Northview's baseball team improved to 16-5 overall this season with a doubleheader sweep of Danville on Saturday afternoon.
In game one, the Knights got shutout pitching from C.J. Peters who improved to 5-0 with a three-hit shutout of the Warriors, 9-0.
Peters struckout nine in the game and added a pair of hits, including a homerun.
The Knights also got a homerun from Tyler Broady as part of his three-hit day and David Kingery, Andrew Griffin and Jacob Jones all hit doubles in the game. Jason Brown had two hits in the victory.
In game two, the Knights were led at the plate by Kingery who had two hits and an RBI and Griffin rippled a two-run homerun for the Knights. Brady Shoemaker also had two hits, including a double and Jason Brown got the victory on the mound in relieve of Matt Stuckey.
The Knights will continue their battle for the Western Indiana Conference crown when they travel to Edgewood on Tuesday evening.
Clay City Invitational
Clay City 6, White River Valley 5
North Central 13, Clay City 8 (title game)
The North Central Thunderbirds rallied from an 8-6 deficit to post a seven run seventh inning to defeat the host Eels in the title game of the Clay City Invitational, 13-8.
For Clay City, Josh Stoelting capped off a four hit afternoon with a double amongst his two hits in the game. Cody Gerber and Brock Dyer each added two hits.
In the opening game of their invitational, the Eels got a pair of hits, including a homerun and two RBI's from Stoelting, who was the winning pitcher, as the Eels held off White River Valley 6-5.
Elliott Booe had two doubles in the game as Clay City advanced to the championship game.
The Eels will face Owen Valley on the road Tuesday evening at 4:30 p.m.
The Northview Knights placed second in the WIC golf match on Saturday at Salt Creek Golf Course in Nashville.
The Knights were led by Jared Freman's 74 which was four strokes off Nick Gilaspy's medalist score for Owen Valley who took the team crown with a score of 290. The Knights were second with a score of 324.
Northview will finish their conference schedule this week with a road match with Sullivan on Tuesday and a final home match with West Vigo on Thursday.
Western Indiana Conference Meet
at Salt Creek Golf Course
Team Scores: Owen Valley 290, Northview 324, Edgewood 325, South Vermillion 325, Sullivan 329, West Vigo 333, Brown County 355.
Owen Valley: Nick Gillaspy 70, Adam Miller 71, Jared Myers 74, Matt Beckwith 75, Jeff Nanny 84
Northview: Jared Freeman 74, Tyler Akers 79, Kyle Kumpf 85, Eric Trusler 86, Adam Thiemann 87
Edgewood: Grant Minnemeyer 78, Andy Ripley 779, Ryan Wheeler 82, Chip Stapleton 86, Dan Weaver 87
S. Vermillion: Josh Morgan 78, Chase Contri 81, Kyle Stevenson 83, Dexter Dunham 83, Cole Contri 84
Sullivan: Justin Ridge 74, Brock Landes 78, Cody Turpen 81, Jeffrey Moore 96, Jesse James 97
West Vigo: Devon Klutey 76, Josh Miley 76, Steve Budnik 86, Jake Peacock 95, Dustin Gardner 102
Brown County: Clint Miller 80, Tyler Ross 87, Billy Howard 93, Matt Barr 95, Dustin Gardner 102
Clay City Invitational
Clay City 23, White River Valley 0
Union 2, Clay City 1 (title game)
The Clay City Eels came up just short in the title game of their invitational on Saturday as Union won 2-1 in the championship game.
Kari Bettenbrock had a pair of hits in the game while Lacey Brown added a triple. Christina Haymaker had a hit and scored the lone run for the Eels in the game.
In their opening round game, Cameron Gerber threw a no-hitter versus WRV as the Eels won 23-0.
Haymaker and Bettenbrock each had two hits in the game along with Angela Ewer and Loni Rhodes.
The Eels host Bloomfield tonight at 4:30 p.m.