Jasper rebounds on mat; Jeeps, Pats, roll on hardwood

From Herald Staff Reports

Lots of action went around in the Dubois County and North Spencer County sports scene this weekend. If you missed some (or all) of it, we are here to get you up to speed.


Prep wrestling


At Evansville Reitz: Jasper scored 170.5 points as a team to finish in fourth place out of eight teams in the 2019 Reitz Hill Classic. The Wildcats had two wrestlers finish first place individually. Jeb Prechtel bested Noah Kirkman from Owensboro (Ky.) by fall in the 126-pound class. Ian Giesler took down Pike Central's Jon Cannon via fall to claim first place in the 145-pound class. Jasper had two more runners-up with Cale Schmitt in the 132-pound class, and Ayden Wigand in the 182-pound class.

At Castle: Heritage Hills competed against five other schools — besting Tecumseh, 48-27 and Vincennes Lincoln, 53-25. However, the Patriots lost against Evansville Central, 40-28, Boonville, 48-32 and Castle, 54-29. Sam Scott and Beau Heeke went a perfect 5-0 for Heritage Hills, while Wyatt Adkins and Phoenix Rodgers finished 4-1.




Prep boys swimming

Jasper 122, Providence 62, Tell City 50, Mount Vernon 46, Corydon Central 32: Jasper took part in the Tell City Relays, and came in first place. The Wildcats won eight of 10 relays. 


Prep boys basketball

Northeast Dubois 56, Shoals 41: The Jeeps (3-0) returned home Saturday after playing at Washington Catholic on Friday, and put on a show in front of their crowd. Reece Bauer scored 19 points for Northeast Dubois, and Ty Riecker totaled 11. The Jeeps are scheduled on Friday to visit Orleans for their next game.


Heritage Hills 89, Evansville Central 59: The Patriots (1-0) opened their season Saturday with a 30-point win. Murray Becher and Blake Sisley each scored 23 points, while Cole Sigler was also in double digits with 14. Heritage Hills is scheduled Tuesday to play Evansville Bosse at the University of Southern Indiana.

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