Jasper, Southridge close girls golf season at regional

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Saturday’s sports schedule was a full one for golf, soccer and volleyball teams. Here’s a recap of Saturday’s action.


Prep Girls Golf


Jasper 12th, Southridge 17th at regional: The Wildcats, which finished second in last week’s sectional, found regional play at Montgomery’s Country Oaks Golf Club a difficult go. Jasper shot a 400, well off the pace of top finisher Evansville North’s 284. Halle Knies and Elizabeth Ackerman led the Wildcats, shooting 92 and 99, respectively. Others were Avery Bartley (104), Ainsley Pierce (105) and Anna Schmitt (109). Meanwhile, Southridge, which finished third at sectional, carded a 430, with Baileigh Schneider (83) as the only Raider to break 100. Other Southridge scores were Sydney Layton (114), Isabel Morrison (115), Ana Hewitt (118) and Emma Marley (119). Grace Mangan of Heritage Hills, who qualified for regional as an individual, shot a 109 to end her postseason run.



Prep Boys Soccer

Hatchets 0, Wildcats 0: Jasper and Washington played 94 minutes of scoreless soccer before the game was decided in a shootout. The Hatchets outdueled the Wildcats in the shootout, 4-3, to take the game.

Patriots 3, Hatchets 3: Heritage Hills scored three second-half goals to overcome an early deficit to Washington for the tie. The Hatchets took a 1-0 lead at halftime, and scored two more goals in the second period. But the Patriots got two goals by Jose Lara and one by Reece Gogel for the deadlock. Brody Ficker, Zach Fortune and Lara recorded assists for Heritage Hills.

Knights 1, Wildcats 0: Castle netted a goal just eight minutes into the contest which proved enough for the win. In junior varsity play, Jasper defeated Castle 2-0 on goals by Michael Enriquez and Tony Menjivar.

Panthers 3, Rangers 2: Forest Park and Evansville Reitz were tied at 2 at intermission, but the Panthers scored a second-period goal to take the game. J.D. Kerber scored both Forest Park goals.


Prep Girls Soccer


Wildcats 7, Titans 3: Jasper proved an inhospitable visitor when the Wildcats traveled to Fort Branch and bested host Gibson Southern. Kara Krueger scored six — yes, six!!! — goals, three in the first half and the first three after intermission. Jasper took a 3-2 advantage into intermission, then outscored the Titans in the second period 4-1. Regan Mundy netted Jasper’s final goal with 25 minutes to go. The Wildcats received assists from Regan Mundy (2), Addison Clauss, Brooke Nottingham and Kylee Vaal. In the junior varsity clash, Jasper rolled to a 9-1 win on three goals by Avery Knies, and two goals each by Merin Buck, Jasmin Mehringer and Michelle Ondiek. The Wildcats had a 5-0 advantage at halftime, then outscored Gibson Southern down the stretch, 4-1.




Prep Boys Tennis


Jeeps 4, Hatchets 1: Reece Bauer became Northeast Dubois’ all-time career leader in singles with his 67th win, and Luke Harder became Northeast Dubois’ all-time career leader in doubles with his 59th victory. Bauer took his No. 1 singles match 6-0, 6-2, and Harder teamed with Ethan Ziegler for a No. 1 doubles win for the Jeeps of 6-1, 6-1. Tucker Neukam won at No. 3 singles, 6-1, 6-0, and Tanner Hurt and Ross Mehringer teamed for a 6-4, 6-3 win in No. 2 doubles. Aden Thewes was defeated in No. 2 singles, 6-3, 6-2. In junior varsity competition, Northeast Dubois edged Washington 4-3.




Prep Volleyball

Tigers 2, Wildcats 0: Evansville Memorial defeated its hosts 25-15, 25-22 in the Jasper Invitational.

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