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April 20, 2014

Salt Fork softball continues with strong start

CATLIN — The Salt Fork softball team continued its undefeated start with a sweep of Unity on Saturday by identical 10-0 scores.

In the first game, Kayln Learnard had a triple and two RBIs while Kaylee McFadden, Lea Hall, Kylie Summers and Camryn Todd each had two hits and one RBI and winning pitcher Logan Sanford and Carly Chandler each had one RBI.

In the second game, Sanford had three hits and three RBIs while Emilie McFadden had a home run and two RBIs.

The Storm are 10-0 and will play Hoopeston Area on Monday.

Normal Community 13-15, Danville 0-2

DANVILLE — The Vikings only had three hits as they were swept in a doubleheader with the Ironmen.

Danville drops to 4-7 and 1-1 in the Big 12 Conference and will play Paris on Monday.

Covington 5-3, Rockville 3-2

ROCKVILLE, Ind. — Courtney Root completed the sweep for the Trojans with a game-winning single in the bottom of the eighth inning of the second game.

Root had three hits in the second game to give Taylar Hanson the win on the mound.

In the first game, Ali Holmes was the winner and drove in a run while Madi Hanson, Macie Cooper and Regan Foster each had one RBI.

The Trojans are 4-1 and will play North Montgomery on Monday.

Riverton Parke 11-2, Seeger 0-13

WEST LEBANON, Ind. — Held to one hits in the first game, the Patriots exploded with 20 hits in the second game to salvage at split with the Panthers.

McKenna Mitchell had two triples for Seeger in the second game while Rebecca Barton had a double and triple and Nellie Andrews had a double.

Lexi Smith went to 4-0 for the season for the patriots, who are 7-2 and 3-1 in the Wabash River Conference and will play Crawfordsville on Monday.

PREP BASEBALL

Bismarck-Henning 9, Armstrong-Potomac 4

POTOMAC — Dustyn Ingram and Elijah Astell each had two RBIs as the Blue Devils defeated the Trojans.

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