EH boys track wins Small School Invite

Eastern Hancock freshman Darby Shaw no-hit Tri in a five-inning, 12-0 win Saturday in the second game of a doubleheader.

Shaw struck out six and walked two. She was also 1-for-3 at the plate with two runs scored.

Offensively, Jordan Pierson had a big day, going 3-for-3 with three runs scored, a triple, a home run, four RBI and a stolen base.

Erica Truitt (3-for-3, run, double, RBI, stolen base), Savannah Blevins (2-for-3, 2 RBI), Madison Walton (2-for-3, two runs) and Tori Bednarski (1-for-2, two runs, RBI, walk) also contributed.

In the first game, the Royals prevailed 14-4 in six innings.

Peyton Neisler garnered the win, going the distance and surrendering four earned runs, two walks and striking out eight.

Blevins (4-of-5, four runs, two doubles, RBI, stolen base), Walton (3-of-4, two RBI), Truitt (3-of-3, three runs, three RBI, two stolen bases), Nakayla Shelton (2-of-4, two runs, three RBI, two stolen bases) and Pierson (2-of-5, three runs, RBI, stolen base) paced EH.

Tri fell to 0-3.

The Royals (4-2) are at Morristown (0-2) today.

G-C splits with Beech Grove, falls to Lawrence North

The Cougars won their opener with the Hornets 11-1 in five innings Saturday before falling in the second game, 15-5 in six innings.

In the first game of the double dip, Ashley Whitaker tossed five innings of five-hit, one-run ball, striking out eight and walking two to earn her fourth win. She was also 3-for-4 at the plate with two runs scored and two RBI.

Other G-C offensive standouts were Brittany Wasson (2-for-4, run, three RBI), Erika Knapp (2-for-4, double, two RBI), Alyssa Walls (3-for-4, two runs, triple) and Lindsay Hardwick (2-for-3, run, RBI).

In the second game, Miranda Galbreath went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI. Whitaker was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Walls had two hits and scored two runs.

Darcie Huber took the loss on the mound.

Recently, the Cougars lost 6-2 to Lawrence North.

Huber pitched four innings and took the loss, allowing six runs (five earned).

Whitaker went 3-for-4 with an RBI. Walls had an RBI.

G-C (6-3) hosts Cambridge City Lincoln (4-2) today.

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