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Prep Report: Golden Bears pound out 14 hits in HHC win at Pendleton Heights

Shelbyville used an 8-run fourth inning to secure its first Hoosier Heritage Conference win of the season.

Aiden Smith, Caden Tackett (photo) and Asher Balting combined to drive in seven runs. Smith and Tackett each had home runs in a game where the Golden Bears pounded out 14 hits at Pendleton Heights (6-3, 3-2 HHC).

Smith earned the win, allowing three hits and five walks while notching six strikeouts over five innings. Tackett allowed one hit, one run and had three strikeouts in two innings of relief work.

Balting had three hits including two doubles. Dalton Jones also had three hits.

In other prep events Tuesday:


Speedway 4, Triton Central 3

At Speedway, the visiting Tigers managed just two hits in the Indiana Crossroads Conference loss.

Bryce Haney took the loss, pitching five innings and allowing four runs (one earned). Trevor Couch threw a scoreless inning of relief.

Jac-Cen-Del 19, Waldron 9

At Jac-Cen-Del, Austin Bowling and Brady Borgman combined for four hits, four runs and six runs batted in to lead the Eagles (2-5).

Waldron (2-7) led 5-1 going to the bottom of the third inning but allowed eight runs, only one was earned, in the third and seven more runs in the fifth to seal the win.

Bryce Yarling and Jared Brooks each had two hits for Waldron. Brooks had two RBIs.

Boys golf

Triton Central 183, Eastern Hancock 209

At Royal Hylands Country Club, Triton Central senior Oliver Gearlds earned his second medalist honor of the season while leading the Tigers over the Royals.

Gearlds’ 37 topped the Tigers’ scorecard. Chase Chandler followed at 43. Garrett Eberhardt posted 48 while Derreck Uhls and Max Ray shot 55 and 57, respectively.


Shelbyville 11, Connersville 0

At Connersville, Kylee Edwards smashed half of the Golden Bears’ six home runs and Cheyenne Eads tossed a five-inning shutout.

Edwards led off the game with a home run on the first pitch of the game and hit a second home run in the same inning as the Golden Bears scored eight runs off the Spartans (8-3).

Hailey Maulden, Addie Stieneker and Hailey Pogue also had home runs for Shelbyville.

The Golden Bears finished with 14 hits off three Connersville pitchers. Edwards led the way with four hits. Pogue, Riley Maulden and Stieneker each had two hits.

Eads allowed just one Connersville hit and two walks while striking out seven.

Shelbyville (8-3) hosts Franklin (6-2) Thursday.

Triton Central 17, Indianapolis Scecina 1

At Scecina, Brylie Couch had a double and a home run to finish with six runs batted in in TC’s Indiana Crossroads Conference opener.

Lillian Fillippinie had four hits and three runs scored. Madison Collins, Hailey Harris and Jalynn Keith each had three hits.

Madi Peterson earned the win, allowing two hits and striking out nine over five innings.

Triton Central is 6-1 this season.

Girls tennis

Indianapolis Lutheran 3, Morristown 1

At Morristown, Abby Mendoza secured Morristown’s lone match win with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Katie Roe.

Cat Erwin defeated Morristown’s Sarah Essex at No. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-0.

Triton Central 3, Eastern Hancock 2

At Eastern Hancock, Triton Central needed a three-set victory from the No. 2 doubles team of Kaylynn Washburn and Audrey Canter to secure the win over the Royals.

The Tigers defeated Sarah Clark and Abby Bolding, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4.

At No. 1 singles, Triton Central’s Maryrose Felling bested Sophie Hardin, 7-6 (5), 6-1.

Triton Central’s third win came from Maddy Brown, who defeated Allissa Smithson at No. 3 singles, 6-3, 6-0.

Hallie Schweitzer was swept at No. 2 singles by Lexi Swauger, 6-0, 6-0.

Eastern Hancock’s No. 1 doubles pairing of Savannah Hardin and Mikayla Hardy defeated Courtney Washburn and Lauren Grant, 7-5, 7-5.

Boys track

Shelbyville 83, Rushville 71, Southwestern 13

At Shelbyville, the host Golden Bears won nine events and swept the top three finishing positions in two events.

Christian Powell was the top sprinter, winning the 100 meters (11.57 second) and the 200 (23.85).

Also winning events for Shelbyville were Blake Hughes (400 in 55.79), Elijah von Werder (800 in 2:06.91), Beau Kenkel (1,600 in 4:49.63), Keagan Turner (pole vault clearing nine feet) and Ethan Lambert (discus at 143-5).

Lambert, Jaxon Conway (106-0) and Connor Duncan (99-1) finished 1-2-3 in the discus. Werder led a top-three sweep in the 800 with Kenkel runner-up in 2:07.41 and Ben Price third in 2:12.54.

The Shelbyville quartet of Connor Zobel, von Werder, Price and Hughes won the 1,600 relay (3:45.21). Hughes, von Werder, Price and Kenkel finished first in the 3,200 relay (8:48.34).

Southwestern’s Owen Stringer won both hurdling events. Stringer was first in the 110 hurdles in 18.26. He won the 300 hurdles in 45.69.

Girls track

Rushville 102.5, Shelbyville 30.5, Southwestern 27

At Shelbyville, the host Golden Bears won three events.

Avery Keller won the 1,600 in 6:25.66. Hannah Wright captured first-place points in the 3,200 (13:18.16). And Emma Claxton won the 100 hurdles in 19.21.

Southwestern’s Lilly Rooks won the long jump with a best attempt of 14-9.5 Rooks also finished runner-up in the 100 (13.82).

Southwestern’s Tanna Tatlock placed second in the 300 hurdles (58.33) and the discus (77-9). Also for Southwestern, Riley Engel finished second in the high jump (4-4).

Shelbyville got a runner-up finish from Aerin Garcia-Santiago in the 800 (2:50.69).

Morristown 61.5, Anderson Prep 40, Knightstown 34.5

At Knightstown, Raegan Kleine led Morristown with wins in the 800 meters, 1,600 meters and the 3,200 meters.

Maggie Lutes collected first-place points in the 200 and 400.

Oakleigh Goedde placed first in the high jump and the 100 hurdles.

Kindall Dorsey won the discus event.

Steve Bush photo

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