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Prep Report: Fisher twirls gem in Shelbyville's 1-0 win over New Palestine

Shelbyville blew an early lead in its Hoosier Heritage Conference opener at New Palestine Tuesday and lost 6-5. On Friday, the Golden Bears got a stellar pitching performance from Gavyn Fisher to collect a 1-0 victory and split the conference series with the Dragons.

Fisher, a junior, pitched a seven-inning complete game while allowing three hits and striking out nine.

The Golden Bears (3-1, 1-1 HHC) scratched out a run in the second inning off New Palestine starting pitcher Rigg Mahurin. Kohen Myers singled. Brayden Smith was hit by a pitch. Myers advanced to third on a Grantland Fitzgerald fielder’s choice and scored on a wild pitch.

Mahurin and Henry Thorpe each pitched three innings for New Palestine (1-1, 1-1 HHC) and combined to allow just three hits and strikeout 10 Golden Bears.

Shelbyville hosts Mt. Vernon (1-2) Tuesday at Barnett Field.

In other prep events:


Triton Central 8, Beech Grove 4

At Triton Central Friday, a five-run third inning provided the final scoring in the game.

Bryce Haney delivered six strong innings on the mound, allowing three hits and four walks but striking out 10. Ben Toth pitched a scoreless seventh inning to complete the Indiana Crossroads Conference sweep of the Hornets (0-4, 0-2 ICC).

Mathew Shircliff had three hits for Triton Central (4-0, 2-0 ICC). Hayden May had two hits and Haney drove in two runs.

The Tigers host Indianapolis Ritter (2-0) Tuesday.

Waldron 7, South Ripley 4

At Waldron Friday, Jacob Bennett was dominant on the mound for the home team. The senior pitched six innings, allowed five hits and struck out a career-high 15.

Jordan Bennett pitched the seventh inning and finished off South Ripley (1-3).

Waldron (2-1) used a six-run third inning to take control. Hunter Dodson, Troy Atwood and Jacob Bennett each had two hits in the win. Dodson had a pair of doubles and Jared Brooks drove in two runs.

The Mohawks travel Tuesday to Crothersville (0-0).

North Decatur 7, Morristown 2

At Morristown Friday, the visiting Chargers scored four runs in the top of the first inning and made that hold up for the Mid-Hoosier Conference victory.

Kamdenn McKinney and Xander Jones combined to limit the Yellow Jackets (1-2, 0-1 MHC) to three hits and two runs while striking out 12.

Tyler Dean had three hits and scored three runs for North Decatur (2-2, 1-0 MHC).

Morristown is at Shelbyville Thursday.

Boys golf

Yorktown Invitational

At The Players Club Saturday, Shelbyville placed eighth in the 18-team invitational hosted by Yorktown. Center Grove won the team title with a 285. The Golden Bears posted 325.

Jake Garrison led Shelbyville with a 77. Brock Wischmeyer finished at 78. Logan Reinhart and Logan Tobian each shot 85.


Rising Sun Invitational

Class 2A, No. 11 Triton Central opened the invitational Saturday with a 9-1 victory over Trinity Lutheran. The Tigers returned to the field against the host Shiners and were defeated 5-0.

In the first game, Lillian Fillippinie had three hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs to lead Triton Central. Madison Collins and Brylie Couch each had three hits and combined to drive in three more runs.

Madi Peterson pitched a complete game and allowed three hits and struck out five.

In the championship game, Rising Sun’s Elaina Titkemeyer limited the Tigers (1-2) to three hits and struck out nine.

The Shiners (3-0) scored four times in the bottom of the sixth inning to break open a 1-0 game.

Fillippinie took the loss despite allowing four hits and striking out 12. Only two of the five runs were earned.

Triton Central is at Heritage Christian (1-1) Thursday.

Girls tennis

Waldron 5, Rushville 0

At Rushville, Waldron’s trio of singles players lost a total of four games to get the Mohawks a season-opening win.

At No. 1 singles, Emerson Lindsey defeated Brooklyn Newbold, 6-2, 6-2. Emily Tyree and Riley Thurston were victorious at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively, 6-0, 6-0.

Waldron’s No. 1 doubles pairing of Audrey Berauer and Riley Price topped Lanea Adams and Cora Morgan, 6-1, 6-1. And Kathryn Ross and Jackie Corlette defeated Izzy Zimmerman and Emilia Eade, 6-2, 6-2, at No. 2 doubles.

Track and Field

Mohawk Invitational

Will Larrison won two distance races and Braylon Williams finished first in the shot put in Waldron’s season-opening track and field meet Saturday on its home track.

Williams’ best throw of 41 feet, one inch bested the shot put field.

Larrison took first place in the 1,600 meters in 4:52.05 and 3,200 meters in 11:09.86.

Also scoring top-three finishes for Waldron were Nathaniel Evans in the 1,600 (5:33.57) and 3,200 (11:49.45), and Williams in the discus (108-11).

In the girls meet, Waldron’s Lillian Lozier took first place in the 110 hurdles (18.75) and third place in the long jump (13-7.25).

Triton Central Invitational

Triton Central won six events and had a school record broken in its first meet of the season. The Tigers won the 8-team invitational Friday in Fairland with 128 points to hold off Herron (120) and Indianapolis Lutheran (119).

Zeke Robertson broke the school record in the 300 hurdles with a winning time of 41.54.

Brayden Wilkens won the long jump (20-9.5), 100 (11.6) and 200 (22.99) and teamed with Robertson, Willie Baugh and Braden Brown to take first place in the 400 relay (44.81).

Baugh won the shot put (46-9.5).

Also collecting top-three finishes were Isaac Ross (third in high jump at 5-6), Ben Wilkins (second in discus at 129-10), Robertson (second in 110 hurdles in 16.97), Ethan Cales (third in 110 hurdles in 18.5), Cash Compton (third in 100 in 11.97), and the quartet of Brady Ciriello, Matthew Wilkins, Ross and Landon Sloan (second in 1,600 relay in 4:13.38).

Triton Central finished fifth in the girls team standings.

The Tigers did not win an event but got top-three performances from Lydia Hough (third in long jump at 14-5.5), Vivian Blye (second in 100 in 13.8), Bella Ball (third in 400 in 1:08.8) and Brynne Aukerman (third in 800 in 2:51.75).

Allie Griffith, Farah Coen, Hough and Blye placed second in the 400 relay (55.58).

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