The Lady Bears took care of the Muncie Central Bearcats, 12-1, Wednesday behind freshman Lauren Yates.
Yates pitched a 3-hitter in her first varsity start and helped her own cause reaching base safely 5 times.
The Lady Bears had 11 hits, Yates had 3 of those. Jordyn Barga had 2 hits and 2 walks, Lexi Paine had 2 singles and 1 walk, Cassi Buis had 1 single and 2 walks, and Samantha Roderick had 3 walks.
The Lady Bears will host Blue River on Friday.