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Today's Sports

  • Commodores conquer Cannelton

    LEOPOLD—Levi Hubert drove in four runs and three Perry Central pitchers combined to throw a one-hitter as the Commo-dores defeated Cannelton 20-1 in baseball Monday.
    Cannelton also hurt itself by giving up seven walks, committing five errors, and having some passed balls on third strikes.
    Perry Central jumped to an 18-0 lead in the first inning. Cannelton starter Chris Maffia went one-third of an inning but was charged with all 18 runs, though 10 were unearned.

  • Marksmen slug Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Travis Burchett hit a homer, double and single as Tell City beat South Spencer 12-2 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Burchett scored four runs and drove in one.
    Ryan Morgan and Whitaker Lyons each also had three hits for Tell City. Morgan drove in five runs and Lyons had three RBIs.
    Tretter Lyons added two hits and two runs scored. Morgan and Nick Smith each hit a double.
    The Marksmen had 14 hits overall.

  • Tell City outhits Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Hayley Fackler had four hits and Emili Stephens drove in four runs as Tell City beat Perry Central 14-6 in softball Monday.
    The Marksmen pounded out 17 hits overall, getting at least one from every spot in the batting order.
    Thirteen of their runs were earned.
    They jumped ahead early with four runs in the first inning.
    Chloe Sandage led off the game with a walk. One out later Fackler got an infield single and Stephens doubled to left field to score Sandage.

  • Marksmen still young

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls tennis team returns only two sectional starters from last year’s 1-10 team.
    Beth Whitworth played No. 3 singles last year as a sophomore and may play No. 1 this year.
    Caitlin Teague played No. 2 doubles last year but will likely play singles this year.
    Claire Zellers, the only senior on the 12-girl roster, also played enough matches to letter last year.

  • 13-run first inning propels...

    LYNNVILLE—A 13-run first inning propelled Tecumseh past Cannelton 19-3 in baseball Wednesday.
    “We should’ve been out of the first inning down no worse than 3-1,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    “Instead it ended up being 13-1 mainly on errors, walks and hit batters - you name it, we did it.
    “We had an error at third base. On the next play we threw home and the catcher wasn’t on home plate when he caught it. Then it kind of snowballed from there.”

  • Corydon shuts out PC 5-0

    CORYDON—Perry Central had only two hits and committed seven errors in a 5-0 softball loss to Corydon Wednesday.
    Commodore batters struck out 12 times.
    “We swung at some bad pitches,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “A lot of them were on a rise ball that wasn’t that good and we should’ve laid off of because it would rise out of the strike zone.
    “She had movement on the ball, but it wasn’t overwhelming.”
    On defense Perry Central “made a lot of silly errors,” said Rothgerber.

  • PC girls 2nd to Patriots

    LEOPOLD—Elizabeth Dauby and Claire Davis each won two events for Perry Central but Heritage Hills used its depth to edge the Commodores in girls track Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won the triangular meet with 71.5 points. Perry Central was second with 58.5 and Wood Memorial third with 25.
    Perry Central scored best in the throwing events, with Davis winning both and teammate Alyssa Verkamp placing second in both.
    Davis threw the shot 33 feet, 10 1/2 inches and the discus 74 feet, 8 inches. Verkamp threw the shot 27-8 and the discus 74-4.

  • PC boys 2nd in tri-meet

    LEOPOLD—Clay James won both hurdles races to lead Perry Central to second place in a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won with 88 points. Perry Central scored 62 and Wood Memorial 6.
    James won the 110-meter high hurdles in 17.5 seconds and the 300 intermediates in 44.16.
    Teammate Cain Hohne cleared 6 feet, 4 inches to win the high jump.

  • TC knocks off Vikings

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter threw a three-hitter and Tell City got at least one hit from every spot in the batting order to beat North Posey 9-2 in PAC softball Friday.
    It was Tell City’s first win ver the Vikings since 6-4 victory in the 2011 sectional semifinals.
    Schuetter struck out 13, walked two, and gave up only one earned run.

  • Perry Central upsets South...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central rallied for six runs in the fifth inning to beat South Spencer 7-6 in baseball Friday.
    It was the Commodores’ first win ever over the Rebels.
    Reece Davis hit a pinch-hit, two-run double in the Commodores’ big inning.
    Kage Kiplinger and Ethan Edwards each added an RBI single that inning.
    Jaron Underhill pitched a six-hitter for the win, striking out seven and walking four. He gave up only two earned runs.