Jeep netters earn pair of wins at North

From Herald Staff Reports

Prep Boys Tennis


The Northeast Dubois boys tennis team had a successful showing at the Evansville North Invite over the weekend.

The Jeeps picked up wins over Gibson Southern (4-1) and the host Huskies (3-2), before falling in their final match of the weekend to Loogootee (3-2).

Reece Bauer finished the tournament with a 3-0 record, for the Jeeps at No. 1 singles.

Tanner Hurt finished with a 2-1 record, as he switched back and forth from No. 2 and No. 3 singles.

The Jeeps’ No. 2 tandem of Tucker Neukam and Logan Lampert earned two wins.

Northeast Dubois (4-1) was scheduled to host Loogootee in a rematch on Monday.


Prep Cross Country

Rangers run fourth at Early Bird


The Forest Park boys and girls cross country teams both finished in the top half of the team standings on Saturday at the Early Bird Meet on the LaVern Gibson Championship Course.

In the boys race, Spencer Wolf placed second, as he covered the 3.1-mile course in a time of 17 minutes to help the Rangers to a fourth-place finish with 127 points.

Bloomington North ran away with the team title with a team score of 36.

In the girls meet, Ellie Hall placed ninth overall with a time of 20:31, as the Lady Rangers placed fourth with 112 points.

Bloomington North dominated the field with a team score of 20 — five points shy of a perfect score.


Patriots fifth, sixth at Boonville


The Heritage Hills girls cross country team placed fifth, while the boys team finished sixth in the team standings of the Boonville Invite on Saturday.

Katie Winkler was the Lady Patriots top finisher, as she covered the course with a time of 22:01, good for seventh overall.

The Lady Patriots finished fifth in the team standings with a score of 126, while South Knox took top honors with 62 points.

In the boys race, Elliott Buechlein placed seventh in a time of 17:56.4 to pace the Patriots to a sixth-place finish in the team standings.

Heritage Hills finished with a team score of 154.

Apollo ran away with the championship with a score of 90.

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