INDIANAPOLIS – The starting pitchers for the Class 3A state baseball championship game will be Josh VanMeter for Norwell and Nick Gobert for Jasper.
VanMeter, a fifth-round draft pick of the San Diego Padres, is a senior and is 13-1 with a 1.39 ERA.
He has 110 strikeouts and 16 walks in 75 1/3 innings of work.
Gobert, a senior, is 9-0 with a 0.81 ERA. He has 64 strikeouts and 13 walks in 55 1/3 innings.
Norwell has a team ERA of 2.44, while Jasper is 1.74.
The programs met in the state title game in 2006, with Jasper winning 13-12.