Weekend Baseball Roundup: Peine throws no-hitter in MV’s HHC sweep


Jack Peine threw a seven-inning no-hitter to start a Hoosier Heritage Conference doubleheader sweep for Mt. Vernon’s baseball team at Delta Saturday.

Peine struck out 10 and did not walk a batter in an 8-0 victory over the Eagles.

Mt. Vernon committed one error.

Will Jacobs had two hits, including a home run. D.J. Scheumann had a double and two RBI. Mason Meyer had two hits. Hayden Ford, Grant Payson and Tristan Sitton each had an RBI.

In Game 2, Mt. Vernon improved its HHC record to 4-2 with a 10-3 victory.

Griffin Raquet went the distance, giving up seven hits, two walks, and three earned runs. He struck out five.

Nine different Marauders had an RBI including, Cam Sullivan, Gage Blanchard, Josh James, Gavin Joy, Nathan Criss, Peine, Jacobs, Sitton and Scheumann. Joy, Sullivan and Scheumann each had doubles. Blanchard scored three runs.

In a 20-1 non-conference win at home Thursday against Muncie Central, Caden Taylor picked up the win. He threw a five-inning complete game, giving up two hits and striking out seven.

Tyler Etherington had three RBI. Ryker Baer, Justin Jones, Meyer, James, and Raquet each had two RBI. Criss and Sitton each had doubles. Baer, Jones and James each hit triples.

G-C gets DH sweep

Greenfield-Central’s baseball team earned an HHC doubleheader sweep at Delta Friday.

The Cougars, now 5-1 and in first place in the HHC with a one-game lead over Mt. Vernon, New Palestine and Pendleton Heights, picked up 5-1 and 8-5 victories in Muncie Friday.

In a 5-1 win, a completion of a game suspended earlier in the month at Greenfield, all scoring was done in the first two innings. Greenfield-Central took control with a four-run first.

In relief, Gavin Markus threw six no-hit innings and struck out eight.

Kyle Oden had a home run and two RBI. Kirk Knecht had a pair of hits, including a triple, and an RBI. Cooper Safford had an RBI hit.

In Game 2, down 5-2, Greenfield-Central scored two in the sixth to cut it to 5-4 and added four in the seventh to take the lead. G-C had nine hits and committed five errors.

G-C pitchers Kaden Snodgrass and Liam Flanagan gave up four hits and no earned runs. Flanagan threw 2.2 innings and picked up the win in relief. He struck out three. Snodgrass fanned four.

Zander Cobb had a double and two RBI. Brady Johnson, Jacob Welch, Landon Brooks and Oden each had two hits. Oden had three RBI. Welch scored three runs. Johnson and Brooks had an RBI each.

Dragons win pair

New Palestine’s baseball team scored 10-plus runs in wins Friday and Saturday over Beech Grove and Franklin Central, respectively.

At Beech Grove Friday, the Dragons won 11-0.

At home Saturday, New Pal beat the Flashes 13-4.

Against the Hornets, pitchers Jesse Isaacs and Sean Young combined on a one-hitter. Isaacs threw four innings to pick up the win. He struck out four. Young struck out two in his one inning of work.

Jackson Kamp hit two doubles and had an RBI. Wyatt Matheis had two hits and two RBI. Jace Jaques had two RBI. Henry Thorpe and Jacob Morris each had two hits. Thorpe, Morris, Matheis and Adam Rickey each scored two runs.

In Saturday’s victory, New Palestine scored all of its runs in the first two innings.

The Dragons scored six in the first and seven in the second. All four Franklin Central runs were scored in the fifth inning.

Michael Thorpe had a double, triple and four RBI. Gavin Neal and Nic Deering each had two RBI. Deering had three hits, including a double.

Kamp had two hits.

Morris threw four innings and picked up the win. He gave up two hits and had five strikeouts. In relief, Rigg Mahurin threw two innings and struck out five.

Royals split with TC

After dropping a Mid-Eastern Conference game Thursday against Wapahani, Eastern Hancock’s baseball team bounced back with a doubleheader split with Triton Central Saturday.

The Royals lost 9-7 in eight innings and won a 13-11 slugfest.

Against Wapahani, Eastern Hancock lost 18-2.

In Saturday’s extra-inning loss, the Royals jumped out to a 6-0 first-inning lead. The Tigers answered with runs in six of the next seven innings.

Brayden Sullivan had a double and two RBI. Hayden Rouse had a double and an RBI. Jalen Helderbrand also had a double. All three of EH’s hits were doubles.

Eastern Hancock had to stave off a Triton Central rally in its victory. The Royals led 13-6 going into the sixth inning. Triton Central scored twice in the sixth and three times in the seventh.

Carson Borden and Rouse each had home runs. Colton Dishman and Helderbrand both hit doubles.

Borden, Rouse, Gavin Jenkins and Caleb Retherford each had two RBI.

Borden had three hits. Dishman, Retherford, Sullivan, Rouse and Jenkins each had two.

Dishman was the winning pitcher.

Against Wapahani, Conner Wittgren and Rouse each had two hits. Rouse had a triple. Wittgren and Helderbrand each had an RBI.