The Washington Times-Herald

April 30, 2013

Sports Briefs

By Gregg A. Sims
Washington Times-Herald

MT. CARMEL, Ill. — Hatchets win tenth game

The Washington softball team (10-4, 3-1 Big Eight) scored six runs in the first two innings to roll to a 9-0 victory Saturday over Mt. Carmel. The Hatchets got a dominant pitching performance from Allexis Lemon, who allowed three hits and struck out 12. Lauren White had four RBI, Paige Hawthorne fell a home run shy of hitting for the cycle while adding two RBI. Ashley Elliott and Brenda Santos added one RBI apiece.

Knepp, Hunsinger named to All-State

Barr-Reeve’s Jenna Knepp and Washington’s Ally Hunsinger have been named to the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association All-State teams.

Knepp was named to the first team, she led the Vikings with 15.3 points, 7.8 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game as well as 88 percent shooting from the free throw line.

Hunsinger was named to the second team, she led the Hatchets with 18.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game, along with shooting 72 percent from the free throw line and 52 percent from the field.

There were 15 members named to each of the first and second team All-State.

Lincoln defeats Barr-Reeve in 10

MONTGOMERY - Barr-Reeve took Vincennes Lincoln to 10 innings in a softball game last Thursday, but the Alices defeated the Vikings, 1-0.

Two Barr-Reeve pitchers, Molly Wallace and Elaina Kavanaugh, combined for the one-run loss. Wallace pitched eight innings, allowing four hits with three walks and a strikeout. Kavanaugh pitched the final two innings, allowing two hits including the game winner. She also had a strikeout and a walk.

Five Vikings reached base, including Skylar Chestnut, Briona Miller, Henley Dant, Molly Wallace and Courtney Pruett. All reached on singles.

Barr-Reeve is on the road today at Tecumseh.