JEFFERSON – Jared Miller and Brandon Dillon combined on a three-hitter, and Carroll claimed its first outright Hoosier Heartland Conference baseball championship since 1995 with a 5-0 victory over Clinton Prairie.
Miller struck out nine and allowed two hits over six innings. Brady Wiles and Taylor Downham had two RBIs each for Carroll (10-3).
Downham doubled during the Cougars’ five-run sixth inning.
Central Catholic 6
An error and two wild pitches helped the Class A No. 2 Knights score four times in the first inning.
Sacrifice flies by Adam Lovell in the fourth and Andrew Hubertz in the fifth gave a cushion for winning pitcher Lucas Richardson. He allowed four hits, two runs and struck out three over five innings.
Jake Churchill pitched two hitless innings of relief and went 3-for-4 for CC.
McCutcheon 9, Brownsburg 2
The Class 4A No. 9 Mavericks broke the game open with four runs in the fifth on an RBI single by Justin Curry, a bases-loaded walk by Mason Bruce, and a two-run single by Andrew Roginski.
RBI doubles by Dylan Kiracofe and Myles Haan triggered a four-run third inning. Walter Tacott struck out seven in a complete game.
West Lafayette 7
Garrett Johnson’s two-run single fueled a four-run third inning for the Oracles.
Brent Hawn went 3-for-4 with three runs, and Kolby Myer drove in three for Delphi.
Wolfgang Funk went 2-for-2 with three RBIs for West Lafayette. Jack Erdman and Brian Bangs scored three runs apiece.
South Newton 14
Faith Christian 1
KENTLAND – Ricky Montemayer went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, and the Rebels collected 14 hits against the Eagles.
Leadoff man Luke Kiifner scored three times to go with two hits and two RBIs. Kenny Applegate and Jarrett Hammel also had two RBIs.
Vernon Ford scored the lone run and had one of three hits off South Newton’s Joe Wernert.
ROCHESTER – A four-run fifth inning extend Class A No. 1 Frontier’s season-opening winning streak to 20 games.
Cole Fesler improved to 7-0 thanks to big nights offensively from Kyle Mikesell (4-for-4), Brandon Gallinger (2-4, home run) and Hunter Gladish (2-4, RBI).
WOLCOTT – The battle of Top 10 teams went to the Cavaliers, who collected 15 hits.
Brenden Kidd, Zack Patton, Shae Lear and Riley Benner each had three hits for Class A No. 8 Tri-County. Benner hit two triples and drove in four runs.
Benton Central 6
ATTICA – Three Bison pitchers combined on a two-hitter, and Jacob Turner drove in three runs without a hit.
Turner, the winning pitcher, gave up a hit and an unearned run in four innings. Henry Fisher went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Benton Central.
North White 2
Morgan Twp. 1
MONON – Drake Fleck’s sacrifice fly in the third inning stood up as the game-winning run thanks to strong pitching from D.J. Buschman.
Buschman (6-1) allowed six hits in a complete game for Class A No. 8 North White (14-3, 7-3 Midwest). Hadeen Williams and Kolten Linback each had doubles for the Vikings.
N. Montgomery 6
LINDEN – Devon Zachary went 3-for-3 with three RBIs for the Chargers (11-6).
CRAWFORDSVILLE – Logan Meadows, Jake Zurawski and Jordan Jackson each drove in three runs for the Athenians.
FISHERS – McCutcheon’s Elizabeth Burton and Stacey Adjei claimed Hoosier Crossroads Conference championships.
Burton won the 400 meters by over a second with her time of 58.26. Adjei reached 16-8 to capture the long jump.
Hamilton Southeastern was the team champion with 186 points. Harrison led Tippecanoe County teams with 51 points, good for seventh place by a point over the Mavericks. Lafayette Jeff was ninth with 38.5.
AVON – Bolstered by McCutcheon’s fast start at the plate, Audrey Headley shut down Hoosier Crossroads Conference leader Avon.
Headley allowed six hits, struck out two and pitched six shutout innings against the final undefeated team in the HCC. She also went 2-for-3 with an RBI for McCutcheon (12-8, 2-4), which scored all of its runs during the first two innings.
Lafayette Jeff 6
Tori Crouch went 4-for-4 for the Bronchos.
Hamilton SE 4
FISHERS – Alex Spitznagle, Hunter Bridge and Savannah Gault had two hits apiece for the Raiders (10-11, 3-4 HCC).
Syd Scott’s RBI single in the fourth inning scored Gault with the game’s first run.
ROYAL CENTER – Kattie Lee’s double and Brynleigh Jensen’s sacrifice fly in the first inning were all Madison Hurst needed.
The Frontier ace pitched no-hit ball into the seventh and finished her one-hitter with 14 strikeouts.
Clinton Prairie 2
JEFFERSON – Four consecutive hits plated three runs in the fifth inning for the Cougars (10-5).
Maizie Wickersham led off the fifth with a single and scored on Addy Freeland’s double to tie the game at 1-1. Following a single by Libby Eller, Sybol Pencek drove in Freeland with the go-ahead run on a single to left. Carly Kingery made it 3-1 with a sacrifice fly.
Benton Central 10
OXFORD – Baileigh Fleming, Kelsey Bessler and Courtney Best all had two hits for BC.
Western Boone 13
DOVER – Taylor Kirby went 2-for-2 for the Hot Dogs (9-10, 4-7 Sagamore).
ATTICA – Medalist Matt Oilar’s 81 led Attica to a six-stroke victory over Fountain Central at Harrison Hills.