Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Whiteland Community High
Martinsville High School
Martinsville Artesians Varsity Grabs Lead In Fifth Inning For Victory Over
WhitelandMartinsville Artesians Varsity defeated Whiteland 2-1 on Wednesday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at one with Martinsville Artesians Varsity batting in the bottom of the fifth when there was an error, scoring one run.
The pitching was strong on both sides. hurlers for Martinsville Artesians Varsity struck out 12, while Luke Helton sat down four.
Martinsville Artesians Varsity knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the third inning. An error scored one run for Martinsville Artesians Varsity.
Michael Hoppel earned the win for Martinsville Artesians Varsity. He tossed six innings, surrendering one run, three hits, and striking out 12. Helton took the loss for Whiteland. He threw six innings, surrendering two runs, three hits, and striking out four.
Lucas Floyd, Brett Lavender, and Levy Chandler each collected one hit to lead Martinsville Artesians Varsity.
Jake Holzhausen went 3-for-4 at the plate as he led the team with one run batted in.