Cooley struck out nine, including the game’s final three outs, as the
Trojans picked up a 4-3 Duneland Athletic Conference victory over Michigan
City on Monday.
“Playing in the
rain is not fun,” Chesterton coach LouAnn Hopson said. “Both pitchers had
trouble hanging on to the ball. The outfielders were sliding all over the
place. We will take the win though.”
scored a pair of runs in the third inning thanks to a pair of Trojan errors
and a bloop single.
in the fourth with three runs as Lia Lombardini hit a one-out double and
scored on Sarah Richards’ double. Jill Bohnert’s single got past an
outfielder to score Richards.
Shelby Price scored when Mallory McKee reached on an error.
The Trojans added a
run in the fifth as Cooley drew a leadoff walk. She would score when
Richards reached on an error.
rallied with a run in the sixth and put two runners on in the seventh.
Cooley’s three strikeouts ended the threat.
“Early we struggled
at the plate, but were able to adjust,” Hopson said. “Defensively, we had a
few struggles. The strikeouts got us out of some jams.”
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2B - Dana Fugate
(MC); Lia Lombardini, Sarah Richards ©. Pitching Summary - Michigan City -
Jordan Lane (7 IP, 8 H, 0 K, 4 BB); Chesterton - Sydney Cooley (7 IP, 5 H, 9
K, 3 BB). WP - Cooley. LP - Lane.
Michigan City 1
junior varsity needed just five innings to beat Michigan City 11-1 on
pitched five innings to get the victory for the Trojans. Anderson struck out
six and walked two.
offense tallied seven runs in the second inning. Haley Johansen had five
RBI’s (2 singles, triple) on the night. Anderson added a single, double and