softball team scored six runs in the eighth inning to pick up a 9-3
non-conference victory at Hebron on Tuesday.
advantage of two walks and two Trojan errors for three runs in the bottom of
the first against Chesterton starter Brittany Milzarek as the Hawks sent
nine batters to the plate.
The Trojans scored
in the top of the second as Sarah Richards singled with two outs. Richards
scored when Jill Bohnert reached on an error.
three more in the second to tie the game as Allena McElfresh drew a leadoff
walk and scored on Mallory McKee’s double. McKee scored on an RBI single by
“We had runners on
in the first five innings, but just couldn’t get many of them in,”
Chesterton coach LouAnn Hopson said. “We were hitting things hard and right
In the eighth, the
Trojans sent 12 batters to the plate, including six hits, two walks and two
The go ahead run
came when Bailey Slivka drew a leadoff walk and Sierra LaFreniere doubled.
Slivka scored on a Lia Lombardini single. Richards, Bohnert, McKee and Alexa
Olson all added RBI’s in the inning.
“In the eighth, we
started hitting the gaps and causing a couple of errors,” Hopson said.
Cooley worked the
final seven innings in relief to get the win and recorded nine strikeouts.
“Sydney came in to
pitch for us and did a great job,” Hopson said.