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CHS Softball gives one away at LaPorte

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The Chesterton softball team gave away a potential DAC victory on Thursday by allowing eight unearned runs in an 8-4 loss at LaPorte.

The Trojans built a 3-0 lead as Jeannette Sosnowski doubled and Jaren Lynch singled to start the third inning. Taylor Harlow walked to load the bases and Megan Matheny doubled with two outs.

Ryan Bozak’s single scored Harlow.

LaPorte put a pair of singles together and a potential inning-ending ground ball was booted to load the bases. A pop up in foul territory was misplayed and led to a grand slam and a 4-3 Slicer lead.

The Trojans tied the score as Sydney Cooley singled and eventually scored when Sarah Richards reached on a two-out error.

In the sixth, LaPorte had players reach base on a two-out error and a bunt single. An RBI single, followed by back-to-back Chesterton errors set the final score.

LaPorte 8, Chesterton 4



Chesterton 003 010 0 -- 4 9 4

LaPorte 004 004 x -- 8 7 3

2B -- Megan Matheny, Jeannette Sosnowski (C). Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Megan Tymorek (3 1/3 IP, 5 K, 1 BB), Sydney Cooley (2 2/3 IP, 1 K, 0 BB). LP -- Cooley.



Posted 5/13/2011




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