Prep sports wrap: 4/13

From Herald Staff Reports

Heritage Hills was victorious in both baseball and softball on Friday night while a few other local teams had some tougher outings.

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

Baseball

Cougars 10, Jeeps 0: Northeast Dubois rough start to the season continued on Friday evening as they were defeated by North Daviess in five innings at home.

The Cougars scored all 10 of their runs in the first two innings as they sent four runs across in the first and six in the second.

The Jeeps were held to just four hits with Eli Schott accounting for two of them while Reece Bauer and Kendrick Thombleson had the other two. Colby Pieper took the loss on the mound for Northeast Dubois.

Patriots 18, Warriors 4: The Heritage Hills baseball team improved to 7-2 on the season with a big road victory over Evansville Harrison.

The Patriots led the Warriors 5-4 after three innings of play but a six-run fourth inning and a seven-run sixth inning sealed the deal for the Patriots.

No individual stats were available for Heritage Hills.

Softball

Cats drop two at invite: The Jasper softball team dropped its first two games at the Jasper Invitational on Friday evening.

The Wildcats were defeated 7-1 by North Harrison in the first game and 8-6 by North Posey in the nightcap.

Grace Colvin took the loss for game No. 1 and Mia Werner fell to 4-3 after losing game No. 2. Werner had home runs in both games.

Jasper will play Perry Central today at noon.

Patriots 12, Wildcats 3: Heritage Hills recorded a huge victory over a tough foe in Evansville Mater Dei on Friday evening at home.

The Patriots led 6-1 after four innings of play but used a strong five-run performance in the fifth inning to help pull away for good.

Haley Waninger hit her second home run of the season while Summer Weedman and Mallory Garrison both hit their first. Waninger led the way with four runs driven in.

Emma Eubank improved to 3-1 on the season with the victory on the mound.




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