Local Sports Roundup: Arrows win a pair; Lakers split; Warriors split

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Local Sports Roundup: Arrows win a pair; Lakers split; Warriors split

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SULLIVAN 10, Brown County 0 (5): The Arrows scored at least two runs in four of the five innings in Wednesday’s Western Indiana Conference romp.


The visitors scored twice in the top of the first inning which was more than enough for Sullivan pitchers Ty Hamilton and Will Brooks.


Hamilton tossed the first three innings, allowed just one hit and fanned eight batters in collecting the win. The southpaw Brooks recorded the final six outs, recording four punchouts to preserve the shutout.


Offensively, Jaden Norris smacked a pair of doubles including a 2-run knock in the top of the fifth which helped enforce the mercy rule.


Isaak Osborne brought in two runs in the fifth as well, with a single.


Sticking to the hits which brought home two runs, Marcus Roshel gave the Arrows a 4-0 lead in the top of the second with a 2-run double.


Spencer Hanks, Hunter Mason, Hamilton and Ben McKinley all recorded singles in the win.


Sullivan (6-6, 1-2) played host to South Putnam on Thursday in a makeup contest from Tuesday.




SHAKAMAK 2, Eastern Greene 0: Jax Cox mowed down 11 Thunderbird batters in tossing a 6-hit complete game on Wednesday.


The Lakers scored the only two runs of the game in their last at-bat. Madden Husband, Ian Samm and Dolton Fiscus all recorded consecutive singles to start the home half of the sixth inning to lead the bases. Owen Cox lined a shot to center to break the scoreless tie.


Samm and Cox then completed a successful double steal for the insurance run.


Jax Cox worked around a 1-out single in the seventh with a pair of strikeouts to earn the win.


The Class 1A No. 4 ranked Lakers improved to 8-5 on the season and 3-1 in Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference play and handed Eastern Greene just its second loss of the year.


Riley Huckaby recorded a single in the win.


Shakamak traveled to Riverton Parke for a non-conference contest on Thursday.




NORTH KNOX 4, Vincennes Rivet 3: The Warriors ended a three-game skid with the Blue Chip Conference road win on Wednesday.


North Knox broke a 1-all tie with three runs in the top of the fourth inning before hanging on for the win.


Coy VanMeter gave the Warriors a 2-1 lead with an RBI single. Rylan Oxby would later score on a passed ball before Kaleb Archer drove home VanMeter with a sacrifice fly to center.


The Patriots pulled to within 4-3 with a pair of RBI groundouts in the home half of the fourth.


Braxton Yenne went the distance on the mound for the Warriors and recorded a pair of strikeouts in a perfect 1-2-3 seventh. Yenne scattered seven hits and fanned seven batters in the win.


Eli Elkins wrapped out a trio of hits at the plate including a triple to pace the Warriors’ offense.


Levi Pahmeier and Camden McCory added singles in the win.


North Knox improved to 4-8 on the season.








West Vigo 184, Sullivan 196: All four Viking players carded a round of 46 to send the Arrows to a loss at Rae Park on Wednesday.


Sullivan senior Hunter Pirtle matched the Vikings’ top scores to earn a five-way tie for medalist honors.


Eli VanNess was just two strokes behind Pirtle, while Xander Ferro and Lincoln Riley rounded out the Arrows’ scoring with rounds of 49 and 53, respectively. 




Bloomfield 194, North Knox 209, Linton-Stockton 230, White River Valley NTS: The Warriors placed second on the links during Wednesday’s quad meet at Phil Harris Golf Course.


Hunter Noonan paced North Knox with a 9-hole score of 49.


Yogi Cardinal was second on the team with a round of 50, while Blake Goodwin and Kaden Boyles rounded out the scoring with a pair of 55’s.


Braxton Thompson (55) and Corbin Peach (58) also participated for the Warriors.


“We just are not playing to our potential right now,” North Knox coach Brent Noonan said of his team. “We are really struggling with our confidence right now but there are a lot of ups and downs in golf … we will get this going in the right direction soon.”


Bloomfield’s Blake Neill was the match medalist with a round of 42 — one stroke better than WRV’s Jake Antibus.


Bloomfield had one player get disqualified after it was determined he cheated with scores and ball placement on the greens. 









SULLIVAN 11, Brown County 6: The Lady Arrows’ topped double digits in runs scored for the 11th time this season in Wednesday’s Western Indiana Conference road win.


Jaylynn Hobbs paced Sullivan at the dish with a 4 for 4 performance and four RBI. The sophomore clubbed her team-leading fifth long ball of the season and added a trio of two-baggers.


Hobbs’ three-run homer in the top of the fifth, gave Sullivan an 11-4 lead.


After the Eagles scored twice in the home half of the first inning, the Arrows bounced back with five runs in the second. Cacey Shorter got Sullivan on the board, leading off with a single and scoring on a wild pitch. After a fielding error tied the game, Kate Ridgway gave Sullivan a 3-2 lead with a sacrifice fly.


Hobbs doubled home Mylee Vandevender and scored the fifth tally of the frame on a wild pitch.


Freshman Addie Fosdick made it 6-2 with an RBI double in the third.


Vandevender and Lexi Grindstaff added run-scoring hits in the romp.


Hobbs earned the win in the circle by tossing the final four innings. The sophomore lefty did not allow any hits and fanned two batters.


Vandevender and Grindstaff both added three hits apiece, while  Aphtyn Earley recorded a triple in the win.


Sullivan improved to 14-4 on the season and extended its winning streak to eight games. The Arrows play host to Northview in a WIC showdown next Wednesday. 




Lawrenceville 7, North Knox 0: The Warriors could not get anything going offensively on Wednesday, recording just one hit in the non-conference loss.


The Indians grabbed control of the game by scoring five times in the third inning. 


Reagan Jones accounted for the lone hit of the game for North Knox with a two-out single in the last of the fifth inning.


North Knox (6-6) travels to Shakamak on Friday. 

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