Athenians fall to Hot Dogs
Crawfordsville was able to get a single run in the first inning off of Frankfort on Monday but that would be it as the Hot Dogs defeated CHS 11-1 in six innings.
Olivia Reed picked up a pair of hits and Laine Schlicher scored Reed for the lone CHS run.
CHS falls to 1-23 (1-11 SAC) on the season and they will welcome the Hot Dogs this evening for a 5:30 start.
Chargers no match for top-ranked Bruins
North Montgomery knew it’d be in for it’s biggest challenge of the season on Monday as they made the trip to take on the No. 1 ranked Tri-West Bruins on Monday. The Chargers would be no-hit and fall 16-0 in five innings.
With the loss the Chargers fall to 5-17 (2-10 SAC) on the season and will welcome the Bruins to Linden on this evening.
Athenians blanked by Hot dogs
Crawfordsville baseball dropped their third straight game on Monday as they visited SAC rival Frankfort and were blanked by the Hot Dogs in a 6-0 defeat on Monday. The Athenian offense managed just four hits as starting pitcher for the Hot Dogs pitched a complete game where he struck out eight. Kaiden Underwood, Jude Coursey, AJ Hall, and Wyatt Motz were the four to pick up an individual hit for CHS.
Kale Wemer took the loss on the mound as in five innings he gave up six hits, six runs, just four earned while striking out eight and walking one.
The loss for CHS drops their record to 18-4 (10-2 SAC) on the season. In order to clinch an out-right conference title the Athenians must win their final two SAC games. It begins this evening as the Hot Dogs will make the trip to Crawfordsville looking for a sweep of the Athenians.
Bruins walk it off on Chargers
Tri-West got the final at-bat against North Montgomery and took full advantage on Monday as a two-run home run by Damon Catt sealed an 8-6 walk off win for the Bruins over the Chargers in nine innings. The two SAC rivals battled back and forth with the Bruins leading 4-1 after two innings, but the Chargers stormed back with three runs of their own in the third and single runs in the fourth and fifth to take 6-4 lead. Tri-West responded with a pair in the fifth and that score would stay the same until Catt’s walk-off blast.
North Montgomery tallied eight hits in the loss. Jarrod Kirsch led the Chargers with two while Brayden Martin, Austin Sulc, Brookes Walters, Dylan Braun, Jakob Kirsch, and Ross Dyson all each recorded a single hit.
The Chargers fall to 14-8 (8-4 SAC) on the season with the loss and will look to split with the Bruins as they make the trip to Linden this evening.
Mounties dominate Stars for first SAC win
Mason Hall had his best game of the season for Southmont on Monday as the Mounties picked up their first Sagamore Conference win of the season with a 15-3 thrashing of Western Boone in six innings. Hall picked up three hits and six RBI’s which included a grand slam. Adam Cox, and Brennen Thornburg both had a pair of hits for Southmont who ended the game with 13 total. Trip Ward had a pair of RBI’s and scored two runs. Adam Cox scored a team-high three runs while Carter Hubble, Ward, Thornburg, and Hall all scored a pair.
Nick Scott got the win for the Mounties as he threw a complete game surrendering just four hits and giving up two earned runs while striking out five and walking four.
Southmont with the win improves to 4-14 (1-11 SAC) and will welcome the Stars to New Market this evening as they look for the sweep.
Mustangs end successful WRC Tournament
Fountain Central placed five girls on All-WRC team as the conference tennis tournament concluded at Fountain Central on Monday. Lillie Fishero took home the singles title after defeating teammates Angela Gonzalez in the semi-finals and Haley Webb in the championship match.
Karsyn Engle and Emma Taylor were named the doubles champions from Covington as they defeated both of FC’s doubles teams. The first victory came over Marylee Muniz and Hannah Prickett in the semi-finals before defeating Alydia Mellady and Emily Jiminez in the championship match.
Earning All-WRC honors for the Mustangs was Fishero, Webb, Gonzalez, Jiminez, and Mellady.
FC will now get ready to host the sectional beginning on Wednesday. The Mustangs drew Benton Central in the first game which will take place on Wednesday. Attica awaits the FC, Benton Central winner on Thursday. The winner between Seeger and Covington and the Attic FC/BC winner will meet on Friday night for the sectional championship.
Athenians down Bronchos in regular season finale
Crawfordsville girls tennis concluded the regular season on Monday with a 4-1 win over Lafayette Jeff. Samantha Rohr at one singles, Reese Minette at two singles, Cathleen McGrady and Lilly Klingbeil at one doubles, and Elyse Widmer and Mia Wagner at two doubles all were victorious for CHS.
The Athenians also found out their post-season path as they drew county rival Southmont in the opening round of the sectional which will take place at CHS on Wednesday. Crawfordsville back on Apr. 12 which was the first match of the season for the Athenians was able to take care of their county rival 4-1.
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