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May 8, 2013

H.S. ROUNDUP: Henryville softball shocks Salem, 7-3

Silver Creek girls’ track finishes fourth in MSC meet

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — The Henryville softball team got back to the .500 mark on Tuesday by upsetting Class 3A No. 6 Salem on the road, 7-3.

The Hornets’ Spencer Whitehouse went 3-for-4, including a two-run single in a four-run third inning. Teammate Sydney Hollingsworth went 2-for-4.

Henryville’s Ashtyn Kaskie was the winning pitcher, improving her record to 9-5.

NEXT: Henryville (10-10) hosts Clarksville, today.

• Generals down Austin: Hannah Heintzman smacked a two-run triple in a four-run sixth inning to help host Clarksville defeat Austin on Tuesday, 5-2. The Generals’ Kayla Wallace went 2-for-3 with two runs scored.

Clarksville freshman Bailey Sharp was the winning pitcher. She pitched a complete game, yielding two unearned run on five hits. Sharp struck out nine and walked none.

“We just kind of hung around,” Generals’ coach Tim Hauber said.

NEXT: Clarksville (7-11, 2-4 Mid-Southern Conference) at Henryville, today.

• Pioneers down Lanesville: Meredith Endris pitched a three-hitter in Providence’s 2-1 win at Lanesville on Tuesday, striking out two and walking one. The Pioneers’ Marlee Karem went 2-for-3 with a double.

NEXT: Providence (16-8) at Southwestern, next Monday.


• Ernstberger wins two MSC titles:
Eastern’s Katie Ernstberger won a pair of Mid-Southern Conference championships on Tuesday at Eastern.

Ernstberger won the long jump with a leap of 15 feet, 3 inches and was part of the Musketeers’ winning 1,600-meter relay team. She also was third in the 100.

Silver Creek was the highest-finishing local team. The Dragons finished fourth and got a championship from Emily Chrisman, who won the discus with a toss of 118 feet. Chrisman was second to Charlestown’s Megan Brooks in the shot put. Brooks won the event with a throw of 38-4.

Silver Creek’s 3,200 relay team finished second to Salem, Maggie Shields was second in the 800 and Jessica Backherms finished runner-up to Scottsburg’s Morgan McNeeley in the 400. McNeeley won the 100, 200 and the 400.

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