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April 29, 2014

Area roundup: PH wins county tennis rematch

PENDLETON — In a rematch of the Madison County Girls Tennis Tournament championship match, Pendleton Heights remained undefeated with a 4-1 victory against Frankton on Tuesday.

As has become custom, the Arabians took control of the match by sweeping the singles competition. Emma McCardwell scored a 6-1, 6-2 victory at No. 1 singles, Carly Wilson won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 and Sam Hammel defeated her opponent 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3.

Pendleton Heights' top doubles team of Audrey and Kayleigh Corn also was victorious, pulling out a hard-fought 7-6, 6-4 decision. Frankton's lone point came at No. 2 doubles, where Shelby Greene and Macy Sandefur won 6-4, 6-3.

The Arabians (10-0) host Eastern Hancock today. The Eagles (4-3) travel to Elwood today.

Baseball

Lapel pounds Speedway

LAPEL — The Bulldogs scored four runs in the sixth inning to pick up their first Indiana Crossroads Conference victory of the season with a 13-3 dismantling of Speedway.

Dane Mason and Cade Luker each homered for Lapel, which also got four RBIs from Brady Cherry — who finished 2-for-3 with a double. Luker drove in three runs, and Cole O'Connor, Todd Sherwood and Jaxon Shirley each added a double.

Shirley drove in two runs, and O'Connor had one RBI. Nolan Clark also drove in a run for the Bulldogs (7-4, 1-2 ICC). Mason started the game with three perfect innings, and Clark pitched the final three frames for the save.

Softball

Cook lifts Tigers past Delta

ALEXANDRIA — Mariah Cook turned an unassisted double play in the seventh inning and hit the game-winning home run for Alexandria in a 9-8 decision against Delta.

Cook finished 3-for-3 at the plate and drove in two runs. Haliee Beeson struck out five batters over seven innings to get the win in the circle.

Track & Field

APA sweeps Liberty Christian, Daleville

DALEVILLE — The Anderson Prep boys and girls track teams won tight contests in three-way meets at Daleville. The boys scored 70 points to outpace the host Broncos (68) and Liberty Christian (18). While the girls put up 59 points to top Daleville (52) and Liberty Christian (34).

The boys race came down to the final event, with Denzel Lewis outsprinting the competition down the stretch for the 18-7 Jets.

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