Chargers Down Elkhart Christian in 5 innings
March 30, 2012By Tom Schermerhorn of West Noble High School
The West Noble Chargers downed Elkhart Christian Academy by a score of 10-0 in five innings on Thursday to raise their record to 3-0 on the young season. First year coach Gary Groves' Chargers received a solid pitching performance by junior Chelsea Risser as she struck out 5 in four innings. Freshman Tara Edsall pitched the fifth for the Chargers striking out 2 in the inning. The bats started warming up in the 3rd inning as the Chargers scored all 10 runs in the 3rd, 4th and 5th innings. Sophomore Molly Marsh led the Chargers with 4 hits at the plate while classmates Kelsie Peterson and Elle Saggars each added two. Ashley Shepherd, Kelsey Kiser and Sammi Patillo all chipped in one hit each. Shepherd recorded 3 RBIs on the evening while Renee Zeigler, Saggars, and Peterson each added 2 RBIs. Peterson also recorded a team high 4 stolen bases. The Chargers will face a tough test Friday night as the 3rd ranked Mishawaka Cavemen come to town for a 5pm start. Good luck ladies.