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July 4, 2013

LITTLE LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Silver Creek 11-12s clinch spot in District 5 final with 15-1 win

Two Jeff/GRC baseball teams prevail convincingly on Wednesday

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NEW ALBANY — 9-10 SOFTBALL

• New Albany beats Creek: New Albany opened up tournament play on Wednesday with an 18-1 victory over Silver Creek in four innings. New Albany’s Alexia Flannery had four runs scored. Sydney Sierota plated Silver Creek’s lone run.

NEXT: New Albany (1-0) vs. Clarksville, 8 p.m., Friday; Silver Creek (0-2) vs. Jeff/GRC, 5:30 p.m., Friday.

• Clarksville-Charlestown suspended: The Clarksville-Charlestown game on Wednesday got suspended. According to a District 5 Tournament official, the game is expected to resume on Saturday.

NEXT: Clarksville (1-0) vs. New Albany, 8 p.m., Friday; Charlestown (0-1) vs. Clarksville, completion of suspended game, time TBA, Saturday; then, Charlestown (0-1) vs. Silver Creek, 8 p.m., Saturday.

• Gaither nearly hits for cycle in Jeff/GRC win: On Tuesday at Grant Line, Savannah Gaither was a home run away from hitting for the cycle in Jeff/GRC’s 12-1 win over Charlestown. Gaither had four hits, which were two doubles, a single and a triple.

NEXT: Jeff/GRC (1-0) vs. Silver Creek, 5:30 p.m., Friday.

13-14 SOFTBALL

• Jeff/GRC downs New Albany: On Tuesday, Camryn Teague nearly pitched a perfect game in Jeff/GRC’s 11-1 victory in five innings over New Albany. It was the 13-14-year-old division opener.

For Jeff/GRC, Juliette Schuur went 3-for-3 with three runs scored and Kaylee Strong was 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Alexis McLemore scored the lone run for New Albany.

NEXT: Jeff/GRC (1-0) vs. Charlestown, 7 p.m., Friday; New Albany (0-1) vs. Charlestown, 7 p.m., Monday.

13-14 BASEBALL

• Silver Creek defeats Charlestown in five: On Tuesday, Silver Creek collected 11 hits to defeat Charlestown in five innings at Mount Tabor Field, 16-2. It was the tournament opener for both teams.

NEXT: Silver Creek (1-0) vs. Clarksville, 5:30 p.m., Saturday; Charlestown (0-1) vs. HYR, 5:30 p.m., Tuesday.

• Charlestown-HYR game postponed: Wednesday night’s game between Charlestown and HYR was postponed due to rain. It has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. next Tuesday.

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