News and Tribune

April 5, 2013

ROUNDUP: Hornets score late to defeat Mustangs, 5-2

FC hurlers combine for no-hitter against Clarksville

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

NEW WASHINGTON — With the score tied at two, the Henryville softball team plated three runs in the final two innings to defeat host New Washington on Friday, 5-2. The Hornets scored the go-ahead run in the top of the sixth inning and tacked on two more runs in the seventh.

Henryville’s Ashtyn Kaskie was the winning pitcher. New Washington pitcher Whitney Morris got the loss.

NEXT: New Washington at Clarksville, Monday.

• Highlander pitchers hold Generals hitless: Pitchers Caroline Cato and Blake Dykes combined to throw a no-hitter in Floyd Central’s 13-0 victory in five innings at Clarksville on Friday.

Cato pitched the first three innings to get the win, while Dykes tossed the final two frames. The hurlers combined for eight strikeouts and four walks.

At the plate for the Highlanders, Regan Hadley went 3-for-3 with three runs scored, and Gabby Jenkins had two hits with a home run, two runs scored and two RBIs.

NEXT: Floyd Central (7-0) will host New Albany, Tuesday; Clarksville (2-1) hosts Forest Park (DH), today.

• Dragons roll past Southwestern: Sydney Ledwedge collected two doubles in Silver Creek’s 14-3 victory in five innings at Southwestern on Friday. Dragons’ pitcher McKenzie Bush earned the win.

NEXT: Silver Creek (4-1) at Madison, today.

• Pirates roll past Corydon: On Thursday, Alli Webster struck out 10 to lead visiting Charlestown past Corydon Central in five innings on Friday, 12-1. Webster and teammate Bethany Hall each had three hits, while Hall had four RBIs.

NEXT: Charlestown (1-0, 1-0 Mid-Southern Conference) at Providence Invitational, today.

• Bulldogs defeat Hornets: On Thursday, visiting New Albany downed Henryville, 6-4. The Bulldogs’ Mackenzie Gill was the winning pitcher, while the Hornets’ Audrey Vanmeter had two doubles.

NEXT: New Albany at Floyd Central, Tuesday.

• Pioneers 2-1 at Southern Spring Bash: On Thursday, Providence went 2-1 in the first day of the Southern Spring Bash in Louisville. The Pioneers’ Lillian Hughes and Jacquie Hornung each collected five hits for the day.

NEXT: Providence hosts Providence Invitational, today.



BASEBALL

• Highlanders improve to 5-0: Trey Fulton went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs to keep host Floyd Central undefeated on Friday in a 9-2 victory over defending Class 2A state champion Northfield.

Teammate Colton Kimm went 2-for-4 with three RBIs. The Highlanders’ Cody Sunderhaus was the winning pitcher, giving up two runs (both earned) and one hit in four innings.

NEXT: Floyd Central (5-0) hosts Columbus East and Madison, today.

• Mustangs pull off dramatic win against Scottsburg: With the score tied at five in the bottom of the seventh inning, New Washington’s Cory Snyder scored the winning run on a throwing error in the Mustangs’ 6-5 home win on Friday.

New Wash’s Danny Nix was the winning pitcher, giving up five runs (all earned) on nine hits in a complete-game effort.

NEXT: New Washington (1-2) at Charlestown (DH), today.

• Hornets get first win: Tyler Pace went 2-for-3 with two RBIs to lead visiting Henryville past Crothersville for the Hornets’ first win of the season, 11-4. Also for the Hornets, Cody Reister had three RBIs and Dakota Harrell was the winning pitcher.

NEXT: Henryville (1-2, 1-0 Southern Athletic Conference) at Corydon Central (DH), today.

• Pioneers down Brownstown: Nick Campbell collected three hits to lead Providence past host Brownstown Central on Thursday, 10-6. Also for the Pioneers, Cristian Ensley and Jon Davis each had two hits, Tyler Simms had three RBIs and Ryan Mueller was the winning pitcher.

NEXT: Providence (3-0) will host Jeffersonville, Monday.

• Musketeers lose at Springs Valley: On Thursday, Eastern gave up a run in the bottom of the eighth to lose at Springs Valley, 2-1. Musketeer senior Shane Williams went 3-for-4 with an RBI.

NEXT: Eastern hosts Charlestown, Monday.



BOYS’ TRACK

• Mustangs win tri-meet: New Washington won a home triangular meet on Thursday with 81 points, defeating Henryville (52) and Rock Creek Academy (11). Ian Hughes (discus, 200-meter dash, 400) and Adan Diaz (long jump, 1,600, 300 hurdles) each won three individual events for the Mustangs.

NEXT: New Washington will host Clarksville and Trinity Lutheran, Tuesday; Henryville at Jeffersonville Inferno Invitational, today; Rock Creek, Orleans at Crawford County, Monday.