Eltzroth, Allen each record three hits as Baseball tops Mt. St. Joseph 9-2
By: Andrew Korba
The Polar Bears improve to 24-12 on the season, while the Panthers drop to 12-22-1.
Eltzroth finished the game 3-for-6 with two runs and a RBI, while Allen went 3-for-5 with a RBI.
The Polar Bears added a run in the third and the fourth on errors, to push their lead to 3-0.
The Panthers scored in the bottom of the fourth, cutting ONU's lead to 3-1.
In the fifth, Small singled in Eltzorth to make it 4-1. Small would score later in the inning on a wild pitch.
Northern added another run in the sixth on a RBI single from Eltzroth that scored junior Jack LaMarca.
The Panthers added a run in the seventh on a RBI groundout, to make the score 6-2 in favor of ONU.
Senior Tyler Deitering (3-1), gave up two runs over seven innings while striking out five.
Senior Chad Smith pitched the final two innings, without surrendering a hit and striking out three.
Ohio Northern will travel to take on Denison on Thursday in a double header that begins at 5 pm.