Hatchets fall at Forest Park
FERDINAND – The Washington Hatchets dropped a Saturday matinee game 7-3 to Forest Park on the road.
WHS had a 3-0 after four innings, but the Rangers scored three in the fifth and four in the sixth to garner the win.
Seth Holtsclaw and Jack Fry had two hits each, while Miguel Cruz and Nick Sandullo had one RBI each. Other hits came from Cannon Shake, Caleb Armstrong (double) and Sandullo (triple).
Cruz started and went five innings giving up three runs (0 earned), while Joah Horrall came on and took the loss giving up four runs (one earned). Otsby also pitched in the game.
WHS takes on Princeton on Tuesday and Bosse on Wednesday.
Lincoln nips ND, 1-0
In a legitimate pitcher’s duel at Hill Field on Friday night, the host Vincennes Lincoln Alices registered the game’s only run in the bottom of the sixth inning to knock off North Daviess 1-0. Junior Jake Miley threw his best game of the season to date, surrendering just a single run while allowing five hits and no walks.
The Cougars (8-5) had chances as a ND runner was thrown out at the plate in the fourth and stranded at third in the fifth; then, a line-out turned double play doomed the visitors in the sixth. North Daviess base hits came from Wyatt Swartzentruber, Jared Craven, Daryn Lengacher, and Jake Miley as VL senior ace, Blake Mincey, struck out nine including the side in both the second and fifth frames.
North Daviess has games scheduled with Mitchell, North Knox, Rivet, WRV, and Barr-Reeve this week.
WHS moves to 13-0
TELL CITY – The Washington tennis team stayed perfect in the PAC with a 5-0 win over Tell City to move to 8-0 in the conference and 13-0 over all.
At the varsity level, WHS lost only one game the entire match. At No. 1, Bella Thorne defeated Ankita Kashyab, 6-0, 6-0, Alaina Thorne beat Grace Gelhausen 6-0, 6-0, and at No. 3 Kenli Barber defeated Mary Hollinden, 6-0, 6-1.
In doubles, Sophia Davis/Sydney Melton defeated Mylee Hagman/Allison Whitworth, 6-0, 6-0, while Kenzie Knepp/Addy McMurray beat Niccole Bailey/Maddie Rogers, 6-0, 6-0.
JV winners included: Elle Stowers/Ally Gross 4-1,Kaylee McCandless/Cassie Dillon 4-0, Molly McClure 4-0, Gwen Goodwin 4-1, Channey Clark/Molly McClure 4-0, Canaj Ajradinoska/Nayali Barco 4-3, and Abbie Brown 4-2.