SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY. > SOFTBALL
Hailey, a junior lefty and first baseman at Bullitt Central High, homered in five consecutive at bats during a three-day stretch to set a Kentucky record. The previous mark was three. She hit a solo shot in a 7--6 win over Elizabethtown High, then launched three more (including two grand slams) in a 15--1 win over Spencer County High, tying the state record for homers in a game. She hit her fifth round-tripper in a 2--1 defeat of South Oldham High. Through Sunday, Hailey was batting .467.
COLOGNE, GERMANY > TRACK AND FIELD
Hock, a freshman at Texas, won the decathlon at the Big 12 conference championship with a meet-record 8,293 points, the top NCAA mark of the season, No. 4 in the world this year and seventh best in NCAA history. He won six of the ten events: the 100 (10.78) and 400 meters (49.80), the discus (176'8"), shot put (50' 6¼"), pole vault (15' 4½") and long jump (24' 5¾"). He finished in the top three in all but one of the other events to help the Longhorns win their fifth outdoor conference title.
BONDVILLE, VT. > AUTO RACING
Freiberg, 21, a 2010 graduate of Lockport Township (Ill.) High, finished second in the third race of the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama, held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., to move into a first-place tie in the points standings, ahead of 32 male drivers. Driving a Porsche 911 for EFFORT Racing, she earned her first podium and fourth top five finish this season. In 2010 Freiberg became the first woman to win a Skip Barber Racing Series overall championship and national level race.