The Dan Lynch era
is in full effect at Chesterton.
The Trojans new
head coach is 2-0 on the season and 1-0 in Duneland Athletic Conference play
after a 3-1 victory at No. 2 Lake Central on Wednesday night.
“The girls are
playing aggressive and having fun,” Lynch said. “They are playing as a team
and everyone is contributing.”
After three innings
of scoreless ball, the Trojans scored three times in the top of the fourth.
started the rally with a single to center field and moved to second as
Cassidy Grimm reached on a ground ball. Lexi Benko doubled to center to
score Snemis with the game’s first run.
Grimm and Benko
both scored on wild pitches to push the score to 3-0.
Benko was in total
control in the circle until the seventh when LC’s Olivia Peterson was hit by
a pitch and Morgan Hoppe doubled.
“Lexi pitched a
great game and had a huge hit for us,” Lynch said.
Home Opener Tonight
The Trojans open
the home portion of the schedule tonight when they host Griffith beginning
at 5 p.m.
Chesterton 3, Lake
AT LAKE CENTRAL
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 000 300
0 -- 3 3 1
Lake Central 000
000 1 -- 1 3 0
2B -- Morgan Hoppe
(LC). Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Lexi Benko (7 IP, 3 H, 4 K, 1 BB);
Lake Central -- Grace Renschen (4 IP, 2 H, 4 K, 0 BB), Amanda Aardema (3 IP,
1 H, 3 K, 0 BB). WP -- Lexi Benko. LP -- Grace Renschen.
Lake Central 18,
junior varsity dropped an 18-1 decision at Lake Central on Wednesday.
Gillian Price led
the Trojan offense with a hit and scored Chesterton’s only run.
worked the first three innings in the circle and struck out three. Price
worked the final frame.