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April 13, 2013

BASEBALL: Floyd Central beginning season on roll with 9-0 record

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FLOYDS KNOBS — FLOYD CENTRAL’S FIRST NINE GAMES

Date    Opponent    Score

March 29    at Louisville Southern    W, 13-2/6 inn.

March 30    South Dearborn    W, 5-2

March 30    Ft. Wayne Carroll    W, 3-0

April 3    Jeffersonville    W, 6-5

April 5    Northfield    W, 9-2

April 6    Columbus East    W, 4-2

April 6    Madison    W, 17-3/5 inn.

April 8    at Forest Park    W, 20-0/5 inn.

April 10    at New Albany    W, 10-5

TOP PERFORMERS

PLAYER OF THE WEEK


April 2-10

Drew Reich, Charlestown

Reich tossed a no-hitter in Charlestown’s 7-0 win over Madison Shawe on Wednesday, April 3, then followed it up with a one-hitter and struck out 13 batters as the Pirates defeated Eastern 7-0 for a Mid-Southern Conference victory last Monday.

LAST WEEK’S OTHER TOP PERFORMANCES

April 2-10

• Garrett Sherrell, New Albany: Last Saturday, Sherrell threw a no-hitter, striking out 10 batters, and belted two doubles as the Bulldogs defeated Lowell (Mich.) 4-1. Later in the day, he went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs as New Albany beat Hoosier Hills Conference rival Seymour, 13-4.

• Josh Vollstedt, Borden: Vollstedt went 3-for-4 with a double and knocked in four runs as the Braves defeated Clarksville 5-4 in 10 innings last Saturday in Game 2 of a doubleheader.

• Brooks Howell, Silver Creek: Howell had two doubles, including the game-winning two-RBI double with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh, to help the Dragons to a 5-4 MSC triumph over Salem last Monday.

• Cody Reister, Henryville: Reister hit a double and a home run and was the winning pitcher in the Hornets’ 14-9 win over Corydon Central last Saturday in the opener of a doubleheader.

• Andrew Hunt, Providence: Hunt surrendered just one hit as Providence beat Crawford County 11-1 in five innings on Wednesday, April 3. Hunt also had two hits in the Pioneers’ 5-4 win over Jeff last Tuesday and two more in their 13-2 defeat of Eastern last Wednesday.

• Trey Fulton, Floyd Central: Fulton with 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs as the Highlanders defeated defending Class 2A state champion Northfield 9-2 last Friday.

• Drew Ellis, Jeffersonville: Ellis blasted two home runs in the Red Devils’ 5-4 loss at Providence last Tuesday.

• Shane Williams, Eastern: Williams went 3-for-4 with the Musketeers’ only RBI in a 2-1 loss to Springs Valley on Thursday, April 4.

— Sports editor Greg Mengelt

 

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