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IWU baseball walks off Taylor for season sweep

Indiana Wesleyan's Steven Busby singled up the middle to score Parker Johnson for a 1-0 walk-off win as the Wildcats completed a three game season-sweep over Taylor (Ind.).

Jacob Gividen was excellent in 6.0 innings on the mound to improve to 2-1 this season. Gividen allowed only two hits with four strikeouts and no walks in the win for IWU. 

Busby and Johnson each had one hit and drew a walk for the Wildcats.

The game originally started as the second game of a doubleheader on March 28, but was suspended due to fog. It picked back up Monday in the top of the second inning with no score.

IWU wins the season series with Taylor for the first time since 2006 season and it's first three game win streak for the Wildcats against the Trojans.

Indiana Wesleyan (24-12, 10-4 Crossroads League travels to Huntington for a single game at 4:30 p.m. today.

Taylor (26-10, 6-5 CL) host Mount Vernon Nazarene at 5 p.m. today.

Girls tennis

Marion 5, Pendleton Heights 0

The No. 24 Giants won for the third time in four matches to start the season with a sweep over the Arabians.

Kayla Dubuque breezed to a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles. Mackenzie Nelson won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 and Claire Hendricks capture No. 3, 6-1, 6-0.

The No. 1 doubles team of Maria Porter and Elizabeth Wuertley won 6-2, 6-3 and the No. 2 team of Sophia Kitts and Courtney Kreischer won 6-2, 6-0.

Marion won the JV match, 4-1 with Anna Wuertley winning at singles, Sophie Schenck and Anelese Whitton winning twice at doubles while Katelyn Wright and Alex Riggs also won a doubles point.

The Giants (3-1) will meet Richmond at Muncie Central Wednesday at 5 p.m.

High school baseball

Norwell 7, Marion 2

The Knights broke open a 1-1 game with two runs in the top of the fourth then scored four more times in the seventh to earn the win.

Jaddyn Fisher had an double and an RBI for the Giants while Dylan Meyer had a single and run batted in. Logan Wagner, Anthony Reynolds and Tra Cox each added a single for Marion.

Kyree Simmons pitched four innings and gave up four hits and two earned runs for Marion. Meyer pitched 2.2 innings allowing five hits and four runs while Jacoby Drayton pitched one-third of an inning.

Marion (1-1) hosts Northfield at 5:30 p.m. today.

High school softball

Madison-Grant 3, Wes-Del 1

The Argylls plated two runs in the bottom of the fourth and another single in the fifth to earn their second win of the season. 

Maggie Havens, Maddi Evans and Ellie Alcala had two hits each. Havens had a double and she and Alcala each drove in a run. Katie Meisner added a double, Katelyn Shouse and a single and RBI and McKenna Lugar also had a single.

Evans pitched all seven innings, allowing just two hits, two walks and an unearned run while striking out 17 batters.

Madison-Grant (2-0) hosts Elwood in the opening round of the Madison County tournament at 5:30 p.m. today.

Oak Hill 14, Bluffton 4 (6 innings)

Bayli Toy started and pitched four innings with one strike out and one earned run to earn the win in the Golden Eagles season opener. Julianne Gosnell twirled the final two frames with three Ks and an earned run.

Kaela Robey drove in three runs for Oak Hill with a home run and a triple. Ella Ridgeway also had a triple and drove in three. Abby Shaw, Jenessa Hasty and Gosnell all had  doubles with an RBI.

Oak Hill (1-0) hosts North Miami at 5 p.m. today.

Lewis Cass 4, Mississinewa 3

The Kings scored three runs in the top of the first then held on for the win over Ole Miss on Monday.

Shelby Goble, Riley McKee and Mallory Sands all had two hits each for the Indians, Sands picked up two RBI. Jenna Berryhill had a double and an RBI, Madison Stanley also had a double and Darcie Patton had a hit.

Cierra Vasquez allowed four hits while striking out three and walking three in taking the loss for Mississinewa.

Mississinewa (0-1) travels to Wes-Del at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

High school golf

Oak Hill 160, Maconquah 179

Blake LeFavour fired a 35 to earn medalist honors and lead the Golden Eagles to a win in their first dual match of the season at Arbor Trace Golf Club.

Logan Deaton turned in a 40, Jacob Mills added a 42 and Grant Gillespie carded a 43 to round out Oak Hill's scoring. Spencer White finished with 45 for Oak Hill.