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).
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.