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Today's Sports

  • PC girls 2nd in PLAC

    LEOPOLD—Jessica Huber and Arika Kemp each won two individual races to lead Perry Central to second place in the PLAC girls track meet Friday.

    Mitchell edged the Commodores 151-144, ending Perry Central’s string of 14 consecutive conference titles.

    The Bluejackets won all four field events, outscoring Perry Central 60-13 in those events.

    Huber won the 300-meter low hurdles in 49.84 seconds, the Commodores’ fastest time in that event in the last seven years.

    She won the 100 intermediate hurdles in 16.81.

  • Tell City amasses 25 hits in...

    HUNTINGBURG—Kyle Osborne went 3 for 3 with three RBIs as Tell City slugged Southridge 10-2 in PAC baseball Thursday.

    Osborne had two doubles among his hits.

    After returning at mid-game from and out-of-town funeral, Mike Maddle added a double and a single to Tell City’s 13-hit attack and drove in two runs.

    Trent Gunn also had a double and a single and drove in one run.

  • PC powers way past Orleans

    ORLEANS—Perry Central hit three home runs to beat Orleans 5-3 in baseball Thursday.

    Seth Raetz hit a two-run homer in the third inning after a walk to Andrew Harpenau.

    Ryan Hanan and T.J. Lamon added solo shots in the fourth and fifth innings, respectively.

    Clint Cassidy doubled home the Commodores’ other run in the third inning after Austin Hauser reached base on an error.

    Lamon and Ryan Kessens each had two of Perry Central’s eight hits for the game.

  • Softball sectional pairings drawn

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central drew a first-round bye while Tell City will play a first-round game on Memorial Day in the Forest Park Class 2A girls softball sectional.

    Sectional drawings were announced by the IHSAA Thursday.

    In the six-team Forest Park sectional Tell City will take on the host team at 5 p.m. (all times listed are Perry County times) Monday, May 25.

    That will be followed by Mater Dei vs. South Spencer at approximately 6:45 p.m.

  • Boonville defeats Marksmen

    BOONVILLE—Boonville, ranked fifth in the state in Class 3A, held Tell City to two hits and beat the Marksmen 5-1 in girls softball Thursday.

    Singles by Lauren Goffinet in the first inning and Sydney Grass in the third were the Marksmen’s only hits.

    Paige Gelarden hit a sacrifice bunt to move Grass to second base.

    She advanced to third on a passed ball and scored on Boonville’s only error of the game.

    Josalyn Ress pitched a seven-hitter for Tell City. She struck out nine and walked one.

  • Tell City second in triangular...

    BOONVILLE—Corey Young shot a 4-over-par 39 for medalist honors as Tell City finished second in a three-team boys golf match Wednesday.

    Host Boonville won with 172 strokes on the Quail Crossing course. Tell City shot 186 and Princeton 196.

    Young birdied the par-4 No. 2 hole.

    Other Tell City scorers were Alex Cole with a 44, Vic Schutzius 50, and Jake Roland 53.

    Logan Bolin was the Marksmen’s fifth man with a 55.

    Tell City lost to South Spencer 187-202 at Rockport’s Lakewood Country Club Tuesday.

  • Perry Central third in...

    SANTA CLAUS—Zach Graves shot a 3-over-par 39 to lead Perry Central to third place in a four-team boys golf match Thursday.

    Jasper won with 156 strokes. Southridge  shot 170, Perry Central 174, and Forest Park 176.

    Graves birdied the par-5 No. 4 hole.

    Other Perry Central scorers included Charlie Weatherholt with a 42 and Brad Douglas 45.

    Logan Shearn and Jonathan Flamion each shot a 48 to tie for the Commodores’ fourth scorer.

    Reuben A. Schwartz was their sixth man with a 54.

  • Tell City wins three in a row

    TELL CITY—Rallies in their last at-bats carried Tell City to girls softball victories Saturday and Monday.

    The Marksmen beat Mount Vernon 3-1 Saturday with two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning after Mount Vernon tied the score in the top of that inning.

    A dropped pop-up, a double by Lauren Goffinet, and a walk to Josalyn Ress loaded the bases with no outs for Tell City in the bottom of the sixth.

    Kyli Smithson scored the go-ahead run as the second baseman dropped Amber Thomas’ pop-up.

  • PC's defense off in 2 losses

    LEOPOLD—Jesse Allen pitched a two-hitter as Crawford County shut out Perry Central 4-0 in baseball Monday.

    This game did not count in PLAC standings (Perry Central previously beat the Wolfpack 12-3 in the game that did count), and most of the game the Commodores played defense as if they were well aware that this game didn’t count in the conference.

    They committed six errors that led to two unearned runs for the Wolfpack.

  • Errors hurt TC in loss to...

    TELL CITY—Tell City gave up six unearned runs in the last two innings and lost to Floyd Central 13-11 in baseball Tuesday.

    Tell City led 11-7 going into the seventh inning. But an error by the first baseman kept that inning going for the Highlanders.

    A two-run homer followed and the Highlanders would go on to score two more runs in the inning to tie the score.

    In the top of the eighth inning two errors by Tell City’s third baseman and a sacrifice bunt put runners on second and third with one out.