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  • Rebels overtake Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Trent Lehr drove in three runs and was the winning pitcher in relief as South Spencer beat Tell City 4-1 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    The game was well played by both teams, as they combined for only one error and no wild pitches or passed balls.
    Tell City left-hander Reed Goffinet held the defending Class 2A state champions scoreless the first five innings, giving up only two hits and one walk and striking out four in that span.

  • North Posey slugs Tell City

    TELL CITY—North Posey pounded out 15 hits, including five doubles, to beat Tell City 13-2 in PAC softball Friday.
    “They were just a very good hitting team,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “They were hitting where we were not. We’ve got a pretty good outfield but they were still hitting the gaps.”
    Tell City had seven hits. Morgan Schuetter and Sam Stephens each had two singles and Hayley Fackler and Emili Stephens each hit a double.

  • PC golfers top Southridge,...

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge had the medalist but Perry Central used balanced scoring to win a boys triangular golf match Thursday.
    Perry Central shot 191, Southridge 200, and Tecumseh 242.
    Mitch Steinkamp of Southridge shot a 7-over-par 42 for medalist honors.
    But Perry Central’s Zach James and John Steen tied for second place at 44.
    “On the holes I saw John struck the ball really well,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “He was chipping up close enough to the green to save par on a couple of holes.

  • Perry Central girls win...

    OAKLAND CITY—Payton Emmons won two individual events and a relay to lead Perry Central to victory in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 66 points, Wood Memorial 46, and Heritage Hills 44.
    Emmons won the 100-meter high hurdles in 17.17 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 54.12.
    She teamed with Abby Reed, Madelyn Peter and Sarah Spires to win the 400 relay in 54.17.
    Peter also won the long jump at 13 feet, 9 1/2 inches.
    Macey Emmons won the 1600 run in 6:01.18 and the 3200 in 13:38.

  • Commodores outrun Heritage Hills...

    OAKLAND CITY—Marcus Graham and Luke Hilgenhold each won two individual events and a relay to lead Perry Central to victory in a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 68 points, Heritage Hills 66, and Wood Memorial 21.
    Hilgenhold won the 100-meter dash in 11.48 seconds and the 200 in 23.7.
    He teamed with Creek Wright, Clay James and Dylan Seifert to win the 1600 relay in 3:48.
    Graham held off Heritage Hills star Noah Hufnagel to win two distance races.

  • All-around game lifts Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City played its most complete baseball game of the season to beat South Central 8-0 Thursday.
    The Marksmen had a season-high nine hits as they scored their season-high run total.
    Reid Goffinet, moved up to second in the batting order, went 3 for 3 plus a walk and scored two runs.
    Hunter Rowe added a triple and a single and scored two runs.
    Travis Burchett drove in two runs with a first-inning single.

  • Cannelton softball team has...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—New coach Ashley Schroer inherits a Cannelton softball team that hasn’t won a game since 2012.
    The Bulldogs went 0-7 in 2013, did not have enough healthy players to field a team in 2014, and went 0-8 last year.
    But they do have six starters returning from last year and five seniors on the team.

  • Tell City shuts out Hornets

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Reed Goffinet threw a three-hitter as Tell City shut out Hancock County 3-0 in baseball Saturday.
    “The star of the day is Reed Goffinet,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “He threw just at 80 pitches in a complete game. He had six strikeouts.
    “Reed threw strike one consistently, worked ahead in the count, and was able to have them put the ball in play. Our defense took care of the rest.

  • Perry Central falls to Orleans,...

    ORLEANS—Orleans exploded for seven runs in the fifth inning to beat Perry Central 14-4 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    “We played very well defensively and had zero errors,” noted Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “Orleans hit the ball very well and had two big home runs.
    “Our pitchers struggled a little bit and fell behind in the count some. Then we had to groove fastballs and Orleans took advantage of it.
    “At the plate, we had two big opportunities to put some runs on the board and didn’t produce.

  • Perry Central wins 14 events to...

    LEOPOLD—Skylar Parker, Payton Emmons and Macey Emmons each won two individual events and a relay as Perry Central routed North Harrison 98-34 in girls track Tuesday.
    Parker won the high jump by clearing 5 feet and took the 400-meter dash in 1:07.22.
    Payton Emmons won both hurdles races, taking the 100 high hurdles in 17.08 seconds and the 300 lows in 55.53.
    Macey Emmons won the 1600-meter run in 6:04.3 and the 3200 in 13:48.
    She teamed with Elizabeth Dauby, Hannah Hubert and Ryann Lynch to win the 3200 relay in 12:27.