LOCAL SPORTS: Charger softball picks up first win


Chargers pick up first win of season

The North Montgomery softball team defeated Indiana Deaf 20-11 on Saturday afternoon for its first win since 2018.

The Chargers pounded out 17 hits in the win, including a perfect 5-for-5 effort from Makinze Rominger. The senior also drove in six runs. Cascie Keller added four hits, Mallory Morehouse three, and Jenny Carrigan two. 

Fishero, Webb advance in WRC tennis tourney

Fountain Central’s top two girls’ tennis players advanced in the Wabash River Conference individual tournament on Saturday.

Haley Webb defeated Attica’s Rheann Seward 6-0, 6-0 and Seeger’s Addison Shrader 6-1, 6-0 to advance to the semifinals to face Covington’s Grace Wright.

Lillie Fishero beat Parke Heritage’s Olivia Branam 6-0, 6-1 and Covington’s Nai’a Pettit 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the semifinals to face South Vermillion’s Chloe Rippy.

Mustangs swept by Wolves

The Fountain Central softball team dropped a pair of Wabash River Conference games to Parke Heritage 14-2 and 12-8.

In the 12-8 loss, Maddie Medley had three hits and three RBI and Hannah Wood had two hits and four RBI.

The Fountain Central baseball team was also swept by Parke Heritage 18-3 and 7-5.

In the 7-5 loss, Carson Eberly led the Mustangs with two hits.

Mounties split DH

The Southmont softball team split a doubleheader with Sagamore Conference foe Frankfort on Saturday. The Mounties won 15-5 and fell 11-0.

In the 15-5 win, Macie Shirk had three hits and four RBI, while Natalie Manion had three hits and two RBI.

Athenians drop two close games

The Crawfordsville softball team fell to North White twice on Saturday — 14-12 and 15-14.

It was a strong offensive day for the Athenians, as Olivia Reed led the way with seven hits and five RBI. Allyson Barton had five hits and four RBI, and Kaylie Miller five hits and three RBI. Bailey Crane had five hits, Alexus McCaskill drove in five runs, and Laine Schlicher, Brooklyn Mills, and Halle Elliott each had four hits.

Athenians drop game to Park Tudor

The Crawfordsville basebal team fell to Park Tudor 11-0 on Saturday. Bryce Dowell had the lone Athenian hit. 


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