Alexis Holloway hit for the cycle for Times No. 1 Crown Point as the Bulldogs pounded Michigan City 16-0 in five innings in Duneland Athletic Conference softball on Monday.
The freshman went 4-for-4 with four RBIs and four runs scored. Miranda Elish fired a one-hitter and struck out 13. She was also 3-for-4 with two RBIs. Rachel Honaker had three hits and two RBIs and Abby Skura had three hits and scored three times.
Hanover Central 2, Whiting 0: The Times No. 2 Wildcats (17-2, 11-0) picked up the GSSC win as Ashley Yoways struck out 17 to raise her record to 13-2. She scored on an error in the first and Skylar Barnett had an RBI single in the fifth. For the Oilers (9-4, 4-4), Mollie Lovasko struck out eight and had two hits, as did Callie Mansfield.
Morton 5, Griffith 2: Ashlie Rossi scattered seven hits to pick up the win for the Govs (7-6) and she was also 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Teammate Pam Justiniano added two RBIs in the win over the Panthers (3-14).
Hebron 5, Kouts 4: Maggie Lindeman and Ashley Thalmann were each 2-for-2 as the Hawks held off the Fillies in the PCC. Emily Kolb and Kylie Bruce both posted two hits and two RBIs for Kouts (5-7, 1-5).
Valparaiso 2, Portage 1: The Vikings' Evan Walls drove in both runs while Alfonso Casaday and Max Roberts combined on a three-hitter in Valpo's win. The Vikings managed just four hits, two of them by Walls. Chris Klenk singled twice and scored the only run for the Indians.
Lowell 2, Hobart 1: The host Red Devils (7-7, 3-5) scored twice in the first inning and took advantage of three Hobart errors to shock The Times' No. 3 Brickies (15-2, 5-2) despite Brandon Murray's 16-strikeout performance in this Northwest Crossroads Conference thriller.
Josh Arnold got the distance win for Lowell while Phil Whitman and Reed Holdeman each had a hit.
Tyrus Joseforsky and Luke Budzielek had a hit apiece for Hobart.
Hebron 9, Kouts 1: Zac Hernandez tossed a two-hitter and Stephen Doelling drove in three runs as the Hawks (9-5, 5-1) kept pace in the Porter County Conference race.
Hammond Academy 4, West Side 2: Caden Bell struck out nine in five innings, and Cody Glass fanned five in two scoreless and hitless innings for the save to lead Hammond Academy (9-4). Tyler Reid and Aaron Cook each had two hits for Hammond.
Kevin Shuttles was 2-for-3 and scored both of the Cougars' runs for West Side (2-10).
E.C. Central 12, Gavit 2 (6 innings): Ruben Flores and D'Angelo Gonzales each had two doubles to lead the Cardinals' 13-hit attack. Rey Colon struck out five and only allowed three hits. Gavit (0-11) got two hits from Josh Lumbreras and a double from Anthony Gibson.
Boone Grove 8, South Central 2: The Wolves scored six runs in the second inning and Jake Morris went the distance for the win. Jeff Birchfield, Matt Wiggins and Chuck Kidd all recorded two hits with Darrell Maxey knocking in two runs.
Marquette 14, LaLumiere 10: Bryce Freels hit a single, two doubles and a triple, and Brandon Rootes went 3-for-4 with 3 RBIs as the Blazers (6-7) outlasted the Lakers. Alec Pawlak added three hits and Isaiah Papineau was 2-for-2.
Whiting 4, Hobart 1: No. 2 singles player Grace Huss and the first doubles team of Kaylynn Anderson-Serena Huss all improved to 12-0 in leading the unbeaten Oilers (12-0) past the Brickies.
Andrean 3, Griffith 2: Meaghan Mason won at No. 2 singles for the 59ers while Colleen Anderson and Megan Jones won at No. 1 doubles, and Sophia Sim and Madison Price took the No. 2 double win. Griffith's Danielle Mancada (No. 1 singles) and Stephanie Cordova (No.3 singles) were victoriuos.
Crown Point 4, Chesterton 1: The Bulldogs No. 1 and 3 singles players, Qing Wen and Savannah Schuljak, won, while C.P.'s doubles teams of Madie Cleland-Abby Kovachkoff and Olivia Elston-Jordan Embry were also winners.
Hammond 5, River Forest 0: The Wildcats (5-1) swept singles with Cinthya Rodriguez, Miriam Alvarado and Kim Allen winning, along with the doubles teams of Lorena Diaz-Georgina Diaz and Elizabeth Navarro-Alondra Ramirez.
Portage 5, Merrillville 0: Mandy Haupt and Emily Sajda took their singles matches without losing a game to lead the Indians to the DAC shutout. Patty Mota and Sammie Thompson also won 6-0, 6-0 at two doubles for Portage (11-3, 1-1).
Morton 4, Clark 1: Nancy Martinez and Karla Gallegos were both straight-set singles winners for Morton (5-3, 1-0 Great Lakes Athletic Conference).
No. 3 singles player Yesenia Marquez was the lone winner for Clark (1-4, 0-2).
Hobart 200, Lowell 200: The Brickies picked up the win at Palmira by having the best fifth score thanks to Andrew Barras' 54. Lowell's Jared Cottingham was medalist with a 42. Hobart's Jacob Crowley shot a team-best 44.
Portage 158, Highland 167: Freshman medalist Eric Lewis shot a 36 on the front side at Wicker Park in leading the Indians (5-2) past the Trojans (2-5).
Noah Kunstek shot 37 for Portage. Tayler Peters and Danny King each had a 39 for Highland.
Wheeler 194, Bishop Noll 242: Brad Young was medalist with a 37 as the Bearcats beat the Warriors at White Hawk.