Prep sports wrap: 9/5

From Herald Staff Reports

Area high schools were packed on Tuesday evening as a large amount of local prep sports teams were in action.

Here’s a brief rundown of what you might have missed from last night.

Stars 153, Wildcats 176:
The Jasper girls golf team fell just short to Bedford North Lawrence at Buffalo Trace Golf Course on Tuesday evening.

Haley Schroeder had the best score for the Cats with a 39 while Brynn Leinenbach (43), Elizabeth Ackerman (46), Madeline Springer (48), Bella Olinger (54), Halle Knies (54) and Avery Bartley (56) rounded out the lineup. Bedford North Lawrence’s Taylor Norman was the medalist with a personal best score of 31.

Wolfpack tops Rangers, Pats: The Forest Park and Heritage Hills girls golf teams fell to Crawford County at Christmas Lake Golf Course. Crawford County fired a 213, Forest Park shot a 226 and Heritage Hills had a 238.

Leading the way for Forest Park was Audrey Jones who shot a 55 while Maya Jones, Grace Wendholt and Ella Borden all fired 57s.

For Heritage Hills, Taylor Klem led the way with a 57 while Dalyah Threet (60) and Nadia Rodriguez (61) rounded out the top three. Crawford County’s Bailey Gilmore was the match medalist with a 43.

Boys Soccer


Wildcats 10, Alices 0: The Jasper boys soccer team continued their dominance on Tuesday with their sixth shutout of the season and their seventh straight victory.

In the win over Big Eight rival Vincennes Lincoln, Kahle Burger finished with a hat trick while Brian Elizarraras had two goals find the back of the net. Tyler Hunt, Joseph Werner, Grant Sanders, Jackson Kabrick and Jamie Guillen all also scored goals. Kabrick led the way with four assists while Hunt added two and Jacob Mehringer, Austin Rawlins and Michael Enriquez had one each.

Wildcats 2, Raiders 0: The Southridge varsity boys soccer team faced off with Jasper’s junior varsity squad and the Wildcats came away with a narrow 2-0 victory on Tuesday evening in Jasper.

Ayden Wigand and Jamie Guillen scored the goals for the Cats whille Christopher Diaz recorded an assist. Geo DeLarosa and Robert White combined for the shutout in goal.

Jeeps 2, Rebels 1: In a close battle between two tough teams, Northeast Dubois edged South Spencer after the Jeeps scored a late goal with 11 minutes to play to seal the win.

Northeast Dubois took an early 1-0 lead in the first half off of a breakaway goal by Darrin Grigsby but the Rebels tied it with 25 minutes left in the second half.

But with 11 minutes to go, Malachi Baumister played a ball behind the South Spencer defense and Jacob Ivey sent a cross into Chase Zehr to give the Jeeps the victory.

Girls Soccer
Rangers 14, Marksmen 1:
The Forest Park girls soccer team, who now finds themselves ranked No. 15 in Class 1A, cruised to a rout of PAC foe Tell City on Tuesday.

Denai Sicard and Layla Weyer both had hat tricks while Kenlee Gehlhausen and Lauren Jahn both scored two goals a piece. Abby Eckert, Emma Grundhoefer, Abbie Jahn and Leah Dilger all added one goal each. Sicard and Gehlhausen led the way in assists with four and three, respectively.

Rebels 8, Jeeps 0: The Northeast Dubois girls soccer team struggled to get anything going against South Spencer on Tuesday as they were shutout at home.

The Rebels scored six goals in the first half and added two more in the second half to cruise to victory.

Patriots 7, Cougars 2: The Heritage Hills girls soccer team still has yet to be defeated as the Pats racked up another victory over North Harrison on Tuesday evening in Ramsey.

The Patriots got off to a 3-0 lead at the halftime break and added four more goals in the second half to pull away for good.

Nathalie Andersson led the way with two goals while Xiana Scott, Ali Wade, Ella Schnieders, Hadley Lytton and Abi Wilson all had one each. Andersson, Schnieders and Lauren Caswell all had assists in the victory.



Jasper 5, Mount Vernon 0: In the battle of the Wildcats, Jasper came out on top over Mount Vernon in this Big Eight conference battle.

Eli Franks, Michael Kluemper and Nicholas Hodell were victorious at the three singles positions while Mitch Kluemper/Bennett Schmitt and Will McGimpsey/Clyston Eckerle were winners at the doubles spots.

Rangers 3, Raiders 2: In a close match between conference foes and county rivals, Forest Park squeaked out a 3-2 victory.

Three matches went three sets with Southridge winning two of those individual matches — No. 3 singles Austin Barkley won 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 and No. 2 doubles Alex Biehl/Max Rasche won 6-1, 3-6, 6-2.

The Forest Park No. 1 doubles tandem of Aaron Hurst and Joseph Hurst sealed the Ranger victory with a 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-0 victory over Michael Kappner and Garrett Altmeyer in the third set.

Jeeps 3, Miners 2: In a close battle, the Northeast Dubois boys tennis team squeaked out a victory at home over Linton.

The three singles players cruised to straight-set victories to help send the Jeeps home with a win — Reece Bauer, Ethan Ziegler and Tanner Hurt. Both of the doubles tandems (Logan Mehringer/Logan Lampert and Tucker Neukam/Ross Mehringer) lost in three set heartbreakers.

Patriots 5, Marksmen 0: Heritage Hills remains perfect in Pocket Athletic conference play after their 5-0 victory over Tell City on Tuesday night.

Victorious for the Pats was Logan Smallwood, Josh Dellamuth and Zack Weaver at the singles positions and JT Smallwood/Luke Peters and Josh Nelson/Blake Sisley at the two doubles tandems.

Wildcats 3, Alices 1:
Jasper traveled to Vincennes on Tuesday night to battle the rival Alices and came away with a 3-1 victory.

The Cats won the first two sets 25-15, 26-24 but then Vincennes Lincoln bounced back by winning the third set 25-18. However, Jasper was able to seal the deal with a 25-23 narrow victory in the fourth and final set.

Stat leaders for the Cats were Riley Merder (13 kills), Reagan Egbert (11 kills), Natalie Wigand (37 assists), Taylor Wildman (four blocks, four aces), Rylee Hedinger (19 digs) and Meredith Hilgefort (four aces).


Raiders 3, Bears 0: The Southridge volleyball team cruised to victory on Tuesday evening in Evansville by defeating Evansville Central in straight sets, 25-15, 25-13, 25-21.

Leading the way for the Raiders was Anna Altstadt (10 kills, five assists, nine blocks), Savannah Goeppner (seven assists), Rose Tempel (five blocks) and Amanda Brewer (seven aces).

Marksmen 3, Patriots 2: Heritage Hills had a chance to break their cold streak and pull through with a victory but the Patriots were defeated in a tough five-set battle by PAC foe Tell City.

Heritage Hills went up 2-0 by winning the first two sets 25-16 and 25-21 but fell 21-25, 16-25 and 13-15 in the final three sets to lose a heartbreaker.

Stat leaders for the Pats were Sierra Schipp (11 kills), Grace Vinson (11 kills), Shelby Skelton (11 kills, three blocks), Rebekah Gordon (11 kills, 10 digs), Brianna Quinn (21 assists, 10 digs), Hannah Marchand (20 assists, 16 digs), Hannah Schnuck (25 digs) and Madison Hagedorn (17 digs).

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