The Chesterton softball team pounded out 18 hits, including nine extra base
hits, and rolled to a 14-4 win at Mishawaka on Thursday.
Mishawaka took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first, but the Trojans
responded immediately with four second inning runs.
Lauren Anderson started the rally with a walk and was replaced by courtesy
runner Micaela Iacovetti. Cassidy Grimm singled and Faith Matta was hit by a
pitch ahead of Hayley Edmondsí two-out grand slam.
In the third, Kristi Stevenson singled and scored on Kari LaFreniereís RBI
Two more long balls in the fourth resulted in five more Trojan runs as Matta
started things with a single. Shelby Grimmís two-run home run plated Matta.
Maddie Snemis doubled and Stevenson was hit by a pitch before Anderson hit a
three-run home run to push the lead to 10-2.
In the fifth, Edmonds blasted her second home run of the night. Shelby Grimm
doubled and scored on Snemisí double.
The final tallies of the night came in the sixth beginning with a leadoff
home run from Anderson. Cassidy Grimm singled and Shelby Grimm plated her
with a double.
Anderson picked up the win in the circle with six innings of work and six
The Trojans return to the field on Tuesday when they host Portage beginning
at 4:30 p.m.
Chesterton 14, Mishawaka 4
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 041 522 -- 14 18 1
Mishawaka 101 011 -- 4 8 1
2B -- Kari LaFreniere, Maddie Snemis 2, Shelby Grimm ©. HR -- Shelby Grimm,
Lauren Anderson 2, Hayley Edmonds 2 ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton --
Lauren Anderson (6 IP, 8 H, 6 K, 1 BB). WP -- Lauren Anderson.