softball team improved to 21-6 on the year with a 6-4 non-conference win at
Lowell on Thursday night.
The Trojans got the
bats going early as they pushed three runs across in the top of the first.
Shelby Grimm singled and stole second to get things going. She scored on
Cassidy Grimmís sacrifice fly.
A double by Kari
LaFreniere and a walk to Maddie Snemis led to a two-run double by Hailey
with two runs in the bottom of the inning and two more in the third for a
The Trojans took
the lead for good in the fifth as Shelby Grimm and Maddie Snemis both
singled to start the inning. A walk to Lauren Anderson loaded the bases and
Grimm scored when LaFreniere reached on an error.
get herself caught in a rundown later in the inning allowing Snemis to score
from third for a 5-4 lead.
An insurance run
for Chesterton came in the seventh when Cassidy Grimm doubled with two outs.
Anderson scored Grimm with an RBI single to set the final score.
Anderson picked up
the win for the Trojans with 4 2/3 innings of relief work and struck out
seven. Lexi Benko got the start and worked the first 2 1/3 innings with two
The Trojans return
to the field tonight when they travel to Munster for a 4:30 p.m. first
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 300 020
1 -- 6 8 3
Lowell 202 000 0 --
4 7 2
2B -- Cassidy
Grimm, Hailey Johansen, Kari LaFreniere ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton --
Lexi Benko (2.1 IP, 2 K, 2 BB), Lauren Anderson (4.2 IP, 7 K, 0 BB). WP --