The Governors watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 15-2 loss to Merrillville High School on Monday. Merrillville scored four runs in the top of the first inning with numerous walks, hit batters and errors given up by Morton.
The Governors struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Merrillville , giving up 15 runs on 5 errors. Merrillville scored 11 of their 15 runs in the last two innings of the contest.
Jacob McDonald earned the win for Merrillville High School. He went six innings, allowing only two runs on two hits and striking out four.
Noah Delgado took the loss for Morton. He surrendered two runs on two hits over three innings, striking out three.
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