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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central splits two...

    LEOPOLD—Miranda Claise pitched a no-hitter and a two-hitter as Perry Central split junior high girls softball doubleheaders Saturday and Monday.

    Claise threw a no-hitter as the Commodores beat Paoli 4-2 in the second game of Saturday’s twinbill.

    She struck out three and walked one in that five-inning game.

    Perry Central had three hits—singles by Hannah Harpenau, Allison Parker and Kosha Wetzel. Parker and Wetzel each drove in two runs.

    Paoli won the opener 4-3 in six innings.

  • Sports Acceleration, Cash...

    TELL CITY—Pitching remained strong for Cash Waggner & Associates and Sports Acceleration as each improved to 3-0 with wins in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league Monday.

    Taylor Benningfield and Kosha Wetzel combined to pitch a one-hitter as Cash Waggner beat Frederick Sheet Metal 5-2.

    Benningfield struck out six and walked four in four innings. Wetzel struck out none and walked none in a 1-2-3 inning.

    Payton Reed had Frederick’s only hit, an RBI single in the third inning.

  • All-PAC softball team released

    LINCOLN CITY—The Pocket Athletic Conference finally released its all-conference girls softball team Monday, two weeks after it was selected.

    As reported here previously, Tell City’s Lauren Goffinet was named to the 15-girl honor squad.

    Conference champion Gibson Southern and runner-up Tecumseh, which won the Class A state title, each had four girls named to the team. Third-place Heritage Hills had three girls make it.

  • Corydon overtakes Commodores

    CORYDON—Corydon scored four runs on just two hits in the fifth inning to beat Perry Central 6-4 in age-14 baseball Saturday.

    Two walks and an error also helped fuel that rally.

    “We had a couple of errors that let some guys score,” said Perry Central Coach Brian Cassidy.

    Adam Kleaving hit a home run and a single and drove in two runs to lead Perry Central’s seven-hit attack in the seven-inning game.

    His home run cleared the left-field fence near the 330-foot marking.

    Colten Hedinger added one hit and drew two walks.

  • Miners shut out TC in regional...

    BRETZVILLE—Stephanie Fougeroussse pitched a three-hitter and Jenica Ringo hit a two-run homer as Linton-Stockton beat Tell City 3-0 to win the Forest Park Class 2A girls softball regional June 6.

    Linton-Stockton improved to 20-5 with its 15th consecutive win. Tell City finished the season 17-9.

    The game was a scoreless tie the first three innings. Tell City got out of a two-on, one-out jam in the third inning when second baseman Paige Gelarden turned a nice tag-and-throw double play.

  • Ress hurls one-hitter to defeat...

    BRETZVILLE—Josalyn Ress pitched a one-hitter and Amber Thomas drove in two runs as Tell City beat Clarksville 3-0 in the first round of the Class 2A girls softball regional Saturday.

    The game started well for Clarksville, as the Generals’ first hitter, Brooke Miley, beat out a slap hit to the shortstop by about a step.

    Amber Wingler sacrificed Miley to second. But on a possible fake-bunt situation by the next batter, Tell City catcher Lauren Goffinet threw Miley out trying to steal third.

  • Maddle, Gunn make All-PAC in...

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City’s Mike Maddle and Trent Gunn were named to the All-PAC baseball team in voting by conference coaches Monday.

    Maddle, a junior, was named the team’s catcher for the second year in a row, as he made it last year for Gibson Southern.

    Gunn, a sophomore, was one of the four infielders selected.

    Maddle led the Marksmen with a .486 batting average (34 for 70), the third highest in team history.

    He hit five home runs and seven doubles, drove in 19 runs, and scored 29 runs.

  • Goffinet on All-PAC

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City senior catcher Lauren Goffinet was named to the All-PAC girls softball team in voting by conference coaches.

    The team was selected June 1 but not released until June 15 as some coaches asked that it not be released while some PAC teams were still playing in the state tourney.

    Goffinet made the 15-girl team as one of the utility players and Tell City sophomore Josalyn Ress received honorable mention as a pitcher.

  • TC Diamond League team beats...

    FERDINAND – Tell City’s Diamond League team kept Forest Park to no runs winning 10-0 and only let them score two in Tuesday’s doubleheader in Ferdinand.

    In game one Travis Jones and Trent Nelson pitched while Cordell Synder caught for Tell City. Kyle Osborne went 3-for-4, hitting one home run and receiving two RBIs. Shane Weedman was 2-for-3 with one RBI, Dayne Seibert went 2-for-4 and Snyder was 2-for-4 with one RBI.

  • Cash Waggner, Sports...

    TELL CITY—Strong pitching and timely hitting kept Cash Waggner & Associates and Sports Acceleration undefeated in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league Wednesday.

    Kosha Wetzel and Taylor Benningfield combined to pitch a two-hitter as Cash Waggner beat R&A Sports 10-2.

    Wetzel struck out two and walked one in four innings. Benningfield gave up no hits and no walks in one inning (the game ended after five innings by the eight-run rule).