SHS softball team gets big win over North Harrison PDF Print E-mail

The Salem High School girls’ softball team improved to 5-3 with a win last Thursday over North Harrison.
The Lady Lions were paced by a strong pitching effort by Emily Brishaber, who improved her season record to 4-1.
Salem got the scoring started with three runs in the first inning.
Alex Davidson got a two-out single.
The inning was kept alive when the Lady Cougar catcher committed an error with Morgan Hasty at the plate.
Both Davidson and Hasty scored offf a two run double to left field by Amber Kilburn.
Kilburn ended up scoring when Chelsea Strong reached base off an error by the NH right fielder.
Salem led 3-0, but the Lady Cougars chipped away at the lead with one run in the first, second and fifth innings.
The fifth inning run tied the score at 3-all, but Salem re-took control of the game with four runs.
Davidson, Hasty and Kilburn led off the fifth with three singles in a row.
Strong reached base and drove in a run when the NH secondbaseman had an error.
The big hit in the inning came off the bat of Haley Weedin.
She roped a two run single into the outfield.
Salem’s other run came when Krista Baker collected an in-field hit, putting them up 7-3.
North Harrison tried to come up with a rally in the top of the seventh, but managed just two runs and left another runner on stranded.
The win sets up a big week for the Lady Lions.
They played Bedford Monday, Austin Tuesday and have a big MSC showdown Thursday at Clarksville.
Information for this story was gathered and turned in by Boone DeFord.

EHS baseball sweeps
The Eastern High School boys’ baseball team swept a double-header last Saturday against Paoli.
The Musketeers beat the Rams 12-1 in the first game and then won the second 12-5.
The wins gave Eastern four wins in a row.
Dustyn Miller picked up the win in the first game. He was aided by strong offensive performances by Kaleb Nicholson who was four-for-four and Trey Albertson was three-for-three.
Jacob Hornung and Josh Gillespie each collected two hits for Eastern in the game.
In the second game of the twin-bill, Eastern’s Shane Williams got the win.
Brayton Brading sparked the EHS offense by going three-for-three, while Miller, Nicholson and Austin Brown had two hits each.
The Musketeers improved to 5-7 on the season. They will be back on the diamond Thursday when they host MSC rival Austin.

SHS golfers beat CAI
The Salem High School boys’ golf team got a big win last week over Christian Academy.
The Lions scored 163 and nearly bested the Warriors by 100 strokes.
The Lions were paced by Jalen Brown with a 37 on the Western Hills Course.
Other Salem scorers were Rylie Smith 40, Andy Nice 41, Jason Zink 45, Kellen Hazelip 51, Adam Fisher 56 and Eli Voyles 57.
The Lions improved their record to 3-2-1.