SHS picks up pair of HHC wins
Shelbyville beat Class 3A No. 2 Yorktown, 7-2, on Friday, before causing past Delta, 14-2, on Saturday in a pair of Hoosier Heritage Conference wins.
The Golden Bears jumped on the Tigers with three runs in the first and two in the second before Yorktown scored a run in the sixth.
Shelbyville added two more runs in the seventh before Yorktown scored once in the seventh.
Karissa Hamilton had three of Shelbyville’s 10 hits and drove in three runs while Adisenn Weaver and Hailey Pogue both had two hits. Katie Mathies drove in two with a double.
Cheyenne Eads held Yorktown to three hits while striking out six in a complete game appearance.
The Golden Bears left little doubt about Saturday’s outcome from the beginning, scoring seven in the first inning, four in the second and three more in the third.
Shelbyville finished with 15 hits, led by Kylee Edwards and Eads, both of whom had three apiece. Hamilton, Mathies and Pogue each had two.
Brooke Lipperd gave up six hits and struck out two in a five-inning complete appearance.
Carlton wins 100th career game in doubleheader sweep
Shelbyville needed extra innings to beat Indian Creek in the first game of a doubleheader and went on to sweep the Braves in the second game. Coach Royce Carlton won his 100th career game with the sweep.
In the first game, Indian Creek took a six-run lead in the top of the first before Shelbyville eventually tied it up. Down 6-5 going into the bottom of the seventh, the Golden Bears got the needed run to force an extra inning.
The two teams went onto play two extra innings with the Golden Bears eventually winning, 8-7, in nine innings.
Benny Thompson singled to bring home the winning run.
Brock Pitman, Kaleb Schaf and Luke Jackson each had a pair of hits in the first game and the Golden Bears finished with 10 for the game.
Nolen Kincade struck out seven in his start while giving up five hits and six runs.
Unlike the first game, the Golden Bears got an early lead in the second contest.
Shelbyville scored four runs in the top of the third on the way to a 6-3 lead. The Golden Bears gave up a run in the bottom half of the inning before scoring twice in the fourth.
Indian Creek responded with two runs in the bottom half of the inning to finish the scoring.
Charlie Rife had two of Shelbyville’s seven hits and he drove in three runs.
Tyler Smalley struck out seven in 6-1/3 innings, while allowing four hits.
WHS struggles early in 15-0 loss
Waldron fell behind 5-0 and went onto lose 15-0 at Cambridge City Lincoln.
The Mohawks were held to two hits – one apiece by Jared Brooks and Brayden Ronan.
Blake Bowers, Donovan Russell, Jacob Lindsey and Jacobi Percell combined for five strikeouts, 11 walks and nine hits allowed.