The Chesterton softball team pounded out 11 hits and Megan Tymorek came
within one out of a no-hitter as the Trojans beat Merrillville 10-0 on
Chesterton started the scoring in the third inning when Tymorek drew a
leadoff walk and courtesy runner Jordan Wadding advanced to second on a
passed ball. Shelby Carter reached on an infield single and Wadding moved to
Megan Matheny’s sacrifice fly plated Wadding and Carter scored on a Jill
Bohnert ground out.
In the fifth, the Trojans broke things open as Carter reached on an error
and Matheny singled. Bohnert drew a walk to load the bases ahead of a ground
ball by Sydney Cooley that scored Carter.
Mallory McKee’s single scored Matheny and Bohnert scored on Amanda
Dujmovich’s single. Cooley then scored on a bad throw to the plate and McKee
scored on a Jeannette Sosnowski single.
Chesterton put the final offensive touches on the game with two more runs in
Matheny led off with a double and Bohnert walked. Both runners moved up on a
passed ball and Matheny scored on a Cooley ground out. McKee finished the
scoring with an RBI single that plated Bohnert.
It was more offense than Tymorek needed as she struck out 11 and was perfect
through 5 2/3 innings.
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 002 062 -- 10 11 1
Merrillville 000 000 -- 0 1 4
2B -- Megan Matheny, Mallory McKee ©. Pitching Summary -- Chesterton --
Megan Tymorek (6 IP, 1 H, 11 K, 0 BB). WP -- Tymorek.