Prep sports roundup: 5/15

From Herald Staff Reports

With the regular season beginning to wrap up for the spring sports, here’s a look at all of Monday night’s local prep sports action.

Mater Dei 5, Jasper 2: In a battle of Wildcats, Evansville Mater Dei came out on top at Bosse Field. Mater Dei led 5-0 after five innings of play before Jasper was able to get on the board late after loading the bases in the seventh inning. Seth Mendel took the loss on the mound for Jasper.

Jeeps 15, Chargers 8: Northeast Dubois finished with 13 hits in the victory over Pike Central on Tuesday as several players got in on the action. Brandon Merkel, Reece Bauer, Case Eisenhut and Alex Bauer all drove in two runs each while Griffen Bauer and Reece Helming both had one RBI. Reece Bauer was the winning pitcher for the Jeeps.

Patriots 6, Highlanders 5: Heritage Hills went into the bottom of the seventh inning trailing Floyd Central 5-4 but came out on top after walking off winners at home in Lincoln City. Mitchel Becher drove in two runs for the Pats while Austin Schnuck, Noah Chesnut, Cayden Kratzer and Simon Scherry all had one RBI each. Sam Pinckert was the winning pitcher for Heritage Hills.

Rangers 180, Titans 224: Colin Lane’s career-best score of 40 helped lead Forest Park to a victory over conference foe Gibson Southern. Lane was the match medalist while Jake Rickelman fired off a 46 for the second best Ranger score.

Wildcats 8, Red Devils 4: Jasper’s offensive outburst of 15 hits was enough to push the Cats past Jeffersonville on Tuesday night. The Grace’s — Colvin and Werner — both drove in two runs each while Mia Werner, Taylor Mitchell and Hannah Schwenk all had one RBI each. Mia Werner pitched a complete game victory for Jasper.

Braves 15, Raiders 5: Tecumseh’s seven-run fourth inning was too much for Southridge to overcome as the Braves defeated the Raiders in five innings despite both teams each having eight hits a piece. Briley King drove in two runs for Southridge while Kennedy Nalley and Bre Wilkey both drove in one each. King took the loss on the mound for the Raiders.

Wildcats 3, Knights 2: In a battle of ranked Southern Indiana foes, Jasper edged out a narrow victory against Castle. Winners for the Cats were Josie Yarbrough (No. 3 singles), Caroline Theil/Olivia Yarbrough (No. 1 doubles) and Aubrey Williams/Maggie Getzin (No. 2 doubles).

Jeeps 5, Trojans 0: With Tuesday night’s shutout victory over Wood Memorial, Northeast Dubois claimed a share of the Blue Chip conference title with Loogootee. Victorious at the singles spots for the Jeeps was Chloe Terwiske, Taylor Dodd and Delaney Rasche while Paige Knies/Olivia Rasche and Olivia Schroering/Alexis Stafford were winners at the doubles positions.

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