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CHS Softball goes 2-1 at Horseshoe Classic

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The Chesterton softball team went 2-1 on Saturday in the Horseshoe Classic at Pendleton Heights.

In the day’s opener, the Trojans scored 11 runs in the second inning as they cruised to a 16-4 victory over Elwood.

Chesterton would add five more runs in the third inning as they pounded out 16 hits in the win.

Offensively, Gillian Price led the Trojans with three hits, while Lauren Kobialka (double), Kailtyn Carr and Faith Matta all added two hits each.

Kobialka got the win for the Trojans in the pitchers circle after working the first two innings and striking out one. Lexi Benko worked one inning and Carr pitched the final two (1 strikeout).

In the day’s second game, the Trojans had to work overtime and plated two runs in the top of the eighth inning to edge Pendleton Heights 2-0.

Micaela Iacovetti’s sacrifice fly scored Matta with the game’s first run and Kobialka’s RBI single set the final score. Marney Sisson (double) led the offense with two hits.

Benko pitched all eight innings and allowed just three hits, while striking out five in garnering the victory.

In the final game of the day, Lake Central scored two first inning runs and held on for a 2-1 win.

The Trojans outhit the Indians 7-6 with Maddie Snemis (double) and Iacovetti each recording two hits.

Benko worked all six innings for Chesterton and struck out one, while allowing six hits.

The Trojans return to the field on Tuesday when they travel to Valparaiso to take on the Vikings beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Chesterton 16, Elwood 4

AT PENDLETON HTS.

SCORING BY INNINGS

Elwood 120 01 -- 4 7 1

Chesterton 0(11)5 0x -- 16 16 1

2B -- Booker (E); Lexi Benko, Marney Sisson, Maddie Snemis, Lauren Kobialka ©. 3B -- Elwood, McGuire (E); Micaela Iacovetti ©. Pitching Summary -- Elwood -- Booker (2.0 IP, 9 H, 2 K, 3 BB), Guillmette (1 IP, 4 H, 0 K, 4 BB), Crawford (1 IP, 3 H, 0 K, 1 BB); Chesterton -- Lauren Kobialka (2.0 IP, 6 H, 1 K, 0 BB), Lexi Benko (1 IP, 0 H, 0 K, 0 BB), Kaitlyn Carr (2 IP, 1 H, 1 K, 0 BB). WP -- Lauren Kobialka. LP -- Booker.

Chesterton 2, Pendleton Hts. 0

AT PENDLETON HTS.

SCORING BY INNINGS

Chesterton 000 000 02 -- 2 7 1

Pendleton Hts. 000 000 00 -- 0 3 0

2B -- Marney Sisson ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Lexi Benko (8.0 IP, 3 H, 5 K, 2 BB); Pendleton Hts. -- Benefiel (8.0 IP, 7 H, 16 K, 1 BB). WP -- Lexi Benko. LP -- Benefiel.

Lake Central 2, Chesterton 1

AT PENDLETON HTS.

SCORING BY INNINGS

Chesterton 000 010 0 -- 1 7 1

Lake Central 200 000 x -- 2 6 0

2B -- Maddie Snemis ©. HR -- Gillian Price ©; Peterson (LC). Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Lexi Benko (6 IP, 6 H, 1 K, 0 BB); Lake Central -- Towle (5 IP, 6 H, 5 K, 0 BB), Aardema (2 IP, 1 H, 2 K, 0 BB). WP -- Towle. LP -- Lexi Benko.

 

 

Posted 4/8/2019

 
 
 
 

 

 

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