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April 30, 2013

H.S. ROUNDUP: Red Devils blank Clarksville, 18-0

Webster strikes out 20 in no-hitter for Charlestown

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> SOUTHERN INDIANA — SOFTBALL

• Webster tosses no-hitter, strikes out 20:
Charlestown senior Alli Webster no-hit Scottsburg and struck out 20 in the host Pirates’ 9-0 Mid-Southern Conference win on Tuesday.

Carly Price went 2-for-2 with a home run and two RBIs. Cassie Martin also homered for the Pirates. Morgan Ashby and Shelby Goedeker each went 2-for-4 with a double for Charlestown.

NEXT: Charlestown (10-2, 6-1 MSC) hosts New Washington, today.

• Pioneers thump West Wash: Class 2A No. 10 Providence scored 16 runs on 14 hits in a 16-3 win at West Washington on Tuesday.

The Pioneers’ Karly Baumann went 2-for-4 with a double and four runs knocked in. Also for Providence, Lillian Hughes was 2-for-3 with three RBIs and Jordyn Stengel ended up 2-for-2 with two runs scored and one knocked home.

The Pioneers’ Kristan Markland picked up the win in the circle. She didn’t allow a run in 3 2/3 innings.

NEXT: Providence (13-6) at Silver Creek, tonight.

GIRLS’ TENNIS

• Braves stay hot:
A day after upsetting Jeffersonville, Borden improved to 8-0 overall and 3-0 in the Southern Athletic Conference with a 5-0 victory at Lanesville on Tuesday.

All five matches were won in straight sets.

Kendyl Wheatly was impressive at No. 3 singles, defeating Elise Lawson without surrendering a game. Bailee Kruer and McKenzie Owens also won 6-0, 6-0 over Kaitlyn Matthews and Paula Klotz at No. 2 doubles.

• Scottsburg upsets Silver Creek: Silver Creek dropped its first Mid-Southern Conference match in more than a decade on Tuesday.

The Dragons won at both No. 1 slots, but the Warriorettes won the other three events for a 3-2 victory.

Silver Creek’s Kat Hebble earned a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Carmen Boley at No. 1 singles, and Jenny Block and Rebekah Knittle won 6-2, 6-1 over Carissa White and Amber McClain at No. 1 singles for the Dragons.

However, Lauren Houser’s three-set 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Silver Creek’s Grace Clayton gave Scottsburg the historic victory.

NEXT: Silver Creeek (8-5, 7-1 MSC) hosts Eastern, today.

• Highlanders edge Castle, 3-2: Floyd Central won two of the three singles events and split doubles with Castle in Tuesday’s 3-2 home victory on Senior Night.

Olivia Boesing at No. 1 singles, Alex Jamison at No. 3 singles and the No. 1 doubles team of Whitney Batliner and Dana Frank all won in straight sets for the Highlanders.

“I’m not dissatisfied and Castle has a good team, but our intensity level wasn’t quite where it needed to be,” Floyd coach Rick Miller said. “I’m happy we won, but it would have been nice if we would have been more focused.”

NEXT: Floyd Central (9-4) vs. Terre Haute North at Bedford North Lawrence, today.

• Jeff beats New Albany 5-0 in Doubles Fest: In a match that featured only doubles matches, host Jeffersonville defeated New Albany 5-0 on Tuesday in what both teams called a “Doubles Fest.”

In the night’s biggest match, the Red Devils’ Morgan Reilly and Macy Lancaster fought back from a 6-2 defeat in the first set and beat twin sisters Erin and Marin Kanii 2-6, 7-6 (7-5), 10-8. At No. 2 doubles, Emily Lewis and Jules Jenks knocked off New Albany’s Emily Hoffer and Hanae Togomi 6-0, 6-0.

NEXT: New Albany at Jennings County, Thursday; Jeffersonville at Jasper Invitational, Friday and Saturday.

• Providence blanks Rebels: Providence defeated South Central 5-0 on Tuesday.

Both Pioneer doubles teams won in straight sets. At No. 2 doubles, Erin Duncan and Katelyn Koopman beat Suzanna Bond and Carra Carty 6-0, 6-0. Amanda Agtuca and Elizabeth Short took out the Rebels’ Hannah Pumphrey and Savannah Morris 6-4, 6-4.

NEXT: Providence will host Seymour, Thursday.

• Generals edge Corydon: Clarksville swept the singles events — all in straight sets — to give the Generals a 3-2 victory at Corydon Central on Monday.

Clarksville freshman Jenni Goldman beat Bethany Thomas 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles, while freshman Miranda DeKorte earned a 6-0, 6-0 victory over the Panthers’ Valerie Crawford at No. 2. In her first match at No. 1 singles, Clarksville’s Abigail Hurtgen won 6-3, 6-3 over Lillian Kopsolias. Hurtgen remained unbeaten on the season.

NEXT: Clarksvile will host New Washington, Thursday.

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