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CHS Softball beats Merrillville; sweeps doubleheader from SB Washington

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The Chesterton softball team pounded out 14 hits and withstood a Merrillville rally to pick up a 10-6 Duneland Athletic Conference decision on Friday.

The Trojans pounded out four home runs and three doubles offensively. Sydney Cooley lifted two home runs, while Jill Bohnert added a pair of doubles and a home run in the victory.

Brittany Milzarek picked up the win in the circle for Chesterton with 4.2 innings of work and five strikeouts. Cooley pitched the final 2.1 innings and had two strikeouts.

Chesterton 10, Merrillville 6



Merrillville 000 042 0 - 6 10 2

Chesterton 214 111 x - 10 14 1

2B - Chloe Nelson, Ashley Hansbury (M); Jill Bohnert 2, Alexis King ©. HR - Kristin McGee (M); Sydney Cooley 2, Sarah Richards, Jill Bohnert ©. Pitching Summary - Merrillville - Jenny Villanueva (6 IP, 14 H, 1 K, 1 BB); Chesterton - Brittany Milzarek (4.2 IP, 9 H, 5 K, 2 BB), Sydney Cooley (2.1 IP, 1 H, 2 K, 1 BB). WP - Brittany Milzarek. LP - Jenny Villanueva.

Chesterton 1-7,

SB Washington 0-4

The Chesterton softball team swept a non-conference doubleheader from South Bend Washington on Saturday.

In the opener, Jill Bohnert led off the bottom of the sixth with a single and courtesy runner Becky Rizer scored the game-winner on a double by Sierra LaFreniere. Bohnert had two hits to lead the offense.

Sydney Cooley allowed just one hit by the Panthers and struck out eight in getting the victory.

In the nightcap, Bohnert, Mallory McKee and Cooley all had three hits to lead an offense that pounded out 14 hits.

The Trojans scored three runs in the first aided by a double from McKee and RBIís from Cooley, Bohnert and Sierre LaFreniere.

The lead grew to 5-1 before SB Washington rallied against Chesterton starter Lia Lombardini. Lombardini would work 4.1 innings and strike out four in getting the win.

Cooley earned the save by pitching 2.2 innings and striking out four.

Chesterton 1, SB Washington 0



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Chesterton 000 001 x - 1 7 0

2B - Sierra LaFreniere ©. Pitching Summary - Chesterton - Sydney Cooley (7 IP, 1 H, 8 K, 0 BB). WP - Sydney Cooley.

Chesterton 7, SB Washington 4



SB Washington 010 300 0 - 4 8 2

Chesterton 311 002 x - 7 14 0

2B - Mallory McKee ©. 3B - Jill Bohnert ©. Pitching Summary - Chesterton - Lia Lombardini (4.1 IP, 4 K, 1 BB); Sydney Cooley (2.2 IP, 4 K, 0 BB). WP - Lia Lombardini.

Junior Varsity

Chesterton 19, Merrillville 0

The Chesterton junior varsity had little trouble in getting a 19-0 victory over Merrillville on Friday.

Offensively, Jordan Wadding scored three runs and added a single, triple and inside-the-park home run. Emily Jerome added a double and scored two runs.

Michelle Vasquez pitched all five innings, struck out eight and didnít allow a hit in getting the victory.

Posted 4/28/2014