|Eastern girls’ tennis team splits a pair, Salem softball team remains hot|
|Written by George Browning|
|Tuesday, 23 April 2013 00:00|
After losing to Paoli 4-1 on Monday, the Eastern High School girls’ tennis team regrouped and won against visiting Charlestown, 4-1.
Krista Roberts extended her winning streak to seven by winning in the number one singles position 6-1; 6-2.
Sierra Purlee has made a switch to singles and came away with a win in the number two singles position 7-5; 6-4.
Kelsey Harrell has joined Ame Hein in the number one doubles position. They won 6-3; 6-3. Kristin Potter and Halie Mueller moved to number two doubles and won 7-5; 6-2.
The Lady Musketeers are 3-1 in Mid Southern Conference play and 4-3 overall.
Salem softball wins two
The Salem High School girls’ softball team continued their hot start to the season last week with wins over Paoli and county rival Eastern.
The Lady Lions 10-run ruled the Lady Musketeers and beat the previously undefeated Lady Rams of Paoli 7-1.
Against the Lady Rams on April 16, Salem scored four runs in the first inning and played stellar defense on their way to the win.
Emily Brishaber picked up the win, she pitched six innings of three-hit softball. She didn’t walk anybody and struck out seven.
Brooklyn Miller came on to pitch one inning.
Alex Davidson and Chelsie Strong were the only Lady Lions with multiple hits in the game. Strong also had three runs batted in and Morgan Hasty added two RBIs.
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The first two innings of the game against Eastern was a pitchers’ duel until Salem scored five runs in the top of the third inning.
They added three more in the fourth, two in the fifth and one in the sixth.
Amber Kilburn was the winning pitcher. She hurled six innings and allowed just three hits and one earned run. She walked one batter and struck out eight.
A number of SHS players had hot hitting games against the Lady Musketeers.
Davidson was four for four at the playte with three runs scored. Bailey Walker, Krista Baker, Kilburn, Brittney Walker and Strong had multiple hit games.
Brittney Walker, Strong and Kilburn drove in three runs each.
Salem is 6-1 over all and undefeated in Mid Southern Conference play.
Salem golfers first
The Salem High School boys’ golf team finished first at a recent match in Scottsburg.
The Lions shot a team score of 195, led my Jason Zink and Rylie Smith each shooting 46. Kellen Hazelip had a 47, Adam Fisher scored a 56 and Kade Roach scored 60.
The Eastern High School baseball team is still looking for the first win of the season.
The Musketeers lost 11-0 on April 15 and before that suffered a -2 loss on April 10 to South Central.
Kaleb Nicholson suffered the loss against the Rebels and Dustyn Miller lost to Silver Creek.