By KEVIN HARRIS
LOOGOOTEE – Eighth-ranked Lanesville repeated as the Class A Loogootee Regional champion June 3 with a 7-1 victory over Northeast Dubois in the regional championship game. It was the Eagles’ third regional title in program history and the first time they have ever claimed two consecutive regional crowns.
Lanesville pitcher Cameron Harvey got the win. In his first four postseason games this season, Harvey allowed a combined two runs.
The defending Class A state runner-up Eagles (18-6) defeated host Loogootee in the semifinals 6-0. Lanesville pitchers Brendan Bube, Mitchell Bailey and Greg Daly combined to throw a no-hitter with 16 strikeouts.
The Eagles’ Tommy Tidstrom smacked a home run in each game.
CLASS 3A NORTH HARRISON REGIONAL
SEMIFINAL: JASPER 13, SILVER CREEK 3, 6 INNINGS
RAMSEY – Silver Creek got down 7-0 after four innings and proceeded to suffer a 13-3 loss to No. 2 Jasper in the Class 3A North Harrison Regional semifinals June 3.
The Dragons (23-10) collected just six hits. Dylan Whitt was Creek’s lone multihit player, going 2-for-3 with an RBI. Dragon starter Tyler Wheeler got his first loss of the season, giving up six runs (five earned) on seven hits in one-plus innings
The Wildcats’ Trevor Krapf and Austin Simmers each had three hits. Teammate Reece Kleinhelter was the winning pitcher.
Jasper 330 106-13 13 2
Silver Creek 000 030- 3 6 2
W – Reece Kleinhelter (8-2). L – Tyler Wheeler (8-1). 2B – Trevor Krapf 2 (J), Austin Simmers (J), Evan Aders (J), Justin Brown (SC).
Records – Silver Creek 23-10, Jasper 28-4.
CLASS 4A EVANSVILLE REITZ REGIONAL
SEMIFINAL: EVANSVILLE CENTRAL 3, BEDFORD NORTH LAWRENCE 1
EVANSVILLE – No. 6 Bedford North Lawrence only collected two hits off Evansville Central starter Cory Bosecker in its 3-1 semifinal loss in the Class 4A Evansville Reitz Regional semifinals June 3 at Bosse Field.
Bosecker allowed one earned run, struck out seven and walked six in a complete-game performance. The Stars’ record wound up 22-5.
Bedford NL 100 000 0-1 2 1
Ev. Central 001 002 x-3 5 0
W – Cory Bosecker (7-2).
Records – BNL 22-5, Evansville Central 21-8.