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May 5, 2013

South takes Big Four softball title as field gets sloppy

TERRE HAUTE — Terre Haute South captured the water-logged Big Four high school softball championship Saturday with a 1-1-1 record. That’s right, there is a tie.

With the Terre Haute North JV field getting slicker and dangerous by the inning, the final game of the tournament was called after seven complete innings with South and Northview tied 8-8.

“I think the weather won the Big Four today, because I think that’s what created the tie. I thought both teams played pretty well,” South coach Dwayne Stout said.

An official complete high school softball game is five innings and the umpires could have called this game due to field conditions at the time. South held an 8-6 lead.

“The [pitchers] were struggling with the location of their pitches, struggling with the batters’ box, struggling to make plays defensively. The field got pretty sloppy around the fifth inning and made it tough on everyone,” Stout said.

Northview’s Lindsey Potter led off the bottom of seventh with a solo home run to tie the score, as the rain picked up.

“[I’m] definitely glad we went on [to the seventh inning]. I hate to see it end in a tie, but also I don’t want to see any girls get hurt. It was a good call,” Northview’s Bethany Jones said.

South captured the Big Four championship with a 3-2 win over West Vigo on Saturday morning and a Tuesday night win over Northview. The Braves are now 12-7.

“I was thrilled with the way we hit the ball. We came out, we were a little slow against West Vigo. I though Hannah [Harden of West Vigo] did a good job of keeping [us] off balance, then [Northview] brought Taylor [Carter] in here, [and] she’s just a phenomenal pitcher. We knew we had our work cut out for us,” Stout said.

Terre Haute North comes out of the tournament 17-2. The Patriots won a pair of 10-run rule victories Saturday, overpowering Northview 12-2 in the morning and West Vigo 14-3 in the afternoon. West Vigo now stand 8-10.

In the tourney finale, Jackie Swain got the Braves going early. After Cheyenne Reinig belted a one-out double, Swain brought her home with a timely single. Swain gave the Braves a 4-0 lead in the top of the fourth inning with a three-run home run.

Northview came back with three runs in the bottom of the fourth, led by Madison Nevins’ two-run homer.

South took advantage of a Northview error and passed ball and hits by Lauren Perrelle and Kelsey Marlow to take an 8-3 lead in the fifth inning. Northview closed the gap to 8-6 on run-scoring hits by Potter and Shelby Dupin.

Northview closed within one, 8-7, in the sixth inning when Hughes doubled and score on a single by Carter, setting up the game-deciding seventh inning.

South’s 3-2 victory over West Vigo in the morning more intense than the rain-soaked finale.

West Vigo took a 1-0 in the second inning when Brittany Voils singled, was bunted to second by Mary Curley, stole third and score on a double by Kenzie Little.

“We did the same thing we did a North. [West Vigo] got out to a lead,  they kept us off balance with their pitching. Hannah Harden did a good job for them. But the girls didn’t give up. [They] kept swinging and swinging and made the adjustment,” Stout said.

West Vigo’s lead held up into the fourth inning when Mackenzie McGregor led off with a solo home run for a 1-1 tie.

South took the lead for good with a two-run fifth inning. Haven Eder led off with a double, was bunted to third by Taylor Chilling and scored on a base hit by McFarland. Hollie Jones reached base on a ground out, stole second and scored on a double by Kelsey Marlow.

West Vigo scored one run in the seventh, but left the game-tying run on second base.

While North did not win the tournament, the Patriots scored the most runs and hits for the day — 26 runs and 30 hits.

North took a 2-0 lead on Northview in the third inning, then broke the contest open with 10 runs over the next three innings.

Lorrie LaTourette hit a home run in the sixth inning and was 2 for 5 at the plate. Allie McKinney had three hits, while Alisha Ludwig, Allison Crick and Jazmine Allen each contributed two hits to the 15-hit performance.

Northview had four hits in the game, including a two-run home run in the sixth inning by Carter. Carter and Halfhill each had two hits in the game.

North’s Crick improved to 10-1 for the year after holding West Vigo to five hits in five innings.

West Vigo led 2-1 after the first inning, but North scored thee run in the second inning to take the lead and brok the contest open when Paige McClain hit a bases loaded, grand slam home run in third inning. McClain had six RBI for the Patriots.

North’s Conner Nelson was 2 for 2 with a two-run homer, while Katie Herrick drove in three runs with a single and double. Crick and LaTourett each went 2 for 3.

“We’ve been hitting pretty decent all year. Today we came out and hit the ball pretty good, we still got to work on our defense a little bit. But I was happy with [how we played] today in the rain,” North coach Jack Kirchner said.

For West Vigo, McClain, Shelby Edington and Leah Morrison each had one double.

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