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Today's Sports

  • Braves oust Bulldogs in first-...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Tecumseh scored nine runs in the first two innings and cruised past Cannelton 11-1 in the first round of the Class A baseball sectional Monday.

    Cannelton scored its only run in the fourth inning. Drake Duke led off with a single to left field and Larry Holman reached base on an error by the third baseman.

    Both runners moved up a base on Bryce Garrett’s ground out to the first baseman. With two outs Duke scored on Marvin Walls’ infield hit.

  • Reed makes All-PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY — Though Tell City did not win a PAC girls softball game this season, senior shortstop Hana Reed’s individual efforts have been rewarded with a spot on the all-conference team.

    The team was selected by conference coaches May 20 but not released until this week because some coaches asked that it not be released until after their sectionals were over.

  • No Perry County boys qualify for...

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central sophomore Austin LeClere placed fourth in the long jump at the boys track regional Thursday, but no Perry County boy qualified for the state meet.
    The top eight finishers in each event scored, but only the top three qualified for state.
    LeClere went 20 feet, 5 1/4 inches in the long jump, just 2 3/4 inches short of third-place Julian Washington of Bosse.
    Perry Central junior Alex Newton was the county’s next highest finisher, taking fifth in the 1600-meter run in 4:35.66.

  • Kohnert to play for former Big...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City frontliner Chris Kohnert will start his college basketball career playing for one of the Big Ten Conference’s all-time great frontline players.

  • Rebels hold off Commodores in...

    BRETZVILLE—Perry Central couldn’t generate any offense the first six innings and lost to South Spencer 4-2 in the Class A girls softball sectional semifinals Wednesday.

  • Vikings shut out Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Perry Central had only three hits in a 5-0 first-round Class 2A baseball sectional loss to North Posey Thursday.
    Strong pitching by Tanner Cassidy kept the Commo-dores in the game the first six innings, though.
    He gave up only one unearned run in the first five innings and another unearned one in the sixth.

  • Three-run 5th propels Rangers...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—A baseball cliche is that the ball has eyes sometimes. That seemed to be the case as Forest Park scored three runs in the fourth inning without a hard hit to beat Tell City 5-2 in the first round of the Class 2A sectional Wednesday.
    The Rangers led 2-1 when Jared Wilgus led off the bottom of the fourth with a nubber between the pitcher and shortstop that fell in for a hit.

  • Cannelton splits two games

    NEW HARMONY—Cannelton had 10 hits and drew 26 walks to beat Rock Creek 28-18 in the consolation game of New Harmony’s girls softball tourney Saturday.
    Sammie James, who was pitching her second game of the day for Cannelton, gave up 12 walks and struck out four as there were 38 total walks in the five-inning game, which lasted more than three hours.
    “Sammie was getting tired,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. And Rock Creek is a first-year team whose pitchers have struggled with control this season.

  • Pats shut out Perry Central

    LINCOLN CITY—Trent Simpson and Cole Burroughs combined to pitch a four-hitter as Heritage Hills shut out Perry Central 8-0 in baseball Monday.
    Simpson, usually the Patriots’ closer, pitched the first six innings for the win. He struck out nine and walked two.
    “He was throwing in the high 80s (mph) and had a good curveball that broke late,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.
    No Perry Central batter had more than one hit. Andrew Mosby hit a double for the team’s only extra-base hit.

  • Beard, Seibert lead Tell City...

    TELL CITY—Spenser Beard hit two triples and a single as Tell City beat Northeast Dubois 5-1 in baseball Monday.
    Beard drove in two runs.
    “We had good production out of Beard in the leadoff spot again, we were able to use the bunt to move runners, and we were able to push across runs in some tough hitting counts,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl.
    Dayne Seibert pitched the first 51⁄3 innings for the win. He gave up one run and walked two.