Jeep boys soccer stays hot

Darrin Grigsby

From Herald Staff Reports

The Dubois County Herald is here to inform you of some events that happened this weekend, including one team staying hot, and a record that was broken.

Boys Soccer

Jeeps 3, Lions 0: Northeast Dubois pitched a shutout on Saturday. The Jeeps (8-1) shut down Salem — managing to control the game, pass the ball and shoot when appropriate. Ethan Danhafer had a pair of assists in the first half. Darrin Grigsby also scored a couple of goals to help propel the Jeeps to victory. Skyler Kurtz and Gaige Schepers had a goal and assist, respectively.

Girls Soccer

Lions 4, Jeeps 1: The Jeeps (0-4-1) could not score any goals in the first half, but Kelli Merkel broke through in the second half on a free kick. Mackenzie Belk was credited with the assist.

Rangers 1, Chargers 0: Forest Park got a shutout Saturday at Pocket Athletic Conference rival Pike Central. The Rangers (4-0, 4-0) got the game-winner in the first half from Katie Russell scoring the lone goal, with Abi Jahn feeding her for the assist.

Cross Country

Brown County Eagle Classic: Forest Park's Spenser Wolf competed as an individual, taking seventh place with a time of 15:42. That managed to set a new school record. Jasper's boys and girls each finished 11th as a team. Andi VanMeter led the Jasper girls side with an 18:36 time to get seventh place, while Abe Eckman came in 10th on the boys side by finishing with a time of 15:44.5

Heritage Hills Invite: Heritage Hills boys finished second, while Forest Park boys came in fifth out of eight teams in the invite. Heritage Hills was second to Evansville Reitz. Forest Park's Bryce Troesch came in sixth place with a time of 17:22.

Gibson Southern won the girls side, with with Heritage Hills finishing fourth, just edging out fifth place Forest Park. Danielle Eckert and Karli Kitten were seventh and eighth place, respectively. Eckert ran a 21:01 time, while Kitten was 21:03. Heritage Hills' Katie Winkler won the event with a time of 19:26.

Prep Volleyball

Loogootee Invitational: Northeast Dubois went 2-1 at Saturday's Loogootee Invitational. The Jeeps bested Eastern Green and Paoli, while falling to Bloomfield. Mia Smith recorded 15 assists, while Hadley Fuhrman totaled 19 points and 4 kills against Eastern Green. Smith notched 11 assists, while Fuhrman four kills and 10 digs against Bloomfield. Rhylan Kalb totaled six points, three kills and five blocks, with Reagan Knies having seven points and four digs. Chante Miller totaled eight points. Smith had 19 assists and six digs, Fuhrman had 11 points and 12 digs, while Knies had eight points, two blocks and 12 digs against Paoli.

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