Cats open swim season, Lady Pats win in rout

From Herald Staff Reports

The second winter sport is underway as one local team competed in their first swim meet of the season this past weekend.

Here’s a brief rundown of all of this weekend’s local prep sports action.

Girls Basketball
Lions 51, Rangers 40
: The Forest Park girls basketball team traveled up north to face Loogootee but fell just short to the Lions on Saturday evening.

Loogootee held a narrow 27-21 lead at the halftime break but used a big 12-5 advantage in the fourth quarter to pull away for good in the victory.

Macie Zink led Forest Park with 13 points while Kenlee Gehlhausen added 12. Loogootee was led by Kalea Fleming’s 16 points and Brooklyn Jones’ 14-point outing.

Neff

Patriots 82, Rebels 23: Heritage Hills is on an absolute tear to start the season and they picked up a huge win on Saturday by routing South Central (Elizabeth) for their biggest margin of victory since an 82-25 win over Tecumseh on November 29, 2007.

The Patriots jumped out to a 28-4 lead in the first quarter and never looked back after that as they outscored the Rebels by at least 10 points each quarter.

Avery Neff led Heritage Hills with 15 points while Rebekah Gordon added 14 and Kyndall Jordan finished with 11.

Jeeps compete in tourney: The Northeast Dubois girls basketball team traveled to Corydon Central to participate in the Beef O’ Brady’s Battle at the First Capital two-day tournament.

The Jeeps fell to South Dearborn 40-25 on Friday evening and then lost 35-31 to Lanesville and 46-32 to Providence on Saturday.

Madison Cave led the Jeeps with 15 points in the loss to South Dearborn, Hadley Fuhrman scored 10 in the loss to Lanesville while Hailey Carie and Brinley Royer both scored seven in the loss to Providence.

Girls Swimming

Mathies

Cats compete at Tell City Relays: The Jasper girls swimming team opened up their season on Saturday by participating in the Tell City relay meet.

Jasper placed second overall with 88 points while Mount Vernon (126 points) placed first overall.

The Cats had five relays take home second place honors — 250 sprint relay (Colby Kreilein, Andi VanMeter, Claire Witte, Madison Mathies), 150 butterfly relay (Carmina Armstrong, Avery Henke, Haley Kippenbrock), 1000 freestyle relay (Henke, Armstrong, Mathies and Alyssa Skorge), 150 breaststroke relay (VanMeter, Witte, Isabella Roberts) and the 400 free relay (Mathies, Armstrong, Riley Sample and Leah Haas).




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