softball team improved to 21-4 overall with a 7-4 non-conference victory
over Lowell on Thursday night.
Neither team scored
until the fourth inning when the Trojans got on the board. Kristy Stevenson
singled and scored on an outfield error off the bat of Lexi Benko.
complete control of the game in the fifth inning thanks to the long ball.
Kari LaFreniere doubled and scored on a home run by Shelby Grimm.
singled and Micaela Iacovetti reached on an error. Benko blasted a three-run
home run to make it 6-0.
Lowell provided a
rally of its own in the sixth. A one-out walk and four singles plated three
runs and chased Anderson, the Trojan starter.
Another run scored
on an infield single, but Benko slammed the door to stymie the rally.
LaFreniere set the
final score in the bottom of the sixth with a solo home run.
Anderson picked up
the win in the circle and struck out six, while Benko earned the save and
struck out four.
to the field tonight for the regular season finale at home against Munster
beginning at 4:30 p.m.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Lowell 000 004 0 --
4 8 2
Chesterton 000 151
x -- 7 7 1
2B -- Kari
LaFreniere ©. HR -- Shelby Grimm, Lexi Benko, Kari LaFreniere ©. Pitching
Summary -- Chesterton -- Lauren Anderson (5.1 IP, 6 K, 4 BB), Lexi Benko
(1.2 IP, 4 K, 0 BB). WP -- Lauren Anderson. S -- Lexi Benko.