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Today's Sports

  • PC splits two PLAC games

    LEOPOLD—Morgan Gibson went 4 for 4 and drove in three runs as Perry Central trounced West Washington 14-4 in PLAC girls softball Saturday.
    Gibson hit two doubles and stole two bases.
    Brittany Overstreet and Kristi Brumfield each added a two-run double and Heather Hendricks also drove in two runs.
    Tessa Lynch and Kayla Carter also hit doubles.
    Perry Central batters struck out only two times and drew seven walks.
    “Our hitting has come a long way,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Baseball sectional pairings made

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City drew a coveted first-round bye in baseball sectional pairings drawn by the IHSAA Tuesday.
    The Marksmen will host their Class 2A sectional and will play Mater Dei in the second semifinal game 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 30.
    Perry Central will play South Spencer in the first round of the six-team sectional 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, after North Posey faces Forest Park in the first game at 5 p.m.
    The winners of those two first-round games will meet in the first semifinal game 10 a.m. Monday, May 30.

  • PC nips West Washington 5-4

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central pounded out 13 hits to beat West Washington 5-4 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    Kyle Troesch went 2 for 3 with two RBIs, including driving in the Commodores’ last run that gave them the lead for good in the fifth inning.
    Lucas Bryant, Derek Thomas, Stephen Hayes, Tanner Cassidy and Colt Brown each also had two hits.
    Thomas and Brown each drove in one run.
    “We did a pretty good job of scoring the guys that got on base,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.

  • Big inning lifts TC past Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City had four consecutive hits and scored four runs in the fourth inning to beat Perry Central 6-2 in baseball Monday.
    The Marksmen had only one infield hit before that. But all eight batters they sent to the plate in the fourth inning were facing Perry Central starter Joey Peter for the second time, which may have made it easier to hit him.

  • PC 3rd, Tell City 5th in 11-team...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City’s Logan Flannagan won three events but Perry Central used its depth and two victories to place third in the 11-team girls track sectional Tuesday.

  • Marksmen commit 5 errors in loss

    BOONVILLE—Tell City committed five errors in an 8-0 girls softball loss to Boonville Thursday.
    Boonville, ranked No. 8 in the state in Class 3A, didn’t need the extra help, as its three earned runs were enough to win.
    The Pioneers held Tell City to four singles.
    Hana Reed went 2 for 2 to lead Tell City hitters. She was also hit by a pitch.
    Josalyn Ress pitched a complete game for Tell City to take the loss. She gave up seven hits and three walks and struck out four.
    Tell City, 3-10, will host South Spencer Tuesday at 5 p.m.

  • Errors contribute to PC loss to...

    MITCHELL—Mitchell scored three unearned runs to beat Perry Central 3-0 in PLAC girls softball Thursday.
    The Commodores committed three errors, and all three led to Mitchell runs.
    A throwing error on a pickoff play and an outfield error helped the Bluejackets score two fourth-inning runs.
    They added another run in the fifth when a Commodore infielder dropped the ball trying to make a tag on a rundown.
    The Commodores outhit Mitchell 7-6 but couldn’t take advantage of Mitchell’s three errors. They left nine runners on base.

  • Softball sectional pairings drawn

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City drew a first-round bye while Perry Central and Cannelton will open girls softball sectional play in the first round next Monday.
    Perry Central will play Mater Dei May 23 at 5:30 p.m. (all times listed are Perry County times) in the first round of Forest Park’s Class 2A sectional, to be held at Cedar Crest School in Bretzville.
    That will be followed by South Spencer vs. Forest Park at approximately 7 p.m.
    The winners of those games will meet in the first semifinal game 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24.

  • Commodores hold off Mitchell

    MITCHELL—Stephen Hayes drove in two runs and pitched a complete game as Perry Central beat Mitchell 6-4 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    Hayes gave up eight hits, including four doubles. But he walked only one and struck out four, and his teammates backed him with only one error.
    “We really had a good defensive game,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “The one error we had didn’t hurt us.
    “(Left fielder) Blake Crockett threw a guy out at home to end the fourth inning. That was a big play for us.”

  • Tell City defeats Raiders to set...

    TELL CITY—Jordan Heck drove in three runs as Tell City defeated Southridge 9-2 in PAC baseball Thurs-day.
    Heck went 3 for 4 with a double to lead Tell City’s seven-hit attack.
    Tell City scored three runs in the third inning on three walks, an RBI single by Heck, and a two-run single by Cordell Snyder. That put the Marksmen up 4-0.
    They added five runs in the fifth. Dayne Seibert hit a two-run single that inning.
    Trent Benningfield went 2 for 4 and scored two runs for Tell City. Seibert was 1 for 1 plus three walks.