Cats open golf season, JAWS swimmers compete

From Herald Staff Reports

Two Jasper swimmers helped the state of Indiana place incredibly well this past weekend at the Central States Zone swimming championships while one area high school golf team began play.

Here’s a brief rundown of what’s going on in local sports.


Fant, Polley compete at tourney: Two JAWS swimmers, Nicole Fant and Lillian Polley, competed in the Central States Zone championships this past weekend in Fargo, North Dakota.

They, along with 127 other athletes from the state of Indiana, helped to lead the Hoosiers to a second place finish at the meet. Team Minnesota placed first overall.

Both Fant and Polley had top 16 finishes in the tournament. Fant placed 14th in both the 50 butterfly and 50 backstroke while Polley placed ninth in the 50 breaststroke. Polley also swam the breaststroke leg of Team Indiana’s “B” 11-12 200 medley relay which finished seventh.

Prep golf


Cats open season at invitational: The Jasper girls’ golf team began their 2019 season at the Bloomington South invitational on Monday morning.

The Wildcats placed 14th overall with a team score of 423. Evansville North was the overall team champions with a score of 294.

Halle Knies paced the Wildcats with a 99 while Elizabeth Ackerman (100), Avery Bartley (111), Isabella Olinger (113) and Anna Schmitt (116) rounded out Jasper’s scoring.

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