Chiefs top Freeport 2-1 behind pitching, fielding

Published 8:07 pm Friday, March 15, 2019

Northview needed just over an hour-and-a-half to win its game tonight.

Tanner Levins pitched a complete game, striking out three and allowing one run on nine hits to help lead the Chiefs to a 2-1 district road victory over Freeport, Fla.

This win caps a sweep over FHS in district play. Last night, NHS defeated Freeport 10-1.

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Behind Levins, Northview put together a solid game in the field, only coming one error and stringing together two double plays. According to the Chiefs’ Gamechanger account, their fielding percentage was right at .958.

Ben Wilson led NHS, going 1-for-3 with an RBI; Nick Venable, Taylor Wilson, Seth Killam and Jacob Bryant had one hit each.

Clark, McVay and Johnson had two hits each for Freeport.

During last night’s game, Killam threw a four-hitter in 6.2 innings, striking out 11 and allowing one run.

NHS plays T.R. Miller on Monday at 7:30 p.m. in a non-district game.