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April 16, 2014

H.S. SOFTBALL: Jeff softball shuts down New Washington

Floyd softball scores 19 times on 25 hits in win over North Harrison

JEFFERSONVILLE — Behind a stellar pitching performance from Emily Gray, Jeffersonville blanked New Washington 4-0 on Wednesday at Jeffersonville.

Gray turned in seven innings of shutout softball. She allowed just four hits and struck out seven, in the complete-game performance.

Gray’s counterpart Brooke Shaw tossed a nice game as well. Shaw went all six innings and struck out nine.

“[Shaw] pitched very well tonight. She hit her spots,” New Washington coach Tim Sexton said. “We hit the ball fairly well. [We] made two errors and it led to too many [Red Devil] runs.”

Jeffersonville’s offense produced the four runs on eight hits. Just three of the eight were worth extra bases and they all belonged to Emma Coons. Coons went 3-for-4 with three doubles. She also drove in a run.

“We were very good at adjusting at the plate,” Jeffersonville coach Chelsea Jordan said. “We came out today ready to play.”

New Washington will travel to Crothersville today for a Southern Athletic Conference matchup. Jeffersonville is now 2-7 and will host rival Floyd Central on Monday.


New Washington   000 000 0—0 4 2

Jeffersonville        100 030 x—4 8 0

    W — Emily Grey. L — Brooke Shaw. 2B — Emma Coons (J) 3, Jodi Davidson (N).

    Next: Jeff hosts Floyd Central, Monday. New Wash at Crothersville, today.


Floyd Central       311 260 6—19 25 2

North Harrison    031 110 0—  6   6 4

    W — Caroline Cheo (2-0). L — Rudolph. 2B — Maddie Probes (F) 2, Gabby Jenkins (F) 2, Cassie King (F). HR — Probes (F).

    Floyd Central highlights: Probes 5 for 5, 2 doubles, HR, 6 RBI, 4 R; Jenkins 4 for 6, 2 doubles, 2 SB, 2 RBI, 4 R; Regan Hadley, Taylor McClure each had 3 hits.

    Records: Floyd Central 3-1.

    Next: Floyd Central at Jasper Invitational, Saturday.


Presentation    101 010 0—3 5 2    

Henryville         300 001 x—4 6 2

    W — Peyton Ottersbach (2-1). L — Taylor Lee (7-6). 2B — Emily Hollis (H), Emma Hendricks (H).

    Henryville highlights: Emily Stewart 2 for 3, RBI.

    Records: Henryville 4-2.

    Next: Henryville at South Central, Friday.



Corydon           000 000—  0   1 1

Jeffersonville   040 303—10 10 0

    W — Joe Burke (1-0). L — Alex Engleman (2-1). HR — Drew Ellis (J).

    Jeff highlights: Hayden Robb 2 for 4, 2 R; Ellis 2 for 2, 2 RBI, R; Jared Burke 2 for 3, 2 R, Josh Burke 1 for 3, 2 R, RBI.

    Game notes: Drew Campbell singled to drive in Josh Burke for the 10th run of the game to envoke the mercy rule. Burke threw a one-hit shutout and struck out four in his first varsity start. Drew Ellis hit a fourth-inning home run of approximately 365 feet. The win was Jeff’s 20th straight over Corydon.

    Records: Jeffersonville 4-2, Corydon 4-2.

    Next: Jeffersonville at Seymour, today.

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