Jasper takes first in pool

Avery Henke

From Herald Staff Reports

Thursday saw more sports action to get to, and the Dubois County Herald is here to inform.

Prep girls swimming
Jasper 154, Heritage Hills 94, Pike Central 72: Sophomores Megan Matheis and Avery Henke won two events each. Matheis prevailed in the 200 freestyle and 100 breaststroke, while Henke won the 200 individual medley and 100 butterfly. Senior Madison Matheis won the 500 freestyle, and the Wildcats won all three relays.
The Wildcats will get a week off before returning 6:30 p.m. to the pool Jan. 23 at Boonville.

Prep boys swimming

Jasper 154, Heritage Hills 94, Pike Central 72: The Wildcats boasted four individual winners. Sophomore Noah Wagner won the 200 individual medley. Junior Bennett Schmitt took first place in diving.  Sophomore Connor Nolan took first place honors in the 100 butterfly, and fellow sophomore Jackson Henke the 100 freestyle. The boys also won the 400 freestyle relay in Wagner, Nolan, Henke and junior Amos Buschkoetter. 

Prep girls basketball

Heritage Hills 54, Perry Central 20: The Patriots (13-4) won their third straight game Thursday night. Junior Rebekah Gordon led the way again with 20 points and junior Avery Neff totaled 12. This is the third time this season they’ve won at least three games in a row. Their season-high is four straight. Heritage Hills has five games remaining the regular season.
The Pats have a day off to get ready to take the floor 2:30 p.m. Saturday at home against Mount Vernon (Posey) for their third game since Tuesday.

Northeast Dubois at Barr-Reeve: The Jeeps (5-12) did not play Thursday. Thursday was the funeral of fifth grade girls basketball coach Blake Kalb, who passed away Tuesday, and all athletic events were postponed. Girls basketball coach Andy Chinn told the Herald via text that there is a makeup date of Jan. 27 at Barr-Reeve. Junior varsity will start at 6:00 p.m.

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