softball team kept the bats going Tuesday night in a 12-1 Duneland Athletic
Conference victory at Merrillville.
started the game with a walk and scored on Cassidy Grimmís triple. When
Hailey Johansen grounded out, Grimms cored for a 2-0 lead.
singled, was replaced by courtesy runner Maddy Hamady, who then scored on
Kari LaFreniereís two-run home run for a 4-0 lead just one-half inning into
The Trojans added a
run in the second when Faith Matta beat out an infield single and moved all
the way to third on an error. Biz Zehnerís squeeze bunt scored Matta.
hit a solo home run in the second, the Trojans added five more runs in the
fourth as Matta started things by reaching on an error.
Zehner singled and
Shelby Grimmís sacrifice bunt was followed by a walk to Maddie Snemis to
load the bases. Matta beat the throw home on a ground ball off the bat of
Sisson reached on
an error that scored all three runners. Hamady, a courtesy runner, scored on
a wild pitch to make it 10-1.
The final touches
came in the fifth when Matta doubled and Shelby Grimm was hit by a pitch.
Matta would score on an RBI ground out by Snemis.
Shelby Grimm set
the final score by crossing home plate on a wild pitch.
In the pitcherís
circle, Hayley Edmonds got the win after working five innings and striking
The Trojans return
to the field tonight when they host Michigan City beginning at 4:30 p.m.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 410 52
-- 12 10 0
Merrillville 010 00
-- 1 3 4
2B -- Cassidy
Grimm, Marney Sisson, Faith Matta ©. 3B -- Cassidy Grimm ©. HR -- Kari
LaFreniere ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Hayley Edmonds (5 IP, 3 H, 5
K, 2 BB). WP -- Hayley Edmonds.