Indians remain unbeaten, claim North Butler tourney

Both North Butler second baseman Brooke Trees and Clarksville’s Janet Borchardt look to the umpire for the call in the fourth inning as Borchardt was caught stealing in the North Butler tourney title game. The Indians won, 6-0. (Kristi Nixon photo)

ALLISON — Perfect at the North Butler tourney, perfect on the season, the Class 1A No. 3 Clarksville softball team ran its record to 18-0 by topping the host team in the title game.

The second time the Indians faced the Bearcats this week, the last time a 6-1 win at home, North Butler threw a different pitcher in each of the two games.

A 6-0 storm-shortened finale, Clarksville started a two-out rally against Alex Mathers in the third inning in which the Indians strung together six hits, followed by a hit by pitch and then another base knock for all six of their runs.

“I think the girls knew they had to get on the bats right away against North Butler, especially with the rain coming,” Clarksville coach Katie Wedeking said....

The full story appears in the June 20 print edition of the Clarksville Star. More photos are available in both editions of The Star and the Butler County Tribune-Journal.