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  • Perry Central holds off Springs...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s big plays were the difference in its 14-8 win over Springs Valley in Patoka Lake Athletic Conference football Friday.
    Springs Valley led 8-7 with 5:56 left in the game when the Commodores recovered a Springs Valley fumble on the Blackhawks’ 47-yard line.
    The Commodores’ next two plays netted them no yards. On third-and-10 Perry Central’s Austin LeClere rushed for 7 yards.

  • Theis places third in state meet

    TELL CITY—Jill Theis placed third to lead Perry Central to 11th in the small-school division of the Indiana middle school girls cross country state meet Saturday.
    Perry Central scored 337 points. Norwell won the 27-team meet with 129.
    Theis, an eighth grader, ran the 3-kilometer course in 11:35.9, 22 seconds faster than her 13th-place finish last year.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Macey Emmons, 77th in 13:03.3; Elizabeth Dauby, 100th in 13:19.4; Hannah Hubert, 102nd in 13:20.0; and Caylyn Peter, 111th in 13:34.8.

  • Tell City places 2nd at Dubois

    DUBOIS—The Sherry twins placed in the top 10 to lead Tell City to second place in Northeast Dubois’ eight-team boys cross country invitational Tuesday.
    The Marksmen scored 68 points. Bedford-North Lawrence won with 20. “They’re just awesome,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden.
    Caleb Sherry placed seventh in 17:59 “in a pretty deep field,” said Hollinden.
    Cameron Sherry was 10th in 18:15.
    Tell City’s other four runners all placed in the top 25 in the 60-runner race.

  • Missed serves costly to Cannelton

    REO—Four consecutive missed serves put Cannelton in the hole early in a 25-12, 25-17, 25-17 volleyball loss to South Spencer Tuesday.
    “We had a lot of missed serves,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers.
    Still the Bulldogs played with the Rebels after their cold start. The second and third games were each tied 17-17 before the Rebels pulled away.
    Allicyn Garrett led Cannelton hitters with four kills and Taylor Lawalin made two blocks. Lawalin and Jackie Malone each made 12 sets.

  • Commodores thump Forest Park

    FERDINAND—Ashley Gengelbach played strong defense in the front and back rows as Perry Central defeated Forest Park 25-14, 25-14, 25-18 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Gengelbach led the Commodores in blocks with four and digs with 11. She also made six kills.
    Sydney Goffinet and Hannah Harpenau each made eight kills, Grace James seven, and Jordan Sprinkle three. James had 17 assists.
    Sprinkle made three blocks and Goffinet added two.
    Brittany Parker made seven digs, Jennifer Kemp six, and Harpenau five.

  • Kashyab All-PAC 4th time

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Anjan Kashyab was elected to the All-PAC boys tennis team Monday for the fourth year in a row.
    Kashyab is the only Tell City boy to make all-conference in tennis at least three years. Danielle Dauby (1984, ’85 and ’87) and Sarah Spinner (2002-04) are the only Tell City girls to make it three times.
    Playing No. 1 singles all four years for the Marksmen, Kashyab went 7-1 in the conference this year and 15-3 overall.

  • Castle downs Marksmen for...

    TELL CITY—Jake Swihart was Tell City’s only winner as Castle beat the Marksmen 4-1 to win the boys tennis sectional Saturday for the 19th year in a row.
    Swihart, a freshman, beat Grant Gardner 6-3, 6-0 in No. 2 singles.
    The Knights won the other four matches in straight sets.
    Neil Jairth defeated Anjan Kashyab 6-0, 6-2 in No. 1 singles and Austin Machino beat Zach Fisher 6-2, 6-1 in No. 3.
    Caurab Chaudhry and Jake Lobel shut out Jeff Yeung and Austin Paulin 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Shelton, Rebels top Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Shane Shelton scored three goals as South Spencer beat Tell City 4-1 in the first round of the Heritage Hills Class A boys soccer sectional Monday.

    Despite the loss, Tell City Coach Austin Fischer “felt like we played a pretty decent game. We definitely showed improvement since the beginning of the year.

    “Their second goal was a fluke—it hit Casey (May, Tell City’s goalie) in the back and bounced off the pole and went in.

  • TC clinches tie for PAC

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 29 kills, 10 digs and a school-record 12 blocks (11 solo) as Tell City beat North Posey 25-6, 21-25, 25-23, 26-24 in PAC volleyball Saturday.

    The Marksmen improved to 7-0 in the PAC, clinching at least a tie for their second consecutive conference title.

    Kassidie Hayes added 11 kills and two blocks and Logan Flannagan eight kills to Tell City’s attack. Charissa Lahee had 46 assists.

    Stori Beard led Tell City’s back-row defense with 20 digs and Cassie Bryant added 11.

  • PC needs to contain Blackhawks’...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Springs Valley has scored at least 46 points in three of its football games and only one touchdown in each of the other four games, including a 50-6 loss at Tecumseh last week.

    Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson expects the 3-4 Blackhawks to bounce back for their 7 p.m. game at Perry Central Friday, though. “It’s always a good game when they play us,” he said Monday.