softball team pounded out 14 hits and had little trouble in a 7-1
non-conference victory over Highland on Friday night.
The Trojans opened
the scoring in the third inning as Maddie Snemis singled to start the
inning. After Lexi Benko walked, Micaela Iacovetti singled to load the
bases. Lauren Kobialka’s RBI single scored Snemis with the game’s first run.
Hope Matta and Iacovetti both scored on a wild pitch before Kaitlyn Carr
plated Kobialka with a single to make it 4-0 Trojans.
The final three-run
rally came in the fourth Snemis singled and Cassidy Grimm was hit by a
pitch. Benko delivered the big blow with a three-run home run to left for a
That was more than
enough for Benko in the pitching circle as the senior allowed just one run
on two hits, while striking out nine.
to the field tonight when they host Kankakee Valley beginning at 4:30 p.m.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Highland 000 001 0
-- 1 2 0
Chesterton 004 300
x -- 7 14 2
2B -- Kaitlyn Carr
©. HR -- Lexi Benko ©. Pitching Summary -- Highland -- Burbridge (3 IP, 9 H,
3 K, 3 BB), Hamilton (3 IP, 5 H, 2 K, 1 BB); Chesterton -- Lexi Benko (7 IP,
2 H, 9 K, 0 BB). WP -- Lexi Benko. LP -- Burbridge.