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Columbus North baseball beats Bedford N. Lawrence 4-2
May 28, 2014Columbus North High School
COLUMBUS, Ind. -- Senior Christian Glass doubled home two runs and pitched a five-hitter Tuesday (May 27), lifting the Class 4A No. 6 Columbus North baseball team to a 4-2 victory over visiting Bedford North Lawrence.
Freshman Cooper Trinkle went 2-for-2 with a double and a run, while junior Cody Burton went 2-for-3 with a run as the Bull Dogs (21-5-1) celebrated Senior Day with the victory.
Glass, Michael Vogel, Will Dorenbusch and Morgan Murdock were recognized in a pregame ceremony at the Southside Elementary School diamond.
Bedford North Lawrence took a 2-0 lead in the first, but Columbus North cut its deficit in half in the third when junior Devin Mann singled, stole second, stole third and then scored on a sacrifice fly by sophomore Canaan Baum.
The Bull Dogs took the lead in the fourth inning. Burton, Dorenbusch and Trinkle each singled to load the bases, then Glass produced a two-run double to bring home Burton and Dorenbusch. Sophomore Collin Lollar added an RBI with a groundout to bring in Trinkle.
The Stars (14-14) threatened with runners reaching second and third with one out in the seventh, but Glass closed down the visitors with consecutive strikeouts to end the game.
Columbus North returns to action at 8 p.m. Friday (May 30) when it meets Bloomington North in the semifinals of East Central Sectional.
No. 7 Shelbyville faces Bloomington South and Columbus East plays East Central in first-round games on Wednesday (May 28). Those winners square off in the first game Friday before the CN-BN contest. The sectional final will be at 6 p.m. Monday (June 2).
At Southside Elementary School
Bedford North Lawrence .......... 200 000 0 -- 2 5 0
Columbus North ..................... 001 300 x -- 4 9 0
WP: Christian Glass (3-1). LP: Tanner Tow.
2B: Cooper Trinkle (CN), Christian Glass (CN), Cole Mathews (BNL), Patrick Price (BNL).