PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Central routs Fern Creek; John Hardin wins twice (04/03)

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Junior Josh Krupinski and sophomore Luke McCamish combined on a five-inning three-hitter Tuesday as they led seventh-ranked Central Hardin to a 12-0 win over Louisville Fern Creek in the Derby City Classic.

Krupinski (3-0) struck out six and gave up three hits and three walks in 3 1/3 innings.

Senior Drew Harrington continued his torrid start at the plate, hitting a two-run homer, singling twice and driving in five runs as the Bruins (9-0) won their ninth straight. Senior Troy Squires singled and scored three times, while senior Gabe Hogan singled and had two RBIs.


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Central Hardin    250     50         12  8  0

Fern Creek        000     00          0  3  2

Josh Krupinski, Luke McCamish (4) and Gabe Hogan. Tyler Wilson, Jake Bauerla (3) and Trey Blandford. WP: Krupinski (3-0). LP: Wilson. 2B: Troy Riggs (CH), Zach Ditto (CH). HR: Drew Harrington (CH).

UP NEXT: Central Hardin plays Louisville Butler at 12:30 p.m. today in the Derby City Classic at Louisville Southern.

JOHN HARDIN WINS TWICE. The Bulldogs picked up two wins in the Thomas Nelson Spring Break Bash. John Hardin (5-7) beat Louisville Moore, 12-1 in five innings and Edmonson County, 8-7 in 10 innings.

n Junior Dale Gumm (1-1) struck out 10 in four innings as the Bulldogs routed the Mustangs.

Gumm allowed one hit and one unearned run.

He helped himself at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a double and four RBIs, while sophomore Dakoda Rothermel went 3-for-4 with two RBIs. Sophomore Dajour Strong added two singles and three RBIs.

n After freshman Landen Sisk plated two runs with a double to tie it in the bottom of the seventh, the Bulldogs won it in the 10th when senior Montaque Pittman scored after Rothermel reached on an error.

Sisk also singled and drove in another run, while junior Brian Panckey had two singles and two RBIs.

Sisk earned the win in relief. He struck out three and walked two in 5 2/3 innings.


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John Hardin       120     90         1214  1

Moore               000     10          1  3  4

Dale Gumm, J.J. Bellware (5) and Landen Sisk. Cody Murphy, Pedro Rodriguez (5) and Dakoda Falone. WP: Gumm (1-1). LP: Murphy. 2B: Gumm (JH).

john hardin 8, edmonson county 7

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Edmonson Co.   111   130000    0      713  3

John Hardin       002   030200    1      8  8  3

Kody Yates, Hunter Houchins (4), Cole Phillips (8), Unknown (9) and Cody Meinhardt. Will Muir, Sisk (5) and Zach Miller. WP: Sisk. LP: Not available. 2B: Sisk (JH).

UP NEXT: John Hardin plays Thomas Nelson at 2:30 p.m. today in the Thomas Nelson Spring Break Bash.