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Prep Report: Shelbyville overpowers Delta for HHC baseball win

Shelbyville pounded out 15 hits and 11 runs to secure its third-straight win Tuesday, 11-1 over visiting Delta.

Asher Balting, Logan Prickett and Caden Tackett each had three hits for the Golden Bears (7-5, 3-4 Hoosier Heritage Conference). Tackett also scored two runs and drove in three to push his team-leading batting average to .459 this season.

Balting, Prickett and Luke Jackson each had two RBIs. Balting leads Shelbyville with 18 RBIs.

Charlie Rife hit his second home run of the season and scored three runs.

Dalton Jones kept the Eagles (3-10, 0-9 HHC) in check, scattering five hits and one walk while striking out five. Luke Jackson worked a scoreless inning to compete the victory.

Zane Cline had three of Delta’s six hits in the loss.

Shelbyville travels to Delta today to complete the HHC two-game series.

In other prep events Tuesday:




Tri 15, Waldron 14

At Waldron, the host Mohawks used an 8-run sixth inning to take an 11-9 lead but surrendered six runs in the top half of the seventh inning and failed to produce a second rally against the Titans (4-5).

Bryce Yarling went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBIs for Waldron (4-8). Donovan Russell, Jacob Lindsey and Jacob Bennett combined for eight RBIs.

Lindsey pitched two innings, allowing three hits and seven runs (only one run was earned). Eli Sheppard worked five innings and allowed five hits and six walks while striking out 14 Titans.

Waldron travels to South Decatur (10-2, 4-0 Mid-Hoosier Conference) Thursday.



Triton Central 2, Monrovia 1

At Triton Central, the host Tigers scored single runs in the fifth and sixth innings to secure their fourth straight win.

Cole Thomas and Avram Rund had RBIs for Triton Central (6-5, 4-2 Indiana Crossroads Conference), winners of six of their last seven after starting the season 0-4.

Quintin Potts had Triton Central’s only two hits.

Benjamin Toth and Hayden May split the pitching duties. Toth worked into the fourth inning, allowing two hits and six walks while striking out five.

May earned the win with 3.2 scoreless innings of relief work and striking out nine.

Triton Central is at Monrovia (1-10, 0-6 ICC) today.




Cascade 6, Triton Central 0

At Cascade, Megan Walker limited the visiting Tigers to three hits in a shutout victory that improved her record to 4-1 this season.

The Cadets (8-2, 3-0 ICC) scored three runs in the first inning off Triton Central starter Lillian Fillippinie, who took the loss.

Triton Central (2-5, 0-2 ICC) hosts Indianapolis Lutheran (4-6, 3-0 ICC) today.



Morristown 33, Providence Cristo Rey 11

At Morristown, the host Yellow Jackets scored 19 runs in the bottom of the first inning to secure their sixth win of the season.

Nevaeh Cox led Morristown with six hits and nine RBIs.

Rhylee Moran and Kayla Baier each had five hits.

Morristown (6-2) hosts Edinburgh (5-7) Thursday.



Girls Tennis

Shelbyville 4, Batesville 1

At Batesville, Shelbyville got straight-set wins from Emma Sandman and Ella Connolly and swept both doubles matches to improve to 4-6 this season.

Sandman defeated Laney Walsman, 7-6 (4), 6-4 at No. 2 singles while Connolly bested Isabelle Wonnell, 6-4, 6-4 at No. 3 singles.

Karlie Lawson and Renee Aldridge were victorious at No. 1 doubles over Cayman Werner and Molly Meer, 7-6 (2), 6-3.

At No. 2 doubles, Riley Lee and Sydney Baker defeated Belle Westerfeld and Annie Negovetich, 6-4, 6-2.

Shelbyville travels to Beech Grove Thursday.



Waldron 5, Trinity Lutheran 0

At Waldron, the host Mohawks (4-2) won all five matches in straight sets.

At No. 1 singles, Nichole Garner improved to 5-1 this season with a 6-3, 7-6 (6) win over Sarah Lemming.

Josee Larrison defeated Drew Hubbard at No. 2 singles, 6-0, 7-5.

Grace Ross made her No. 3 singles debut this season and topped Layla Jones, 6-2, 6-0.

At No. 1 doubles, Mackenzie Shaw and Megan Bogemann also improved to 5-1 with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Ella Christopher and Kiley Zabel.

Emily Tyree and Audrey Hogg defeated Natalee Martinez and Carson Bowling at No. 2 doubles, 6-3, 6-0.

Waldron is at Blue River Valley Thursday.



Oldenburg Academy 4, Southwestern 1

At Southwestern, McKinley Correll and Faith Kelley improved to 4-2 at No. 2 doubles with a hard-fought 6-7 (10), 6-3, 10-4 victory over Oldenburg Academy’s Kenley Martin and Mary Hunter.

Southwestern’s Ella Rice lost a three-set match at No. 2 singles to Evie Vanderpohl, 6-7 (4), 6-0, 13-11.

Southwestern (0-6) is at Eastern Hancock today.



Herron 4, Morristown 1

At Morristown, Brianna Batton improved to 2-0 at No. 3 singles this season with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Abigail Lindvall.

Herron secured straight-set wins at No. 1 singles and No. 2 singles and did not lose a game in either doubles match.

Morristown (0-4) is at Southwestern Thursday.



Boys Track

Columbus North 100, East Central 51, Shelbyville 16

At Columbus North, Sam Price and Jordan Marcum produced event wins for Shelbyville.

Price won the 400 meters in 54.33 seconds.

Marcum cleared five feet, 10 inches to win the high jump competition.

Also scoring top-four finishes were Beau Kenkel (4th in 400, 56.76), Tyler Kreider (4th in 100 hurdles, 17.62) and Alex Macharia (4th in long jump, 18-1).



Morristown 69, Waldron 49, Edinburgh 42

At Edinburgh, Jacob Batten won the 800 and helped two relay teams to first-place points to lead the Yellow Jackets over a pair of MHC rivals.

Batten crossed the finish line in 2:21 to win the 800.

In the 3,200 relay, Batten teamed with Zavier Poole, Luke Stidham and Juriah Riley to cross the finish line in a winning time of 9:56.

Batten and Stidham were paired with Cade Mahin and Tyler Schonfeld in the 1,600 relay and took first place in 3:55.

Schonfeld won the high jump (5-2) and 100 (11.26). Mahin took first in the 400 (56.2).

Waldron’s Braylon Williams was a double winner, taking first in the discus (125-10) and shot put (45-7).

Will Larrison also won two events – the 1,600 (5:28) and the 3,200 (11:45).

Waldron’s only other event win came from Cayden Balzen in the long jump (17-7.5).



Beech Grove 53, Ritter 52, Triton Central 47

At Triton Central, the Hornets won the final event, the 1,600 relay, to secure the team victory against a pair of ICC opponents.

Triton Central sophomore Brayden Wilkins set a new school record while winning the 200. Wilkins broke Brady Gossett’s seven-year-old mark of 22.6 with a time of 22.1.

Wilkins also finished second in the long jump at 20-7.

Ethan Cales won the 100 hurdles in 15.8. Brad Schultz was first across the finish line in the 100 (10.8). And Owen Sprinkle won the 800 in 2:20.3.

Hadyn Ball produced a runner-up finish in the shot put (39-5).



Girls Track

Columbus North 81, East Central 80, Shelbyville 6

At Columbus North, Kilikina Schultz produced a pair of top-three finishes for Shelbyville.

Schultz finished runner-up in the 400 (1:04.05) and third in the 100 hurdles (16.6).

Stefanie Howard finished fourth in 800 (2:41.65).

Shelbyville hosts an invitational meet Thursday at McKeand Stadium.



Morristown 86, Waldron 61, Edinburgh 0

At Edinburgh, Morristown had five different athletes win events and the Yellow Jackets won two of the three relay events.

Collecting first-place points were Kindall Dorsey (78-1 in discus), Maggie Lutes (1:07.28 in 400), Lilly Stoddard (4-8 in high jump, 15-2.5 in long jump and 16.92 in 100 hurdles), Raegan Kleine (6:00 in 1,600) and Grace McLaughlin (14:44 in 3,200).

The quartet of Lutes, Kleine, Gracie Laster and Emma Wiggins won the 1,600 relay in 5:05.9.

Lutes, Kleine and Laster teamed with Eva Champigneulle to win the 3,200 relay in 13:03.73.

Madalyn Hudnall won the shot put for Waldron with a best throw of 28-2.

Cheyenne Lozier won the 100 (13.91) and 200 (28.8).

Lili Lozier was first across the finiah line in the 300 hurdles (55.35).

Hadlie Ross took first place in the 800 (2:41.45).

Morristown is at the Park Tudor Invitational Friday. Waldron’s girls team will compete in the Muncie Central Relays Saturday.



Ritter 72, Triton Central 40, Beech Grove 31

At Triton Central, Maddy Brown won two events for the host Tigers.

Brown won the long jump competition with a personal best of 15-9. She also took first place in the high jump (5-1).

Triton Central’s runner-up finishes came from Melody Dodds (25-0 in shot put), Kate Spegal (18.1 in 100 hurdles), Brown (12.9 in 100) and Hallie Schweitzer (2:48.8 in 800).

Triton Central travels to Shelbyville Thursday for the Golden Bear Invitational.