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Westview rolls in baseball action

Westview gained a measure of revenge against NECC rival Fairfield Monday night in Emma with a 14-4 bashing of the visiting Falcons.

Chase Anderson’s three-run homer in the first inning and RBI single in the second helped stake the Warriors to a 7-4 lead over the team which beat them in the NECC tournament finale earlier in the month. While pitcher Jamar Weaver held Fairfield scoreless the rest of the way, Westview tacked on two markers in the fourth and four more in the fifth to end the game by the 10-run mercy rule.

Anderson finished the contest with three hits and five RBI. Judah Zickafoose collected two hits and three RBI, Jake Berkey two hits and two RBI, Weaver three hits and Jamin Lambright a double.

Weaver scattered eight hits, walked one and struckout six in earning the win.

Austin Christner cracked a two-run homer and both Tony Zook and Andrew Bobeck laced RBI singles for Fairfield.

The win pushed Westview to 6-2 in the NECC.

Tuesday night in Emma, coach Jason Rahn’s Warriors whacked defending 4A state champion Elkhart Central, 11-1 in five innings.

Westview scored five runs in the first inning, five in the second and one in the third. Tarrin Beachy plated three runs with a pair of singles and John Yoder lined a two-run double. Zickafoose and Hunter Christner both poked RBI singles.

Derrike Johns pitched the first 4.1 innings for the Warriors to earn the win. He gave up four hits, walked two and struckout four. Houston Haney finished up on the mound, fanning both Central hitters he faced.

The Warriors now stand 16-5 overall.