Patriot trio get wrestling sectional crownsFebruary 3, 2020
From Herald Staff Reports
Saturday brought about the wrestling sectional tournaments, and the Dubois County Herald is here to get you up to speed on other local success stories.
At Castle: Heritage Hills finished third at sectional with a score of 184.5, behind only host Castle's 232.5 and Boonville's 221, out of nine teams. The Patriots produced three sectional champions, all seniors. Sam Scott won the 120-pound class, Beau Heeke the 132-pound class and Phoenix Rodgers the 195-pound class. Seven other wrestlers will join those three at regionals next weekend in hopes of advancing further along to semistate.
106 — Blake Duttlinger, freshman, third
113 — Braxton Hays, sophomore, third
120 — Sam Scott, senior, first
126 — Wyatt Adkins, junior, third
132 — Beau Heeke, senior, first
138 — Brendon Chew, freshman, third
145 — Cole Neighbors, junior, third
160 — Quintin Tempel, sophomore, third
182 — Brody Ford, freshman, fourth
195 — Phoenix Rodgers, senior, first
Prep boys basketball
Heritage Hills 55, South Spencer 41: The Patriots (13-3, 6-0) have won eight games in a row, and that continued Saturday at Pocket Athletic Conference rival South Spencer. Senior Murray Becher is now 10 points away from breaking Roger Kaiser's North Spencer scoring record. Becher has 1,540 points in his career.
The Pats were the only local team to win Saturday, and they return Thursday at home against Boonville.
New Albany 59, Jasper 42: The Wildcats (12-3) could not make it 10 wins in a row. Their streak was snapped on the road. The Wildcats were in a 16-9 deficit after one and never could catch up. Jasper shot 3-for-12 from the 3-point line. Senior Jackson Kabrick was the only Wildcat in double figures, scoring 12 points.
Jasper can return to the win column Thursday when it hosts Barr-Reeve.
Wood Memorial 53, Northeast Dubois 52: The Jeeps (11-6, 3-2) came up just shy of a bounceback win on Saturday, losing to Blue Chip Conference opponent Wood Memorial by a single point. Senior Reece Bauer had a game-high 19 points, while junior Lane Knies scored 12. However, it was not enough to get the win.
The Jeeps will try to get back on track Thursday at Barr-Reeve.
Washington 58, Forest Park 52: Things continue not to go smoothly for the Rangers (11-6), who are 2-5 in their past seven games. They scored 22 points in the final quarter. Sophomore Drew Howard paced the team with 19, while sophomore Landon Nalley scored 11, but the Hatchets came out on top.
Forest Park hopes to bounce back Thursday at Evansville Mater Dei.
Prep boys swimming
Mount Vernon Invite: Jasper took second place at the Mount Vernon Invite with 226 points. Evansville Memorial won the meet with 404 points. Heritage Hills came in fourth with 116.5.
Jasper divers finished in each of the top four postion. Junior Bennett Schmitt came in first, with senior Kadon Hurm in second. Sophomore Seth Eckert came in third, and junior Eli Hopf fourth. Sophomore Connor Nolan won the 500 free style.
State Finals: Jasper freshman Karleigh Lemond competed Saturday at Championship Lanes in Anderson as part of the bowling state finals. Lemond finished 15th out of 18 bowlers, finishing with a score of 494.
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