Prep sports wrap: 4/12April 11, 2019
From Herald Staff Reports
Thursday night was a busy one as teams from all over the area were busy in a plethora of different sports.
Here’s a brief rundown of all of Thursday night’s prep sports action.
Knights 9, Wildcats 3: Jasper saw its undefeated start to the season come to an end on Thursday as sectional foe Castle started hot and closed strong to defeat the Cats in Newburgh.
Castle led 8-1 early and while the Cats did put a few runners on the board, they were never able to dent the scoreboard enough to pull back in the game.
Grant Ahlbrand, Carter Stamm and Josh Weidenbenner had RBIs for Jasper in the loss while Isaac Bartley took the loss on the mound.
Raiders 11, Tigers 1: Southridge was victorious in front of the home faithful as they defeated Princeton in six innings on Thursday evening.
Patrick Sander, Colson Montgomery, Kyler Neukam, Camden Gasser and Cort Gerber all had multiple hits with Gerber leading the way with two doubles. Chase Taylor led the way with three RBIs while Jack Gasser and Neukam both drove in two runs each.
Weston Allen improved to 2-0 with the victory on the mound.
Raiders, Rangers compete in quad meet: Southridge and Forest Park competed in a four-team competition at the Huntingburg Country Club on Thursday. Loogootee was first with a 175, Southridge second with a 177 and Forest Park was third with a 190. South Spencer didn’t total a team score.
Southridge’s Coby Reller and Loogootee’s Max Christmas were the match medalists with scores of 40.
Forest Park was led by Colin Lane who finished with a 43.
Patriots top Titans, Tigers: Heritage Hills defeated Princeton and Gibson Southern on their home course on Thursday evening. The Patriots were victorious with a total score of 169 as Gibson Southern (185) was second and Princeton (228) placed third.
Carter Cox was the match medalist with a score of 38. Rounding out the Patriot scorers were Rylan Cox (40), Josh Nelson (45), Mitch Blasel (46), Ethan Kane (49) and Aidian Rea (57).
Raiders 19, Hatchets 4: Southridge improved to 6-1 to start the season with a five-inning road victory at Washington on Wednesday.
Southridge recorded 15 hits with six extra base hits. Kennedy Nalley hit her third home run of the season (along with four RBIs), Amanda Brewer added two doubles and a triple while Maddie Songer and Megan Buechler also both finished with triples.
Myah Montgomery got her first career win by striking out five in her first complete game of her career.
Titans 11, Rangers 4: Forest Park had another tough conference game as Gibson Southern defeated the Rangers in Bretzville on Thursday.
While the Titans jumped out to a 9-0 lead after just three innings of play, Forest Park continued to try and rally and never gave up on the battle.
Kennedy Sermersheim was 2-for-3 with a double, Kyle Giesler added two hits, Lydia Hauser had a two-RBI single and Macie Zink hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning. Allyson Werner took the loss on the mound.
Jeeps 5, Marksmen 3: After trailing 2-1 early, Northeast Dubois used a three-run fourth inning to grow confidence as they improved to 5-2-1 on the season with a home defeat of Tell City.
Brooklyn Dodd and Hadley Furhman both had doubles in the victory as Fuhrman led the way with three runs driven in on three hits. Camryn Stemle and Macie Brinkman also both had RBIs.
Stemle was the winning pitcher on the mound as she improved her record to 3-1 on the season.
Rangers 3, Patriots 2: Forest Park secured a huge conference victory at home on Thursday afternoon by defeating PAC foe Heritage Hills.
Brooke Haug (No. 1 singles), Haley Marks (No. 2 singles) and Molly Lusk/Kaylee Uebelhor (No. 1 doubles) were all victorious for the Rangers.
Kya Weatherholt (No. 3 singles) and Kaci Ayer/Emily Patmore (No. 2 doubles) were the winners for Heritage Hills.
Rebels 3, Raiders 2: Southridge suffered a tough home conference loss to South Spencer on Thursday evening in Huntingburg.
Victorious for the Raidrs was Evie Sherer at the No. 1 singles spot (6-2, 6-4) and new No. 2 doubles tandem, Jordan Biehl & Gabbie Werner (6-0, 7-6).
Jeeps 4, Spartans 1: Northeast Dubois got its second consecutive Blue Chip conference victory with a home win over South Knox on Thursday evening.
Chloe Terwiske (No. 1 singles), Courtney Vittitow (No. 3 singles), Paige Knies/Alexis Stafford (No. 1 doubles) and Delaney Rasche/Olivia Schroering (No. 2 doubles) were all winners for the Jeeps.
Track and Field
Patriots sweep Pioneers: The Heritage Hills boys and girls track and field teams raced to sweeps over Boonville on the road on Tuesday. The boys were victorious 82-50 while the girls won 73-50.
First place finishers for the boys were Gavin Vaal (100m dash, 200m dash), Mitchell Hopf (1600m run, 3200m run), Eli Wilson (300m hurdles), Grant Lashley (800m run), Owen Schaad (long jump) and all three relay events.
For the girls, first place finishers were Jenna Burns (100m dash, 200m dash), Matayia Sims (1600m run), Katie Winkler (3200m run), Abi Wilson (long jump), Rebekah Gordon (shot put) and all three relay teams.
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