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Today's Sports

  • PC, TC girls tie for 4th

    TELL CITY—Jessica Huber won the 100-meter hurdles and Elizabeth Kohnert placed second in two events as Perry Central and Tell City tied for fourth in Tell City’s 10-team girls track invitational Saturday.

    Forest Park won with 128 points, one more than Owensboro. Daviess County, Ky., placed third with 73 and Perry Central and Tell City each scored 71.

    Cannelton finished eighth with 11 points.

    Huber won the 100 intermediate hurdles in 16.66 seconds to lead Perry Central.

  • PC 2-0 in Saturday classic

    DUBOIS—Clutch hitting and complete-game pitching performances helped Perry Central win both its baseball games in the Coaches Against Cancer Classic Saturday.

    The Commodores beat Barr-Reeve 7-1 in the first game as Tony Backer pitched a five-hitter. He walked four, struck out seven, and gave up no earned runs.

    Ian Hahus went 3 for 4 to lead Perry Central’s 12-hit attack.

    Austin Hauser, Backer and Patrick Van Winkle each added two hits for the Commodores.

    Hahus and Clint Cassidy each drove in two runs.

  • Titans hold off Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern held off a seventh-inning Tell City comeback to beat the Marksmen 9-7 in PAC baseball Saturday.

    “We had a chance to win in the bottom of the seventh,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “We had people on base all over the place but we made a couple of baserunning mistakes.”

    The Marksmen did score one run that inning. And they came back to tie the score or pull within one run two other times after the Titans had built a three-run lead.

  • Tecumseh sweeps Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Tecumseh’s baseball team is 7-0 and ranked sixth in the state in Class A.

    And though the Braves swept a doubleheader from Cannelton Saturday, Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett thinks his Bulldogs gained confidence they can play with Tecumseh in this year’s sectional.

    Tecumseh won the first game 5-2, outhitting Cannelton only 9-7.

    Cannelton committed five errors, though, including two in Tecumseh’s four-run second inning.

  • Tell City takes second in eight-...

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Strong pitching by Josalyn Ress helped Tell City place second in Hancock County’s eight-team girls softball tourney Friday and Saturday.

    Tell City went 4-2 in the tourney and is 7-2 for the season, the best start in the team’s 14-year history.

    Ress pitched five of the tourney games, striking out 48 and walking only two in 35 innings. She gave up 19 hits and pitched two shutouts.

    Meagan Lawalin also pitched a shutout, beating Owensboro 12-0 in five innings. She gave up two hits and one walk and struck out eight.

  • Commodores lose two games

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central committed five errors in an 11-2 girls softball loss to South Central Saturday.

    “We played terrible,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “Most of them were just throwing errors.”

    South Central had only six hits and scored only four earned runs against Perry Central pitchers Kristi Brumfield and Cassie Wilgus.

    Brumfield pitched the first five innings, walking five and striking out six.

    “Our pitching was pretty good,” said Gibson.

  • Goffinet picks Panthers

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Lauren Goffinet has received a scholarship to continue her basketball career at Kentucky Wesleyan College.

    Last week Goffinet signed an NCAA national letter of intent to play for the Panthers.

    “I really liked the coach and I liked the team, so I thought it would be a good fit,” she said.

    Ron Williams, coach of the Panthers, watched Goffinet play at least three games this season and in a workout for the state’s top 60 players in Indianapolis last month.

  • Bulldogs earn first win

    CANNELTON—Jordan Mattingly had three hits and drove in two runs as Cannelton beat Orleans 5-1 in baseball Wednesday.

    Mattingly went 3 for 3, including a double to the fence. He also stole three bases.

    Tyler Aud added two hits to the Bulldogs’ eight-hit attack.

    Ethan Herzog and Aud combined to pitch a six-hitter for Cannelton.

    Herzog walked none and struck out three in five innings.

  • Commodores get bats in gear,...

    MARENGO—Perry Central pounded out a season-high 19 hits to beat Crawford County 12-3 in PLAC baseball Thursday.

    Clint Cassidy went 4 for 5, including a solo home run over the left-center-field fence in the sixth inning.

    T.J. Lamon and Seth Raetz each added three hits, and Tony Backer, Ian Hahus and Ryan Kessens each had two.

    Clint Schank hit a three-run homer in the Commodores’  six-run seventh inning.

    Schank and Raetz each drove in three runs for the game and Cassidy added two RBIs.

  • Errors costly in Tell City&...

    EVANSVILLE—Three Tell City errors contributed to six unearned runs for Harrison as the Warriors beat Tell City 7-4 in baseball Thursday.

    “Jeff Braun and Shane Weedman both pitched well for us,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “But we made three big errors.”

    Two of them came in Harrison’s five-run second inning and the other came in the Warriors’ two-run fourth.

    Tell City outhit Harrison 7-6, with seven different batters each getting one hit for the Marksmen.