Braves senior tosses no-hitter
In the second game of a doubleheader at home Thursday against Mitchell, Brownstown Central senior Kourtney Branaman pitched a no-hitter in the Braves’ 7-0 win.
She struck out 10 batters and would have had a perfect game if it wasn’t for two walks. She helped herself by hitting a single and recording two RBIs.
The Braves (20-8) won the first game 12-2 in five innings. Beth Wayman had a pair of doubles in that game and two singles in the second game.
Lisa Scott also finished the day with four hits, including a home run and a double in the second game, and she had a team-high four RBIs. Katelyn Gray hit a home run in the opener.
Jami Bryant was the winning pitcher in the first game, striking out five, giving up five hits and walking one.
Dragons beat Cougars by run rule
Leading 1-0, host Silver Creek scored six times in the second inning and three times in the fourth for a 10-0 win Thursday against Trinity Lutheran.
The Dragons outhit the Cougars 10-3. Kaitlyn Wright had two of Trinity’s hits, and she took the loss in the circle, giving up five hits, six runs and a walk in 1 2/3 innings.
The Cougars dropped to 13-8.
Late errors costly to Tigers
Crothersville’s had a 2-1 lead through five innings of Thursday’s game, but host Shawe Memorial scored six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and won 7-2.
The Tigers (1-12) committed four of their five errors in the sixth inning.
Brittany Clem had the Tigers’ only extra-base hit with a double, and she took the loss in the circle, striking out two, allowing nine hits and not walking any.
Storm Boldery had the team’s only RBI and was one of five Tigers hitting a single.
Owls pile runs late for win against Lancers
With Edinburgh holding onto a one-run lead Thursday at home, Seymour’s team combined for nine runs in the fifth and sixth innings for a 9-2 victory.
Mitchell Moore had a big night offensively for the Owls (13-9) with two singles, a double and two RBI. Seth Stuckwisch added a single, a double, two RBI and two runs.
On the mound, Tyler Bloom was sharp, striking out seven, giving up four hits and walking four in seven innings of work. He also tallied a single and an RBI.