softball team had little trouble in picking up an 18-0 Duneland Athletic
Conference victory over Merrillville on Wednesday.
exploded offensively in the second inning as 14 hitters came to the plate
and drew seven walks. Faith Matta and Maddie Snemis each tripled in the
frame and Maddy Hamady had a pair of RBI’s.
In the third
inning, eight hitters came to the plate for Chesterton and tallied four
runs. Marney Sisson doubled and Kelly Carr singled home courtesy runner
Kristy Stevenson. Johansen walked ahead of Cassidy Grimm’s two-run double.
“It was good to see
the girls patient at the plate,” Chesterton’s LouAnn Hopson said. “Great to
see some of the younger girls hit the ball hard.”
In the fourth, the
Trojans finished the scoring by sending nine batters to the plate with Grimm
and Carr each getting an RBI.
Lauren Anderson got
the start in the circle and struck out three in two innings of work before
giving way to Carr who pitched the final three innings and struck out five.
“Lauren and Kelly
both had good outings,” Hopson said.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Merrillville 000 00
-- 0 3 3
4x -- 18 13 1
2B -- Marney
Sisson, Cassidy Grimm ©. 3B -- Faith Matta, Maddie Snemis ©. Pitching
Summary -- Chesterton -- Lauren Anderson (2 IP, 3 K, 0 BB), Kelly Carr (3
IP, 5 K, 0 BB). WP -- Lauren Anderson.