Locals thrive at cross country conference meets

Jasper fielded six All-Southern Indiana Athletic Conference runners on the girls side and three on the boys side this weekend. The Wildcats won the SIAC championship on the girls side, and finished second on the boys side.

From Herald Staff Reports

The Dubois County Herald is here to get you caught up on the results of the conference cross country meets from Saturday.

SIAC Meet at Angel Mounds

Boys: Jasper's boys took second place Saturday at the Southern Indiana Athletic Conference boys meet. The Wildcats finished with a score of 73, second only to Castle's 42. Jasper had the top two individual runners. Junior Abe Eckman won the race with a time of 15:43.43, and sophomore Harrison Hulsman came in second at 16:13.05.

Girls: Jasper won the girls SIAC championship with a score of 27. Junior Andi VanMeter added another win to her total this season with a time of 18:57.13, while senior Kelsea Skorge came in second at 19:29.93. The Wildcats also had the final three spots of the top 10. Senior Amanda Schnell ran a time of 21:24.93 to finish eight. Freshmen Ari Wiseman and Emma Schipp finished ninth and 10th, respectively. Wiseman ran a time of 21:28.48, while Schipp came in with a time of 21:31.11. Freshman Kate Jerger ran a time of 21:43.26 to finish in 13th place.


Boys: Heritage Hills won the Pocket Athletic Conference team championship with a team score of 58 at Prides Creek, hosted by Pike Central. Forest Park finished fourth at 91 and Southridge fifth at 105. Three locals comprised of the top three. Forest Park junior Spenser Wolf won the race with a time of 15:31.58. Southridge senior Dylan Bland came in second at 15:57.77 and Heritage Hills senior Elliott Buechlein rounded out the top three with a time of 16:17.57. Junior Bryce Troesch of the Rangers ran a time of 16:56.68 to finish seventh. Sophomore Pierce Lashley of the Rangers placed eighth with a 17:06.61 time. Southridge senior Cameron Giles came in ninth with a time of 17:09.32, and senior Wyatt Koenig of the Pats ran a time of 17:27.13 for 13th place.

Girls: Southridge, Heritage Hills and Forest Park finished third, fourth and fifth, respectively. The Raiders scored 98, the Pats 101 and Rangers 107. Pats senior Katie Winkler won the race with a time of 18:56.01, with Forest Park junior Ellie Hall coming in second 19:42. Freshman Kelsey Wibbeler was Southridge's highest placer. Her time of 20:38.18 gave her eighth place. Gibson Southern won the meet with a score of 54.

Blue Chip Conference

Boys: Northeast Dubois came in second with 50 points Saturday at Barr-Reeve. Senior Pierce Brinkman won another conference championship with a 16:15 time. Sophomore Brandon Schnell ran a time of 17:38 to finish ninth. Junior Preston Brinkman came in at 11th place by running a time of 18:09. Senior Trevor Buechler came in at 13th place with a time of 18:12. South Knox won the event with 21 points.

Girls: The Jeeps finished in third place with 60 points. Sophomore Sara Livingston came in at seventh place with a time of 20:32, while fellow sophomore Jordan Schweikarth was just behind her with an eighth place time of 21:03. Sophomore Paige Wildman ran a time of 21:03.6 that netted her 11th place, with junior Sabrina Dunning came in at 14th by running a time of 21:10.5. Barr-Reeve won the event with 29 points. Vikings junior Makenna Pruett won the race with a time of 19:52.9, the only runner to finish under 20 minutes.


State: Southridge senior Baileigh Schneider came in 79th place at the state golf tournament at Prairie View Golf Club by shooting a 188. Evansville North won the state championship with a team score of 625, while Lapel sophomore Macy Beeson was the individual medalist with a score of 146.

Boys Soccer

Corydon Central 4, Northeast Dubois 1: The Jeeps (8-5-2) fell on Saturday. The game was tied, 1-1, when Corydon Central scored three in the second half. Junior Ethan Freyberger scored the lone goal for the Jeeps, and he was assisted by sophomore Gaige Schepers.

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