Prep sports wrap: 12/11December 10, 2018
From Herald Staff Reports
One local girls basketball player received an honor earlier before her team was scheduled to play tonight while three area swim teams were in action.
Here’s a brief rundown of Monday’s prep sports action.
Bulldogs 53, Raiders 51: The Southridge girls basketball team saw its three-game winning streak come to an end on the road as Evansville Bosse was able to squeak out a narrow two-point victory.
The Raider loss came just hours after freshman guard/forward Myah Montgomery was selected as the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association District 3 girls player of the week. Montgomery averaged 32 points and 4.5 rebounds in two wins for the Raiders last week including a 38-point outpouring in an overtime victory over Pike Central.
On Monday, the Raiders nearly stretched their winning streak to four games but couldn’t quite get past Bosse. Individual statistics were not reported from this game.
Wildcats fall at home to Tigers: The Jasper boys and girls swim teams were defeated by Evansville Memorial at home on Monday evening. The boys lost 122-58 while the girls were defeated 127-59.
While the boys didn’t have any first-place finishers, they did have several impressive performance such as Abraham DeLa Cruz (2nd, 200 freestyle), Connor Nolan (3rd, 200 individual medley, 100 butterfly), Raife Milligan (2nd, 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle) and Abe Eckman (2nd, 500 freestyle).
The girls had two first place finishers as Zoe Biggs placed first in diving with a score of 192.90 and Madison Matheis won the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:50.62.
Raiders, Patriots split wins: The Southridge swim teams traveled to Lincoln City for a Pocket Athletic Conference battle with Heritage Hills on Monday. The Patriot boys defeated Southridge 110 to 49 while the Raider girls were victorious 96 to 74.
For Southridge, the highest boys finishers were Logan Hunter (2nd, 200 freestyle and 100 freestyle), Leyton Lauderdale (100 breastroke) and the 200 medley (Lauderdale, Hunter, Adam Jochem) and 400 freestyle relay (Hunter, Andrew Sander, Elijah Horton) teams.
On the girls side, first place finishers were Jordan Biehl (200 freestyle, 100 buterfly), Claire Hentrup (50 freestyle, 100 breaststroke), Adi Luker (500 freestyle, 100 backstroke) and the 200 medley relay team (Biehl, Luker, Cheyanne Motteler and Vanessa Avalos).
Heritage Hills’ individual results were not available.
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