Prep sports wrap: 4/10April 10, 2019
From Herald Staff Reports
Tuesday night was a busy one for our area prep sports teams as several teams made road trips while others enjoyed some home cooking.
Here’s a brief rundown of all of Tuesday night’s prep sports action.
Wildcats 19, Rangers 13: In a game that saw 32 combined runs and 28 total hits, Evansville Mater Dei toppled Forest Park behind six-run innings in the first and last innings of the ball game.
After Mater Dei jumped out to a 12-2 lead, Forest Park rallied to make it 12-8 after five innings of play. A six-piece from the Cats made it 19-8 going into the bottom of the seventh — Forest Park fought hard with five runs but were unable to complete the comeback.
Gage Hasenour was 3-for-4 with three RBIs, Garret Berg had two doubles and three RBIs while Zach Wahl also drove in a pair of runs. Jace Bieker was the losing pitcher on the mound for Forest Park.
Patriots 3, Vikings 1: Heritage Hills recorded a big victory on Tuesday evening in Poseyville as they defeated conference foe North Posey.
The Patriots shut down University of Louisville commit Shane Harris to improve to 6-1 on the season.
Simon Scherry is now 3-0 for the season as he was the winning pitcher for the Pats on the mound.
Raiders 184, Bears 190: The Southridge boys golf team was victorious on their home course on Tuesday afternoon over Evansville Central.
While the Bears had the match medalist (Wade Worthington, 41), all six Raiders had solid scores. Michael Kappner finished with a 44, Owen Kinker shot a 46, Coby Reller and Carson Mundy both fired 47’s, Tristan Boerner shot a 51 and Aidan Blessinger finished with a 52.
Rangers win at Christmas Lake: The Forest Park golf team — the green golf team in this case — defeated Perry Central and Forest Park Gold (JV) on Tuesday evening at the Christmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus.
The varsity Rangers finished with a score of 172, Commodores finished with a 208 and the JV Rangers totaled a 211. Colin Lane was the match medalist with a score of 39 for the varsity Rangers while Nolan Brames led the JV Rangers with a 50.
Patriots 169, Vikings 185: The Heritage Hills boys golf team was victorious in their season opening match at North Posey on Tuesday.
Rylan Cox and North Posey’s Caleb Wassmer split the medalist honors as they both finished with a score of 38. Ethan Kane (41), Josh Nelson (44), Mitch Blasdel (46), Carter Cox (48) and Aidian Rea (63) rounded out the scoring for Heritage Hills.
Jeeps 11, Blackhawks 8: Northeast Dubois had a big lead but nearly saw it fall apart as Springs Valley scored five runs in the top of the seventh. However, the Jeeps buckled down and hung on for the victory.
Becca Brosmer, Hadley Fuhrman and Hailey Carie all had three hits each while Fuhrman drove in a team-high three runs. Fuhrman had a home run while Brosmer added two doubles and a triple.
The two teams combined for 28 total hits as both the Jeeps and Blackhawks had 14 hits each.
Alices 2, Patriots 0: Heritage Hills saw its undefeated start to the season come to an end as they were defeated by Vincennes Lincoln in Vincennes on Tuesday.
The Alices held Heritage Hills to just four base hits with no extra base hits. Kali Haynes had both of the RBIs for the Alices.
Emma Eubank gave up seven hits and two earned runs in her first loss of the season on the mound.
Jeeps 3, Lions 2: Northeast Dubois recorded a key home victory over Blue Chip Conference rival Loogootee on Tuesday afternoon in Dubois.
The Jeeps were victorious at No. 1 singles (Chloe Terwiske won 6-1, 6-4), No. 1 doubles (Paige Knies/Alexis Stafford won 6-3, 6-0) and No. 2 doubles (Olivia Schroering/Delaney Rasche won 6-0, 6-2).
Both the two matches the Jeeps lost (Olivia Rasche at No. 2 singles, Courtney Vittitow at No. 3 singles) went three sets.
Rangers 5, Wolfpack 0: Forest Park cruised to a sweep of Crawford County to improve to 2-2 on the season on Tuesday.
All five players were victorious in straight sets for the Rangers. Winners were Brooke Haug (No. 1 singles), Haylie Marks (No. 2 singles), Leah Wilmes (No. 3 singles), Molly Lusk/Kaylee Uebelhor (No. 1 doubles) and Payton Dilger/Amy Wahl (No. 2 doubles).
Prep Track and Field
Cats sweep Titans: Jasper was victorious at home over Gibson Southern in both boys and girls track and field action. The boys were victorious 69-63 while the girls cruised to an 87-45 win.
For the boys, first place finishers were Sam Kluemper (discus), Mitch Kaiser (pole vault), Raife Milligan (100m hurdles, 300m hurdles), Easton Bair (100m dash, 200m dash), Will Smith (800m run), Jackson Miller (3200m run) and the 3200m relay team.
On the girls side, first place finishes went to Brynn Schwartz (high jump, 400m dash), Aliyah Schwenk (long jump), Olivia Biggs (pole vault), Brooke Coultas (100m hurdles), Zoe Biggs (100m dash, 200m dash), Alyssa Skorge (1600m run, 800m run), Kelsea Skorge (3200m run) and the 400m and 3200m relay teams.
Raiders win quad invite: The Southridge boys and girls track teams were both victorious over South Spencer, Perry Central and Hancock County (Ky.) on Tuesday. The boys won with 98 points while the girls totaled 111 points in the victory.
For the boys, first place finishers were Dylan Bland (1600m run, 800m run), Cameron Giles (3200m run), Jaden Hayes (discus) and the 400 and 3200m relay teams.
On the girls side, first place finishers were Grace Sickbert (100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, long jump), Alexis Brady (100m dash), Brooklyn Tretter (1600m run, 800m run), Anna Altstadt (400m dash, 200m dash), Evie Hasenour (3200m run), Monica Steckler (pole vault) and the 400 and 3200m relay teams.
Ranger girls victorious: The Forest Park girls track and field team defeated Wood Memorial and Loogootee in Oakland City on Tuesday. The Rangers finished with a score of 90 to take home top honors at the tri-meet.
First place finishers were Katelyn Englert (100m hurdles, 300m hurdles), Lauren Jahn (100m dash, 200m dash), Claire Mehling (1600m run, 3200m run), Maria Crusz (discus) and all three relay teams.
Scores from the boys meet were not available.
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