- Val T.
Herd beats LaVille, helps Caston improve to 3-1 in Hoosier North
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Caston 6, LaVille 3 (Tuesday): Noah Herd pitched a nine-hitter, and Pete DuVall singled, walked and drove in two runs for the host Comets in a Hoosier North win over LaVille Tuesday.
Caston won despite having only two hits. Caleb Stinson also had a hit and an RBI.
Jackson Rentschler walked twice.
LaVille also committed five errors that led to three unearned runs for Caston.
Herd walked three, hit a batter and struck out three.
The game was tied 3-3 before Caston took the lead with three runs in the bottom of the fifth.
Caston is 3-1 in conference play. The Comets lost their opener at LaVille last week before sweeping a doubleheader at Knox Saturday.
Caston 6, LaVille 3
LaVille 101 010 0 – 3 9 5
Caston 102 030 X – 6 2 1
WP – Noah Herd (7 IP, 9 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 1 HBP< 3 K)
LP – Wolford (5 IP, 2 H, 6 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 K)
3B – Plummer (LV)