Lexi Benko didnít
need much help, but her teammates came alive anyway.
softball team scored a couple of early runs and then erupted late to cruise
to a 14-0 Duneland Athletic Conference victory at Michigan City on Thursday.
The Trojans opened
the scoring in the second as Cassidy Grimm drew a walk. After moving to
second, Grimm tagged up from second on a Faith Matta fly out and scored on
an errant throw.
In the third,
Maddie Snemis made it 2-0 with an inside-the-park home run.
continued in the fourth when Hayley Edmonds singled and pinch-runner Kristy
Stevenson scored on a Matta RBI single. Matta scored on Shelby Grimmís
After a Snemis
single, Grimm and Snemis scored on Lauren Andersonís two-run single.
The finals touches
came in the sixth inning when the Trojans scored eight runs on nine hits.
Snemis (2 RBIís)
led the offense with four hits and Matta (2 RBIís) added three. Anderson and
Stevenson each tallied two RBIís in the victory.
Benko went the
distance in the circle, scattering six hits and striking out 10.
to the field tonight when they travel to Highland for a 4:30 p.m. first
Michigan City 0
AT MICHIGAN CITY
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 011 408
-- 14 18 0
Michigan City 000
000 -- 0 6 3
3B -- Micaela
Iacovetti, Kristy Stevenson ©. HR -- Maddie Snemis ©. Pitching Summary --
Chesterton -- Lexi Benko (6 IP, 10 K, 2 BB). WP -- Lexi Benko.