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Prep Report: Eads, Edwards lead Golden Bears to 6-1 win at Mooresville

A five-run second inning was all Shelbyville needed to get its second win of the softball season.

Kylee Edwards had two hits, two walks and three runs batted in to lead the Golden Bears to a 6-1 victory Thursday and push their record to 2-0 this season.

Cheyenne Eads improved to 2-0 in the circle, throwing six innings and allowing one unearned run on three hits and three walks. The sophomore struck out five.

Aliyah Lewis, a junior, pitched a scoreless seventh inning to secure the road victory.

Alexandra Cooper (0-1) took the loss for Mooresville (1-1). The junior worked two innings, allowed five hits and five runs. Josi Hair pitched the final five innings and limited the Golden Bears to two hits and walked four.

Kendall Grover went 1-for-3 at the plate and drove in the Pioneers’ only run.

Hailey Pogue was the only other Golden Bear with two hits. The junior also had a run batted in.

Karissa Hamilton went 1-for-4 with a run scored and a run batted in.

Shelbyville will make its home debut Saturday at 11 a.m. against Jennings County (0-3).

In another prep event Thursday:


Waldron 14, Indiana Deaf 1

At Indiana Deaf, The visiting Mohawks turned 13 hits and nine walks into 14 runs in its 2022 season-opening victory.

Donovan Russell led the offensive outburst with a 3-for-3 performance at the plate with three runs scored and two RBIs.



Eli Sheppard, Bryce Yarling and Jacob Bennett each had two hits.

The Mohawks scored four runs in the top of the first and added two more in the second inning to build an early 6-0 advantage.

Jacob Lindsey was the beneficiary of the run support throwing a three-hitter and notching 10 strikeouts.

Waldron (1-0) is back in action today at Indian Creek (1-0).