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Today's Sports

  • Dorsam pitches, hits Jeeps past...

    LEOPOLD—McKenzie Dorsam hit two homers and two triples and pitched a two-hitter as Northeast Dubois overpowered Perry Central 14-0 in girls softball Friday.

    Dorsam’s homers were a three-run homer and a solo shot.

    The Jeeps scored four runs in the first inning to take control early.

    Dorsam was also in control on the pitching rubber. She struck out four and walked only one in the six-inning game.

    Singles by Cassy Schaad in the second inning and Morgan Gibson in the third inning were Perry Central’s only hits.

  • South Spencer edges Marksmen

    REO—Tell City won two of the three singles matches but lost to South Spencer 3-2 in the first round of the IHSAA girls tennis sectional Thursday.

    Tell City’s Bethany Peter shut out Jennah Banks 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.

    Peter will thus advance to the No. 1 singles individual sectional this week at Jasper, though whom she will play and when had not been decided at press time.

    Tell City sophomore Rachel Woznicki beat Kayla Drwal 7-5, 6-1 for the Marksmen’s other victory.

  • Schoen one-hits Bulldogs

    LANESVILLE—Ashley Schoen pitched a one-hitter as Lanesville beat Cannelton 12-2 in girls softball Thursday.

    Cannelton took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Jaci Garrett walked and advanced to second on Allicyn Garrett’s swinging bunt hit.

    Though the catcher had no chance to throw Allicyn Garrett out at first, she still attempted a throw, which went into right field.

    The ball went through the right fielder’s legs as she tried to pick it up, allowing Jaci Garrett to score.

  • Commodores 4th in quadrangular

    FRENCH LICK—Two Perry Central golfers tied for medalist honors but the Commodores finished fourth in a four-team match Thursday.

    Host Springs Valley won with 171 strokes on the Donald Ross course. Paoli shot 178, Corydon 179, and Perry Central 184.

    “If we can get these kids all playing well at the same time, I think we can compete,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.

    Charlie Weatherholt and Brad Douglas each shot a 41 to lead Perry Central.

    Logan Shearn shot 48 and Dylan Hirsch 54 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.

  • Huber wins hurdles races,...

    LEOPOLD—Jessica Huber won both hurdles races to lead Perry Central to fifth place in the 11-team girls track sectional Tuesday.

    Sarah Goffinet won the 1600-meter run and Elizabeth Kohnert won both jumps as Tell City finished seventh.

    Cannelton, on the strength of Sammie James placing in both throws, finished 10th.

    Northeast Dubois won with 117 points, 20 ahead of runner-up Forest Park.

    Huber set personal records in both hurdles races as she won the 100 intermediates in 16.21 seconds and the 300 lows in 48.77.

  • Nine-run inning lifts Marksmen...

    LEOPOLD—Tell City trailed Perry Central 4-1 after two innings in baseball Monday and had scored its only run without a hit.

    But the Marksmen’s explosive offense exploded for nine runs in the third inning to propel them to a 15-9 victory.

    A single by Kyle Osborne and a double by Shane Weedman drove in the Marksmen’s first two runs of the inning.

    After a single by Jordan Heck, Trent Nelson tripled to right field to drive in two runs and give the Marksmen a 5-4 lead.

    Nelson scored on a bloop double to right by Travis Jones.

  • PC routs West Washington

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Ian Hahus pitched a four-hitter and Stephen Hayes hit a three-run homer as Perry Central crushed West Washington 11-1 in PLAC baseball Friday.

    The Commodores led only 2-1 until Hayes hit his fifth homer of the season over the left-field fence in the fourth inning.

    That gave him 29 RBIs for the season, 14 more than any Commodore had last year.

    Dee Jay Shaw hit a single and a double and Seth Raetz and Derek Thomas each also had two hits for the Commodores.

    Raetz and Clint Cassidy each drove in two runs to back Hayes in that department.

  • Baseball sectional pairings set

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City and Cannelton will try to avenge regular-season losses and Perry Central will face a ranked team in first-round baseball sectional games.

    Sectional pairings were drawn by the IHSAA Tuesday.

    Tell City and Perry Central will play in the Class 2A sectional at South Spencer.

    The Marksmen will face 17-7 North Posey in the first game at 5 p.m.

    That will be followed by Perry Central taking on Mater Dei, which is ranked eighth in the state in Class 2A, at 7:30 p.m.

  • Marksmen win 1 of 3

    TELL CITY—Trent Benningfield and Shane Weedman hit doubles as Tell City beat Mount Vernon 8-7 in nine innings in the second game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.

    Tell City edged the Wildcats 16-15 in hits.

    Trent Gunn relieved Jeff Braun on the mound in the seventh inning and pitched the rest of the way to pick up his second win of the season.

    Mount Vernon scored at least two runs in five of the first six innings to beat the Marksmen 11-8 in the opener.

    Gunn and Trent Nelson hit doubles for Tell City.

  • Trojans hold off Cannelton

    OAKLAND CITY—Two big innings carried Wood Memorial past Cannelton 7-4 in baseball Monday.

    Cannelton led 2-0 until the Trojans scored three runs—two of them unearned —in the bottom of the third inning.

    The Trojans added four runs in the fourth to hold off Cannelton’s two-run sixth-inning rally.

    “We played pretty well--we just had one bad inning,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.