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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 1:00 am

High Schools

Leo's Allen sets state hits mark

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Leo's Alexa Allen became the IHSAA's all-time hits leader in softball, going 2 for 3 in the Lions' 7-4 win over Carroll on Tuesday.

Allen had a double, two runs and an RBI for the Lions, who scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth and then held the Chargers off in the seventh for the victory.

Allen came into the day with 222 career hits and tied with Kendra Lynch of Indianapolis Roncalli (2010 to 2013).

Haley Hines was 3 for 4 for the Lions on Tuesday, while Ashley Miller was 2 for 4 and Carroll's Shannon Cooke was 2 for 4.

BLUFFTON 7, SOUTHERN WELLS 3: In Poneto, Megan Prater was 3 for 4 with two RBI as the Tigers recovered from an early 1-0 deficit. Ashlyn Mechling struck out 13 and walked four, giving up three runs on seven hits over seven innings. She was 1 for 3 with two RBI scored a run.

FREMONT 16, WEST NOBLE 1: At Ligonier, Macayla Guthrie was 4 for 5 and scored two runs. Tory Foster and Makayla Connelly both had three RBI and combined to go 3 for 8 with four runs scored. Lexus Lyon, who was 1 for 4, had a triple and two RBI.

COLUMBIA CITY 21, WAYNE 1: Ciarra Ivy had two home runs for the Eagles, who out-hit the Generals 18-3.


PENN 7, CARROLL 5: Langston Ginder, Riley Perlich and Grant Braun all homered for the Chargers, who squandered a 5-1 lead. Braun was 3 for 4 with two RBI and scored two runs. Perlich, who was 2 for 3 with a run and an RBI, pitched five innings and struck out nine, walking two and giving up four runs on six hits.

NEW HAVEN 6, HUNTINGTON NORTH 5: Zach Vachon was 3 for 4 with a run for the Bulldogs. Sean Ferguson, who was 1 for 4, pitched 61/3 innings and struck out seven, walking four and giving up two runs on three hits.

Huntington North's Logan Moreland was 2 for 3. The Vikings scored three in the bottom of the seventh but the comeback came up short.

NORTHROP 12, SOUTH SIDE 0: Garrett Schoenle and Zach Platt had triples for the Bruins, who outhit the Archers 13-2.

DEKALB 5, LEO 2: The Northeast Eight champion Barons got home runs from Troy Hickman, Lake Yarlot and Jay Krebs, and they had 16 of the game's 23 hits.

BISHOP DWENGER 7, SNIDER 2: Grant Richardson had two triples for the Saints, who out­hit the Panthers 10-4.


CARROLL 153, BISHOP DWENGER 158: At Coyote Creek, Cayden Yourdon and Xavier Walden shot 1-over 37s to lead the Chargers. Nick Ramsey added a 38. Bishop Dwenger was paced by Logan Ryan's 38 and Johnny Filler's 39.