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April 7, 2021

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B-2 Wednesday, April 7, 2021 The Press-Dispatch SPORTS CALENDAR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7 ❚ Middle School Girls' Softball — Washington — 6 p.m. at Washington THURSDAY, APRIL 8 ❚ Coed Varsity Track and Field — Tri- Meet — 5 p.m. at South Knox ❚ Girls' Varsity and JV Softball — Loogootee —5 p.m. at Pike Central ❚ Girls' Varsity Tennis — Princeton — 5:30 p.m. at Princeton ❚ Boys' Varsity Baseball — South Spencer — 6:30 p.m. at Pike Central FRIDAY, APRIL 9 ❚ Boys' Varsity Golf — Triangular ( Gibson Southern and North Posey) — 5:30 p.m. at Cambridge Golf Course ❚ Middle School Girls' Softball — Heritage Hills — 6:30 p.m. at Pike Central ❚ Girls' Varsity Softball — Boonville Southern Slam —8 p.m. at Boonville SATURDAY, APRIL 10 ❚ Girls' Varsity Tennis — Loogootee Invitational — 9 a.m. at Loogootee ❚ Boys' Varsity Baseball — Princeton Invitational — 11 a.m. at Princeton ❚ Girls' Varsity Softball — Boonville Southern Slam —5 p.m. at Boonville MONDAY, APRIL 12 ❚ Coed Varsity Track and Field — North Posey — 6 p.m. at Pike Central ❚ Middle School Girls' Softball — Barr- Reeve — 6 p.m. at Barr-Reeve TUESDAY, APRIL 13 ❚ Girls' Varsity Tennis — North Daviess — 4:30 p.m. at Pike Central ❚ Girls' Varsity and JV Softball — Tecumseh — 6 p.m. at Tecumseh ❚ Middle School Coed Track and Field — Tri-Meet — 6 p.m. at North Posey WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14 ❚ Girls' Varsity Tennis — North Posey — 5:30 p.m. at North Posey ❚ Middle School Girls' Softball — South Knox — 6 p.m. at Pike Central Tennis now 1-1 with 4-1 win Pike Central tennis is now 1- 1 on the season after collect- ing a 4-1 win over Pocket Ath- letic Conference rival Tecum- seh. The road trip to Lynnville featured two successful sin- gles wins, as well as two dou- bles and both JV single wins. Ella McGuire fell 6 -2, 3-6, 6 - 4 in a fairly even match with senior Lady Brave Katie Tool- ey in the number one singles match. Shelby Keeker battled Lexi Carlisle 5 -7, 7-5 before notch- ing a 10 -1 final set at number two singles. Jamie Salle bet- tered Tecumseh's Brittney Wahl 6 -0, 7-6 in the number three singles match. The doubles teams had no trouble scoring wins for the visiting Lady Chargers. Kenley Beck and Zoey Da- vis teamed for a 6 -0, 6 -0 win against Kyle Black and Brook- lyn Gates at number one dou- bles. Reagan Craig and El- la Adams claimed a number two doubles win over Addi- son Isaac and Lacy Funkhous- er with a 6 -1, 6 -0 score. Alaina Johnson added a La- dy Charger JV win over Chloe Ashby 6 -0 and Gabby Collins posted a 6 -2 win over Ashby. By James Capozella Wind and rain tore through the Lady Charger diamond in the late innings of a come- from-behind 7-4 win over the visiting South Knox Lady Spartans. The Tuesday eve- ning match-up featured Ken- zie Powell and Chloe Williams on the mound for the hosts, and Lexie Onyett, Delaney Welch and Karley Kavanaugh with two hits apiece. Four runs in the bottom of the sixth propelled the girls past South Knox and Wil- liams, who had stepped in for Powell in the fourth and pitched 3.2 innings, got the win. South Knox went down in the seventh with a ground out, walk, fly out and ground out to Williams to Mallory Hick- ey at first. Onyett opened the four-run sixth with a sharply hit single to left field and then Welch sin- gled to left on an 0 -2 count, advancing Onyett to third. Welch stole second and Wil- liams walked, loading the bas- es with nobody out. Mallory Hickey blasted a single to cen- ter, scoring Onyett and Welch as Williams went to third with no outs. Macey Stilwell ran for Williams and scored after Ka- vanaugh was thrown out on a grounder to second. Stilwell crossed the plate on Kavana- ugh's RBI and Hickey was safe at third. Hickey scored on a ground out to short off the bat of Mad- elyn Fiscus for the fourth run and the 7-4 win. Kavanaugh and Hickey finished with two RBIs, and Kenzie Powell and Fiscus each had one. Onyett scored twice, and Powell, Hickey, Kavanaugh and Welch crossed once. The girls had trailed 2-0 in the first, tied it up in the sec- ond at two all on Kavanaugh's RBI single. South Knox add- ed runs in the third and fourth and then Pike Central got one back in the fifth when Avery Hunt got on by an error, scor- ing Kavanaugh. Williams was the only La- dy Charger to walk and she pitched the last 3.2 innings with four strikeouts, no runs, one walk and four hits. Powell threw 51 pitches to lead off, al- lowing two earned runs, seven hits, collecting two strikeouts and issuing no walks. Pike: 0 2 0 0 1 4 x 7-8 -2 S Knox: 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 4-11-3 Scrimmage sets lineup for Charger tennis Pike Central Lady tennis hosted Vincennes Rivet for a scrimmage this past Tues- day and featured several La- dy Charger lineups, accord- ing to Pike Central head ten- nis coach Brent Beck. Beck said, "We played three differ- ent rounds with three differ- ent lineups." The first lineup was Ella McGuire at number one sin- gles, Shelby Keeker at number two and Jaime Sallee at num- ber three. Kenley Beck and Zoey Davis teamed in num- ber one doubles and Reagan Craig and Ella Adams teamed in number two doubles action. Ella, Shelby and Jaime and Kenley and Zoey stayed at their respective pairings with Alaina Johnson and Gabby Collins comprising the num- ber two doubles team. Rea- gan and Ella Adams were the number one doubles team in the third lineup, and Alaina and Gabby teamed for num- ber two doubles. Coach said, "It was just good to get out on the court and have some actual compe- tition, while at the same time it showed us what we did well along with our short comings we need to work on." Mc- Guire, Keeker and Sallee will play singles in the first match of the season, Beck and Davis team up in number one dou- bles, and Craig and Adams comprise the number two dou- bles team. TRACK Continued from page 1 apiece. Vinnedge was second in the shot put with a 27'3" throw and measured 81'4" for sec- ond in the discus. Teague ran a close second in the 1600, clocking 5:52.13, with team- mate Kennedy Willis third in 6:25.59. Teague was sec- ond in the 3200 with a time of 12:30.82 and Willis was third (14:24.02). Xavier Shoultz ran a 5:1.35 to first in the 1600, and Ijaa Chambers took third in the 1600 (5:28.22) and second in the 3200, clocking 11:47.15. Chambers was second in the 800 dash and Shoultz was third. Braden Howald and Gar- rett Boyd cleared 10 foot in the pole vault for first and second respectively, and Boyd took first in the 200 dash. He add- ed a second in the 100 with a time of 12.06. Krieg Stephen took a second in the discus with a toss of 93' and second in the shot, measuring 34'11". Sam Coleman was third in the shot, taping 30'. Howald was second in the 300 hurdles and Trent Zimmerman took third place points. Lady Chargers softball now 2-1 with come-from-behind win 63 COVID-19 bass tourney kicked off The 2021 edition of the 63 COVID-19 Bass Tour- ney got underway last Thursday at Prides Creek, with a 2.33 pound bass brought in by Beau Dillon. He had the big bass, and Dillon and Ashton Evans won the top prize. Alan Faith and Kenny Osgath- arp scored second, and Cale Beck tied Keith Brock and Lou Karsner for third place. The next tournament is Thursday, April 8 at Glendale's Dogwood Lake, starting at 5:30 p.m. Lady Charger Chloe Williams meets the ball squarely during action in the 7-4 win over South Knox. Pitching from Kenzie Powell and Chloe Williams was key in the Lady Charger win over South Knox, and RBIs and hits by Mallory Hickey, Karley Kava- naugh, Lexie Onyett and Delaney Welch turned the tide. Pike Central Lady Charger catcher Lexie Onyett puts the bat on the ball for a hit in the win over visiting South Knox. Pike Central Lady Charger tennis coach Brent Beck introduced team members from both clubs prior to the start of Friday's match with Mt. Vernon.

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