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Robey's three HRs lead Oak Hill

Senior Kaela Robey slugged three home runs and drove in five runs to lead Oak Hill over Bluffton, 14-3 in six innings Monday evening.

Bayli Toy pitched three innings with three strikeouts and allowed just one earned run. Toy was also 2-for-2 at the plate with a run batted in.

Julianne Gosnell also pitched three innings with five strikeouts and two earned runs allowed.

Coleena Selleck batted 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs.

Girls tennis

Marion 5, Pendleton Heights 0

The Giants won all five matches in straight sets to top Pendleton Heights Monday on Bill Beekman Courts.

Kayla Dubuque won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, Claire Hendricks won 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 and Anna Wuertley won 6-0, 6-4 at No. 3.

Courtney Kreischer and Sophia Porter captured No. 1 doubles, 6-0, 6-1 while Jaden Sebastian and Sophie Schenck won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2.

Marion won the JV match, 3-1 over the Arabians.

Alex Riggs-Emma Maki won doubles matches by scores of 6-2 and 6-0 while Riggs also won 6-4 in a JV singles match.

Marion (2-3) plays Richmond at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Yorktown High School.

College softball

No. 5 Marian sweeps Taylor

Quick offense allowed No. 5 Marian (32-0, 20-0 CL) to sweep Taylor Trojans, 4-1 and 4-0 Monday in Indianapolis.

Marian is one of only two undefeated teams in the NAIA and leads the nation with an earned run average with 0.95.

Marian scored all four of its runs in the first inning of game one. Darby Shaw allowed no runs on two hits with two strikeouts in her five innings of relief in the circle.

Maddi Evans RBI single in the seventh inning scored Taylor Wilson for the Trojans only run in the game. Evans collected two of Taylor’s five hits in game one.

Lauren Kanai last just one-third inning and allowed two runs in the circle before Evans relieved and pitched 5.2 innings in game two, her longest outing of the season. Evans gave up two runs on four hits, striking out five batters.

Marian’s Shelby Herron struck out nine and twirled a compete game, two hitter to earn the sweep for the Knights.

College baseball

Taylor 5, Bethel 3

The Trojans (27-12, 7-8 CL) utilized power hitting and solid pitching to land a Crossroads League road win on Tuesday, knocking off Bethel (9-20, 5-11 CL) by a 5-3 margin.

Clay Riggins (6-1) was the story of the first six innings, retiring the first 17 Pilot batters. A bloop single ruined the perfect game and no-hit bid. Riggins pitched 6.1 innings with five strikeouts, while allowing one hit and one walk in the winning effort.

Offensively, Josh Lane got it going early with a home run in the opening inning.

Taylor added to its lead in the fourth and fifth frames, despite only one hit in each inning. A two-run homer from Wyatt Whitman in the seventh helped TU to a 5-0 edge. 

Bethel scored its three runs in the seventh.

Mitch Ubelhor logged the final five outs for Taylor, securing the 5-3 victory. With his fifth save of the season, Ubelhor moved into a tie for the most on the team.

Taylor hosts Marian (18-11, 10-3 CL) on Friday at 5 p.m.

 IWU 20, Grace 16

Runs were plentiful on Tuesday afternoon in Winona Lake as Indiana Wesleyan University baseball won a wild 20-16 game over host Grace (Ind.).

The teams combined for 43 hits, seven home runs, three triples, and 11 doubles. Nine pitchers were used in the game and 34 players in all competed in the contest.

Indiana Wesleyan scored four times in the first inning and never trailed on Tuesday. IWU scored runs in six different innings and five of those innings the Wildcats scored three or more runs. Grace scored in seven consecutive innings from the second to the eighth inning.

Ethan English hit a pair of home runs while Caleb Eder, Tanner Killian, and Brady West also hit long balls. Eder added a triple and a double and drove in three while falling a single short of the cycle. West and Tye Thixton had three doubles apiece.

English was 4-for-5 and knocked in eight RBIs to lead all players.

IWU hosts Bethel on Friday at 4 p.m. and a in doubleheader on Saturday at 1 p.m.