Local sports roundup – May 19



Rain alters sectional schedule

Friday night’s sectional championship contest between Seymour and Scottsburg was postponed partway through the match due to rain.

Most all matches had completed one set.

The match will resume today at 10 a.m. at Seymour High School.


Owls open tourney with win, Perry pitches shutout

RICHMOND — Seymour’s annual trip to the Richmond Invitational opened without a hitch.

Behind a shutout by senior Alan Perry on the mound, the Owls defeated the hosts 2-0 on Friday.

The Owls (15-8) didn’t have a hit, or run, until the sixth inning.

In the sixth, Takumi Nishiwaki was walked before A.J. Boshears singled to left field. An error occurred on the play, and Nishiwaki was able to make it to home plate to put the Owls up 1-0.

Following a pair of ground outs, with Boshears on third base,Ty McCory hit an RBI single to center field to extend the lead to 2-0.

Perry, whose record bumped to 8-1, held on in the top of the seventh to secure the win. His final line read seven strikeouts, seven hits and one walk.

The Red Devils left eight on base and the Owls had four. The Owls had just two hits in the game.

The hosts had three errors to the Owls’ one mishap in the field.

Seymour will play New Haven at noon and Jay County at 2:30 p.m. today to conclude tourney play.

Tigers’ game called early

GREENSBURG — Crothersville’s game at South Decatur was called in the second inning due to the weather. A makeup date is unlikely.

The Tigers will play at Orleans today.


Brownstown drops pair to Mitchell

MITCHELL — Brownstown Central fell to Mitchell 9-2 and 6-4 in a doubleheader on Thursday evening.

In the first game, the Bluejackets scored six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to secure the 9-2 win. Brownstown (5-18) scored both of its runs in the sixth inning, with Zoe Fountain and Kyra Huffman each recording RBI.

Hannah Fisher was the losing pitcher, accounting for three strikeouts, 12 hits, one walk and seven earned runs. BCHS had five total hits in the game.

In the second game, a late rally fell just short for the Braves.

The Braves trailed 6-1 before recording three runs in the top of the seventh inning to cut the deficit to two.

Brownstown was outhit 8-6, and was led by two hits from Chloe Carlin. Huffman had a solo home run int he game.

Rilee Robinson was the losing pitching, finishing with two striekouts, eight hits and six runs (none earned).

Seymour’s game cancelled

FRANKLIN — Seymour’s game at Franklin Community was called in the fourth inning due to the weather.

A make up date is not yet. Seymour is scheduled to be off until Tuesday when they play Floyd Central in the semifinals of the Bedford North Lawrence Sectional.

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