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Prep Report: Shelbyville softball cruises to 17-0 win over Batesville

Class 4A, No. 11 Shelbyville used a 10-run first inning to roll to a 17-0 victory over Batesville (1-12) Friday in Shelbyville.

Aaliyah Lewis was the benefactor of the run support. The right-hander allowed just three Batesville singles to secure the win in the pitcher’s circle.

The Golden Bears improved to 11-3 this season and face 4A No. 5 Whiteland (11-0) today.

In other prep events Friday:




Shelbyville 7, Batesville 5

At Shelbyville, Luke Brinkman collected his first win of the season with a complete-game performance against the visiting Bulldogs (12-4).

The sophomore scattered eight hits and walked four while striking out five.

Dalton Jones had two hits and Luke Jackson and Caden Tackett each drove in a pair of runs to lead the Golden Bears (9-5).

Zach Wade had two of Batesville’s seven hits in the loss.



Triton Central 2, Speedway 0

At Triton Central, Hunter May tossed a two-hitter and struck out 11 to lead the host Tigers to the Indiana Crossroads Conference victory.

May also had two hits and drove in a run.

Matt Shircliff had two hits and Quintin Potts drove in the Tigers’ only other run to push his team’s record to 7-6 (5-3 ICC).

Speedway dropped to 3-7 (3-5 ICC).



Morristown 9, Edinburgh 0

At Edinburgh, the visiting Yellow Jackets scored four runs in the top of the first inning and Bryce Bryant took care of the rest.

The sophomore allowed just two hits and struck out five in a complete game performance for Morristown (7-4, 4-2 MHC).

Bryant also had two hits, scored two runs and collected three RBIs.

Kamdyn Gaines went 2-for-3 with three RBIs.

Landen Burton had two hits for Edinburgh (2-11, 0-8 MHC).



South Decatur 5, Waldron 2

At Waldron, Hunter Johnson had two hits and two RBIs to keep South Decatur (13-2, 6-0 MHC) unbeaten in conference games.

Devin Pate allowed five hits and struck out six to earn the win.

Zaydun Sharp had three hits.

Waldron dropped to 4-10 (0-6 MHC).




South Decatur 16, Waldron 6

At Waldron, the visiting Cougars (2-9) scored four runs in the third and fourth innings to take control and complete the two-game sweep of Waldron (0-5).

Madalyn Hudnall had a double and a home run for Waldron.

Alyssa Benson took the loss in the circle, allowing 15 hits while striking out eight.



Edinburgh 15, Morristown 0

At Edinburgh, the host Lancers (8-7, 4-4 Mid-Hoosier Conference) scored 11 runs in the first two innings to finish off the Yellow Jackets (6-4, 0-4 MHC).

Kaylin Waltz had the only Morristown hit off Edinburgh starting pitcher Mackenzie Bieker. The sophomore allowed one hit, walked one and struck out seven.

Alexia Rogers took the loss for Morristown.

Gracie Crawhorn went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and four runs batted in.



Triton Central 4, Heritage Christian 1

At Heritage Christian, Brylie Couch hit her second home run of the season and recorded 13 strikeouts to lead the visiting Tigers to their third win of the season.

A three-run third inning was enough for Couch and Triton Central (3-6). The freshman scattered six hits and allowed just one run.

Alayna Tesnar took the loss for Heritage Christian (6-6). She allowed five hits and walked one while striking out 11.

Allison Raquet, Jayda McKee and Lillian Fillippinie each had two hits for TC.



Girls Tennis

Triton Central 3, Waldron 2

At Waldron, the visiting Tigers won two of the three singles matches and were victorious at No. 2 doubles to defeat the Mohawks.

At No. 1 singles, Julia Sanders defeated Waldron’s Nichole Garner, 6-1, 6-3.

Lelia Chougule bested Waldron’s Emily Tyree at No. 3 singles, 6-1, 6-0.

Triton Central’s Olivia Martin and Sarah Williams added a third win at No. 2 doubles, 6-1, 6-0 over Alivia Fischer and Grace Ross.

Waldron’s Josee Larrison defeated Emma Hutchinson at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-3.

And Waldron’s Mackenzie Shaw and Megan Bogemann improved to 6-1 this season at No. 1 doubles with a 6-1, 7-5 win over Alyssa Wheatley and Kelsey McGuire.



Track and Field

Park Tudor Invitational

Lilly Stoddard took first place in one event and was runner-up in two more to lead Morristown to a fourth-place finish.

Stoddard won the 100-meter hurdles (17.37 seconds) and was second in the high jump (four feet, six inches) and long jump (15-5).

Also producing top-five finishes for the Yellow Jackets were Maggie Lutes (fifth in 400, 1:06.52), Raegan Kleine (fourth in 800, 2:48.82; fifth in 1,600, 6:05.74), Grace McLaughlin (fifth in 1,200, 4:51.86) and Oakleigh Goedde (fourth in high jump, 4-4; fifth in long jump, 14-1).

Morristown’s 3,200 relay team of Gracie Laster, Eva Champigneulle, Kleine and Lutes finished second in 11:21.24.

Park Tudor won the girls event with 99 points. Frankton (84) was second ahead of University (60), Morristown (55) and Lutheran (40).

Morristown’s boys program finished tied for sixth in the team standings. The top five were Frankton (80), Speedway (88), Lutheran (88), Park Tudor (87) and Scecina (31). Morristown tied with Seton Catholic for sixth place with 30 points.

Top-five finishers for Morristown were Tyler Schonfeld (fourth in 100, 11.77; third in 200, 23.38), Cade Mahin (fifth in 400, 54.85), Jacob Batten (third in 800, 2:10.02) and Chase Theobald (fourth in shot put, 39-6).

Morristown’s 3,200 relay team of Zavier Poole, Luke Stidham, Juriah Riley and Batten finished third in 9:42.04.



New Castle Invitational

With a strong showing from its sprinters, Triton Central finished fourth in the boys team standings.

Brad Schultz won the 100 (11.25), 200 (23.38) and was part of the winning 400 relay team.

Schultz teamed with Ray Crawford, Brayden Wilkins and Anthony Dunville to cross the finish line in 44.47 seconds.

Wilkins was the runner-up in the 200 (23.42) and the long jump (19-6.5).

Wapahani won the team title with 141 points. Connersville (100) was second ahead of New Castle (68), Triton Central (58), Anderson (48) and Jay County (47).

Madison Brown won the high jump (5-0) and long jump (15-4.5) for Triton Central.

Also scoring top-three finishes for the Tigers were Hallie Schweitzer (third in 800, 2:41.02), Kate Spegal (third in 100 hurdles, 18.37) and Elaina Maurice (third in long jump, 13-10).

New Castle won the girls team title with 76 points. Connersville (72) was runner-up ahead of Wapahani (57) and Triton Central (22).