hitters he faced.

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