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Alicia Hansen sets new state career softball home run record

Bishop Fenwick (Franklin, Ohio) softball player Alicia Hansen leads the ALL-USA Performances of the Week




It was only a solo shot, but Alicia Hansen’s first-inning homer in an 8-0 defeat of Roger Bacon (Cincinnati) on Sunday gave the Bishop Fenwick (Franklin, Ohio) senior the state career softball home run record. It was her 41st career home run, surpassing the mark set from 2009 to 20012 by West Liberty-Salem (West Liberty) player Becka Peterson, now a senior infielder at Wright State.

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Hansen has signed to play softball at the University of Tennessee at Martin and her play is a big reason the Falcons are 10-1 this season. She is hitting .806 with eight homers this season.

“She has been just a blessing,” Fenwick coach Tyler Callahan told the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Mike Dyer. “She is an incredible leader. She is an extremely talented player.”

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Hansen leads the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Performances of the Week.

Here are the rest of the top performances:

1,600-meter relay team, track and field, State College, Pa.

Jon Smith, Kyle Adams, Mason Post and Will Cather combined to break an 85-year-old school record during a dual meet defeat of Central Dauphin East (Harrisburg) on Thursday. The quartet improved upon the old mark for the 1,600-meter relay, finishing in a time of three minutes, 20.8 seconds.

4x100 shuttle relay team, track and field, Vacaville, Calif.

Competing in the Arcadia Invitational, the quartet of Pattriana Perry, Daria Cook, Nia Vance and Jurnee Woodward set a national girls record Friday with a time of 57.15 seconds. The previous mark of 57.49 was set in 2003 by Riverside (J.W. North).

MORE: Last week’s Performances of the Week

Central Hardin softball, Cecilia, Ky.

Mariah Bryant, Brooklynne Bryant, April Pence, Kelsey McGuffin all homered in the second inning, setting a state record for most homers in an inning, in a 22-0 defeat of Elizabethtown on Tuesday.

Taylor Goshen, baseball, Carroll, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Senior right-hander, who has signed with Wichita State, had 14 strikeouts in a 7-0 perfect game defeat of Northrop (Fort Wayne) on Wednesday.

VIDEO: Highlights of Goshen’s perfect game

Bryce Jordan, baseball, Barbe, Lake Charles, La.

Senior, in a 12-2 defeat of Comeaux (Lafayette) on Saturday, was hit for the 30th time this season, breaking the national record, set in 1965 by Kenny Redding of Choctaw, Okla. Jordan has signed with Louisiana State and is hitting .500 with 20 RBI for the Barbe Bucs, who are 28-2 and No. 10 in the Super 25 rankings.

McDonogh girls lacrosse, Owings Mills, Md.

Defeated Marriotts Ridge (Marriottsville) 16-9 on Monday for team’s 103rd consecutive win, tying the national record set by Loch Raven (Towson) in 1982 and tied by Mount Hebron (Ellicott City) in 2007. The Eagles, who are 12-0 this season, have a chance to break the record on Thursday when they play St. Paul’s (Brooklandville).

James Oelke, baseball, Ithaca, Richland Center, Wis.

Senior right-hander threw a no-hitter with 16 strikeouts in a 7-0 defeat of Wauzeka-Steuben (Wauzeka) and hit a solo homer in the April 7 game.

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Raven Saunders, track and field, Burke (Charleston, S.C.)

Senior shot-putter set a national outdoor record in the Taco Bell Track and Field Classic on Saturday in Columbia. Her throw of 56 feet, 8 inches, broke the old mark of 54-10.7¾, set in 2003 by Michelle Carter of Red Oak, Texas.

Tori Vidales, softball, La Porte, Texas

Senior, who has signed with Texas A&M, is hitting .844 through 14 games. The national record for a season is .784, set in 1998 by Lisa Estill of Grace Brethren (Simi Valley, Calif.).

VIDEO: Interview with Vidales

 

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