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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central 5th in PLAC golf

    FRENCH LICK—Zach James made all-conference but Perry Central finished fifth among six teams in the PLAC golf tourney Monday.
    Perry Central shot 391. Paoli won with 353.
    James shot 87 to finish seventh individually. The top eight made all-conference.
    James birdied two of the 18 holes.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Coby Aders with 100, Brennan Tucker 101, and Garrett James 103.
    Lain Knieriem was the Commodores’ fifth man with 105.

  • Walks help Northeast Dubois...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    DUBOIS—Cannelton pitchers gave up 14 walks in a 17-2 first-round Class A baseball sectional loss to Northeast Dubois Monday.
    The Bulldogs also hit two batters and threw six wild pitches.
    “You’re not going to beat anybody walking 14 batters - you’re just not going to do it,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “At some point you’ve got to step up and throw strikes.”

  • Tell City 4th in quadrangular

    SANTA CLAUS—Colin Noble shot 41, but Tell City’s other three scorers averaged 55 as the Marksmen finished fourth in a four-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Heritage Hills and Forest Park each shot 162, with Heritage Hills winning based on a better fifth-man score.
    Evansville Central shot 175 and Tell City 205.
    Noble did not score any birdies but did not shoot more than 1 over par on any hole as he turned in a consistent round.
    Ethan Maffia shot 49 for Tell City and Marcus Fortwendel 57.

  • Graham, Simpson qualify for...

    EVANSVILLE—The 3200-meter race in Evansville Central’s boys track regional Thursday featured a strong field. And two of the top three finishers were from Perry County.
    Perry Central’s Marcus Graham placed second in 9:24.18 and Tell City’s Leo Simpson took third in 9:30.73 as both qualified for this Friday’s state meet, which will be held at Indiana University in Bloomington at 2 p.m. The 3200 race will start at 7:15 p.m.

  • Rowan, Rebels stop Tell City in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    ROCKPORT—Three South Spencer pitchers combined to strike out 15 and walk only two as the Rebels beat Tell City 9-1 in their first-round Class 2A baseball sectional game Thursday.
    Sammy Rowan, who started for Rockport in the American Legion World Series semifinals last summer, pitched the first five innings for the Rebels to get the win. He scattered five hits, walked two, and struck out nine.

  • Rangers eliminate Perry Central...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    ROCKPORT—Forest Park put its hits together better as it defeated Perry Central 5-2 in the first round of the Class 2A baseball sectional Thursday.
    The Commodores outhit Forest Park 7-5 but never scored more than one run in an inning.
    The Commodores had some other well-hit balls, “but we hit them at them early in the game - we couldn’t find the gaps,” said Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards.
    They had only one hit as they fell behind 5-0 in the first three innings.

  • Perry Central 10th in unified...

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central won one individual event and one relay as it finished 10th in the 12-team unified track sectional Saturday.
    The Commodores scored 45 points. Mount Vernon won with 111.
    Perry Central’s Madison Alvey won one heat of the 100-meter dash in 19.15 seconds.
    Nathan Cassidy, Triton Martin, Jonathan Rounds and Sarah Schlachter won their heat of the 400 relay in 1:01.33.
    Cassidy placed third in his heat of the 100 dash in 16.59.
    Sophia Shelby took third in her 400 dash in 1:15.25.

  • Blackhawks stop Bulldogs in...

    FRENCH LICK—Springs Valley jumped to a 10-0 first-inning lead and beat Cannelton 13-0 in the first round of the Springs Valley softball sectional Tuesday.
    Six hits, including four for extra bases, and five walks fueled the Blackhawks’ big inning.
    Casey Bell hit two doubles that inning.
    The Blackhawks had 14 hits for the game.
    Madeline Lindauer got Cannelton’s only hit on a single up the middle with one out in the fifth inning.
    Springs Valley pitchers Bell and Cam Allen combined to strike out nine and walk none.

  • Wright powers Shoals past...

    CANNELTON—Dayson Wright hit a three-run homer as Shoals beat Cannelton 8-4 in baseball Monday.
    Shoals built a 6-0 lead before Cannelton scored its first two runs in the fifth inning.
    Each team had six hits and drew six walks, but all of Cannelton’s hits were singles.
    And Shoals took advantage of five Cannelton errors.
    David Reed and Rafe Garrett each had two hits for Cannelton.
    Reed, Logan Marshall and Ethan Melton each drove in one run.

  • Patriots beat Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Heritage Hills outhit Perry Central 11-6 for a 7-2 baseball victory Monday.
    Since this was each team’s final sectional tuneup, each used at least four pitchers.
    Nearly all of them pitched at least one inning, but Heritage Hills starter Casey Miller was relieved after walking three in only one-third of an inning.
    That helped Perry Central build a 1-0 lead. But Heritage Hills took the lead for good with two runs in the third inning.
    Ethan Myler went 2 for 3 with a double to lead Perry Central hitters. Luke Bishop also had two hits.