Prep sports wrap: 12/31December 30, 2018
From Herald Staff Reports
Saturday was chock full of sports action as several basketball teams competed in games and tournaments while a two-day wrestling invitational wrapped up as well.
Here’s a brief rundown of Saturday’s prep sports action.
Patriots win championship: The Heritage Hills boys basketball team won their third straight PSC Holiday Tourney by defeating Tell City 56-34 on Saturday night in Lincoln City.
The Pats led by just five points at halftime but outscored the Marksmen 35-18 in the second half to pull away for the championship victory.
Murray Becher led the Patriots with 14 points while Dylan Begle added 11 points off the bench.
Rangers place ninth: The Forest Park girls basketball team recorded two wins on Saturday to place ninth at the Toby Yoho Classic at Eastern Greene High School.
The Rangers defeated North Daviess 53-12 and Edgewood 51-40 on Saturday with Faith Zazzetti scoring in double figures in both games — she had 17 against Edgewood and 12 against North Daviess.
Macie Zink was named to All-Tournament team as she averaged 10.5 points in the four games played.
Hatchets 60, Raiders 37: The Southridge girls basketball team hand their hands full on Saturday afternoon as they struggled against Washington, falling 60-37 on the road.
The Raiders found themselves down 28-12 at halftime and were never able to fully recover from that point on. Mady Neukam and Myah Montgomery both finished with 13 points for Southridge.
Jeeps 38, Pioneers 29: The Northeast Dubois girls basketball team broke through their cold streak and notched their second win of the year by defeating Boonville on the road.
The Jeeps and Pioneers were tied at halftime but Northeast Dubois outscored Boonville 23-14 in the second half to pull away with the victory.
Madison Cave led the Jeeps with 18 points, Jazyln Sander finished with nine points and Haley Reckelhoff added eight points.
Raiders place seventh at invite: The Southridge wrestling team traveled to Mooresville to compete in the annual Mooresville Holiday Classic this past weekend. The Raiders placed seventh overall (125 points) while Carmel (295.5) took home the overall team trophy.
Tucker Schank (160) was the lone individual champion for the Raiders but Southridge also had several other impressive placements — Wyatt Kramer (285) placed second, Brad Springer (152) placed fourth, Sam Schroeder (170) placed fifth and Patrick Sander (132) placed eighth.
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