We can’t know for sure how successful a new high school basketball coach will be until we’ve seen his team in action for several games and seen how he relates to his players and deals with parents, referees and the many ancillary responsibilities that few realize the job entails.
CAMPBELLSBURG—Errors hurt Cannelton in a doubleheader baseball loss to West Washington Saturday.
The Bulldogs committed five errors as they lost the first game 11-1. “We couldn’t get out of an inning,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
West Washington outhit Cannelton 7-3, with all three Bulldog hits being singles.
Larry Holman pitched the first four innings for Cannelton to take the loss. He gave up six runs—four earned—on five hits and three walks and struck out three.
VINCENNES—Brandon Goodwin pitched a five-hitter as Vincennes Lincoln defeated Tell City 11-5 in baseball Saturday.
Goodwin struck out six and did not allow an earned run.
Tell City led 2-1 going into the bottom of the third inning, but the Alices scored four runs that inning and five the next to take control.
Jordan Heck pitched into the fourth inning for Tell City and took the loss.
LANESVILLE—Emma Zeller threw a perfect game as Lanesville beat Cannelton 2-0 in girls softball Thursday.
Zeller, a freshman, struck out 11.
On their other 10 outs the Bulldogs “hit the ball pretty well,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. “Again it was just right at people.”
It was the second consecutive perfect game thrown against the Bulldogs.
Cannelton pitcher Sammie James gave up only five hits and the Bulldogs committed only one error.