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Today's Sports

  • Commodores fall to Tecumseh

    LYNNVILLE—Excellent serve reception helped Tecumseh beat Perry Central 25-20, 25-12, 25-12 in volleyball Thursday.

    Perry Central got only two ace serves in against the Braves.

    Megan Hedinger led Perry Central in kills with 10. Olivia Schroeder added five and Jessica Huber four.

    Hedinger made four blocks and Schroeder added two.

    Tessa Lynch had 11 assists, Jennifer Kemp eight, and Sloan Harpenau five.

    Huber made 12 digs and Lynch and Hilarie Hahus each added seven.

    Tecumseh won the junior varsity match 25-18, 25-24.

  • Whitesville holds off Cannelton

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Five bad serves hurt Cannelton in a 24-26, 25-20, 25-15 volleyball loss to Whitesville Trinity Thursday.

    Cannelton did have “a lot of good spikes,” said Coach Heather Garrison. “I’m definitely seeing improvement.”

    Sarah Powers and Allicyn Garrett each made six spikes and Jaci Garrett and Sammie James each added five. Three of Allicyn Garrett’s went for kills.

    Nakaa Myers made 28 good sets.

    Cannelton served nine aces, including three by Jaci Garrett.

  • Tell City subdues Crawford County

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all three singles matches and No. 1 doubles to beat Crawford County 4-1 in boys tennis Wednesday.

    The Marksmen swept the singles matches in straight sets.

    Anjan Kashyab beat C.J. Shelton 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1, Greg Hollinden beat Jared Purcell 6-1, 6-4 in No. 2, and Christopher Kohnert defeated Jarret Denzinger 6-2, 6-3 in No. 3.

    Mike Richmer and Trent Wheatley outlasted Patrick Allen and Jesse Baize 6-7 (2), 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Archers score late to top PC

    LEOPOLD—Reese Miller scored a tie-breaking touchdown on a 41-yard sweep in the fourth quarter as Tell City beat Perry Central 22-14 in eighth grade football Thursday.

    Brennan Malone threw a two-point conversion pass to Drew Mowery to put the Archers up by eight points. Their defense then stopped Perry Central’s final drive.

    Miller had scored earlier on a 66-yard run and a two-point conversion run.

    Malone threw a 15-yard pass to Mowery for Tell City’s first touchdown.

  • Perry Central shuts out South...

    GREENSBURG—Perry Central used a balanced rushing attack and strong defense against the run to shut out South Decatur 21-0 in football Saturday.

    The Commodores held South Decatur to 18 yards rushing on 22 carries while gaining 207 yards themselves on 47 carries.

    The Cougars did complete 17 of 34 passes for 164 yards.

    But they also had one intercepted by Andrew Harpenau and one knocked down by Lucas Bryant. And their quarterback was sacked twice, by T.J. Hall and Kegan Hubert.

  • Perry Central boys win Boonville...

    BOONVILLE—Perry Central placed all five of its scorers in the top 10 to win the 14-team Boonville boys cross country invitational Saturday.

    The Commodores scored 39 points to finish 11 ahead of runner-up Evansville Memorial. Tell City was sixth with 172.

    Michael Ernst placed fifth in 16:46.31 to lead the Commodores.

    Other Perry Central scorers were Eric Scheiber, seventh in 16:52.66; Neal Schwartz, eighth in 17:05.99; Jake Schwartz, ninth in 17:06.62, and Ian Bashor, 10th in 17:15.21.

  • Marksmen to face big South...

    REO—Combating a bigger, more experienced offensive line is a problem Tell City will try to solve in its PAC football game at South Spencer Friday at 7 p.m.

    Tell City Coach Don Hitz said the offensive line is the main strength of the Rebels, who are 2-0 and ranked 12th in the Class 2A state coaches poll.

    “They’re big and strong and all seniors,” Hitz said of the line. “They’ll lock on and really drive it.

    “They’re a lot bigger than us—probably 20 pounds per man bigger.”

  • Wolfpack hope to change luck...

    MARENGO—Driving down the field hasn’t been a problem for Crawford County’s football team in its first two games, but finishing those drives with touchdowns has been.

    The Wolfpack, who will host Perry Central Friday at 7 p.m., are 0-2. But “they could easily be 2-0,” said Spencer. “They’re a big team and have actually moved the ball well in both games.

  • Tell City 1-2 at Harrison

    EVANSVILLE—Elizabeth Kohnert made eight kills and five blocks as Tell City beat Evansville North 20-25, 25-19, 15-6 in Harrison’s volleyball tourney Saturday.

    Brittney Harth added four kills and two blocks and Jamie Brinksneader also made four kills.

    McKenzie Hayes had eight assists and five digs. Hana Reed also made five digs and Miranda Zuelly had five assists.

    Tell City lost its other two matches in the tourney to Gibson Southern 25-20 and 25-22 and to Pike Central 25-22 and 27-25.

  • PC 1-2 in tipoff tourney

    LEOPOLD—Jessica Huber made seven kills and four digs as Perry Central beat South Spencer 25-11, 25-15 in the first match of Perry Central’s tipoff volleyball tourney Saturday.

    Megan Hedinger added five kills. Sloan Harpenau and Tessa Lynch each had six assists.

    Harpenau and Hilarie Hahus each served two aces.

    Perry Central lost its other matches in the four-team round-robin, falling 26-24, 25-19 to Northeast Dubois and 25-18, 25-22 to Southridge, which won the tourney.