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Today's Sports

  • Underhill regional champion in...

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central’s Brynnan Underhill won the discus competition in the girls track regional Tuesday.
    Teammate Payton Emmons also qualified for the state meet by placing third in the 100-meter hurdles.
    Underhill threw the discus 115 feet, 2 inches to beat runner-up Ashley Lyninger of New Albany by 1 inch.
    Underhill’s throw was 6 feet, 6 inches farther than her sectional championship throw, though it was 2 feet, 6 inches short of her personal best set in the PLAC meet.

  • Tell City shuts out Rangers in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Morgan Schuetter pitched a two-hitter and Tell City scored five runs in the first inning to beat Forest Park 5-0 in a Class 2A softball sectional first-round game Monday.
    This was Tell City’s first victory in a sectional game since defeating North Posey in the semifinals five years ago.
    The game was basically decided in the first inning.
    Hayley Fackler led off the bottom of that inning with a single to right-center field for Tell City.

  • Commodores 3rd in triangular

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central had trouble with its short game Thursday as it finished third in a boys triangular golf match for the first time this season.
    Springs Valley shot 171 to beat Paoli by two strokes. Perry Central was third with 187.
    “We struggled with chipping and putting,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “The layoff hurt us.”
    Due to rainouts, the Commodores hadn’t played with their complete team since May 3.

  • South Spencer ousts Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City won No. 2 doubles but South Spencer took all the other matches in straight sets to beat the Marksmen 4-1 in the girls tennis sectional semifinals Thursday.
    The Marksmen’s Kaydi Backer and Alex Lawalin beat Baylee Kirchgessner and Bailey Manis 6-4, 6-2 in No. 2 doubles.
    But South Spencer’s Jessica McGinnis and Lexi Harris defeated Mary Steen and Amy Hackbarth 6-2, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.
    The Rebels also won all three singles matches.

  • Rangers shut out Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Two Forest Park pitchers combined to pitch a three-hitter as the Rangers beat Perry Central 10-0 in baseball Thursday.
    Forest Park had eight hits, including three doubles and a triple.
    “Forest Park hit the ball pretty well tonight against us,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “Half of their hits went for extra bases.
    “Our outfielders tracked down a couple other balls that I thought would be hits when they first came off the bat. Lane Lynch and Trey Novak did a good job in the field tonight.

  • Chargers, Rebels beat Tell City...

    PETERSBURG—Tell City had four extra-base hits but lost to Pike Central 11-3 in PAC softball Wednesday.
    Morgan Schuetter hit a solo home run over the left-field fence for Tell City in the sixth inning.
    Hayley Fackler, Sam Stephens and Chloe Carman each added a double to the Marksmen’s six-hit attack.
    “We had several good extra-base hits, but overall our hitting can use some improvement,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.

  • Blackhawks overtake Cannelton...

    CANNELTON—Springs Valley erupted for three runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat Cannelton 5-4 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Thursday.
    Cannelton led 4-2 until a walk and a hit batsmen started Springs Valley’s last-inning rally.
    Both runners scored on a single by Christian Tucker, with Tucker advancing to second on the throw home.
    Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett thought the Bulldogs should have cut the throw off instead of throwing home.

  • Commodores fall to Mitchell but...

    LEOPOLD—Tyler Mattingly drove in six runs with a grand slam and two singles and Mitchell beat Perry Central 10-0 in PLAC softball Thursday.
    Perry Central still won the conference with a 5-1 record. Mitchell placed second at 4-2.
    “We came out flat and never picked up the momentum to overcome the intensity that Mitchell brought to the game,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “They came in wanting to win and I think we did not expect it.

  • Tell City loses two close games

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge scored the winning run without a hit in the eighth inning to edge Tell City 3-2 in PAC baseball Thursday.
    “The bitter pill to swallow is how we lost in the eighth,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “(Travis) Burchett was able to strike out the first batter of the eighth, but he reached base when we were unable to block strike three.

  • Tell City 3rd, Perry Central 4th...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Tell City placed second in four distance races as it finished third in the 10-team boys track sectional Thursday.
    Marcus Graham won the 3200-meter run to lead Perry Central to fourth place. The Commodores placed second in two other events.
    Jasper romped to victory with a sectional-record 175 points.