Prep sports wrap: 4/18April 17, 2019
From Herald Staff Reports
With potential rain in the forecast for today, teams were glad to get a sunny day for a full slate of games, matches and meets on Wednesday.
Here’s a brief rundown of what you might have missed from last night’s prep sports action.
Raiders 2, Tigers 1: After a tough conference loss to North Posey, the Southridge baseball team bounced back with an impressive home victory over Evansville Memorial at League Stadium.
The Raiders found themselves down 1-0 after five innings of play but Southridge scored a run in each of the sixth and the seventh innings to complete the comeback and secure the victory.
Connor Oxley led the way with two hits while Camden Gasser, Colson Montgomery, Chase Taylor, Joe LaGrange, Ethan Bell and Carter Whitehead all added base hits.
Bell drove in the run to tie things up in the sixth inning while Taylor got the base-winning hit in the bottom of the seventh inning. Bell was victorious on the mound with four strikeouts.
Jeeps 16, Trojans 0: The Northeast Dubois baseball team recorded its first victory of the season in dominating fashion as they shut out Wood Memorial in five innings.
Reece Bauer was 2-of-4 with a double, triple and four RBIs while Conner Troutt drove in three runs. Logan Lampert, Colby Pieper and Ethan Ziegler all also had RBIs.
Pieper was victorious on the mound as he gave up just two hits while striking out seven and walking three in a complete game shutout.
Patriots 10, Cougars 1: Heritage Hills continued its fast start to the season as they improved to 10-3 with a rout of North Harrison on Wednesday evening in Lincoln City.
No individual statistics were reported from this game.
Patriots 9, Marksmen 2: The Heritage Hills softball team continues to roll as they recorded yet another victory on Wednesday, this time defeating PAC foe Tell City at home.
The Patriots jumped out to a 5-0 lead after the first three innings and never looked back from there. Mariah Zoglman and Emma Eubank both had three hits each (all doubles) while Eubank’s four RBIs led all Patriots.
Eubank also recorded the victory on the mound for Heritage Hills.
Pioneers 15, Raiders 1: For the second consecutive game, the Southridge softball team dropped a tough contest to a ranked foe as they fell to Boonville at home.
Southridge was held to just two hits in the loss as Boonville led 7-0 after two innings and never looked back in the six-inning victory.
Amanda Brewer and Rachel Trent recorded the hits for the Raiders.
Wildcats 4, Highlanders 1: After a few tough losses as of late, Jasper bounced back with a big road victory over Floyd Central on Wednesday.
Victorious for the Cats was Josie Yarbrough (No. 1 singles), Emma Reutepohler (No. 3 singles), Suchi Bandaru/Hadley Meyer (No. 1 doubles) and Taylor Marshall/Delaney Wigand (No. 2 doubles).
Chargers 4, Raiders 1: Southridge struggled against PAC rival Pike Central on Wednesday afternoon in Huntingburg as they dropped their fifth match of the season.
The No. 1 doubles tandem of Audra Hochgesang and Jordan Biehl recorded Southridge’s victory as they defeated Kirsten Jansen and Grace Smith 6-1, 7-6 (7-2).
Track and Field
Jeeps fall to Commodores, Hawks: The Northeast Dubois girls track team was defeated by Perry Central and Springs Valley late Tuesday in Leopold. The Commodores totaled 66 points, the Blackhawks had 51 and the Jeeps had 48.
Northeast Dubois’ first place finishers were Morgan Schepers (pole vault), Shelby Livingston (800m run, 1600m run) and Sabrina Dunning (3200m run).
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