NORTHWESTERN WINS BASEBALL SECTIONAL, NINTH IN PROGRAM HISTORY

IHSAA Class 3A Twin Lakes Baseball Sectional Champions (courtesy of Monica Sethi)

IHSAA Class 3A Twin Lakes Baseball Sectional Champions (courtesy of Monica Sethi)

MONTICELLO, Ind. – In a thrilling 11-10 victory over West Lafayette, the Northwestern Tigers won the IHSAA Class 3A Twin Lakes Baseball Sectional in eight innings. Tim Blankenberger was the hero, ripping a walk-off single deep to left field to score Keagan Downey with the game-winning run.

This is the ninth sectional title for the Purple Tigers baseball program, and first for rookie head coach Kyle Beachy: 1968, 1984, 1989, 1992, 2001 (2A), 2002 (3A), 2005 (2A), 2007 (2A), 2014 (3A).

GRIFFITH REGIONAL

Saturday, June 7

10:30 a.m. – Rochester/Penn winner vs Griffith (19-10)

1:00 p.m. – Northwestern (18-10) vs #1 Andrean (25-4)

7:00 p.m. – Championship game

Chris Lowry will broadcast the Northwestern game(s) live on 1350 WIOU.

 

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