NH takes down Corydon, C-town
Despite having their weekend tournament washed out, North Harrison was rolling along leading up to the canceled tourney this past weekend.
Thursday, North Harrison twirler Jessica Kaufman completed a no-hitter against cross-county foe Corydon Central. Two early runs was all she needed as the Lady Cougars posted a 2-0 win. The victory pushed North Harrison’s record to 5-2.
On April 10, the Lady Cougars opened a four-run lead on Charlestown, and eventually took down their rivals, 4-1. Jessica Kaufman recorded the win. She was aided by a Ashley Eveslage triple.
Corydon bounces back
After consecutive losses, Corydon Central evened their record at 4-4 after hanging on to a 6-5 win over Crawford County Monday. With a 5-2 lead heading into the final three outs, Crawford County made it interesting by scoring three late runs. With Jenna Kiensley in the circle the Lady Panthers hung on for the win. Jolanna Stiles and Josey Kintner each had a double.
Corydon’s win erased a two-game skid. They dropped a one-run decision to Clarksville 5-4 on April 10. Shelby Short hit a double and Jordan Behagg hit a homer as Kiensley took the loss.
Eagles stay hot
Lanesville continued its quick start to the baseball season.
Monday, Lanesville scored three runs in the seventh inning, breaking a 3-3 tie to defeat New Washington 6-3. Kenton Acton was the winning pitcher. Lanesville hit the ball well, tallying seven hits and utilized three New Washington errors.
The win moved Lanesville to 4-0. In the most recent Class A coaches poll, the Eagles are ranked 12th, receiving 12 votes.
On April 10, the Eagles pounded out 11 hits on their way to a 5-3 win over Crawford County. After yielding a run in the first, Lanesville rallied with two in the second. A three-run third inning was enough of a cushion to topple rival Crawford.
Taylor Hess picked up his first win of the season for the Eagles.
Generals blank NH
North Harrison mustered only a pair of hits Thursday against conference rival Clarksville, as the Generals posted a 3-0 win. Clarksville pitcher Chris Wanty tossed the shutout, improving his record to 2-0. Jim Bob Schuler took the loss for North Harrison as they dropped to 1-1 on the young season.
NH finishes four back
North Harrison’s golf team braved the bitter chill in a Thursday quad match at Westwood Golf Course, finishing four strokes behind Austin.
After the nine holes, Austin tallied 194 strokes as North finished with 198. Scottsburg (206) and Restoration Christian (237) rounded out the team scoring.
Nick Morris led North with a 45. Cody Woolston was just one shot back of his teammate, carding a 46. Rounding out the roster were D.J. Morris (47) and Sean Schroeder (60).
On Tuesday, North (4-3) carded a respectable 177 in a quad match at New Salisbury Golf Course.
Crawford County recorded the lowest team score with a 159, followed by West Washington (176), then North (177) and Perry Central (188).
Matt Bruce finished the par-35 course with an impressive 38, the lowest on the day among the four teams. Rounding out the scoring for the Cougars were Dylan Spencer (43), Ryan Boone (46) and Nick Morris (50).
CC survives Clarksville
Corydon Central held on to a narrow 185-181 team victory over Clarksville Thursday at Old Capital Golf Course. Senior Matt Key led the Panthers with a low round of 42. Also carding scores for Corydon Central were Cody Warmuth (44), Brian Baker (44) and Craig Whelan (51).