Sports Shorts: May 25
Westville baseball cruises in sectional opener
Westville’s baseball team drubbed Gary 21st Century 19-1 in five innings in a Class A Washington Township Sectional opener on Thursday. The Blackhawks’ Manny Guevara went 2-for-4 with four RBI, and Jackson Nowatzke finished 1-of-3 with three RBI. Andrew Kreighbaum went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, and three RBI. Preston Lake and Kreighbaum pitched in the win. Lake allowed one earned run on four hits in three innings, striking out three and walking none. Kreighbaum threw two scoreless innings, giving up no hits. He fanned six and walked one. Westville next meets Kouts today in a Washington Township Sectional semifinal at 11 a.m.