softball team battled into extra innings, but couldnít come away with a
victory in dropping a 6-4 Duneland Athletic Conference decision to Lake
Central on Monday.
The Trojans got on
the scoreboard first when Bailey Slivka led off the second inning with a
double and scored on Jill Bohnertís RBI single.
two more runs in the third as Sarah Richards and Mallory McKee tallied
back-to-back doubles. McKee would score on Slivkaís two-out single.
Lake Central tied
things up in the fifth thanks to a two-run home run and a two-out RBI
The Trojans had a
chance to win the game in the bottom of the seventh after they loaded the
bases, but were unable to score.
A two-out double
with the bases loaded in the top of the eighth plated three runs for LC to
give them a 6-3 lead.
Bohnert tried to
rally the Trojans with a leadoff home run in the bottom of the eighth and
Allena McElfresh tallied a one-out single, but the Trojans couldnít score.
Lake Central 6,
SCORING BY INNINGS
000 030 03 - 6 11 1
012 000 01 - 4 12 1
2B - Novak, Hickey
(LC); Richards, McKee, Slivka ©. HR - Seymour (LC); Bohnert ©. Pitching
Summary - Lake Central - Karberg (3 IP, 6 K, 0 BB), Del Toro (5 IP, 3 K, 0
BB); Chesterton - Cooley (8 IP, 3 K, 3 BB). WP - Del Toro. LP - Cooley.
Chesterton 7, Lake
junior varsity beat Lake Central 7-5 on Monday.
The Indians had an
early 3-0 lead, but the Trojans plated two runs in the third inning when
Michelle Vasquez scored Jordan Wadding and Haley McBride.
In the bottom of
the sixth, CHS scored five runs to secure the win. Elizabeth Zehner started
the inning with a single. Britta Johnson followed with a double. McBride
singled to score Zehner and Johnson.
pitched four innings with one strikeout, while Emily Jerome pitched three