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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central wins 1 of 3 games

    LEOPOLD—Ethan Myler scattered seven hits and Perry Central made the most of its three hits to beat West Washington 2-1 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    Khole Gehlhausen went 2 for 3 for Perry Central and drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning.
    Myler had the Commodores’ other hit and scored from first base on Gehlhausen’s single.
    “We did struggle at the plate - we weren’t very patient today and swung at some pitches out of the zone,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor.

  • Bulldogs split with Tigers...

    CROTHERSVILLE—Damon Powers pitched a two-hitter as Cannelton beat Crothersville 7-2 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    Powers struck out 11 and walked five.
    Powers and Jacob Pearey each hit a single and a double to lead Cannelton’s five-hit attack. Pearey drove in two runs.
    Crothersville scored eight runs in the second inning of the second game to win 8-5.
    Ethan Melton pitched all six innings for Cannelton, giving up seven hits and three walks and striking out seven.

  • PC edges Senators to move to 5-0...

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Lea Harbaville hit a two-run double in the top of the ninth inning to lift Perry Central past West Washington 6-4 in PLAC softball Saturday.
    The Commodores improved to 5-0 in the conference. They will host Mitchell for their final conference game today at 4:30 p.m. as they go for their fourth consecutive PLAC title.
    They got off to a slow start Saturday, trailing 2-0 until scoring four runs in the top of the fifth.
    Mitchell scored solo runs in the sixth and seventh innings to send the game into extra innings.

  • Tell City, Perry Central will...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City and Perry Central will have a rematch in the Class 2A baseball sectional, with one of them assured of making it to the championship game.
    Pairings for next week’s sectionals were drawn by the IHSAA Tuesday.
    Tell City and Perry Central drew first-round byes in the six-team Tell City sectional and will meet in the second semifinal game next Thursday at approximately 7:30 p.m.
    In the first round North Posey will play South Spencer Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., followed by Mater Dei versus Forest Park at approximately 7:30 p.m.

  • Hendershot shuts out Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Gant Miller drove in three runs and Preston Hendershot pitched a three-hitter as Tell City beat Perry Central 11-0 in baseball Monday.
    Hendershot and Perry Central starting pitcher Jaron Underhill both had good control, as they combined for just three walks - two by Underhill. Neither hit a batter nor threw a wild pitch.
    Hendershot struck out five and Underhill struck out four.

  • Perry Central has three champs...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central won three events as it placed third in its own 10-team girls track sectional Tuesday.
    As expected, Jasper dominated with 161 points, 55 more than runner-up Heritage Hills.
    Perry Central scored 95 and Tell City was fifth with 66.
    Perry Central senior Brynnan Underhill repeated as champion in the discus with a 108-foot-8 throw.
    That was 2 feet, 2 inches farther than her winning throw last year and 5 feet, 6 inches farther than runner-up Tori Tretter of Southridge.

  • Three Tell Citians claim state...

    AVON—Three Tell City Wrestling Club members won state titles in the Indiana State Wrestling Association’s freestyle and Greco-Roman tourneys May 7-8.

  • Softball sectional pairings drawn

    INDIANAPOLIS—All three Perry County softball teams will open sectional play next Monday, May 23.
    Perry Central and Tell City are in the six-team, Class 2A Forest Park sectional at Cedar Crest School and both will have rematches with teams that defeated them in the regular season.
    Perry Central will face defending champion North Posey in the first game at 5:30 p.m. (all times listed are Perry County times).
    That will be followed by Forest Park taking on Tell City at approximately 7 p.m.

  • Schuetter one-hits Crawford...

    MARENGO—Morgan Schuetter threw a one-hitter as Tell City beat Crawford County 6-0 in a rain-shortened softball game Wednesday.
    Schuetter struck out nine and walked three in the five-inning game.
    The only hit against her was a one-out single by Addy Simpson in the fifth inning.
    A strikeout and a pop-up to the pitcher then ended the inning. The game was then called due to inclement weather.

  • Tell City shuts out Vikings

    POSEYVILLE—Tell City’s Hunter Rowe struck out 18 as he shut out North Posey 5-0 in PAC baseball Friday.
    Rowe gave up three hits and walked none. His strikeout total is the highest for a Tell City pitcher since Dave Schank struck out a school-record 20 against Vincennes Lincoln May 3, 1986.
    “Tonight was all about Hunter’s great night on the mound,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “He has been plagued by slow starts on the mound this year. When he came out and struck the first hitter out on four pitches, we knew he had good stuff.