HS Roundup: Baseball, softball regular season winds down
May 21—Each week, we bring the readers a few of the highlights from the previous days of individual and team athletic accomplishments from some of the games, matches and meets THB Sports was unable to cover.
Frankton won the Elwood girls tennis invitational with a combined 7-3 record. Emily Bilyeu at No. 2 singles, Haylee Niccum at No. 3 singles and Lainey Hamaker and Lily Hall at No. 3 doubles finished a perfect 2-0.
Makena Alexander and Amaya Collins each hit a three-run homer to back the combined five-hit pitching of Claire Duncan and Paige Parker as Frankton knocked off Tipton 6-1.
Allison Duckworth homered, and Charleigh Baledge doubled twice and drove in three runs to lead Alexandria to a 9-4 win over Monroe Central.
Nate Gilmet homered, Jalen Jordan doubled and each drove in two runs as Pendleton Heights held off Richmond for a 6-5 win.
Dontrez Fuller, Kairo Parks, Carter Hunt and Jaxon Milburn each drove in two runs, and Hunt and Caanan Pratt combined on a no-hitter as Anderson defeated Purdue Poly 12-2.
Case Morehouse scored two birdies as part of his round of 38 to lead Shenandoah to a 164-166 win over Yorktown.
Led by a personal-best 37 from Jace Scott and a 38 from Christian Knauer, Frankton (162) defeated Eastern Hancock (181) and Knightstown (208).
Gabbi Patrick doubled and drove in three runs, and Elise Boyd doubled, tripled and drove in another to back the three-hit, 11-strikeout pitching of Olivia Watson in an 11-1 Shenandoah win over Daleville.
Katie Duncan drove in three runs, and Elizabeth Lee homered and struck out nine over five innings as Madison-Grant won 11-1 over South Adams.
Katelin Goodwin and Bo Shelton each homered, and Eliza Findlay shut down New Castle on five hits as Pendleton Heights rolled to an 11-1 win.
Jobe Robinson homered and drove in five runs, and Shenandoah overcame an early seven-run deficit for a 13-12 win over Frankton. Nate Moore hit a home run and drove in four runs while Riley Inglis drove in two runs for the Eagles.
Emanuel Benitez was 2-for-3 with three RBI, and Kenley McConnell drove in a pair as Anderson Prep defeated Shortridge 11-5 in a game shortened to five innings due to darkness.
Lapel picked up its 20th win with an 11-3 victory over Anderson. Quentin Roberts, Landan Brown and Jarrett each drove in two runs for the Bulldogs.
Tyler Lutz fired a 1-over par 35 at The Edge to lead Lapel to a 157-163 win over Alexandria. Fye paced the Tigers with a 38.
Kelsey Armes doubled, tripled and drove in four runs, and Alivia Boston homered and drove in a pair in a 17-2 Elwood win over Monroe Central.
Braxton Pratt provided all the offensive support Jay Dillmon needed with a home run and four RBI as Alexandria defeated Tri-Central 10-0. Dillmon pitched five one-hit innings and struck out seven.
Collin Osenbaugh tripled and scored the winning run on a passed ball as Shenandoah closed out an 8-0 Mid-Eastern Conference season with a 3-2 win over Wes-Del in nine innings.
Meryck Adams allowed five hits and struck out 11 as Daleville posted an 8-1 win over Cowan.
Max Franklin singled home two runs in the seventh inning to break a 5-5 tie as Madison-Grant rallied for a 7-5 win over Maconaquah.
Arwen Stump homered and drove in three runs while Mariyah Summitt and Jaycen Swink drove in two runs each, and Anderson took home a 13-0 win over Liberty Christian.
Averi Savage drove in four runs, and Armes homered as part of a 13-hit attack as Elwood defeated Delta 10-4.
Goodwin homered twice and Shelton highlighted a seven-run sixth inning with a grand slam as Pendleton Heights rallied for an 8-1 win over Yorktown.
Kyra Osborne scattered 10 hits, allowed three earned runs and homered at the plate to lead Daleville to a 9-6 win over Blackford. Osborne struck out six and drove in four runs while Valyn Pattengale doubled, tripled and drove in two runs and Cali Pattengale was 3-for-3 with three RBI.
Tyler Bates struck out nine over five two-hit innings and tripled and drove in a pair to lead Frankton to an 11-1 win over Traders Point Christian.
With the cancellation of the Henry County tournament, Shenandoah and Blue River Valley hastily scheduled an afternoon tilt, and behind the pitching of Osenbaugh and Dylan McDaniel, the Raiders picked up their 20th win with a 2-0 victory.
Four area golf teams were part of an elite field at the Muncie Central Invitational at The Player's Club in Yorktown with Pendleton Heights scoring 323 to place seventh overall. Lapel was 15 strokes back in 13th while Shenandoah was in with 360 and Frankton at 368. Vance Jarvis led all area players with a 74 for the Arabians while Kaden Suchocki finished at 79 for the Bulldogs, Morehouse fired an 86 for the Raiders and Scott finished at 87 for the Eagles.
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