Cats reclaim Big Eight title; Pats top PAC again

From Herald Staff Reports

Jasper’s boys golf team rolled to the Big Eight Conference title Saturday at Christmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus, as Wildcats occupied four of the top five overall individual spots.


Will Seger sizzled to a 2-under-par 70 for medalist honors, as Ian Weyer (73, third), Dru Hein (76, fourth) and Michael Bies (77, fifth) contributed to Jasper’s fifth conference crown and first since 2008. Cam Weyer added an 81 for the 10th-ranked Wildcats, who had four of five golfers improved their back-nine scores from their totals on the front nine.

Jasper’s score of 296 easily placed the Wildcats ahead of Vincennes Lincoln (319), Mount Vernon (324), Washington (352), Princeton (357) and Boonville (381).

Pocket Athletic Conference meet: No. 14 Heritage Hills scooped up the conference title for the fourth consecutive season, finishing 30 shots clear of the field with a score of 312 on its home turf at Christmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus.


Southridge (348) finished third as Raider sophomore Tyler Gray won medalist honors with a 71. Forest Park (452) placed eighth in the nine-team field.

Cody Van Winkle (74) and Travis Waninger (78) produced the top Patriot scores, as Nick Teaford and Preston Van Winkle shot matching 80s.

Ian Mathies added an 86 for Southridge as Trey Reese provided a 93 and Beau Schneider checked in at 97 for the Raiders. Winston Glenn’s round of 97 led Forest Park.

South Spencer (342) finished second, while Gibson Southern (360) and Pike Central (395) completed the top five.

C. Van Winkle

Blue Chip Conference meet: Northeast Dubois (399) finished seventh in the eight-team field at Country Oaks Golf Course in Montgomery. Vincennes Rivet (301) topped the field, as North Knox (326), Barr-Reeve (338), South Knox (349) and Wood Memorial (361) rounded out the top five. Individual scores were not provided for the Jeeps.


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