The win keeps the TinCaps perfect during this week’s homestand.
The Colts look to improve after reaching the AFC Championship Game in 2014.
The former Fort Wayne pro basketball players never had the lead and lost to Team 23.
The TinCaps beat the West Michigan Whitecaps, 2-1, in walk-off fashion on Friday night at a sold-out Parkview Field to jump into first place in the Midwest League Eastern Division.
While the Big Ten East gets all the attention, with the defending national champions at Ohio State and Jim Harbaugh-mania at Michigan, the conference’s western division is mostly in flux.
Reigning NECC big school champion West Noble will be challenged to repeat in 2015 as several conference schools look for rebound performances this fall.
With ACAC powerhouse Leo gone to the Northeast 8, the conference race is wide open in 2015.
The first year of the Northeast 8 promises much intrigue, as former ACAC power Leo and Huntington North join six former NHC teams to form one of the top conferences in the northern part of the state.
Change is the name of the game in the SAC this fall as Homestead and Carroll join a conference already known for excellence on the gridiron. With Snider, Wayne, and Bishop Luers all claiming a share of the SAC’s Victory Bell last season the 2015 campaign will be one to keep an eye on each week.
Teams from throughout the area gathered Friday at North Side High School for Northeast Indiana High School Football Media Day.
The TinCaps have won their first three games of their current six-game homestand.
The former Notre Dame star guard was a first-round selection in this year’s NBA draft.