The Sideline – May 16



Star of the Week

Cole Fout

Team: Eastern Hancock

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Jersey: No. 2

Grade: Senior

Position: Catcher

Stats: In an 11-1 Mid-Hoosier Conference win against South Decatur, Fout went 3-for-4 with a home run, two doubles and three RBIs. For the season, the senior catcher is hitting .436 with eight home runs, 24 RBIs, seven doubles, a 1.000 slugging percentage and a .575 on-base percentage.


Baseball poll

This week’s Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association polls.

Class 4A: 1. Cathedral, 2. Floyd Central, 3. Lawrence North, 4. Columbus North, 5. Lake Central, 6. LaPorte, 7. McCutcheon, 8. Hobart, 9. Center Grove, 10. Zionsville.

Class 3A: 1. Jasper, 2. Crawfordsville, 3. Silver Creek, 4. Andrean, 5. Hanover Central, 6t. Norwell, 6t. Yorktown, 8. Leo, 9. Peru, 10. West Vigo.

Class 2A: 1. Knightstown, 2. Lapel, 3. S. Spencer, 4. FW Canterbury, 5. Lafayette Central Catholic, 6. Cass, 7. Alexandria, 8. Wapahani, 9. Eastern Greentown, 10. Hebron.

Class A: 1. Pioneer, 2. Rockville, 3. Rising Sun, 4. South Central, 5. North White, 6. Frontier, 7. Orleans, 8. Shakamak, 9. Jac-Cen-Del, 10. Loogootee.


Tourney draw is Tuesday

Baseball sectional draw: 8 a.m., Tuesday


Sectional dates: May 27 to June 1

Times: To be determined by host school

Admission: $6 per session; $9 season



Star of the Week

Darcie Huber

Team: Greenfield-Central

Jersey: No. 21

Grade: Junior

Position: Pitcher

Stats: Huber hit a game-winning home run against Pendleton Heights to give the Cougars a share of their first-ever Hoosier Heritage Conference championship. She also recorded 12 strikeouts pitching in the win against the Arabians, and 15 more strikeouts in a follow-up victory against Lawrence Central. For the year, Huber is batting .452 with six home runs and has a 14-1 record in the pitcher’s circle with 152 strikeouts and a 1.27 ERA.


Sectional slates set

Results of the IHSAA state tournament sectional draw:

2A Sectional 41 at Cambridge City Lincoln

May 25

Knightstown vs. Centerville, 11 a.m.

Cambridge City Lincoln vs. Union County, 12:30 p.m.

Northeastern vs. Hagerstown, 2 p.m.

May 26

Eastern Hancock vs. Knightstown-Centerville winner, 5:30 p.m.

Cambridge City Lincoln-Union County winner vs. Northeastern-Hagerstown winner, 7 p.m.

May 27

Championship, 6 p.m.

4A Sectional 9 at Mt. Vernon

May 25

Pendleton Heights vs. Connersville, 3 p.m.

Anderson vs. Greenfield-Central, 4:45 p.m.

Richmond vs. New Castle, 6:30 p.m.

May 26

Mt. Vernon vs. Pendleton Heights-Connersville winner, 5:30 p.m.

Anderson-Greenfield-Central winner vs. Richmond-New Castle winner, 7:15 p.m.

May 27

Championship, 7 p.m.

4A Sectional 13 at Center Grove

May 25

Greenwood vs. Center Grove, 10 a.m.

Whiteland vs. Franklin Central, noon

May 26

Greenwood-Center Grove winner vs. Whiteland-Franklin Central winner, 5 p.m.

New Palestine vs. Franklin, 7 p.m.

May 27

Championship, 6 p.m.