Story By: Dalton Bishop
Hartford City- It was a cold and rainy Tuesday evening and CIC Matchup for Coach Steve Miller and the Mississinewa Lady Indian Softball team. Although the weather outside was the cold the bats were hot for Ole Miss, Sophomore Jenna Berryhill went 5-5 with 2 doubles and 2RBI’s she also pitched a great game on the mound allowing just 1 run on 4 hits while sitting down 6 on strikes. Sophomore Riley Mckee continued to be unstoppable at the plate going 4-6 with 2 doubles and 4RBI’s making her 11-14 at the plate over the last 3 games with a .785 batting percentage. Madison Stanley took one deep to centerfield for the first home run of her high school career driving in 3 on that at bat. Madison Dotterweich also went long for the 2nd time in as many games. Darcie Patton, Mallory Sands, Kenzie Skeens, Lexi Cruzan, Aubrey Tann, Shelby Goble, Amaya David, and various other Lady Indians Contributed in the hit column. Defensively for the Lady Indians they played very well with a few minor mistakes being made. The Lady Indians romped the Bruins 25-1. The Oak Hill Lady Golden Eagles make the trip to Gas City tomorrow evening for a CIC Contest beginning at 5pm. Stay up to date on all the latest information athletically throughout MHS and RJB on Social Media @MCSCAthletics.
Racing- The Gas City I69 Speedway opened back up for 17 races this season last weekend. Former Sprint Car track champion Shane Cottle picked up the opening night win in the Non-Wing Sprint Cars driving the Phillips Motorsports #71P. It was Marion, Indiana’s Randy Lines picking up the UMP Modified portion. This weekend the Gas City I69 Speedway is back in action featuring the Non-Wing Sprints, UMP Modifieds, Thunder Cars, and The Super Streets. Intermission entertainment will be “Throw The Helmet Competition” General Admission is $15, Pit Admission is $30 any college or high school student with a student I.D. is $10.
NBA- The Indiana Pacers and the Cleveland Cavaliers will meet in Quicken Loans Arena for game 5 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Victor Oladipo will look to continue his outstanding season for the Pacers and bring them to a 3-2 lead in the series but Lebron James is on the side of the court. Pacers and Cavs will play tonight at 7pm on TNT.