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We've got you covered with a roundup of recent local girls varsity softball action in and around Indianapolis, powered by data from high school sports leader MaxPreps.
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Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter unseats Lapel
On Tuesday, May 14, the Lapel Bulldogs fell to the Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter Raiders by a score of 9-4 at home. The Bulldogs had five hits, while the Raiders had 14. The Raiders hit three home runs.
Roncalli scores 13 runs, overthrows Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory
Tuesday also saw the Roncalli Rebels out-hustle the Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory Braves by a score of 13-1 at home. The Rebels added 14 hits, while the Braves added three. The Roncalli Rebels scored one home run, adding to their total of 21 this season.
Following this win, Roncalli remained undefeated with a conference record of 6-0, while Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory's record fell to 0-7.
Center Grove scores 10 runs, dominates Lawrence North
Also on Tuesday, the Lawrence North Wildcats traveled to Greenwood to face off against the Center Grove Trojans. They drove home disappointed: The Wildcats lost to the Trojans by a score of 10-1. The Trojans added 15 hits, while the Wildcats added three. The Center Grove Trojans hit two home runs to bring their total to 15 this year.
Following this win, Center Grove remained undefeated with a conference record of 7-0, while Lawrence North's record fell to 3-4.
Triton Central scores 12 runs, dominates Irvington Preparatory Academy
The Irvington Preparatory Academy team traveled to Fairland this week to face off against the Triton Central Tigers on Wednesday. The Tigers walked away with a victory, beating Irvington Preparatory Academy soundly, 12-3. The Tigers had 15 hits, while Irvington Preparatory Academy had six. The Tigers scored one home run to bring their total to nine this season.
The win brought Triton Central's record to 11-11, while Irvington Preparatory Academy's record fell to 7-6.
Brownsburg scores 14 runs, strikes out Lawrence Central
The Brownsburg Bulldogs triumphed over the Lawrence Central Bears 14-4 at home on Wednesday. The Bulldogs had 16 hits, while the Bears had seven. The Bulldogs hit three home runs, adding to their total of 22 this season. It was an exciting game; the Lawrence Central Bears hit three home runs as well.
The win brought Brownsburg's record to 17-6, while Lawrence Central's record fell to 10-14.
Decatur Central scores 16 runs, cruises past Franklin Community
Also on Wednesday, the Decatur Central Hawks traveled to Franklin to face off against the Franklin Community Grizzly Cubs. The Decatur Central Hawks walked away with a victory, beating the Franklin Community Grizzly Cubs soundly, 16-0. The Grizzly Cubs added two hits, while the Decatur Central Hawks added 16. The Decatur Central Hawks scored one home run, adding to their total of four this year.
Following this win, Decatur Central remained undefeated with a conference record of 14-0, while Franklin Community's record fell to 10-4.
Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter triumphs over Southport
Friday, the Southport Cardinals hosted the Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter Raiders for a varsity face-off. The Raiders ultimately defeated the Southport Cardinals in a 10-3 victory. The Southport Cardinals added four hits, while the Raiders had 13. The Raiders hit two home runs, adding to their total of 10 this year.
The loss brought Southport's record to 11-15, while Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter's record rose to 19-4.
Decatur Central edges out Speedway
Friday also saw the Decatur Central Hawks face off against the Speedway Sparkplugs. The Hawks squeaked past the Sparkplugs to claim a 1-0 victory.
The win brought Decatur Central's record to 25-1, while Speedway's record fell to 13-7-1.
Roncalli prevails over Indianapolis Bishop Chatard
The Roncalli Rebels out-hustled the Indianapolis Bishop Chatard Trojans 10-2 at home on Saturday. The Rebels scored one home run, bringing their season total to 21.
Following this victory, Roncalli remained undefeated with a conference record of 7-0, while Indianapolis Bishop Chatard's record fell to 6-5.
New Palestine scores playoff win against Beech Grove
On Monday, the New Palestine Dragons cinched a playoff victory, defeating the Beech Grove Hornets by a score of 21-1 at home. The Dragons hit five home runs, adding to their total of 51 this year.
The win brought New Palestine's record to 23-3, while Beech Grove's record fell to 4-18.
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