Clarke 6, Chariton 3
CHARITON – Clarke softball starts the season with one in the win column, taking a 6-3 victory over Chariton Monday night.
Clarke broke the scoreless tie in the fourth with a run in the top half of the inning, and put the pressure on Chariton with five more runs in the top of the fifth. Chariton finally started putting stuff together in the seventh, scoring three runs, but it wasn’t enough to bring the score even.
Stats were unavailable for Clarke as of Tuesday afternoon.
Central Decatur 12, Moulton-Udell 3
LEON – Central Decatur beat Moulton-Udell Monday night 12-3, picking up its sixth consecutive win over Moulton-Udell in school history.
The Cardinals had the score evened up at 1-1 in the bottom of the fourth, but broke it open with a five run bottom half. From there, it was catch up for the Eagles and the Cardinals kept extending.
The Cardinals had two hits apiece from Carlee Hamilton, Kylee Rockhold and Emily Cornell. Cornell hit both a double and a triple while Hamilton and Rockhold had singles.
Jordan Proctor and Cornell had two RBIs.
In the circle, Rockhold pitched 5 2/3 innings, striking out 14 and walking one. She gave up four hits and an unearned run for the winning decision.
Wayne 13, Murray 0 (4)
WAYNE – It was a perfect game for all-state pitcher Sterling Berndt as Wayne beat Murray with no problem 13-0.
The Mustangs were victims to 10 punch outs, facing only 12 batters in four innings.
Bailey Frederick takes the loss in the circle.