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Today's Sports

  • Commodores shut out twice

    REO—Perry Central had only three hits in 10 innings as it was shut out in girls softball road games Thursday and Friday.

    Hilarie Hahus and Tara Claise hit consecutive singles in the fourth inning for the Commodores’ only hits in a 13-0 loss to South Spencer Thursday.

    South Spencer pitcher Brooke Rust walked two and struck out eight in the five-inning game.

    Kristi Brumfield pitched a complete game for Perry Central. She gave up 11 hits and three walks and struck out three.

  • Hayes stifles Bulldogs' bats

    LEOPOLD—Stephen Hayes pitched a three-hitter as Perry Central beat Cannelton 8-1 in baseball Thursday.

    Perry Central improved to 14-8, tying the school record for most wins set in 2006 and 2007.

    Ethan Herzog, the second batter of the game, hit a home run for Cannelton. It hit the top of the left-field fence and then bounced on the other side of the fence.

    Hayes shut the Bulldogs out the rest of the way, though, as he raised his record to 3-0.

    He walked none, struck out nine, and retired the last 14 batters he faced.

  • Davis wins 3200 race in girls...

    LEOPOLD—Tiffany Davis won the 3200-meter run to lead Tell City to sixth place in the 11-team IHSAA girls track sectional Tuesday.

    Forest Park won with 141 points. Tell City scored 57, Perry Central was seventh with 30, and Cannelton tied for 10th with 7.

    The top eight finishers in each event scored and the top four qualified for the regional, to be held at Evansville Central Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

  • Marksmen blast PC with 12-run...

    TELL CITY—Trent Gunn drove in five runs in the third inning as Tell City beat Perry Central 14-0 in baseball Monday.

    The game was a scoreless tie after two innings, and neither team had hit the ball hard.

    But the Marksmen, who started their second time through the batting order in the third inning, did hit the ball hard then as they scored 12 runs in the inning.

    Trent Benningfield led off with a single to right field. Andy Chinn followed with a fly ball to deep left-center that the center fielder dropped after making a long run to it.

  • Marksmen tie record with 12th...

    TELL CITY—Josalyn Ress pitched a four-hitter as Tell City beat South Spencer 4-1 in PAC girls softball Tuesday.

    Ress also pitched a two-hitter as the Marksmen beat North Harrison 5-2 in a non-conference road game Saturday.

    The two victories gave the Marksmen a 12-8 record, tying the school record for most wins set in 2007.

    With only one regular-season game and the sectional left, it also assured the Marksmen of their first above .500 record since the team went 7-5 in its first season in 1996.

  • Marksmen split with Wildcats

    MOUNT VERNON—Tell City had 22 hits as it split a baseball doubleheader with Mount Vernon Saturday.

    Tell City won the second game 10-6 behind a 12-hit attack.

    Kyle Osborne drove in four runs for the Marksmen that game as he went 3 for 4. Andy Chinn and Trent Gunn each hit a two-run double.

    Chinn and Nick Kleaving each had two hits.

    Jordan Rhodes picked up the win in relief. Flannagan walked nine and struck out two before being relieved in the fourth inning.

    Tell City lost the first game 5-3 despite outhitting the Wildcats 10-5.

  • PC crushes Springs Valley

    FRENCH LICK—Andrew Harpenau pitched a five-hit shutout as Perry Central trounced Springs Valley 10-0 in PLAC baseball Tuesday.

    The Commodores improved to 4-0 in the conference and clinched at least a tie for the title.

    They need to win only one of their last two conference games to win the title outright for the first time in the conference’s 30-year history (they have tied for the title three times).

    Tuesday’s game was scoreless after two innings, but Perry Central scored in each of the next five innings.

  • TC to face PC again in sectional

    TELL CITY—Tell City will face Perry Central in the first round of the Tell City baseball sectional May 28.

    Pairings for the sectionals were drawn by the IHSAA Tuesday.

    The six-team, Class 2A sectional at Tell City’s Frank Clemens Field will start Thursday, May 28, with Forest Park facing South Spencer at 5 p.m.

    That will be followed by Tell City vs. Perry Central at approximately 7:30 p.m.

    The winners of those two games will meet in the first semifinal game 5 p.m. Friday, May 29.

  • PC splits two PLAC games

    ORLEANS—Perry Central had a season-high 16 hits as it beat Orleans 9-5 in PLAC girls softball Monday.

    Cassy Schaad went 3 for 4 to lead Perry Central hitters.

    Tara Claise, Kristi Brumfield, Cassie Wilgus and Haley Lewis each added two hits. Every Perry Central starter had at least one hit.

    Claise and Brumfield each drove in two runs.

    Brumfield pitched a five-hitter for the win. She walked three and struck out four.

  • Trojans outscore Cannelton

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial scored multiple runs in five innings to beat Cannelton 13-6 in baseball Monday.

    The Trojans outhit Cannelton 14-8 and had three extra-base hits.

    Cannelton hit with them early, taking a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the first inning on Tyler Aud’s three-run homer, his second of the season.

    “We hit the ball,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We were all over him (Wood Memorial pitcher Nick Powers) in the first two or three innings.