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May 8, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Davis, Pioneers beat Charlestown, 8-1

Musketeers win thriller over Lanesville

CLARKSVILLE — John Davis held Charlestown to one run on two hits and had three hits himself as Providence defeated the Pirates 8-1 on Wednesday.

Davis threw six innings, striking out six and walking just two. He also had the Pioneers’ only extra-base hit with a double.

George Knott and Drew Campbell had two hits apiece as Providence produced 12 hits. Daniel Sprinkle had a double for the Pirates.

The Pioneers travel to Louisville today to face DeSales, while Charlestown hosts Browntown Central in a Mid-Southern Conference tilt.

• Eastern wins thriller over Lanesville: With Shane Williams on second, Jacob Hornung hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to propel Eastern past Lanesville, 6-5.

Kaleb Nicholson picked up the win and Dustyn Miller the save after Miller produced a strike out-throw out double play to end the game.

Jordan Eberle hit a bases-clearing double in the second to give the Musketeers a 3-2 lead.

• Generals beat Crawford: Nick Jones had two hits, including a first-inning home run, scored twice and knocked in two runs as Clarksville defeated Crawford County 7-3. Shane Reynolds had three hits and Wyatt Kissel struck out seven and earned the victory on the mound. Nathaniel Jones and Alec Hauber each had a double for the Generals.

NEXT: Clarksville (6-15) hosts Eastern, today.

• Borden drubs Tigers: Borden’s offense produced 14 runs on 12 hits in a 14-1 Southern Athletic Conference win over Crothersville.

David Vansant had two hits, including a double, and three RBIs for Borden. Garrett Vick knocked in three runs and Kyle Kruer was the winning pitcher and had two hits for the Braves.

NEXT: Borden hosts Brownstown Central (DH), Saturday.

SOFTBALL

• Hornets stay hot: Henryville scored three times in the fourth and five in the fifth for an 11-1 five-inning victory over Clarksville.

Sydney Hollingsworth went 3 for 4 with three RBIs for the Hornets. Bailey Sharp had two hits, including a home run for the Generals’ only run.

NEXT: Clarksville (7-12) at Scottsburg, today; Henryville (11-10) at Silver Creek Invitational, Saturday.

• Mustangs thump Shawe: Whitney Morris picked up the win and had a double and two RBIs as New Washington defeated Madison Shawe 17-4.

Kaitlyn Schindler went 2 for 3 with two RBIs for the Mustangs, who broke the game open with eight runs in the second inning.

NEXT: New Washington at Crothersville, today.

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