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April 14, 2013

H.S. ROUNDUP: Devils go 2-1, edges Bulldogs at Jeff duals

Softball: Hornets take down Wolfpack; Generals fall to Seymour

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — The host Red Devils’ girls’ tennis team went 2-1, including a 3-2 win over rival New Albany, at Saturday’s Jeffersonville Triple Duals.

Jeff beat Columbus North 4-1 and fell to Castle 3-2 before earning a tough win over the Bulldogs.

New Albany went 2-1 in the singles’ events against Jeff, but the Red Devils swept the doubles’ matches for the win. The Devils’ No. 1 doubles team Jules Jenkins and Emily Lewis swept Lauren and Emily Hoffer 6-2 and 6-3. Kaitlin Wunsch and Macy Lancaster also earned a 6-2, 6-3 victory at No. 2 doubles.

Jenks and Lewis went unbeaten on the day. In the win over North, the duo defeated Sara Vanderkork and Sydney Anderson 6-3, 5-7, 10-3. Later, they earned a 6-1, 7-5 victory over Katie Brookman and Allison Mann of Castle.

“I felt really good about our doubles’ play,” Jeff coach Mark Reilly said. “Our two teams have not played a lot together.”

Macy Lancaster also went unbeaten for Jeff. She won two matches with Kaitlin Wunsch at No. 2 double and defeated North’s Megan Olibo at No. 2 singles, 6-2 and 6-1.

New Albany senior Erin Kanii went 2-1 for New Albany, which was 0-3 as a team on the day. Kanii defeated Castle’s Bailey Devillez 6-3, 6-4 and Jeff’s Larissa Neville, who was also 2-1 on the day, without dropping a game.

NEXT: Jeffersonville at Madison, Tuesday; New Albany hosts Paoli, Thursday.

SOFTBALL

• Hornets take down Wolfpack:
Ashtyn Kaskie threw a complete game, surrendering just one run on three hits and striking out nine to lead Henryville past Crawford County 10-1.

Emma Hendricks went 3 for 4 with a home run, two runs batted in and two runs scored. Emily Stewart was also 3 for 4 for Henryville.

NEXT: Henryville (5-3) at Trinity Lutheran, Tuesday.

• Generals fall to Seymour: Seymour scored five times in the fourth inning and beat Clarksville 9-1.

The Generals committed four errors and now has 13 in their last four outings.

“We’re in a little funk right now,” Clarksville coach Tim Hauber said. “We’re just going through the motions and we’re not real competitive. We’re waiting to turn the corner.”

Ali Sparkman’s home run produced the only run for Clarksville.

NEXT: Clarksville (4-4) hosts Providence, tonight.

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