CLAY CITY -- The Clay City softball team improved to 6-2 overall with wins over Sullivan on Friday and Turkey Run on Saturday.
On Friday night, Shelby Targett struck out 12 batters as Clay City shutout Sullivan in a 12-0 five-inning contest.
The Eels ripped off seven runs in the decisive fifth inning to send the game into the 10-run mercy rule.
Targett also went 3-for-4 in the game with an RBI and Tasha Collenbaugh also had three hits in four at-bats with two runs scored and two RBI. Angie Camp smacked a double as part of a two hit performance and drove home two runs.
Emily Reed had three RBI with a 2-for-3 night at the plate and scored a run and Kayla Baumgartner went 2-for-4 with a stolen base and scored twice. Meranda Jackson added a hit, scored a run and stole two bases. Steph Granger had a hit with an RBI along with Allison Carroll and Mardi Steiner added a hit. Karen Treadway scored once and had a stolen base.
On Saturday, Clay City overcame five errors to edge out Turkey Run, 7-4.
Targett struck out nine to get the victory and allowed just one earned run.
Collenbaugh went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Baumgartner also was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI.
Camp had a bases clearing double during a 1-for-3 game with three RBI, a stolen base and a run scored. Reed added a stolen base and went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Carroll scored once with a stolen base in the victory.
Clay City's JV team improved to 6-1 overall with a 13-6 win.
The varsity Eels are now 6-2 and host North Central at 4:30 p.m. this evening.
Clay City got home runs from Tyler Bridgewater, Will Kennedy and A.J. Evans on the way to a 6-1 win over Turkey Run.
Paul Aleman got the victory on the mound, striking out 10 Warriors and allowing just the one unearned run.
The Eels are now 4-3 overall and travel to Vincennes Rivet today for a 5 p.m. game.
Targett (W, 4-2) and Camp; Clements (L) and Bezy.
2B -- CC (Camp). SB -- CC (Jackson 2, Baumgartner, Treadway).
At Clay City
Targett (W, 5-2) and Camp; Woody (L, 1-4) and C.Newnum.
2B -- CC (Camp). SB -- CC (Camp, Reed, Carroll).
At Clay City
Aleman (W, 1-1) and M.Vansickle. Canfield (L) and Martin.
2B -- CC (Dickey, Evans). HR -- CC (Dickey, Bridgewater, Kennedy).