2018-05-13 / Sports

Lady Indian sackers split with visiting Corunna

CHESANING – The Lady Indian sackers earned a split in a slug-fest with visiting Corunna on Thursday, May 10.

The Cavaliers took the opener 11-10. Chesaning led 3-0 after the first inning. Corunna knotted it at 3-3 in the third, then added two runs in the fourth and four in the fifth for a 9-4 lead. The Indians had added a run in the fifth, then belted out six in the sixth to take a 10-9 lead. Corunna took the win with two runs in the seventh.

Julia Bishop and Skylar Walser had two hits and three RBI apiece to lead the Indians on offense. One of Walser’s hits was a triple. Tyler Gross and Sidnee Struck added two hits each. Erica Barta and Liz Coon each had a hit and scored two runs.

Gross took the loss for the Indians on the mound.

In the nightcap, the Lady Indians hammered the Cavs 26-2 in four innings.

Chesaning had two runs in the first, seven in the second, five in the third and 12 in the fourth. Corunna scored two runs in the third inning.

Barta led the Indian hit parade with a pair of home runs. She finished with three hits, three runs and five RBI. Bishop and Struck had one apiece.

Gross had five hits and four runs with a double. Walser had four hits with two runs and two RBI. Coon had three hits and three runs. Riley Dotson had three hits, three runs and three RBI.

The Indians scored 26 runs off 25 hits, while the Cavaliers committed six errors.

Struck got the win for the Tribe, giving up five hits and two earned runs in four innings of work.

“I think we were a little made after the way we played in game one and came out swinging in game two, highlighted by two home runs by Erica Barta and home runs by Julia Bishop and Sidnee Struck,” said Chesaning coach Ron Poyer. “We are still playing too inconsistently. We need to come out and play solid every game if we are to get to our goals this season.”

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