Prechtel first, Jasper wrestling 2A Division champsDecember 28, 2019
From Herald Staff Reports
More tournament action continued over the weekend, and The Herald is here to get you all caught up on a busy day of prep sports.
At Connersville Spartan Classic: Jasper finished in fourth place, winning the 2A Division. Freshman Jeb Prechtel finished in first place with a 5-0 record in the 126-pound class, including a pin in the finals. Prechtel was the only Wildcat to finish first, but a few others placed. Junior Jainer Milanes was second in the 106-pound class, and fellow junior Quade Popp second in the 285-pound class. Sophomore Ian Giesler came in fourth in the 145-pound class with a 5-2 record, and junior Will Collon was fourth in the 220-pound class at 4-2. Senior Ayden Wigand went 3-3 and came in sixth in the 182-pound class.
Prep girls basketball
Jasper 51, Western Boone 25: The Wildcats (5-8) salvaged the final day of the Niehaus Lumber Classic at Vincennes Rivet with a win in the seventh-place game. Senior Brooke Nottingham scored 14.
Brownstown Central 57, Forest Park 40: The Rangers (9-6) could not advance to the championship game of the Toby Yoho Classic at Eastern Greene. Senior Faith Zazzetti paced everyone with 10 points.
Edgewood 57, Forest Park 44: Forest Park could not win its consolation game, either. However, senior Macie Zink had 17 points, and she was named to the all-tournament team. Freshman Amber Tretter added 11.
Prep boys basketball
Southridge 49, South Knox 46: Junior Colson Montgomery dropped 28 points to help the Raiders (4-5) grab fifth place in the Old National Bank Tournament at North Daviess. Senior Garrett Voegerl posted 12 points.
Silver Creek 82, Heritage Hills 78, OT: The Patriots (5-3) failed to advance to the championship in the Raymond James Hall of Fame Classic at Newcastle. The Pats still had four players in double figures. Junior Blake Sisley finished with 24, senior Murray Becher had 17, senior Simon Scherry came in at 16 and junior Jake Johnson ended up with 11.
Lafayette Jeff 78, Heritage Hills 69: The Pats dropped the third-place game. Sisley matched his point total from the first game with 24. Becher dropped 15. Johnson had 13 and Scherry finished with 10.
Prep girls swimming
Jasper 112, Bedford North Lawrence 68: The Wildcats won on the road Saturday at Bedford North Lawrence. Sophomore Avery Henke won events in the 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley. Fellow sophomore Megan Matheis was a winner in both the 200 freestyle and 100 breaststroke. Senior Olivia Biggs won diving. The Wildcats won the 200 freestyle relay, which consisted of Henke, Megan Matheis and juniors Leah Haas and Claire Witte. The 400 freestyle relay had Megan Matheis, senior Madison Matheis, Henke and sophomore Andi Vanmeter.
Prep boys swimming
Bedford North Lawrence 97, Jasper 89: The Wildcats just missed out on joining their female counterparts in the win column. They had one individual winner in the 400 freestyle relay, which consisted of Connor Nolan, Jack Henke, junior Amos Buschkoetter and sophomore Noah Wagner.
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