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April 12, 2014

Area roundup: Daleville baseball takes two from Union City

UNION CITY — Daleville's bats were heated during its doubleheader against Union City on Saturday as the Broncos won the first game 24-0 and the second 13-0 in five innings each.

Brandon Vermillion got the win in Game 1, giving up one hit and striking out five.

Elliot Jackson went 2-for-3, scoring three runs and driving in six RBIs. Lucas Floyd was 3-for-4, adding three runs and three RBIs. Caleb Maddox plated two runs from two hits.

In Game 2, Corbin Maddox pitched the first three innings, tossing six strikeouts and giving up three hits before being relieved by TJ Price, who pitched the last two innings.

Price and Jackson each went 2-for-4. Price hit a double and an RBI. Jackson garnered 10 RBIs and scored five runs over both games.

Maddox also had two RBIs.

"We're still trying to figure ourselves out," said coach Daniel Hanson of the team's youth.

Daleville (3-0) travels to Yorktown on Tuesday.

Anderson at Joe Heath Classic

LAFAYETTE — The Indians opened the 2014 season with three losses at the Joe Heath Classic. Terre Haute North toppled Anderson 14-2 on Friday night in a game that went the full seven innings. The Tribe began play Saturday by taking a 6-3 lead against Chesterton but couldn't hold on in a 10-8 loss. North Central Conference rival Huntington North finished off the round-robin tournament with a 14-3 victory in five innings against the Indians on Saturday afternoon.

Anderson (0-3) meets Madison-Grant in the first round of the Nick Muller Memorial Baseball Tournament on Tuesday.

Softball

Liberty Christian 8-23, Crispus Attucks 17-5

ANDERSON — The Lady Tigers started off rocky, losing their first game to Crispus Attucks. The Tigers got their revenge in the second game as they started connecting with the ball, putting double figures on the scoreboard for a dominant win.

Blair Payton pitched the full second game, giving up four hits. Ellie Whitaker went 2-for-3, hitting a double and earning four RBIs. Morgan Vance also drove in players for two RBIs.

The Liberty Christian softball team was shorthanded with multiple players out sick.

Liberty Christian (2-1) travels to Knightstown on Monday.

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