Fall sports season underway in Dubois County

From Herald Staff Report

While the local golf teams started their action earlier this week a few of the soccer, volleyball, and cross country teams from around the county also kicked off their seasons this weekend to annouce the arrival of fall sports. Here are some of the results from weekend.

Volleyball

Rangers 3, Panthers 1: Forest Park found victory on the road as they travelled to Evansville and defeated Reitz in their first match of the season. Kennedy Sermersheim led the team with 11 kills and also had nine digs as the Rangers finished the Panthers in four sets. Faith Zazzetti and Macie Zink also had seven and six kills respectively. Brayln Boehm had 12 digs for the Rangers, while Kylie Gielser had 11 and Zink finished with 10.

Cross Country

Jasper boys post top three finish, girls eleventh at season opener: The Jasper cross country teams started their season off against a packed field that featured five teams ranked in the top 25 in the state at the Valley Cross Kickoff. The Boys finished third overall, while the girls finished in eleventh place out of 21 teams. Jackson Miller (16:20), Drew O'Neil (16:38), and Abe Eckman (16:47) all finished in the top ten for the boys team. On the girls side Andi VanMeter took fifth overall with a time of 19:53.

Golf

Raiders, Rangers, Pats compete at Christmas Lake: The girls golf teams for Southridge, Forest Park, and Heritage Hills were all in action at Christmas Lake for the Forest Park Invitational. Southridge shot a 427 and Forest Park posted a 436 to finish in fourth and fifth place respectively, while Heritage Hills took sixth place with a 465. Baileigh Schneider led the Raiders with an 80, Maya Jones shot a 95 to pace the Rangers, and Jayden Reyes topped the Patriots with a 107.

Wildcats take fifth place in Terre Haute: The Jasper girls golf team went north on Saturday where they finished fifth overall with a team score of 382 in a match that featured 15 teams. Elizabeth Ackerman and Halle Knies each had personal best finishes as they shot 89 and 93 respectively.




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