softball team pushed Crown Point to the limit, but dropped a 6-4 Duneland
Athletic Conference decision in nine innings on Tuesday.
The Trojans opened
the scoring as Faith Matta singled with one out in the third and scored on
Maddie Snemisí hard ground ball to center field.
answered with a solo run in the fourth inning, but Chesterton answered with
two more in the fourth.
With the bases
loaded and two outs, Lauren Kobialka scored on a wild pitch. Snemis would
draw a bases loaded walk that plated Kaitlyn Carr for a 3-1 Trojan lead.
The Bulldogs again
answered as they put three runs up in the fifth.
Chesterton tied the
game and forced extra innings with a solo run in the sixth. With two outs,
Cassidy Grimm singled to center field scoring Matta for a 4-3 lead.
The Bulldogs put
the finishing touches on the game with a two-run rally in the top of the
and Micaela Iacovetti led the attack with two hits each. Benko worked all
nine innings in the pitching circle and struck out four in the loss.
to its home field today when they host Portage. First pitch is scheduled for
Crown Point 6,
Chesterton 4 (9 innings)
SCORING BY INNINGS
Crown Point 000 130
002 -- 6 7 3
Chesterton 001 201
000 -- 4 8 3
2B -- Lexi Benko ©;
Adams (CP). WP -- Elish. LP -- Benko.
Crown Point 7,
junior varsity dropped a 7-6 Duneland Athletic Conference decision to Crown
Point on Tuesday.
pitched all seven innings for the Trojans and struck out 16. Massey was also
2-for-4 offensively with a home run.
offensively were Peyton Hasselberger, Avery Gonzales and Brianna Rodriguez.