Forest Park grabs win on Senior Night

Macie Zink

From Herald Staff Reports

All five local basketball teams played on Thursday, plus there was action in the pool. The Dubois County Herald has more details.

Prep girls basketball

Forest Park 56, Evansville North 45: The Rangers (16-7) held Senior Night on Thursday, and did not disappoint their home fans. Senior Macie Zink led the way 18 points as Forest Park won its second game in a row. Zink made 12 free throws in the win. Forest Park also made six 3-pointers.

The Rangers wil close out the regular season Jan. 30 at Pocket Athletic Conference rival North Posey.

Loogootee 57, Northeast Dubois 39: Sophomore Hadley Fuhrman scoring a game-high 14 points did not suffice for the Jeeps (5-15, 3-3), who lost to the Blue Chip Conference rival Lions Thursday. Loogootee had four players in double digits. This was Northeast Dubois' fourth consecutive loss. 

This was the last home game of the year for the Jeeps, who play three more games on the road to end the regular season, starting Saturday at Perry Central.

Gibson Southern 45, Southridge 32: The Raiders (8-12, 3-4) have now dropped seven out of eight as they continue to deal with the injury bug this season. Freshman Marie Tempel scored 15 points against Pocket Athletic Conference rival Gibson Southern. This was Southridge's last road game this regular season.

The Raiders are back home Tuesday against Vincennes Lincoln.

Boonville 44, Heritage Hills 37: There were 50 fouls in this game, with the Patriots (14-6) being on the losing end of this one. Junior Rebekah Gordon scored a team-high 15 points, as the Pats scored 16 points in the final quarter, but it did not suffice against the Pioneers. This is the first time all season they have lost back-to-back games.

Heritage Hills will hope to get back in the win column Monday at Evansville Mater Dei.

Prep swimming

Noah Wagner

Jasper 251, Boonville 120: The Wildcats picked up wins on both ends of the pool Thursday. Depth willed Jasper's boys to second, third and fourth place finishes in five events. Sophomore Noah Wagner was a winner in the 500 freestyle. Jasper's boys also won the 200 medley relay, which consisted of freshman Mason Thornburgh, sophomores Luke Dawkins and Abe Eckman and junior Amos Buschkoetter. Jasper's girls enjoyed a clean sweep, winning all 12 events on Thursday.

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