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Today's Sports

  • PC gets 30 hits in 2 wins

    LEOPOLD—Nearly all season Perry Central baseball coach Phil Zellers has been concerned about his team’s lack of hitting. But those concerns were alleviated by the Commodores’ amassing 30 hits and 31 runs in their last two games.
    They had 13 hits and drew 12 walks in a 19-4 road win over Springs Valley Wednesday.
    Then they had 17 hits, including three doubles and a triple, in beating Forest Park, which started the week ranked seventh in the state in Class 2A, 12-9 Friday.

  • TC shuts out two foes

    FERDINAND—With a young staff, Tell City’s baseball pitching hasn’t been as consistent this year as in some seasons. But back-to-back two-hit shutouts Wednesday and Thursday will help the Marksmen’s pitching numbers.
    Errorless defense both nights also helped the pitchers, who were victimized by several unearned runs early in the season.
    Jordan Heck threw the two-hitter Wednesday as the Marksmen blanked Forest Park 7-0 in a PAC game. He walked one and struck out three.

  • PC boys track team wins first...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Teams that win track sectionals often set a school record in at least one event, pick up a lot of second and third places, and have someone unseeded score some key points.
    Perry Central’s boys followed that formula to a T Thursday as they edged Forest Park 95-94 to win an 11-team sectional.
    Tell City finished fourth with 77 points and Cannelton was 11th with four.

  • PC loses twice

    CAMPBELLSBURG—West Washington scored three unearned runs to beat Perry Central 5-1 in PLAC girls softball Saturday.
    “We made errors that should have been routine plays, costing us one run in the fourth and two runs in the fifth,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    Perry Central outhit the Senators 9-5.
    “We hit the ball but not hard,” said Rothgerber, “We left nine on base and struck out on bad pitches with runners in scoring position and made some bad base-running decisions.

  • Marksmen 6th in PAC

    SANTA CLAUS—Mason Waninger shot 100 to lead Tell City to sixth place in the nine-team PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.
    Tell City shot 427. Heritage Hills repeated as champion with 312 strokes.
    Besides Waninger, Tell City scorers were Grant Bolin with 102, Damian Harney 112, and Jimmy Phillips 113.
    Will Roberts was the Marksmen’s fifth man with 120.
    Tyler Gray of Southridge shot  1-under-par 71 to earn medalist honors.

  • Mount Vernon sweeps Tell City

    TELL CITY—Tell City didn’t score until the sixth inning in an 8-4 loss to Mount Vernon in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    By that time Mount Vernon had built an 8-0 lead thanks to a seven-run fourth inning.
    “The fourth inning was where the game got away,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “We had trouble throwing strikes and allowed too many baserunners to get on base too easily. Mount Vernon is too good of a team to allow that.”
    Mount Vernon outhit Tell City only 9-7 for the game but drew six walks.

  • Baseball sectional pairings...

    INDIANAPOLIS—The first Perry County baseball team to play a sectional game this year will be Tell City, which will open the Southridge Class 2A sectional against Forest Park Wednes-day, May 23, at 6 p.m. Perry County time.
    Pairings were drawn by the IHSAA Tuesday.
    The winner of Tell City’s game will play defending state champion South Spencer, which drew the bye in the seven-team sectional, at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day.

  • Thomas propels PC past Senators

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Derek Thomas went 4 for 4 to power shorthanded Perry Central past West Washington 8-2 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    Thomas scored three runs and drove in two.
    Tyler Franchville and Andrew Mosby each went 2 for 4, with Mosby doubling home two runs in Perry Central’s five-run seventh inning.
    Justin Hagan pitched the first 51⁄3 innings for the win. He struck out three and walked two.
    Thomas pitched the last 12⁄3 innings, striking out four and walking one.

  • Duke no-hits Tigers

    CROTHERSVILLE—Drake Duke threw a no-hitter as Cannelton beat Crothers-ville 13-0 in the second game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    Duke struck out 10 and walked one as Cannelton won the game in five innings by the 10-run rule.
    “He had his curveball going well and his knuckleball moving well,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    His teammates gave him a big early lead with six runs in the second inning and five in the third.

  • Tell City doesn’t need hard hits...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City scored two runs in the first inning without hitting the ball out of the infield en route to beating Perry Central 5-1 in baseball Monday.
    Drew Mowery struck out to start the game but reached base when the ball got past the catcher.
    Brian Arnold followed with a grounder to the first baseman, who threw to second to try to get the lead runner. The throw was bobbled by the shortstop but did not appear to be in time to get the runner anyway.