Chesterton softball team had little trouble in a 23-0 Duneland Athletic
Conference opening victory at Merrillville on Tuesday.
played everyone and some in unfamiliar positions,” Chesterton coach
LouAnn Hopson said. “Everyone hit the ball hard.”
Trojans wasted little time and jumped on the Pirates for eight runs in the
top of the first. Chesterton sent 13 batters to the plate, collecting
seven hits, including a two-run home run by Sydney Cooley.
Trojans also sent 13 hitters to the plate in the seven-run third inning
and the six-run fifth inning.
Chesterton was led by Cooley’s four hits, while Shelby Carter and Sierra
LaFreniere each tallied three hits. Megan Tymorek, Megan Matheny, Mallory
McKee and Lisette Martinez all had two hits.
picked up the win with 11 strikeouts and allowed just one hit in five
innings of work.
23, Merrillville 0
817 16 Š 23 21 0
000 00 Š 0 1 6
Š Megan Matheny, Sydney Cooley, Mallory McKee, Megan Tymorek 2 ©. HR Š
Sydney Cooley ©. Pitching Summary Š Chesterton Š Sydney Cooley (5 IP, 1
H, 11 K, 2 BB). WP Š Cooley.
13, Merrillville 0
Chesterton junior varsity softball team opened Duneland Athletic
Conference play with a 13-0 victory at Merrillville on Tuesday.
Lange pitched one inning for the Trojans, recording one strikeout and
issuing one walk. Olivia Smith led the offense with a single, double and
game was stopped in the top of the second inning due to an injury to a
Trojans are 5-0 thus far this season.
Lombardini pitched the first game of the double header against Mishawaka
on Saturday. Lombardini had 7 strikeouts and only gave up one hit.
Lombardini added two singles and a double to help the cause.
Price had two singles and scored twice. Final score was 10-0.
the second game Nicole Bross took the mound. Bross had 3 strikeouts. Bross
added two singles, a double, and a homerun to help lead the Trojans to a
Tracy had two singles and two doubles for the Trojans. Natalie Anderson
had two doubles and scored.