Former Linton and Ball State golfer Rachael Pruett was a top finisher in the Indiana Women’s Open concluded Tuesday at Hickory Stick Golf Club.
Kristi Cardwell of Kokomo won the event with a 1-under-par 141 and Michelle Nash took second with 142.
Pruett had rounds of 71 and 73 to tie Amber Pasel for third with 144.
Jamie Clark of Greencastle tied for 13th with 150 and Reece Feducia of Terre Haute tied for 16th with 151.
Indiana Women’s Open
141 — Kristi Cardwell 73-68.
142 — Michelle Nash 71-17.
144 — Rachael Pruett 71-73, Amber Pasel 73-71.
150 — Jamie Clark 77-73.
151 — Reece Feducia 73-78.
174 — Sydney Shrum 92-82.
• Junior Rex win, tie — At Aberdeen, Md., the Terre Haute Junior Rex 13-and-under team played twice on Tuesday in the Stars and STripes Week-Long Experience tournament and is in first place in its pool after two days of competition.
The Junior Rex tied their first game 9-09 against the North Florida Rays by scoring two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning on a twoout single by Wiley Clinkenbeard.
Nathan Higbie had two hits while Chris Latta, Jase Glassburn and Branson Paris each had run-scoring hits.
The Junior Rex won their second game Tuesday, 8-1 over the Buffalo (N.Y.) Cardinals.
Mitchell Howald and Levi Dowden combined to pitch a four-hitter. Latta led the offense with three hits, including two run-scoring triples, and Dowden had two run-scoring doubles while Kavan Crowell added two hits. The Junior Rex are one of only two undefeated teams left and lead the North pool at 2-0-1.
They will play Bedford Hills (N.Y.) at 8 a.m. today and the New Orleans Patriots at 3:45 p.m., at Cal Ripken Stadium, home of the Baltimore Orioles Class A Aberdeen Ironbirds farm team.