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2018 Season

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Seniors - McDelawit Mueller, Grace Zielinski, Katie Demas, Leah Richards

Summary of Speedway vs. LN 4/5/2018
The Lady Wildcats opened the season with a bang as they used 5 long balls to knock off Speedway 9-1. Taylor Erschen hit two towering home runs and added a double with 4 RBIs to lead the Wildcats. She also pitched a complete game. In her first high school game, Anna Florczak went 3 for 4 with a solo HR and 3 RBIs. Maddie Howe went 2 for 3 and Katie Demas added a solo home run. Cierra Taylor hit her first career home run in the 4th  inning. a solo shot to center field. 
Summary of Warren Central @ LN on 4/10/18
In a 5 to 2 win, the Lady Wildcats improved to 2-0. Taylor Erscen pitched another complete game while striking out 7 Lady Warriors batters. Erschen hit a 2 run homer in the 1st inning. In the 4th inning, Raniah Rogers hit a RBI scoring double off the center field fence with two outs. Anna Florcak then followed up with a two run home run to give the Lady Wildcats a 5 to 1 lead. Rogers led the offense going 2 for 3.

Summary of Perry Meridian at LN on 4/11/18
The Lady Wildcats improved their record to 3-0 with an 11 to 8 victory over Perry Meridian. The Wildcats jumped out to an early 4 to 0 lead in the first inning behind Anna Florczak's 3 run HR. In the second inning, Taylor Erschen hit a 2 run HR over the scoreboard in center field to give the Wildcats a 6 to 1 lead. The Lady Falcons fought back with 3 runs in the 3rd inning and 2 more in the 4th to tie it at 6 to 6. In the 4th inning, the Wildcats regained the lead on Grace Zielinski 2 out RBI single to go ahead 7 to 6.  In the 5th inning, Maddie Howe hit her 1st career HR. A three run shot that gave the Wildcats a 10 to 7 lead. Florczak finished the inning off with an RBI single. Erschen came in to pitch in the 4th inning in relief and held the Lady Falcons to 2 runs the rest of the way to gain the win. 

Summary of LN @ North Central on 4/13/2018
The Lady Wildcats improved to 4-0 with an 11 to 2 MIC conference win over North Central. The Wildcats scored 4 runs in the first inning powered by a two run double by Cierra Taylor. Taylor Erschen hit a 2 run HR in the 4th to extend the lead to 7 to 1. The Wildcats added 3 runs in the 6th on a solo HR by Katie Demas and a 2 RBI single by Anna Florczak who had 4 RBIs in the game. Leah Richards pitched a complete game for her first win of the season.

Summary of Ben Davis at LN on 4/17/18
The Lady Wildcats improved to 5-0 and 3-0 in the MIC with an 8 to 2 win over the Ben David Giants. The Wildcats played long ball again as Katie Demas led off the bottom of the 1st with a HR. In the 3rd inning, Grace Zielinski hit a bases loaded 2 out single to give the Wildcats a 3 to 2 lead. In the 5th inning Raniah Rogers hit a two run homer to push the lead to 5 to 2. Anna Florczak closed out the scoring in the 6th with her 4th HR of the season. a two run shot to center field. Taylor Erschen pitched another complete game to get her 4th win of the season.

Summary of HSE at LN on 4/19/18
The Lady Wildcats were plagued by errors in their first lost of the season losing 6 to 1 to HSE. The Wildcats made 5 errors which led to 5 unearned runs. Taylor Erschen pitched a strong 7 innings while only giving up one earned run. Offensively, the Wildcats left 8 runners in scoring position as they could only mange 5 hits. Grace Zielinski had two hits for the Wildcats.

Summary of LN @ Eastern Hancock (DH) 4/21/18
The Lady Wildcats improved to 7-1 with a doubleheader sweep of the Lady Royals. In Game 1, Leah Richards threw a 4 hit shutout to lead the Wildcats to 16 to 0 win. Maddie Howe led 5 Wildcats with multiple hits going 3 for 4. Taylor Erschen had two hits including a bases loaded triple, Katie Demas had two hits including a bases loaded double and Raniah Rogers and Grace Zielinski each added 2 hits a piece. In Game 2 Richards pitched 5 solid innings giving up 2 unearned runs and Erschen pitched two shut out innings to gain the win. The Wildcats took a 1-0 lead in the fourth on an RBI single by Zielinski that scored Rogers. Trailing 2 to 1 going into the top of the seventh, Cierra Taylor led off with a single followed by a Ravyn McClaren walk. Richards advanced the runners to 2nd and 3rd with a perfect sacrifice bunt. Howe then scored Taylor with a sacrifice fly to tie the game. Demas then hit a soft liner to third that the third baseman could not handle. The error scored McClaren to give the Wildcats the lead. Rogers then hit a double that brought in two more runs and the wildcats went on to win 5 to 2.

Summary of LN @ Bishop Chatard 4/23/18
The Lady Wildcats improved to 8 and 1 with an 11 to 1 win over the Lady Trojans. The Wildcats scored 3 runs in the first inning behind Anna Florczak's 2 run bases loaded single. The Wildcats scored 4 runs in the 4th to take an 8 to 1 lead as Grace Zielinski hit a clutch two run single that scored two runs. The Wildcats put the game away in the 5th as they added 3 more runs powered by a Taylor Erschen RBI double off the fence. Erschen also pitched another complete game for her 6th win of the season. Maddie Howe led the offense with 3 hits, Erschen added two doubles, Florczak had 2 hits and 4 RBIs and Ravyn McClaren added two hits as well.

Summary of LN vs Carmel 4/25/18
The Lady Wildcats suffered their second loss of the season as they fell 5 to 2 to the Lady Greyhounds. The Wildcats took a 2-0 lead in the first on a 2 run HR from Raniah Rogers. With the score 2 to 1 in the top of the 6th, Carmel got a lead off HR to tie the score and then added 2 more runs on a two out error by the Wildcats. The Wildcats bats went silent after the first couple of innings and could not mount a comeback. Taylor Erschen and Grace Zielinski led the offense with 2 hits a piece. Erschen pitched another strong game while striking out 7.

Summary of LN at Fishers 4/26/18
In a 6-2 loss, the Lady Wildcats left several runners in scoring position as they lost their second game in a row. Taylor Erschen hit her 6th HR of the season in the first inning to give the Wildcats a 1-0 lead. That held up until the fourth when Fishers got a solo HR to lead off the inning and then scored 3 runs with 2 outs to take a 4 to 1 lead. Errors in the next two innings gave Fishers a 6-1 lead after 6 innings. The Wildcats added a run in the 7th on a Maddie Howe Double and an RBI single by Grace Zielinski. Zielinski led the offense with 3 hits and Howe added 2 hits.   

Summary of LN at Brebuef 4/27/18
The Lady Wildcats improved to 9-3 with an 11-5 road win against Brebuef. In the 1st inning, Raniah Rogers had an RBI single to give the Wildcats a 1-0 lead. In the 3rd inning, Taylor Erschen hit a 2 run HR, her 7th of the season and Katie Demas had a 2 RBI single to increase the lead to 5-0. In the 4th inning, a Maddie Howe sacrifice fly and a Grace Zielinski RBI single gave the Wildcats a 7-1 lead. Brebuef closed the gap in the bottom of the 4th on a 3 run HR to make it 7-4. In the 6th inning the Wildcats added 4 more runs and went on to win 11-5. Leah Richards pitched a complete game while striking out 9 batters and only giving up one unearned run to gain her third win of the season.






Summary of LN vs Westfield 4/30/18
The Lady Wildcats used the long ball again to improve to 10-3 with a 6-3 win over the Lady Shamrocks. In the first inning, Taylor Erschen hit her 8th HR to give the Wildcats an early 1-0 lead. Trailing 2-1 in the bottom of the third, Erschen was intentionally walked with two outs to put runners on 1st and 2nd. Grace Zielinski made them pay with her first HR of her career to give the wildcats a 4-2 lead. In the bottom of the 6th, leading 4-3, Anna Florczak hit the Wildcats 3rd HR of the game as she hit a solo shot over the left field fence. It was her 5th of the season. Ravyn McClaren capped off the scoring with RBI single to the right center field gap scoring Katie Demas all the way from first. Erschen pitched another complete game for her 7th win of the season.

Summary of LN at Pike 5/1/2018
​The Lady Wildcats improved to 11-3 with a 19-1 win over Pike. The win also gives the Wildcats a 4-1 record in the MIC conference. The Wildcats scored 1 in the first inning, 5 in the 2nd, 3 in the 3rd, 5 in the 4th and 5 in the 5th. Leah Richards pitched all 5 innings giving up just 3 hits and picked up her 4th win of the season. Taylor Erschen led the offense with 4 hits including her 9th and 10th HR with 8 RBIs. Maddie Howe had 3 hits and Richards also had 3 hits including 2 doubles. 

Summary of LN vs Southport 5/2/2018
The Lady Wildcats lost a wild one to Southport by a score of 19-11. The Wildcats were hit with the injury bug on the pitching mound and ware down to one pitcher. Leah Richards pulled a groin muscle in the second inning and had to be removed for 2 innings. Deli Mueller stepped up to pitch the middle innings and then Richards gutted out the remainder of the game on the mound. Southport took advantage with 16 hits and 7 walks. The Wildcats offense was on fire with 14 hits and 6 HRs but it wasn't enough to overcome the Lady Cardinals hitting. In the first inning Maddie Howe, Anna Florzcak and Ravyn McClaren all hit HRs to put the Wildcats ahead 5-4. Taylor Erschen hit a 2 run HR, her 11th, in the 2nd inning to tie the game at 7-7. In the 4th inning, Florzcak hit a 3 run homer, her 7th of the year, and Katie Demas added a solo HR, her 4th, to cut the lead to 14-11. The Wildcats were shut out over the next 3 innings.

Summary of LN vs North Central 5/4/2018
In the 1st round of the Marion County tournament, the Lady Wildcats improved to 12-4 with a 11-0 win over the Lady Panthers. Maddie Howe led off the bottom of the 1st inning with her 3rd HR of the season and second straight leadoff HR. Katie Demas added an RBI single in the same inning to put the Wildcats up 2-0. Taylor Erschen had an RBI single in the 2nd inning to make the score 3-0. In the 3rd inning, Ravyn McClaren had an RBI single to increase the lead to 4-0. The Wildcats put the game away in the 4th inning with 7 runs on RBI singles by Raniah Rogers, Demas and Cierra Taylor. Erschen threw a 3 hit shutout to pick up her 8th win of the season. Erschen had 3 hits and Grace Zielinski, Howe, Demas and Leah Richards all added 2 hits as well. The Lady Wildcats advance to the second round of the County Tourney and will play the winner of Southport vs Speedway game tomorrow at 10 am at Ben Davis HS.

Summary of LN vs Southport 5/5/2018
​In the second round of the Marion County tournament, the Lady Wildcats improved to 13-4 with at 5-4 win over Southport. After giving up 3 unearned runs in the top of the first, Taylor Erschen hit a 2 run HR in the bottom of the first, her 12th, to cut the lead to 3-2. In the 3rd inning the wildcats scored 2 runs when Grace Zielinski laid down a bunt with runners on first and second and the pitcher made a throwing error which scored two runs. On the next pitch Taylor Burket scored on a wild pitch and the Wildcats went ahead 5-3. In the 7th inning with the score 5-4 and the tieing run on 3rd base for Southport with 2 outs. A hard line drive was hit to the gap, but Leah Richards ran it down and made a game saving catch for the win. Erschen threw a complete game scattering 4 hits and only giving up 1 earned run while striking ot 9 to gain her 8th win of the season. Raniah Rogers and Maddie Howe led the offense with 2 hits a piece and Howe had 2 doubles. The Wildcats advanced to the final 4 to take on 7th ranked Roncalli.

Summary of LN vs. Roncalli 5/5/2018
In the Final 4 of the Marion County Tourney, the Lady Wildcats lost to th 7th ranked Lady Rebels 7-3. The Wildcats fell behind 3-0 again after 3 innings. But in the top of the 4th, the Wildcats rallied with 4 consecutive hits and a walk to tie the game at 3-3. The biggest hit was a bases loaded single by Cierra Taylor that tied the game. With runners on 1st and 3rd with no outs, the Wildcats failed to score any more in the inning. Roncalli got a 3 run HR in the bottom of the 4th to go back up 6-3. The Wildcats could not mount another rally. Anna Florczak, Ravyn McClaren and Raniah Rogers each had 2 hits to lead the Wildcats on offense. Taylor Erschen took the loss on the mound and Taylor Burket pitched her first 2 innings of her varsity career and only gave up one run. 

Summary of LN at Brownsburg 5/7/2018
The Lady Wildcats lost a tough one on the road at #12 Brownsburg 5 to 4. The Wildcats gave up 2 unearned runs in the first inning to fall behind 2-0. In the 3rd inning Taylor Erschen lead off with a single and later scored on a wild pitch from 3rd base to cut the lead to 2-1. In the 4th inning, the Wildcats rallied. with 2 outs and no one on base, Leah Richards, Maddie Howe and Erschen all singled to load the bases. Anna Florczak then singled in two runs, her 33rd and 34th RBIs of the season, to put the Wildcats up 3-2. Grace Zielinski then got the 5th consecutive hit of the inning which scored Erschen. Florczak was thrown out at home on the play ending the inning with a 4-2 lead. Brownsburg rallied in the bottom of the 6th with two runs to tie it at 4 and then had a walk off single to win it in the 7th with one out. Erschen led the offense with 3 hits and Howe, Florczak and Richards each added two hits a piece.

Summary of LN vs LC on 5/8/2018
On Senior night, the Lady Wildcats improved to 14-6 overall and 5-1 in the MIC Conference with a 7-3 win over their rival Lady Bears. The Wildcats gave up 2 unearned runs in the top of the first but Grace Zielinski even the score in the bottom of the first with a 2 run homer, her 2nd of the season. Trailing 3-2 in the bottom of the third, Katie Demas hit a solo HR, her 5th of the season, to tie the game again. In the bottom of the 4th, Rayvn McClaren hit a leadoff pinch hit HR, her 2nd of the season. Zielinski added another run in the 4th with an RBI double to put the Wildcats up 5-3. Maddie Howe had an RBI single in the 5th to increase the lead to 6-3 and Leah Richards had an RBI single in the 7th to put the game away. Zielinski led the offense with 3 hits and 3 RBIs. Howe, Florczak and Richards added 2 hits a piece. Taylor Erschen threw a complete game while striking out 5 and only giving up one earned one for her 9th win of the season.

Summary of LN vs Zionsville 5/10/2018
In a 15-9 loss. the Lady Wildcats blew a 9-4 lead after 5 innings. In the first inning the Wildcats scored 4 runs on an RBI single by Leah Richards and a 2 run double by Raniah Rogers. After giving up 3 unearned runs in the third, the Wildcats scored 5 runs in the 4th as Katie Demas had a 3 run HR, her 6th of the season, to give the Wildcats a 9-3 lead. Taylor Erschen pitched the first 4 innings for the Wildcats but had to leave the game due to a back injury. The Lady Eagles took advantage of the Wildcats ace being out and scored 11 runs in the 6th and 7th inning to complete the comeback. Raniah Rogers led the offense with 3 hits and 3 RBIs and Anna Florczak added 2 hits.

Summar of LN at Western Boone 5/12/2018
The Lady Wildcats improved to 15-7 with a 5-0 shutout over the Lady Stars. Freshman Taylor Burket, in her first varsity start, shut down the Lady Stars while giving up 4 hits and striking out 2.  The Wildcats scored one run in the 1st and third innings on wild pitches that followed Anna Florczak hits to go ahead 2-0. Maddie Howe hit a 2 out bases loaded double to clear the bases in the 4th inning to give the Wildcats a 5-0 lead. Florczak led the offense with 3 hits including a double and a triple and Howe added two doubles.

Summary of LN vs #1 Center Grove 5/15/2018
The Lady Wildcats took an 8-1 loss to the #1 ranked Lady Trojans and fell to 15-8 on the season. Center Grove scored 2 runs in the first and only one was earned. In the 5th inning, Center Grove scored 3 runs on a HR and added 2 more unearned runs to take a 7-0 lead. The Wildcats only run came on Taylor Erschen 13th HR of the season in the 6th inning. They were led on offense by Erschen and Florczak with two hits a piece. Freshman Taylor Burket pitched another complete game but took the loss.

Summary of LN at Guerin Catholic 5/16/2018
The Lady Wildcats improved to 16-8 while pounding out 22 hits and 4 HRs in a 21-7 win over the Lady Golden Eagles. In the 1st inning, Taylor Erschen hit a solo HR, her 14th, to get things started. Two batters later, Raniah Rogers hit a 2 run HR, her 3rd, to give the Wildcats a 3-0 lead. The Wildcats scored three more in the second inning capped off by Anna Florczak's RBI single. Guerin Catholic scored 6 unearned runs in the bottom of the 2nd to tie the score at 6-6. The Wildcats game back with 6 more runs in the top of the third capped off by another HR by Rogers, her 4th. This time it was a 3 run shot to increase the lead to 12-6. In the top of the 4th, the Wildcats exploded for 9 runs on 9 hits highlighted by Taylor Burket's first career HR. A solo shot to right field. Burket picked up the win in relief. The Wildcats were led on offense by Maddie Howe and Florczak with 4 hits a piece. Grace Zielinski, Burket and Rogers all had 3 hits with Rogers collecting 6 RBIs.

Summary of LN at Greenfield Central 5/18/2018
The Lady Wildcats finished the regular season with a 16-9 record in  a rain soaked 12-7 loss at Greenfield Central. GC took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first with a 2 run HR. Grace Zielinski cut that lead in half with a solo HR, her 3rd of the season, in the bottom of the 1st. GC added 3 runs in the 3rd inning and 2 more in the 4th to take a 7-1 lead. The Wildcats managed a run in the top of the 5th on a double by Maddie Howe and an RBI single by Anna Florczak. GC added 4 runs in the bottom of the 5th to take a commanding 11-2 lead. The Wildcats rallied in the 6th with 5 runs on 7 hits and had the bases loaded with 1 out but failed to score. GC added a run in the 6th and then the Wildcats left the bases loaded again in the 7th. Taylor Erschen led the offense with 3 hits. Howe and Florczak added 2 hits a piece. Leah Richards threw a complete game while taking the loss. 

Summary of LN vs. #13 Cathedral 5/22/2018
The Lady Wildcats ended the 2018 season on a sour note as they were defeated by the Lady Irish 8-1. Six Errors plagued the Wildcats defensively as it gave the Irish 6 unearned runs. The Wildcats bats were silent as well with only 4 hits in the game. Cathedral scored 3 in the first, 2 which were unearned off 2 Wildcat errors. Cathedral added 2 unearned runs in the 3rd and 1 unearned run in the 5th inning to take a 6-0 lead. The Wildcats managed one run in the sixth as Maddie Howe scored from third on a groundout by Raniah Rogers. Cathedral scored two more in the 6th to put the wildcats away. Offensively, Taylor Erschen and Howe each had two hits. Erschen pitched a complete game while scattering 8 hits and only giving up 2 earned runs. ​                    

Summary of LN vs. LC 5/27/17 Sectional Final
In a 6 to 5 win, the Wildcats won their first sectional title since 1998 in dramatic fashion. With the score tied at 5 in the bottom of the 8th inning, Erschen was intentionally walked with one out and no one on for the 5th time in the game. Rogers followed with a single to put the winning run at 2nd base. Howe then bunted one towards first and the ball was thrown by the 1st baseman which enabled Erschen to score the winning run. Hogan led the Wildcats on offense with two hits including a double. Taylor also had two big hits that included a game tying single in the bottom of the 6th. Rogers also added two singles for the Lady Wildcats. Erschen pitched a complete game while giving up only 3 earned runs. 

Summary of LN vs. Greenfield Central 5/30/17 Regionals
In a 10 to 0 loss the Wildcats bats went silent as they only managed 3 hits and no one reached 2nd base. Spafford, Rudich and Rogers all had hits for the Wildcats but they were all in separate innings. Greenfield pieced together 2 runs in the 1st and second, one in the 4th, 3 in the 6th and 2 in the 7th to put the Wildcats away and ending a great year for the Wildcats. Erschen pitched a complete game for LN.