Mishawaka Cavemen Varsity defeated Lake Central 2-0 on Saturday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Ryan Watt induced a fly out from Doug Loden to finish off the game.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Mishawaka Cavemen Varsity pitchers struck out five, while Lake Central pitchers sat down five.
Mishawaka Cavemen Varsity opened up scoring in the first inning. Mishawaka Cavemen Varsity scored one run when Nick Bodle singled.
A single by Jerry Edwards in the first inning was a positive for Lake Central.
Sam Shively was the winning pitcher for Mishawaka Cavemen Varsity. He lasted five innings, allowing two hits and zero runs while striking out three and walking zero. Watt threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. Watt recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Mishawaka Cavemen Varsity.
Alex James took the loss for Lake Central. He allowed five hits and two runs over three and a third innings, striking out two.
Bodle went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Mishawaka Cavemen Varsity in hits.
They Cavemen improve to 25-6. They take on Hamilton Southeastern for the Semi-State game.
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