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R 15   11
H 14   9
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Illiana Christian Vikings Varsity bested Portage High School in a high-scoring affair, 15-11.

Illiana Christian Vikings Varsity scored nine runs in the second inning. Illiana Christian Vikings Varsity big bats were led by Tyler Barker, Ian Van Beek, Kevin Corcoran, Cody DeJong, Aaron Gouwens, and Gabe VanRoekel, who all drove in runs.
Portage High School scored five runs in the seventh inning. Pierson and Elicondo each had RBIs in the big inning.

Van Beek was the winning pitcher for Illiana Christian Vikings Varsity. The pitcher surrendered six runs on seven hits over four and a third innings, striking out two. Nick Boersma and Logan Smith entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Smith recorded the last two outs to earn the save for Illiana Christian Vikings Varsity.

Illiana Christian Vikings Varsity socked one home run on the day. DeJong had a homer in the seventh inning.

Illiana Christian Vikings Varsity racked up 14 hits. VanRoekel, Corcoran, Van Beek, and Fletcher Bandstra each managed multiple hits for Illiana Christian Vikings Varsity. VanRoekel led Illiana Christian Vikings Varsity with three hits in five at bats.