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CHS Softball rolls to three wins over the weekend

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The Chesterton softball team improved to 18-4 on the season with three more victories over the weekend.

The Trojans beat Highland 12-4 on Friday night and then picked up wins over Concord (16-1) and South Bend Clay (9-1) on Saturday.

Against Highland, the Trojans jumped on top early as Maddie Snemis, Lexi Benko and Micaela Iacovetti drew walks to start the rally with one out. Kristy Stevenson worked another walk to score Snemis for a 1-0 lead.

Cassidy Grimmís infield single scored Benko and Iacovetti scored on a throwing error.

The Trojans made it 4-0 in the fourth when Shelby Grimm drew a two-out walk and scored on Lauren Andersonís RBI double.

After Highland scored solo runs in the fourth and fifth innings, the Trojans pushed the lead to 5-2 as Faith Matta doubled and scored when Shelby Grimm reached on an error.

The final touches on the win came in the seventh as Chesterton scored seven runs on seven hits and were aided by two Highland errors. Matta and Anderson both doubled during the rally.

Anderson worked five innings and struck out seven in the circle to get the win.

On Saturday, Chesterton started play in the South Bend Clay Tournament with an easy win over Concord.

Offensively, Shelby Grimm led the way with three hits (2 doubles), while Cassidy Grimm (double), Iacovetti, Stevenson and Anderson each tallied two hits.

Stevenson, LaFreniere and Benko had three RBIís in the victory with Cassidy Grimm, Anderson and Hayley Edmonds tallying two RBIís each.

Benko worked all six innings and struck out seven in garnering the victory.

In game two, Chesterton kept rolling with a victory over South Bend Clay.

Noelle Michael (3 RBIís) and Stevenson (2 doubles) led the way with three hits each, while Benko (triple) and LaFreniere (double) had two hits each.

Anderson got the win after allowing just two hits and striking out seven.

Chesterton 12, Highland 4



Chesterton 300 101 7 -- 12 12 0

Highland 000 112 x -- 4 8 3

2B -- Faith Matta 2, Lauren Anderson 2 ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Lauren Anderson (5 IP, 7 K, 1 BB), Lexi Benko (2 IP, 0 K, 0 BB). WP -- Lauren Anderson.

Chesterton 16, Concord 1



Chesterton 410 506 -- 16 16 0

Concord 001 000 -- 1 5 2

2B -- Shelby Grimm 2, Kristy Stevenson 2, Cassidy Grimm ©. HR -- Lexi Benko, Kari LaFreniere ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Lexi Benko (6 IP, 7 K, 3 BB). WP -- Lexi Benko.

Chesterton 9, South Bend Clay 1



SB Clay 100 000 0 -- 1 2 3

Chesterton 041 211 x -- 9 12 1

2B -- Kristy Stevenson 2, Kari LaFreniere ©. 3B -- Lexi Benko ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Lauren Anderson (7 IP, 7 K, 1 BB).

Junior Varsity

Chesterton 4, Highland 0

The Chesterton junior varsity picked up a 4-0 victory over Highland on Friday.

Offensively, Hollie Skoczek went 2-for-4 with a home run, while Lauren Kobialka had three hits and Jenna Vagner had two hits.

Kobialka struck out 11 in getting the win in the pitching circle.



Posted 5/14/2018




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