Lady Panthers softball competes at Princeton
The Corydon Central softball team traveled to Princeton for a season opening tournament on Friday and Saturday.
Playing three games, the Lady Panthers compiled a 1-2 record, picking up a 4-1 victory over Bedford North Lawrence.
The opening game took place Friday night, a game won 6-5 by the host, Princeton. Princeton led 5-1 going into the final two innings, but a late rally by the Lady Panthers, including a three-run seventh, nearly spoiled the early inning efforts of Princeton.
Grace Carver drove in three runs for Corydon Central. Patient at the plate, the Lady Panthers drew 10 walks. Corydon Central collected just three hits, including a double by Alexis Orme.
Princeton had two hit performances by Jaelyn Dunn, Caitlin Huff and Kaci Goforth.
Sydney Oskin took the loss in the circle, twirling four innings, striking out six.
On Saturday, play began with Corydon Central defeating BNL 4-1. Doubles by Cami Schmitt and Kaleigh Oskin in the second inning prompted a 4-0 lead.
Kaleigh Oskin took the lead to the pitching rubber, giving up only one run and six hits in a complete game win. She struck out eight.
Five hits were collected by the Lady Panthers with Chelsey Smith, Morgan Nalley and Carver part of the players to reach via singles. Sydney Oskin scored twice after drawing two walks.
The final game of the tournament featured plenty of offense. Corydon Central and North Daviess combined for 23 hits with the Lady Panthers accounting for 10. North Daviess, however, came out on top with two runs in the bottom of the seventh to score a 6-5 comeback.
Maddie Fessel had three hits and three RBIs for Corydon Central. Chelsey Smith had two hits.
Twin sisters Sydney and Kaleigh Oskin split the pitching duties. Sydney took the loss after striking out three.
Corydon Central 100 001 3 ‘ 5 3 1
Princeton 000 501 x ‘ 6 8 2
W ‘ K. Goforth, L ‘ Sydney Oskin.
2B ‘ Alexis Orme (CC), J. Dunn (P), C. Huff (P).
Corydon Central 220 000 0 ‘ 4 5 0
Bedford N.L. 000 001 0 ‘ 1 6 0
W ‘ Kaleigh Oskin, L ‘ K. Connerly.
2B ‘ Kaleigh Oskin (CC), Cami Schmitt (CC), H. Miller (BNL).
Corydon Central 012 002 0 ‘ 5 10 1
North Daviess 004 000 2 ‘ 6 13 2
W ‘ K. Jones, L ‘ Sydney Oskin.
2B ‘ T. Swartzentruber (ND).