> SOUTHERN INDIANA —
JEFF FALLS TO ST. X
After a tough 7-6, 11-inning at New Albany on Wednesday, Jeffersonville crossed the bridge and dropped a second straight contest, 4-2 at St. Xavier.
Scoreless after three innings, the Red Devils took a 1-0 lead in the top of the fourth. However, St. X answered with two runs in each the fourth and the fifth.
“Another tough loss, but we’ll keep grinding,” Jeffersonville coach Derek Ellis said.
Josh Burke, Ian Ellis and Drew Ellis each went 2-for-3 for Jeff, which had eight hits in the loss. Burke had an RBI, while Drew Campbell scored a run and Chandler Dale added an RBI for the Devils. Ian Ellis also had a double and a stolen base in the loss.
Dale took the loss and is now 1-3 on the season.
The Devils are back in action Saturday when they face Hoosier Hills rival Bedford North Lawrence.
ST. XAVIER 4, JEFFERSONVILLE 1
Jeff 000 100 1—2 8 1
St. X 000 220 x—4 7 0
W — J.D. Mundt. L — Chandler Dale (1-3). 2B — Ian Ellis.
SILVER CREEK 8, SOUTH CENTRAL 4
South Central 202 000 0—4 4 3
Silver Creek 000 602 x—8 9 1
W — Cody Razer (1-0). L — Alex Goforth (0-1). S — Cameron Cook (2). 2B — Nick Veith (S). HR — Goforth (S), Cameron Cook (SC).
Silver Creek highlights: Logan Murphy 3 IP, 4 H, 2 BB, 2 K, 4 R, 2 ER; Nick Paynter 2-4, RBI, R; Bradley Grimes 2-3, R; Murphy 2-2, R, BB; Cameron Cook 3 RBI.
Silver Creek coach Joe Decker: “Cody Razer did a nice job of middle relief. He went 2 and two-thirds innings and held South Central hitless, allowing no runs and struck out three.”
Records: Silver Creek 9-3.
Next: Silver Creek at Corydon, Thursday.
CLARKSVILLE 8, LANESVILLE 6
Lanesville 210 020 1—6 9 2
Clarksville 503 000 x—8 6 2
W — Lind (1-1). L — Ferree.
Clarksville highlights: Nick Jones 2-2, 2 R.
Clarksville coach Jamie Knight: “We did a much better job of showing discipline at the plate and swinging at the strikes. Also we did a nice job of making the routine plays. Overall it was a good team win.”
Next: Clarksville at Seymour (DH), Saturday.