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Tuesday county wrap: Frazier's slam leads G-C
April 24, 2012Hancock County Sports
Greenfield-Central 14, Shelbyville 5: Sami Frazier hit a grand slam for Greenfield-Central, leading the Cougars to a victory over Shelbyville.
G-C scored seven runs in the second and five in the third to take a 12-0 lead. The Golden Bears managed 12 hits off the Cougars.
Ashley Whitaker pitched three innings and struck out five. She also homered and had two hits. Kimmy Ellenberger was 3-for-5 with a triple and three RBI for the Cougars.
G-C is now 13-1 on the year, 3-0 in HHC play. Shelby is 5-8 (1-2). The Cougars, who are receiving votes in the 4A poll, continue conference play Wednesday at 3A No. 8 Yorktown.
New Palestine 22, Morristown 4: The Dragons scored 10 runs in the first and five more in the second, and then added a seven-run fourth inning in the victory.
The Dragons' two Div. I commits had big nights. Butler signee Audrey East was 3-for-3 with a triple, three runs and six RBI. Indiana State commit Alexa Cavin was 4-for-5 with four runs and five RBI. Senior catcher Julie Moore was 3-for-5 and drove in four runs. Markie Wood had three hits and scored three times. Addie Clouse and Rachel Vawter each had two hits and two runs.
NP managed 20 hits in the victory.
Kaylin McMurray pitched three innings, allowing two runs on six hits with five strikeouts to get the win. Vawter pitched the final two innings, allowing two runs on three hits.
The Dragons are now 11-3 and travel to No. 3 Center Grove Wednesday.
Northeastern 13, Eastern Hancock 11: The Royals tried to rally with five runs in their last two at-bats, but the rally fell just short.
Northeastern built leads of 6-0 and 11-5.
Taylor Denny was 4-for-5 with two runs and four stolen bases to lead the Royals. Tori Bednarski hit three doubles, scored twice and drove in two. Peyton Neisler and Emily Reger each hit two doubles and had an RBI. Savannah Blevins had two doubles and two RBI. Allison Dickey singled, doubled, scored twice and drove in two. Carly Stunda also had an RBI for the Royals.
Neisler allowed 6 earned runs in 5 2/3 innings of relief for the Royals. Allison Turner took the loss, allowing four earned runs and four hits in 1 1/3 innings.
The Royals are 8-6 on the year.
Hagerstown 7, Eastern Hancock 4: The Royals saw Hagerstown score six runs in the first two innings to knock off EH on the road.
EH scored in the top of the first, but Hagerstown answered with four in the bottom of the inning. The Royals tied it in the top of the second at 4-4, but Hagerstown scored twice in the bottom of the second to take the lead for good. The Tigers added an insurance run in the fourth.
Evan Fout led the Royals by going 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI. Hunter Brown was 1-for-3 with two runs and an RBI. Connor Kramer and Cole Fout also had hits for the Royals.
Cody Wallace allowed five hits and two earned runs in the complete-game loss. He struck out three batters.
EH is now 5-7 on the year. EH hosts Blue River today.
New Palestine 3, Greenfield-Central 2: The Dragons swept the singles for a Hoosier Heritage Conference victory. NP wins came from Tanya Khokhar 6-4, 6-1; Jennifer Roberts 6-1, 6-1; and Kyler Litteral 6-4, 6-3. G-C's Kyla Leary and Lauren Brand won the No. 1 doubles 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 over Emily Moeller and Michaela Hurd. The Cougars' Meg Summers and Emma Morgan also won a close 7-6, 6-7, 7-5 match at No. 2 doubles over Bailey Ransburg and Abby Poole.
NP also won the JV match.
Mt. Vernon 4, Lapel 1: The Marauders improved to 6-2 on the year with the road victory at Lapel.
New Palestine 188, Morristown 194: The Dragons got a victory Tuesday afternoon.
Girls track and field
Mt. Vernon wins 3-way: The Marauders won a three-way meet, totaling 76.5 points to beat Pendleton Heights (68.5) and Rushville (22).