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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central’s big inning leads...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored seven runs in the second inning and cruised to an 11-4 rain-shortened girls softball win over Tell City Monday.
    The game was scoreless going into the bottom of the second inning. But Perry Central then loaded the bases with no outs on Madison Guillaume’s bloop single to left field, Lexi Aders’ single off the third-base bag, and a walk to Casey James.
    Tell City still had chances to get out of the inning.

  • Marksman boys outrun Jeeps

    DUBOIS—Strong performances in the distance races led Tell City to victory in a rain-shortened boys triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 54 points, Northeast Dubois 35, and Tecumseh 4. The Marksmen won eight of the nine events that were completed.
    “We had the top three in the shot put and top two in the long jump, but one Northeast Dubois kid hadn’t jumped or thrown yet so they didn't count,” noted Tell City Coach Zac Hartz.

  • Cannelton has 23 hits in victory

    CANNELTON—Tristan Simmons and Jeff Kendall combined for eight hits and 11 RBIs as Cannelton annihilated Grace Baptist 23-1 in baseball Tuesday.
    “They’re only in their second year (of having a baseball team) so they’re still kind of finding their way through it,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “But I can’t take anything away from my guys—we hit the ball hard.”
    Cannelton built a 15-1 lead in the first two innings as Simmons hit a double in each inning.

  • Rebels rout Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—South Spencer had 13 hits but walks and errors were also key differences as the Rebels beat Tell City 13-1 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    South Spencer pitchers Jon Stallings and Trey Toler did not walk anyone and their teammates backed them with errorless defense.
    Tell City committed four errors and walked five.
    Kobe Stephens led off the game with a walk against Rhett Baumeister.

  • Doubles help Vikings defeat...

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey hit six doubles and scored in every inning of an 11-2 baseball win over Perry Central Saturday.
    The Vikings outhit Perry Central 12-4 and also took advantage of seven errors by the Commodores.
    Bryce Ridener pitched the first 4 1⁄3 innings for Perry Central, striking out four and walking five.
    Payton Thompson pitched the last 1 2⁄3 innings, walking one and striking out none.

  • Tell City girls win short meet...

    DUBOIS—Logan Flannagan won an individual race and a relay to lead Tell City to victory in a rain-shortened girls triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 63 points, Northeast Dubois 50, and Tecumseh 3.
    The Marksmen won five of the nine events that were completed.
    Flannagan won the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 16.44 seconds and teammate Emma Kohnert was third in 18.12.
    Katelyn Hughes, Flannagan, Kohnert and Tori Payne won the 400 relay in 54.55.
    Mariah Blake won the 400 dash in 1:06.52.

  • Cold, wet weather forces more...

    PERRY COUNTY—Cold, rainy weather Monday and continuing cold with wet grounds Tuesday led to postponement of several local sports events.
    The Cannelton at Perry Central baseball game and Tell City’s girls tennis match at Crawford County were postponed Monday after they began but before they became official contests.
    Tell City’s baseball game at Evansville North and boys golf match at South Spencer were postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday.

  • Perry Central second in...

    HUNTINGBURG—Nic Pierrard shot 49 to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Southridge won with 163 strokes. Perry Central shot 219 and Tecumseh 261.
    Besides Pierrard, Perry Central scorers were Eric Schepers with 55, Coby Aders 57, and Zach James 58.
    Travis Brown, who shot 59, and Jimmy Graves, 63, also played for Perry Central.
    Southridge senior Tyler Gray, who has signed to play for the University of Evansville, was the medalist with a 2-under-par 33.

  • Paoli sweeps match with Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Paoli won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in girls tennis Thursday.
    The closest match was in No. 3 singles, where Jessica Fullington beat Kelsey Gowers 6-2, 7-5.
    Abbie Franklin shut out Cassie Bryant 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles, and Lexie Osborn beat Addie Peter 6-2, 6-3 in No. 2.
    Hannah Balsmeyer and Luci Waynick blanked Mercedes Mendez and Megan Teague 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Commodores split two games

    LEOPOLD—Austin Linne pitched a five-hitter as Perry Central beat Corydon 6-1 in baseball Friday.
    Linne struck out five and walked four.
    “He threw strikes and was consistent,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “He really did a good job working ahead in the count today.”
    Rosendo Gonzalez and Anthony Mosby each went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central’s six-hit attack.
    Luke Hubert and Zane Gayer each added one hit.
    Gonzalez, Mosby and Gayer each drove in two runs.