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Today's Sports

  • Rain forces several postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—Rain continued to play havoc with local sports schedules Saturday through Wednesday.

    The Tell City at Perry Central baseball game scheduled Wednesday was postponed and had not been rescheduled at press time.

    Also postponed Wednesday was Tell City’s girls softball game at Corydon and Cannelton’s girls softball game at South Central. Neither of those had been rescheduled either.

    Tell City’s home PAC baseball game with North Posey was postponed Saturday and has been rescheduled for today at 6 p.m.

  • Commodores sweep Bulldogs

    LEOPOLD—Cassy Schaad had five hits and four RBIs as Perry Central swept a girls softball doubleheader from Cannelton Wednesday.

    Perry Central won the first game 9-7 as Schaad went 3 for 4 with a triple. She drove in two runs and scored two.

    Kristi Brumfield added two hits for the Commodores. Hannah Baur and Gracie Kellems each had two for Cannelton.

    Cannelton briefly took a 6-5 lead in the top of the fourth inning with four runs on just one hit, an RBI single by Kellems.

  • Davis to run for IUPUI

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Tiffany Davis has decided to continue her running career on IUPUI’s cross country team next year.

    Davis said Friday that she chose the Jaguars, an NCAA Division I team, “not just because of running but because it’s a good school for what I want to major in (nursing).”

    She will room with another freshman recruit, Forest Park’s Kaci Verkamp, whom she has competed against in conference, sectional, regional and semistate meets throughout high school.

  • Tell City 3rd at Mount Vernon

    MOUNT VERNON—Alex Fenn and Ryan Henrickson each placed second in an individual race and relay to lead Tell City to third place in a boys track invitational Friday.

    Castle won the nine-team meet with an incredible 205 points. Evansville Memorial was second with 64.5, just ahead of Tell City’s 63.5.

    A normal showing would easily have earned Tell City second place, but it was “no doubt the worst meet of our season,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “We just did not show up in a lot of the events.

  • PC downs Eagles, Trojans

    LEOPOLD—Clint Cassidy pitched a four-hitter as Perry Central shut out Lanesville 3-0 in baseball Wednesday.

    Cassidy walked only one and struck out five.

    “He had a real low pitch count too,” said Perry Central Coach Gary Hanan. “He was around the plate the whole game and got a lot of ground-ball outs.”

    Perry Central also had only four hits but took advantage of Lanesville pitchers’ wildness to score two runs in the first inning on just one hit.

  • Tell City third in triangular...

    PARADISE—Tiffany Davis won two distance races but Tell City finished third in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.

    Castle won with 77 points. Jasper scored 66.5 and Tell City 23.5.

    Davis won the 1600-meter run in 5:38.72 and the 3200 in 12:33.03.

    Elizabeth Kohnert placed second in the long jump at 14 feet, 11⁄2 inches and tied for fourth in the high jump at 4 feet, 6 inches.

    Kayla Galloway placed second in the discus with a 104-foot-9 throw and fourth in the shot put at 26 feet, 11 inches.

  • James double winner in...

    ORLEANS—Cannelton junior T.J. James won both throwing events in a four-team boys track meet Wednesday.

    With only two athletes in each gender, Cannelton finished fourth in the boys and girls meets, which also included Orleans, Medora and Springs Valley.

    But James won the discus with a 135-foot-91⁄2 throw and the shot put with a 39-foot-6 toss.

    His sister, Sammie, won the girls discus title with a 89-foot-11⁄2 throw and placed second in the shot put at 29 feet, 10 inches.

  • Jeeps slug Cannelton

    DUBOIS—Northeast Dubois used 10 hits and nine walks to beat Cannelton 19-3 in girls softball Friday.

    Half the Jeeps’ hits went for extra bases.

    “They had a lot of good hitters,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.

    Garrett said Cannelton “hit the ball a little better” than usual.

    Brooke Powers went 3 for 3 to lead Cannelton’s nine-hit attack.

    Shy May added two hits. Powers and Leah Mascolo each hit a double.

    Mascolo, May and Sammie James each drove in a run in the third inning.

  • PC 2nd in triangular

    ENGLISH—Charles Weatherholt tied for medalist honors with a 4-over-par 40 as Perry Central finished second in a boys triangular golf match Thursday.

    Crawford County won with 166 strokes. Perry Central shot 183 and Paoli 185.

    Besides Weatherholt, Perry Central scorers were Zach Graves with a 44, Brad Douglas 49, and Logan Shearn 50.

    Perry Central, 10-11, will visit Corydon for a dual match Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

  • Six events postponed

    PERRY COUNTY—Six events involving Perry County sports teams Thurs-day and Friday were postponed due to rain.

    Tell City’s PAC girls softball game at Gibson Southern, postponed Thurs-day, has been rescheduled for May 7 at 5:30 p.m.

    Tell City’s home softball game with Hancock County, postponed Friday, has been rescheduled for May 11.

    Cannelton’s girls softball game at South Central, postponed Thursday, has been rescheduled for May 6 at 4:30 p.m.