softball team scored three runs in the top of the seventh, but couldn’t hang
on as Crown Point rallied for a 4-3 victory on Wednesday night.
for the girls that we lost the game, but I’m very proud of their effort,”
Chesterton coach LouAnn Hopson said. “Three weeks ago this team beat us
The game began on
Tuesday night, but was suspended due to rain in the top of the second with
CHS runners on first and second with one out.
When the game
restarted on Wednesday, Crown Point pitcher Miranda Elish worked her way out
of the jam and the Bulldogs responded with two runs in the third for a lead.
The Trojans finally
broke through in the top of the seventh with three runs as Allena McElfresh
led off with a single and scored on a Sarah Richards double. Cooley singled
and moved to second base.
A two-out single by
Jill Bohnert scored Richards and Cooley for a 3-2 lead.
Crown Point put
together a one-out single and double and they eventually scored on a sharp
single to right field.
“It would have been
easy to give up,” Hopson said. “I hope that the girls see this as a glimpse
of how they can play every night.”
Crown Point 4,
AT CROWN POINT
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 000 000
3 - 3 9 1
Crown Point 002 000
2 - 4 10 0
2B - Mallory McKee,
Sarah Richards ©. Pitching Summary - Chesterton - Sydney Cooley (7 IP, 6 K,
0 BB); Crown Point - Elish (5 IP, 6 K, 2 BB), Holloway (2 IP, 4 K, 1 BB). WP
- Holloway. LP - Cooley.