softball team took advantage of nine walks and rolled to a 10-0 Duneland
Athletic Conference victory at Merrillville on Tuesday.
The Trojans jumped
on the scoreboard immediately with four first inning runs. Maddie Snemis
drew a walk to start the rally and Noelle Michael was hit by a pitch.
Gillian Price’s single to center scored Snemis.
doubled to score Michael and Price and scored when Hollie Skoczek singled to
The game stayed 4-0
into the fifth when Chesterton put up three more runs. Skoczek singled with
one out and pinch-runner Marney Sisson scored on Jenna Vagner’s single after
Hope Matta reached
on an error and Snemis drew a walk to load the bases. Vagner scored on a
passed ball and Michael was hit by a pitch to reload the bases. Price’s
sacrifice fly scored Matta.
The final touches
on the night came in the top of the sixth when Lauren Kobialka and Mae
Mallon singled to start a rally.
With two outs,
Vagner walked and Matta’s fly ball was misplayed, scoring Mallon and Vagner.
Michael’s single scored Matta with the game’s final run.
Skoczek led the Trojans with two hits, while Michael, Price, Carr (double),
Kobialka, Mallon and Vagner all added one hit each.
Carr pitched all
six innings for Chesterton and struck out 10 to pick up the win.
junior varsity had little trouble in a 16-4 five-inning victory over
Merrillville on Tuesday.
Massey (grand slam) and Peyton Hasselberger (4 RBI’s) each had two hits to
lead the Trojans.
struck out 10 in garnering the win.