softball team wasted little time on Wednesday night.
The Trojans erupted
for 15 hits and scored 18 runs in the first three innings as they cruised to
an 18-0 Duneland Athletic Conference victory at Merrillville.
started the first by being hit by a pitch and scored on Faith Matta’s RBI
single. After Cassidy Grimm walked, Micaela Iacovetti cleared the bases with
a three-run home run.
doubled and scored on a double by Noelle Michael. Michael scored on Kelly
Carr’s single as the Trojans sent 11 batters to the plate.
In the second,
Cassidy Grimm singled, Iacovetti walked and LaFreniere singled to start the
rally. Grimm scored when Marney Sisson was hit by a pitch. LaFreniere scored
on Michael’s single and Snemis plated Sisson and Michael with a single.
In the third, Grimm
walked and scored on LaFreniere’s single. Sisson walked and Edmonds was hit
by a pitch. Courtesy runners Kristi Stevenson and Shelby Grimm scored on
Carr’s two-run single.
Snemis walked ahead
of Carr scoring on Matta’s single. Snemis scored on a walk to Iacovetti and
Matta finished the scoring on a walk to LaFreniere.
Edmonds, Cassidy Grimm, LaFreniere and Michael all had two hits. Iacovetti
drove in four runs with Matta recording three RBI’s. Snemis, LaFreniere and
Carr all had two RBI’s.
In the circle,
Hayley Edmonds picked up the win with five innings of work in which she
allowed just three hits and struck out 11.
The Trojans return
to the field tonight when they travel to Crown Point. First pitch is
scheduled for 4:30 p.m.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 657 00
-- 18 15 2
Merrillville 000 00
-- 0 3 3
2B -- Hayley
Edmonds, Noelle Michael ©. HR -- Micaela Iacovetti. Pitching Summary --
Chesterton -- Hayley Edmonds (5 IP, 3 H, 11 K, 0 BB). WP -- Hayley Edmonds.