Zionsville Times Sentinel

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May 7, 2014

Baseball makes it three straight with win over Westfield

The Zionsville baseball team put it all together Monday, May 5 against Westfield.

With timely hitting and strong pitching, the Eagles topped the Shamrocks 6-2 to improve to 11-7 and 5-4 in the Hoosier Crossroads Conference.

"I am very happy," Zionsville head coach Jered Moore said. "Westfield is a sound team and they play all parts of the game well. We came out and pitched well, hit the ball and fielded. I was very happy with the team's performance today."

After losing two close contests to Noblesville, the Eagles have rebounded to win three-straight games.

"I have loved it to be honest," Moore said of his team's bounce back. "Some of the things we weren't doing earlier, such as executing with guys in scoring position, we are doing right now. To be honest, I couldn't be happier with the way they have bounced back and the way they played today."

The Eagles jumped out in front of the Shamrocks early Monday.

Jacob Hurtubise walked to lead-off the game and moved to third when Ben Kocher followed with a single.

After a sacrifice fly off the bat of Travis Tokarek scored Hurtubise and a strike out, Grant Sloan singled to put two runners on with two outs.

Drew Bertram followed with a 2-run double to make it 3-0 after an inning.

For more of this story, read the May 7 edition of the Times Sentinel.

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