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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Tell City upsets Central Bears

    EVANSVILLE—Trent Gunn drove in two runs as Tell City upset Evansville Central 3-1 in baseball Tuesday.

    Central entered the game 9-1 and ranked seventh in the state in Class 4A, having lost only to unbeaten Indianapolis Cathedral, ranked fourth in Class 4A.

    But the Marksmen used timely hitting and strong defense and pitching to win their third game in a row and improve to 6-6 on the season.

    Each team had seven hits, but Tell City capitalized on more scoring opportunities.

  • Commodores hold off Mitchell

    MITCHELL—A three-run sixth inning carried Perry Central past Mitchell 4-1 in PLAC baseball Monday.

    Pitchers Andrew Harpenau of Perry Central and Andrew Ritchison of Mitchell matched shutout innings most of the way, with Perry Central leading 1-0 going into the sixth inning.

    Mitchell had played errorless baseball to that point. But the Bluejackets committed two errors in the sixth inning which contributed to Perry Central’s runs.

    Austin Hauser reached base on a dropped pop-up by the first baseman, who collided with Ritchison.

  • PC second, TC third in triangular

    TELL CITY—Zach Graves shot a 6-over-par 41 for medalist honors as Perry Central placed second in a boys triangular golf match Monday.

    Jasper won with 171 strokes. Perry Central shot 180 and Tell City 190.

    Corey Young shot a 42 to lead Tell City.

    Besides Graves, Perry Central scorers were Charles Weatherholt with a 45 and Logan Shearn and Jonathan Flamion each with a 47. Brad Douglas was their fifth man with a 48.

    Weatherholt scored the only birdie by a Perry County player as he chipped in a shot on the par-4 No. 9 hole.

  • One bad inning hurts Cannelton

    CANNELTON—One bad inning on defense and pitching hurt Cannelton in each game of a doubleheader baseball loss to Hancock County Saturday.

    Cannelton committed four errors in the opening 18-2 loss to the Hornets.

    One of those errors opened the door for the Hornets’ 13-run sixth inning in the first game.

    The Hornets also had nine hits, three walks and three hit batsmen that inning.

    Tyler Aud pitched the first five innings for Cannelton and to three batters in the sixth. “Tyler started to wear out,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

  • Perry Central loses 2 PLAC games

    MARENGO—Kayla Parr pitched a two-hitter as Crawford County shut out Perry Central 5-0 in PLAC girls softball Saturday.

    Parr struck out only one and walked three.

    Perry Central’s only hits were a two-out single to right field by Cassie Wilgus in the fifth inning and a one-out double by Kristi Brumfield in the sixth.

    Tara Claise advanced to third base on Brumfield’s double and had a chance to score on a sharply hit ball up the middle. But Wolfpack shortstop Chelsea Benham made a diving stop on it and threw Claise out at the plate.

  • Tell City fourth at Forest Park

    FERDINAND—Strong showings in the distance races carried Tell City to fourth place in Forest Park’s eight-team girls track invitational Tuesday.

    Tell City scored 78 points. Forest Park won with 156 points and Northeast Dubois placed second with 97.5.

    Tell City freshman Sarah Goffinet won the 1600-meter run in 5:33.08 and teammate Tiffany Davis placed second in 5:35.08.

    Goffinet placed second in the 3200 in 12:46.12 and Andyn Rowe was fourth in 12:54.13.

    Davis took third in the 800 in 2:30.71.