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April 11, 2012

Local Roundup: Milford’s Ward pitches no-hitter

MILFORD — Milford’s Riley Ward had 10 strikeouts as he pitched a no-hitter in the Bearcats 15-0 win over Buckley Christ Lutheran on Tuesday.

Ward only allowed one walk in the game, which went five innings.

Alex Portwood had four hits and four RBIs for Milford, while Jake McCann had two RBIs and Tanner Davenport added one RBI.

The Bearcats will host Grace Baptist on Thursday.

Attica 15

Covington 13

COVINGTON, Ind. — The Red Ramblers took advantage of six Trojans errors and took the lead for good in the seventh inning to get the win.

Mark Dobbles had two home runs, including one in the seventh to get the lead for Attica, and added three hits and four RBIs. Austin Smyth had a home run and four RBIs for the Red Ramblers while J.R. Dunhill had two and Matt Tillotson added one.

Karson Allen had a home run and two RBIs for Covington, while Luke Brazas and Gage Hegg each had one.

The Trojans are 0-6 and will play Attica on Thursday.

Salt Fork 9

Tri-Valley 2

DOWNS — Clayton Fauver had a home run and two RBIs as the Storm jumped out to an 8-0 lead after the third inning in defeating Tri-Valley.

Cole Taylor and David Sacre each had two RBIs for Salt Fork, while Chase Sanford, winning pitcher Max Stutsman and Noah Darr each added one.

The Storm is 8-2 and will face Schlarman today.


Unity 4

Westville 3

WESTVILLE — The Tigers tried to rally late in the game, but could not get past the Rockets at home.

Losing pitcher Carson Richardson and Dani Gabehart each had an RBI for Westville, who drops to 5-6 and will face Oakwood today.


AP 0

POTOMAC — Free passes and errors were the downfall of the Trojan softball team.

Armstrong-Potomac pitching combined to walk or hit 10 batters and the Trojan defense committed 11 errors in the loss to Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley.

Up next for Armstrong-Potomac (1-9) is tonight’s road game at Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman.

Seeger 9

North Vermillion 1

CAYUGA, Ind. — Hanna Wash had two RBIs as the Patriots cruised past the Falcons.

Seeger opened up the scoring in the third inning with four runs on an RBI single by Katie Kirby, an RBI single by Wash and one of 10 North Vermillion errors led to two more runs.

McKenna Mitchell, Arielle Verhey and Makenna Cronk each had one RBI for the Patriots, who are 4-3 and 1-0 in the Wabash River Conference and will host the Falcons today.

Tori Kilgore had the only RBI for North Vermillion, who is 3-3 and 2-2 in the WRC.


Fountain Central 4

Rockville 1

ROCKVILLE, Ind. — Shelby Allen and Colleen Yager each won singles matches as the Mustangs defeated the Rox in Wabash River Conference action.

The doubles teams of Amy Brown and Chelsea Carver and Bailey McGrady and Hannah Cox each won for Fountain Central, who is 3-0 and 2-0 in the WRC and will play Benton Central on Thursday.


Salt Fork beats out the field

CATLIN — The Storm was able to defeat the field in a meet at Catlin High School with three individual champions.

Caleb Weaver won the long jump (19 feet, 5¾ inches) and triple jump (42-9) for Salt Fork, while Alec Dutton won the discus (143), and Taylor Kirby set a school record in the 110 hurdles with a time of 15.99.

Brandon Divan won the 3,200 (10 minutes, 51 seconds) for Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac, who took third, while Chase Connelly won the 400 (54.31) and Ky Hufford won the high jump (5-8) for Bismarck-Henning.

Nick Woods won the shot put (47-10) and John Sullivan took the 100 (11.52) for Westville while Jesse Hahne won the 800 (2:11) and 1,600 (4:39) for Schlarman Academy.

Attica third in triangular

ATTICA, Ind. — The Red Ramblers won two events as they were third in a meet with Rockville and Lafayette Central Catholic.

Kenny Little won the long jump (18-6¼) for Attica while Will Schott took the 1,600 run (5:24)


OAP wins out at Catlin

CATLIN — Makenzie Baker won the triple jump (32-8¾) and high jump (5-8) as the Comets beat out the field at Catlin High School.

Hailey Bennett won the 300 hurdles for Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac (52.78) while Angela Elliott won the long jump (14-5½).

Bismarck-Henning was second with first place finishes for Maranda Witty in 100 hurdles (18.18), Mary Bass in the 100 (13.00) and Shelbi Haga in the shot put (31-½) while Salt Fork was fourth with top finishes by Kayli Plotner in the 200 (27.05) and 400 (1:02) and Rachel Negangard in the discus (98-2½).

Schlarman second at

Paxton quadrangular

PAXTON — The Hilltoppers won three events as they took second to host Paxton-Buckley-Loda in a quadrangular meet.

Jordan Marganski won the 400 meter dash (1:08) for Schlarman Academy, while Sarah Larson took the 1,600 (7:00.84) and Sarah Daily took the discus (99-2).

Laura Gross had second place finishes in the shot put and 100 and 300 hurdles while Ella Black was second in the 800 and Holly Huckstadt was second in the 1,600 and 3,200 runs.

Attica second in own


ATTICA, Ind. — Kaley Sosnowski won three events as the Red Ramblers finished second to Lafayette Central Catholic in a meet that also included Rockville.

Sosnowski won the 100 meter dash (14.50 seconds), the 400 dash (1:07.38) and the 200 dash (30.03) for Attica while Britney Capps won the 300 hurdles (54.06) and the discus (83-4)

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