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Trinity dominates in opener

The Trinity softball team had an excellent season opener on Tuesday night as the Cougars went to South Decatur and left with a 17-0 victory.

Grace Lance pitched a no-hitter for the Cougars, allowing no hits and no runs in her five innings pitched. Her one walk negated a perfect game. Lance struck out eight batters and had a strike percentage of 81 percent.

Seven different Cougars got hits on the day, accounting for 12 total as a team. Bailey Tabeling, Madison Keith, Ally Russell, Olivia Cain and Samantha Enzinger all got two hits, and Lance and Amanda Fink each had one hit. Keith and Enzinger both had doubles while Keith, Russell and Tabeling each had a triple.

Keith drove in a game-high five RBI, Cain had three, Lance, Russell and Enzinger each had two and Tabeling had one.

Trinity took a 4-0 lead after the first inning, put up 1 run in the second inning, 5 runs in the fourth inning and 7 more runs in the fifth.

The Cougars are now 1-0 on the season and will have their home-opener on Thursday against Southwestern (Hanover) at 5:30 p.m.

Braves defeat Hauser

The Brownstown softball team opened its 2022 campaign at home on Tuesday night against Hauser, the Braves won 5-3.

Brownstown took a 1-0 lead after the first inning before Hauser went in front 2-1 at the end of the fourth. Brownstown seesawed back in front at the end of the sixth, 3-2, and then Hauser tied it in the seventh.

In the bottom of the seventh, Emily Singleton doubled to score two runs and walk it off for the Braves in exciting fashion.

It was Singleton’s lone hit on the day. Kelsie Schneider, Erin Singleton, Rylee May, Kyndle Huddleston, Emily Dillman and Kinzee Dean all had one hit as well, and Brooke Meahl had two hits as the Braves had nine total as a team.

May, Huddleston and Dillman each had one RBI as well.

Rylin Huddleston pitched the first four innings for the Braves, striking out two batters, and May came in for the final three innings and also struck out two batters.

The Braves, now 1-0 this season, will be back at home Thursday to host Jennings County at 5:30 p.m.

Seymour drops game to Shelbyville

The Seymour softball team opened its season with a tough game against state-ranked Shelbyville.

Shelbyville won the game 12-0, backing up its preseason expectations.

As for the Owls, they will have two more chances to get some wins this week with a home game against Scottsburg on Thursday at 5:30 and a home game against Brown County on Friday at the same time.

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