A late Munster
rally prevented a regular season-ending victory.
Mustangs scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to upend the
Chesterton softball team 3-2 on Friday night.
“It was a great
game,” Chesterton coach LouAnn Hopson said. “We had several really good
games this week. We just didn’t win this one. I think we are in the right
place for a Sectional run.”
The Trojans opened
the scoring in the third inning with a two-out solo home run from Shelby
Munster tied the
game in the fourth with the aid of a two-out walk and a pair of singles.
the lead in the fifth when Cassidy Grimm singled and went to second when the
ball got past the centerfielder. Two outs later, Shelby Grimm was hit by a
pitch and Maddie Snemis doubled to score Cassidy Grimm.
Munster’s rally in
the seventh started with back-to-back singles to start the inning. A ground
out put runners on second and third before an intentional walk loaded the
bases. A line drive to right scooted through to the wall and two runners
In the bottom of
the seventh, pinch-hitter Hayley Edmonds drew a walk with one out. Shelby
Grimm was hit by a pitch to put runners on first and second, but a pop up
and a ground out ended the game.
Lexi Benko took the
loss for the Trojans after working seven innings and striking out seven.
to the field tonight when they start Sectional play in Merrillville against
Hobart at 4:30 p.m.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Munster 000 100 2
-- 3 8 1
Chesterton 001 010
0 -- 2 5 2
2B -- Maddie Snemis
©. HR -- Shelby Grimm ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton -- Lexi Benko (7 IP,
8 H, 7 K, 2 BB). WP -- Lexi Benko.