A disastrous 9 run inning led Putnam Co. to a 11-9 victory over Dwight on Monday afternoon.

The Trojan Defense committed 3 errors,  2 walks, 2 hit by pitches and 4 hits that Led to the nine runs. The Trojans tied it up in the fifth inning, but lost it in the sixth. Will Trainer pitched well in the defeat. Terry Wilkey had a double and two singles and three RBIs, Owen Dunlap and Joey Starks added 2 hits each. Dwight’s record stands now at eight wins and seven losses.


On Saturday at Trojan Field, thank you Dwight scored a 7 to 5 victory over Ridgeview. Luke Gallet, William Trainor and Terry Wilkey, combined for the win and recorded seven strikeouts with only one walk . Key hitters with Rbi hits included Ryan Bumpous , Owen dunlap and Evan Cox. The Trojans now on a four game winning streak in travel to Putnam county on Monday


The Dwight Trojan baseball team continue their winning ways by defeating Newark on Friday in Newark by score of 13 to 4. The Trojans now have 13 games in a row and sport a record of seven –The Dwight Trojan baseball team continue their winning ways by defeating Newark on Friday in Newark by score of 13 to 4. The Trojans now have 13 games in a row and sport a record of 7–6. Winning pitcher Wyatt Statler combined with Asher Kargle and Ryan Bumpous on a three hitter and six strikeouts. Owen Dunlap added three hits to lead the hitting .Luke Gallet added two doubles. Ryan Bumpous had two singles and three RBIs and Evan Sandeno contributed three RBIs with a double the host Ridgeview on Saturday at 10 AM.


The Dwight Trojan baseball team picked up a thrilling road win at Saint Bede score of 7–2 in 9 innings. Joey Starks and Terry Wilkey combined on a five hitter with five strikeouts and four walks. Wilkeywas big with the bat by collecting two singles and a double and 2 rbisEvan Cox Added two singles and two RBIs.

Owen Dunlap provided the key hit with a double in the 9th inning. The Trojan defense turned to double plays in the game. Is now 6–6.
Jerry McDowell- This was a signature win for our ball club tonight beating a good St Bede
Team with 11 wins already. We played well in all areas of the game.


In a game played at Joliet Stadium the Trojans got a superb pitching performance from Will Trainor and Wyatt Statler as the pair combined on a 3 hitter with 4 strikeouts and only 1 walk. Key RBI hits came from Terry Wilkey and Ryan Bumous.

Drew Anderson and Owen Dunlop also hit safely . Dunlap ended the game with a slidding stop on a ground ball to end the game.  Record 5-6.


The Dwight Trojan baseball team took a tough loss at home on Tuesday against a very good St. Bede team by a score of 9-6.  Losing pitcher was Luke Gallet , who threw 4 innings and gave up 4 earned runs. Gallet Was the big hitter in the game with a single double and two run homer. Evan Cox added to safeties. Routing out the hitting was Owen Dunlap, Terry Wilkey,  and Drew Anderson. The Trojans record now slips to 4–6 with a game tomorrow at the Joliet Stadium versus Serena at 5:30.


Dwight pitcher Luke Gallet hurled a three hitter and at the plate had a double and homer in the Trojans 3-1 win over Roanoke Benson

The Trojans, varsity baseball team, defeated, Roanoke Benson at home on Wednesday by a score of 3-1. Luke Gallet had an impressive game both at the plate and on the mound as he hurled a three hitter with 8 strikeouts. At  the plate Gallet had a double and a home run.

Sophomore Evan Cox was equally impressive  by  Going 3–3 at the plate. Asher Kargle and Matt Wachinski and Will Trainor also hit safely . Trainor Also made the defensive play of the game by running down a flyball in the gap to save runs. Kyler Starks also scored a run. The Trojans, evened up their season record at 4–4.
McDowell–  we played real well today. Timely hitting , good pitching ,and no errors  on defense.


Dwight traveled to Henry and lost another tough nailbiter Buy a score of 7–5. The Trojans led  5 to 1 going into the sixth and gave up 6 unearned runs. Joey Starks and Wyatt Statler combine for 9 strikeouts  4 hits and four walks.

Luke Gallet paced the hitting with two hits  Owen Dunlap And Starks each added a hit. The Trojans were guilty of five errors in the game after not committing an error for two games. Overall record is now three and four.


The Trojans lost a tough one at home to Lexington on Wednesday by a score of 3-2 Lexington  scored two runs in the last inning to rally for the win.  Each team managed only 4 hits as Tracer Browns 2 doubles led the hitting

Joey Starks added an rbi on a ground out.
Pitchers William Trainor, Terry Wilkey, and Joey Starks, combined for five strikeouts, and five walks. Dwight defense was stellar committing no errors for the second night in a row. Overall record is now 3-3.


Dwight 3   Henry 2.

Luke Gallet pitched a 5 hitter with with 6 strikeouts, 2 runs , and only 1 walk and was the winning pitcher as well as leading hitter in the game with 2 singles.

The Trojans scored all 3 runs in the 1st inning on back to back singles by Dunlap and Gallet, after a sac bunt by Bumpous, JoeyStarks singled  in a run , followed by Tracer Brown’s suicide squeeze that scored 2 runs with Starks running on the pitch.
Henry- returns 7 starters and was last year’s state runner up in 1A.
McDowel l-  We played really well today against a good team. We helped ourselves on defense with a double play, pick off,  and a caught stealing. This is a big win in conference play.


The Trojans traveled to Momence Saturday, and came away with a doubleheader sweep by scores of 15–4, and 11–0.

Game 1- winning pitcher Joey Starks recorded 5 strikeouts in 4 innings and also added 2 hits of his own. Luke Gallet had three hits, including a double and triple. Evan Sandeno and Drew Anderson, Owen Dunlop added two hits each.
Game 2- Wyatt Statler was the winning pitcher, allowing only one hit in four innings.
Tracer Brown smacked two triples and Ryan Bumpous added two hits and three RBIs.
The Trojans are 2–2 on the year And host Fieldcrest on Monday.
Coach  Jerry McDowell – we played really well today. We’ve made a big improvement in the past week.


The Dwight Trojans lost a tough one at Herscher by a score of 8-7 Thursday nite. The Trojans led the whole game until the final batter of the game. Luke Gallet was the tough luck pitcher giving up 5 earned runs with 6 strikeouts and only 2 walks. Gallet, also along with Terry Wilkey, led the hitting attack with a single, double, and rbi. Owen Dunlap scored 2 runs. ” We have played 2 quality teams this week and did a lot of nice things. We just did not execute down the stretch, said coach Jerry.

McDowell. The Trojans travel to Momence for a DH Saturday at 11am.


Coaches comments:

We played well in spots today , but had a couple lapses in the last inning . We will keep working hard