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Sports Briefs


Shenandoah 17, Cowan 6

The Raiders traveled a short distance northeast to face the host Blackhawks Wednesday evening in a Mid-Eastern Conference game and defeated them by 11 runs in a contest that ended after five innings on the 10-run rule.

The victory improved the varsity record to 4-2 and 2-0 in MEC play.

Shenandoah bats pounded out 11 hits and had home runs in each of the first three innings to build a 10-0 advantage before Cowan rallied for five runs in the bottom half of the third. The Raiders added seven more runs over the next two innings to put the game away early.

Gavin Patrick led the Shenandoah offense with a 4-for-4 effort from the plate that included a double, a home run and five RBI. Jake Webster had two hits, one of which was a two-run double. Ty Alexander had a three-run homer in the first inning and Blake Surface added a two-run dinger in the third.

The Raiders’ Jackson Campbell got the win on the mound in relief of Hadden Myers. Campbell went 2.2 innings in giving up a single run while striking out five Blackhawk batters.

Shenandoah played at Hagerstown Thursday evening, and a story about that game will be in Sunday’s edition of The Courier-Times.

Girls Tennis

Knightstown 3, Hagerstown 2

The Panthers hosted the Tigers Wednesday evening and edged them by a point. Knightstown won all three singles matches with Hagerstown taking both doubles flights.

No names of the participants or scores in any of the flights were provided.

Eastern Hancock 3, New Castle 2

The Trojan girls traveled to Charlottesville Wednesday evening to face the host Royals and lost the match by one point to drop to 1-2 for the season.

New Castle garnered both of its points in doubles, as the No. 1 team of Abby Hamilton and Emily Scott won 6-0, 6-2 and the No. 2 pair of Tori Zizert and Kylee Calciano triumphed 7-5, 6-2.

In singles for the Trojans, Elizabeth Chesher lost 1-6, 1-6 at No. 1, Emily Thurlow lost 1-6, 2-6 at No. 2, and Caitlin Shunneson lost 3-6, 0-6 at No. 3.

New Castle hosted Shenandoah Thursday evening.

Mt. Vernon (Fortville) 5, Shenandoah 0

The Raider girls traveled a bit southwest Wednesday evening to face an always-strong Marauders team and lost all five flights to drop to 2-1 for the young season.

Shenandoah’s Sophia Wilkinson lost a tough three-set match at No. 1 singles and the Raider No. 2 doubles team of Abby Decker and Eden Powell lost in three sets, as well.

Shenandoah played at New Castle Thursday evening.


Shenandoah 15, Daleville 3

The Raiders traveled north by northwest Wednesday evening to face the host Broncos and defeated them by 12 runs in a game that ended after five innings on the 10-run rule to improve to 3-0 in the Mid-Eastern Conference and 3-3 for the season.

Shenandoah pounded out 14 hits in the contest. The Raiders had four extra-base hits, including doubles by Skylar Counceller, Kamryn Buck, and Hannah Peckinpaugh. Freshman Kaylin Nolen, inserted as a pinch hitter in the fifth inning, promptly hit her first career home run.

Shenandoah’s Kaylen Sears pitched a complete game and picked up her second win of the week.

The Raiders travel to Seton Catholic today for a make-up game at 5 p.m.

Today’s Sports Events

Baseball: New Castle at Guerin Catholic 5:30 p.m.

Girls Tennis: Knightstown at Southwestern (Shelby) 5 p.m.

Softball: Shenandoah at Seton Catholic 5 p.m.

Track & Field: Shenandoah in Panther Invitational at Knightstown 5 p.m.

Track & Field: New Castle at Park Tudor 6 p.m.

Track & Field: Tri at North Decatur Invitational 5 p.m.

Saturday’s Sports Events

Baseball: Blue River Valley at Wes-Del 10 a.m.

Baseball: Hagerstown at Monroe Central 11 a.m.

Baseball: Knightstown at Eastern Hancock (DH) 10 a.m.

Baseball: New Castle at Richmond (DH) 11 a.m.

Baseball: Tri at Cambridge City Lincoln 9 a.m.

Basketball: Hoosiers Reunion All-Star Games at Knightstown’s Hoosier Gym noon and 3 p.m.

Boys Golf: Blue River Valley and Shenandoah at Monroe Central Invite 10 a.m.

Boys Golf: Hagerstown at Richmond Invite 9 a.m.

Girls Tennis: Blue River Valley at Eastern Hancock Invitational 9 a.m.

Softball: Knightstown at Blue River Valley 11 a.m.

Softball: Hagerstown at Richmond Tourney 10 a.m.

Softball: New Castle at Southport (DH) 11 a.m.

Softball: Tri at Eastern Hancock 10 a.m.

Track & Field: Blue River Valley in Small School Invitational at Randolph Southern 9 a.m.