softball team put four runs on the board in the first and sixth innings to
pick up an 8-2 Duneland Athletic Conference victory at Merrillville on
Shelby Grimm opened
the game with a double and scored when Kristi Stevenson followed with a
triple. Bailey Slivka’s RBI single plated Stevenson.
followed with a single and Slivka and Milzarek scored when Hailey Johansen
reached on an error.
The Pirates cut the
lead in half in the bottom of the third inning and it stayed that way until
the Trojan bats came alive again in the sixth.
Britta Johnson drew
a one-out walk to get the rally started ahead of a LaFreniere double.
Johnson scored on Madeline Hamady’s single.
After Biz Zehner
reached on a fielders choice, LaFreniere scored on a wild pitch and Hamady
scored on a Grimm single. Zehner set the final score on a wild pitch.
Kelly Carr picked
up the win after striking out two in four innings of work. Milzarek worked
the final three innings for the save and struck out seven.
Milzarek also led
the offense with three hits and Grimm added two hits.
SCORING BY INNINGS
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0 -- 8 10 1
000 0 -- 2 2 1
2B -- Shelby Grimm,
Brittany Milzarek, Kari LaFrenier ©. 3B -- Kristi Stevenson ©. Pitching
Summary -- Chesterton -- Kelly Carr (4 IP, 2 K, 1 BB), Brittany Milzarek (3
IP, 7 K, 1 BB). WP -- Kelly Carr. S -- Brittany Milzarek.
junior varsity had little trouble in picking up a 20-1 victory at
Merrillville on Wednesday.
Lexi Benko and
Hayley Edmonds led the offense with a pair of hits each, while Tessa Tilden
added one hit.
Edmonds worked the
first two innings and recorded five strikeouts for the Trojans and Rachel
Stacy worked the final three frames (7 strikeouts).