Prep sports wrap: 12/12December 11, 2018
From Herald Staff Reports
One local girls basketball team recorded a key conference victory on the road while a few area wrestling teams had strong performances in their meets.
Here’s a brief rundown of Tuesday night’s prep sports action.
Wildcats 41, Hatchets 36: The Jasper girls basketball team has now knocked off three of their Big Eight conference foes after defeating Class 3A No. 10 Washington at the Hatchet House on Tuesday.
Last week, the Cats defeated Class 3A No. 9 Vincennes Lincoln and Mount Carmel and with Tuesday’s victory over Washington the Wildcats are 3-0 in conference play.
Washington used a big third quarter to take a 28-25 advantage into the final period but the Cats outscored the Hatchets 16-6 and hit their shots from the charity stripe to complete the victory.
Kortney Ruhe and Brooke Nottingham both had 12 points each while Claire Knies added 10. Knies also added eight rebounds in the win.
Wolfpack 57, Jeeps 25: The Northeast Dubois girls basketball team struggled on the road against Class 2A No. 10 Crawford County as they were never able to get much going.
The Jeeps fell behind 28-10 at the halftime break and couldn’t quite recover after the Wolfpack’s 21-point outpouring in the third quarter.
Brinley Royer led Northeast Dubois with nine points while Hadley Fuhrman and Mia Smith both added six points each.
Jeeps fall at home to Marskmen: The Northeast Dubois boys and girls swim teams were defeated at home last night by Tell City. The boys lost a close 96-66 match while the girls were defeated 133-25.
The boys had one first place finisher as the 400 freestyle relay team of Trenton Harrison, Pierce Brinkman, Cole Tretter and Colby Stafford were victorious with a time of 4:10.16.
The girls were led by Sabrina Dunning (3rd place, 50 freestyle), Anna Schnell (2nd place, 100 freestyle), Adelle Fravell (3rd place, 100 backstroke) and Emily Merkley (3rd place, 100 backstroke).
Cats defeat Alices, Chargers: The Jasper wrestling team was victorious in their home dual meet against Vincennes Lincoln and Pike Central on Tuesday. The Cats defeated the Alices 58-15 and the Chargers 48-21.
Perfect 2-0 records belonged to Will Collon (220), Quade Popp (285), Cameron Eckstein (120), Reece Fromme (126), Ian Giesler (132), Landon Betz (152) and Abhay Rathee (170).
Raiders fall to Knights: The Southridge wrestling team traveled to Paradise to do battle with Castle. The Raiders and Knights both won six matches each but the Raiders had to forfeit two weight classes which led to the Castle victory.
Victorious for Southridge was Cayden Andrews (126), Brad Springer (152), Tucker Schank (160), Sam Schroeder (170), Weston Allen (182) and Wyatt Kramer (285).
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