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  • Hornets’ big inning foils Tell...

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Hancock County scored five runs in the fourth inning to beat Tell City 8-3 in baseball Friday.
    Tell City tied the score 1-1 in the top of the fourth on a sacrifice fly by Austin Paulin after a single by Trent Zuelly and two walks loaded the bases with no outs.
    “Unfortunately we were unable to get a big hit and take the lead,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl.
    Tyler Morris led off the bottom of the fourth with a home run to put Hancock County back on top. “Then it got away from us,” said Wahl.

  • Brown, Hagan propel PC past...

    LEOPOLD—Colt Brown pitched a two-hitter and Justin Hagan hit two triples and a single as Perry Central trounced Lanesville 11-1 in baseball Wednesday.
    Hagan drove in a run with each of his triples.
    Derek Thomas also went 3 for 3 with two RBIs and Tanner Cassidy had two RBIs.
    Trent Brown and Zach Foster also hat doubles in Perry Central’s 11-hit attack.
    That was more than enough offense for Colt Brown, who struck out two and walked none in the five-inning game.
    He did not give up a run until the last inning.

  • PC girls 3rd at Southridge

    HUNTINGBURG—Grace James and Hannah Harpenau each won one event as Perry Central placed third in Southridge’s eight-team girls track invitational Thursday.
    James won the 800-meter run by three-tenths of a second in 2:27.4, a personal record.
    Just a freshman, she is closing in on the school record of 2:24.47 set in 1984 by three-time sectional champion Linda Waninger, mother of current Perry Central stars Lindsey and Ashley Gengelbach.
    Harpenau set a personal record as she won the long jump at 15 feet, 61⁄2 inches.

  • PC overtakes Tell City

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    TELL CITY—Perry Central scored three runs in the sixth inning on only one hit to beat Tell City 7-5 in girls softball Friday.
    Tell City scored a run on Sydney Goffinet’s triple and Julie Lindauer’s single to take a 5-4 lead in the bottom of the fifth.
    With one out in the top of the sixth, Perry Central’s Ashley Guillaume beat out an infield hit as Tell City’s shortstop was unable to throw her out from deep in the hole.

  • PC boys edge Jeeps to win four-...

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    LEOPOLD—Levi Hilgenhold tied Perry Central’s school record in the pole vault as Perry Central nipped Northeast Dubois to win a four-team boys track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 61 points, Northeast Dubois 60, Springs Valley 32, and Cannelton 5.

  • PC outshoots Jasper, Marksmen

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    TELL CITY—Trevor Carter shot 4-over-par 39 for medalist honors as Perry Central won a boys triangular golf match Monday.
    Perry Central shot 175, Jasper 182, and Tell City 205.
    Carter birdied the first and fourth holes.
    “He’s played well the last three matches—he’s really playing consistent,” Tell City Coach Keith Feldpausch said.
    James Rogier and Brad Douglas each shot 45 and Andrew Huber 46 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.

  • Marksmen lose three

    RAMSEY—Tell City’s young baseball team is having trouble putting a complete game together.
    The Marksmen hit well and had their second highest run total of the season Monday but committed seven errors in a 12-11 loss to North Harrison, which is ranked sixth in the state in Class 3A.
    “Seven errors just doesn’t cut it against the sixth-ranked team in 3A,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “In the first inning we were able to get out of a jam and only give up one.

  • Bulldogs pounce on Tigers

    CROTHERSVILLE—Sammie James pitched a four-hitter and drove in two runs as Cannelton beat Crothersville 8-5 in girls softball Monday.
    Allicyn Garrett added a triple and a double to the Bulldogs’ eight-hit attack and Taylor Lawalin also had two hits.
    Lawalin and James each drove in a run in the first inning as the Bulldogs jumped to a 2-0 lead.
    “That kind of got us off to a good start and our kids played relaxed until the last inning,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.

  • PC splits PLAC games

    LEOPOLD—Brooke Litherland drove in five runs with two doubles and a sacrifice fly as Perry Central trounced Crawford County 10-0 in PLAC girls softball Saturday.
    The Commodores scored in all four innings they batted. Their biggest inning was a four-run third highlighted by Litherland’s bases-loaded double.
     Miranda Claise pitched a two-hitter for the win. She struck out eight, walked none, and hit one batter.
    Paoli jumped to an 8-1 first-inning lead Monday and beat the Commodores 9-5 in another PLAC game.

  • Paoli nips PC in last inning

    PAOLI—A hit batsman with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning gave Paoli a 5-4 PLAC baseball win over Perry Central Tuesday.
    The Rams started the inning with a walk and a single and loaded the bases when Perry Central’s first baseman did not field a bunt cleanly.
    The next batter struck out, but then came the hit by pitch.
    Paoli outhit Perry Central 10-8, but it was Perry Central’s lack of clutch hitting that bothered Commodore Coach Phil Zellers most.