CHARLOTTESVILLE — The Eastern Hancock softball group got here off a close to two-week break and picked up proper the place it left off.
The Royals run-ruled Hagerstown, 20-0, in 5 innings on March 24 at residence. On Tuesday, they posted their second run-rule, five-inning victory of the season over visiting Triton Central, 17-0.
The host Royals (2-1) posted 14 hits general and constructed a 7-0 lead after the second inning earlier than scoring 10 extra runs within the backside of the fourth.
Sammie Bolding led the hit parade, going 3-for-4 with two runs scored, a stolen base and 5 RBI. Bolding laced a pair of doubles for 2 of the Royals’ 5 two-baggers within the recreation.
Grace Stapleton completed 2-for-3 with two RBI, a double, a stolen base and a house run. Caroline Stapleton went 3-for-4 with an RBI, a triple and two stolen bases.
Kaylee Stewart was 1-for-1 with 4 runs scored, an RBI, a stolen base and a double. Brooklyn Willis went 2-for-2, with three RBI, two runs scored and a house run.
Kaylee Kline was 3-for-3 with an RBI and a double. Emma Bolding logged two stolen bases.
Maddie Turner picked up the win within the circle, pitching 5.0 full innings with one hit allowed and 13 strikeouts.
Marauders cruise previous Scecina
The Mt. Vernon softball group run dominated visiting Scecina 23-0 in 5 innings at residence on Tuesday evening.
The Marauders took a 5-0 lead after the primary inning and scored 13 runs within the backside of the second en path to a 2-1 file on the season.
Mt. Vernon posted 22 hits to again beginning pitcher Maddie Taylor’s complete-game shutout with 12 strikeouts. Taylor completed 4-for-5 on the plate and likewise hit a three-run triple within the first inning for 4 RBI whole.
Easton Wampler went 4-for-4 with two residence runs, a double and 6 RBI. Drew Fithian was 3-for-4 with 5 RBI and a house run.
Mia Robbins went 1-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBI with a house run. Molly Buck had the Marauders’ fifth residence run of the sport, going 2-for-3 with 4 runs scored and two RBI.
Riley Hasseld was 3-for-4 with an RBI, two runs scored and a double. Macy Cox hit a double and completed 3-for-5 with three runs scored. Allison Myers was 2-for-3 with three runs scored.
The Marauders return to the diamond on Saturday for a house doubleheader in opposition to Indianapolis Lutheran, starting at 11 a.m.
Cougars stay good at 4-0
The Greenfield-Central softball group stored its profitable streak going Tuesday evening, run-ruling host Centerville, 18-0, in 5 innings.
The victory improved the Cougars’ season file to 4-0.
Camille Burelison paced the Cougars’ 18-hit assault by going 2-for-4 with six RBI and two residence runs. Lily Stewart clubbed a house run and drove in three runs by going 3-for-3 on the plate with two runs scored.
Ellie Ewald went 3-for-3 with an RBI, a run scored and a double. Mallory Fultz was 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI. Megan Wineinger went 4-for-6 with an RBI and three runs scored.
Morgan Hornaday was 1-for-4 with an RBI, and Olivia Roberts completed 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Burelison was credited with the pitching win with 5 strikeouts and no hits allowed over 3.0 innings.
Dragons drop season opener
The New Palestine baseball group dropped its season opener Tuesday at Shelbyville, 10-3.
Carter Stogsdill led off the season with a house run on the third pitch of the yr, however the host Golden Bears responded with three runs in every of the primary two innings to take a 6-1 lead.
In the seventh, Wes Stiller had a sacrifice fly and Nolan Cox an RBI double so as to add two extra runs for the Dragons.
Stogsdill, Zayen Stiller, Maddox Manes and Cox had the Dragons’ 4 hits, as New Palestine was outhit 10-4.
Cougars win HHC opener
The Greenfield-Central baseball group rallied again from a 2-0 deficit Tuesday evening to win its Hoosier Heritage Conference opener 12-3 over New Castle.
The visiting Cougars trailed 2-1 after 4 full innings earlier than turning the tide with a seven-run prime of the fifth. Greenfield-Central added 4 extra runs within the sixth to enhance to 2-1 on the season.
Gavin Atwood, Grant Shepherd and Lance McKee every had two hits within the win. Conner Sims, AJ Oden and Atwood added two RBI apiece.
Track & Field
Marauders problem Tigers
The Mt. Vernon ladies monitor & discipline group competed effectively in its first residence meet of the season Tuesday evening in opposition to Yorktown.
The Marauders elected to run a number of ladies in atypical occasions with a view to achieve expertise. Unfortunately, the technique backfired ultimately as Yorktown was capable of win 68-64 general by securing a victory within the 1,600-meter relay, profitable the meet by 4 factors.
Mt. Vernon’s particular person occasion winners included: Riley Nielsen (pole vault), Raelyn Stanfield (excessive leap), Mya Eppert (100-meter sprint and 200), Morgan Tharp (1,600-meter run and 800), Anna Stanfield (300 hurdles) and Lydia Carrell (3,200).
The 3,200-meter relay group of Carrell, Alex Overshiner, Mindy Cornelius and Allie Jenson received for the Marauders.
Kaylee Taylor was third within the discus, whereas Jayla Tremble took second within the occasion. Anna Stanfield was third within the 100 hurdles behind runner-up Raelyn Stanfield.
Emma Gasiorek was second within the 400 with Overshiner taking third. Raelyn Stanfield was second within the 300 hurdles. Annelise Hiner positioned third within the 800, and Jenson was third within the 3,200. Anaiah Garrett positioned third within the 200.