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  • Tell City gets 2 PAC baseball...

    TELL CITY—Preston Hendershot pitched a two-hitter as Tell City beat Southridge 2-1 in PAC baseball Thursday.
    Hendershot had a no-hitter going until the seventh inning, when the Raiders scored their only run.
    He walked only one and struck out two.
    “Preston consistently got ahead of batters and only threw 87 pitches in a complete seven-inning game,” noted Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield.
    He added, “We played a very solid game on defense and backed up Preston almost all game.

  • Marksmen repeat as PAC champions

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Last year Tell City had to come from behind late to win the PAC boys track meet by 1.5 points.
    And this year the Marksmen entered the meet without their top 800-meter runner and had no entry in the pole vault.
    But they used strong depth in other events to win the nine-team meet by 42.5 points over runner-up Gibson Southern.
    They won seven events, including all the distance races.
    Senior sprinter Cameron Kessinger won two individual events and a relay.

  • South Central beats Cannelton

    ELIZABETH—Cannelton had its highest hit and run totals of the season but lost to South Central 27-5 in softball Monday.
    The Bulldogs had six hits. Kynse Boyle hit a single and a double and drove in three runs.
    “She’s hit the ball well all season,” said Cannelton Coach Allicyn Garrett.
    Lilly Masterson added two singles.
    South Central took control early, though, with a 13-run second inning.

  • Cannelton falls to Lanesville

    LANESVILLE—Lanesville erupted for eight runs in the third inning and beat Cannelton 14-1 in baseball Tuesday.
    “We played well for two innings, but in the third inning we gave up too many walks and we hit a few batters,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    The Bulldogs also committed six errors for the game.
    “We’ve got to do a better job of knowing where we’re supposed to be when the ball’s hit,” said Garrett.

  • Tell City gets first victory

    PETERSBURG—Tell City won three matches in straight sets to beat Pike Central 4-1 in PAC girls tennis Saturday.
    The Marksmen earned their first win of the season despite the fact “we weren’t able to practice the two days previous to the match and had a short rain delay before the match, which doesn’t seem to be ideal,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer.
    Madilyn Hoskinson beat Meredith Benson 6-3, 6-3 in No. 1 and Baylie Peter defeated Shelby Vaughn 6-1, 6-2 in No. 2 for Tell City’s singles victories.

  • Marksmen outshoot Rebels

    VICNENNES—Spencer Fest shot 84 to lead Tell City to fifth place in Vincennes Rivet’s eight-team boys golf tourney Saturday.
    Tell City shot 370, just two strokes behind third-place Harrison. Castle won with 308.
    Besides Fest, Tell City scorers were Colin Noble with 92, Marcus Fortwendel 96, and Ethan Maffia 98.
    Drew Ettensohn, who shot 112, was the Marksmen’s fifth man.
    Noble birdied the No. 1 hole and Ettensohn birdied No. 13.

  • Wolfpack, Trojans top Perry...

    MARENGO—Madison Eastridge hit three doubles and drove in four runs as Crawford County beat Perry Central 16-6 in PLAC softball Monday.
    The Wolfpack outhit Perry Central 14-5 and also took advantage of eight walks and five Perry Central errors.
     “We struggled on both ends of the game,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “Defensively we made too many errors fielding and throwing, and at the plate we did not hit the ball solidly through the lineup like we are capable of doing.”

  • Tell City stops Wolfpack 7-1

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter pitched a two-hitter and drove in two runs as Tell City beat Crawford County 7-1 in softball Tuesday.
    Schuetter struck out three and walked only one. Her teammates backed her with solid defense, committing only one error.
    “Schuetter hit her spots and pitched a good game,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “Overall I am pleased with the team’s effort. Everyone put the ball in play and performed defensively.”

  • Perry Central falls to Crawford...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s seventh-inning rally fell short in a 4-2 baseball loss to Crawford County Monday.
    Crawford County scored two runs in the fourth inning and two in the sixth to build a 4-0 lead.
    In the bottom of the seventh Gavin Poole reached base to start Perry Central’s rally. He scored one out later on Ethan Myler’s double.
    Kage Kiplinger followed with another double to score Myler.
    But a pop-up to the shortstop and a ground ball to the pitcher ended the game.

  • HRs power Tell City past South...

    TELL CITY—Tecumseh scored two runs in the seventh inning to overtake Tell City for a 4-3 PAC baseball victory Saturday.
    Logan Gaynor drove in two runs with a line drive up the middle to give Tell City a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the sixth inning.
    Preston Hendershot pitched the first 6 1/3 innings for Tell City and left with that lead still intact and no one on base.
    Travis Burchett relieved him and gave up the tying and go-ahead runs.
    Steven Molinet threw a five-hitter for Tecumseh, striking out 11.