softball team had little trouble picking up another Duneland Athletic
Conference victory with a 13-1 win at Merrillville on Thursday.
The Trojans jumped
on top in the second as Bailey Slivka reached on an error and Sydney Cooley
doubles. Sierra LaFreniere’s double scored both.
six more runs in the third inning as Sarah Richards doubled and Alexa Olson
single. Richards scored on a wild pitch just before a Mallory McKee single.
Olson and McKee
scored on Slivka’s double. After a single by Cooley, LaFreniere plated
Slivka with an RBI single and Cooley scored on Lia Lombardini’s fielder’s
on Richards’ two-out single.
Three more runs
crossed the plate in the fourth as Jill Bohnert reached on an error.
Slivka’s double plated a run and she scored on Cooley’s double. Cooley
scored on another two-out hit by Richards.
The game’s final
run came in the fifth as McKee led off with a single. Slivka’s two-out
single scored McKee to set the final score.
and Cooley all had three hits for the Trojans, while Slivka added four
RBI’s. LaFreniere drove in three runs and Richards had two RBI’s.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 026 31 -
13 15 1
Merrillville 001 00
- 1 4 3
2B - Richards,
LaFreniere, Slivka 2, Cooley 2. Pitching Summary - Chesterton - Cooley (4
IP, 4 K, 3 BB), Milzarek (1 IP, 1 K, 0 BB). WP - Cooley.
junior varsity beat Merrillville 11-0 on Thursday.
led the Trojans with two infield hits and scored twice. Haley McBride added
a two-run home run as well.
pitched all five innings and struck out nine, while allowing just one hit.