|EHS tennis team beats Corydon, EHS baseball team 0-2|
|Written by George Browning|
|Wednesday, 10 April 2013 00:00|
The Eastern High School girls’ tennis team started the spring with a win over Mid Southern Conference rival Corydon, 4-1.
Krista Roberts won the number one singles position against Kayla Uhl, 6-2, 6-1.
Halie Mueller was the last one off the courts with a win in her number three singles position against Lillian Kopsolias; 1-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Ame Hein and Sierra Purlee teamed up to win in number one doubles position; 6-0, 6-1.
Tabitha Coats and Asia Hurst played in their first varsity tennis match and won at number two doubles position; 6-3, 6-4.
falls to Southwestern
The Eastern High School baseball team opened the season April 1 with an 7-6 loss at Southwestern (Hanover). They followed that game the next day with an 11-2 setback at home against Providence.
Against the Rebels, the Musketeers jumped in front 3-0 in the top of the second inning, but the host Rebels scored runs in each of the final four innings to seal the comeback win.
Eastern players who had runs batted in were Cody Shepherd and Logan Maudlin had two each and Dustyn Miller recorded one.
Miller and Scott Ames each had doubles and five Musketeers recorded stolen bases, they were Shepherd, Kaleb Nicholson, Brayton Brading, Ames and Maudlin.
The losing pitcher was Shane Williams.
Eastern’s Miller pitched 4 and two-thirds innings and struck out eight batters.
In the rematch of last year’s sectional championship, Eastern fell behind 2-0 in the second inning and trailed 10-0 after the top of the fifth.
The Musketeers scored one run in the bottom of that inning and another in the sixth to keep the game going.
Nicholson was the losing pitcher. He went four and two-thirds innings, allowed six hits, nine runs, but only two of those were earned. Nicholson also walked three batters and struck out three.
Brading finished up the game. He pitched two and one-third innings, gave up six hits, two runs (neither was earned) and one walk.
Nicholson, Miller, Williams, Brading and Ames collected the Musketeers five hits. Nicholson stole a base and Williams stole two.
Maudlin and Miller collected Eastern’s only two RBIs.