Prep sports wrap: 1/29

From Herald Staff Reports

Monday night wasn’t the busiest for our local prep sports teams but there were a few activities going on including a PAC boys basketball battle and a boys swim meet between two county rivals.

Here’s a brief rundown of Monday night’s prep sports action.

Boys Basketball


Rangers 53, Braves 47: The Forest Park boys basketball team used a strong fourth quarter to propel themselves to a road victory over Pocket Athletic Conference foe Tecumseh.

The Rangers were down by three points entering the fourth quarter but they held the Braves to just six points in the final period as they closed the door late.

Curt Hopf led Forest Park with 18 points and nine rebounds while Simon Jacob finished with 14 points and five rebounds and Reid Steffe made three three-pointers for nine points. Steven Molinet led Tecumseh with 14 points.

Boys Swimming

Raiders, Jeeps fall to Titans: The Southridge and Northeast Dubois boys swimming teams fell to Gibson Southern at Dubois on Monday evening. The Titans finished with 100 points while the Raiders ended up with 93 and the Jeeps were third with 91 total points.

First place finishers for the Raiders were the 200 medley relay team, Alex Biehl (200 freestyle, 500 freestyle), Leyton Lauderdale (100 freestyle, 100 breaststroke) and the 200 freestyle relay team.

For the Jeeps, first place finishes went to Pierce Brinkman (200 individual medley), Colby Stafford (50 freestyle, 100 butterfly), Preston Brinkman (100 backstroke) and the 400 freestyle relay team.

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