Prep sports wrap: 4/24April 23, 2019
From Herald Staff Reports
Tuesday was full of baseball and softball games, tennis and golf matches as well as several track meets.
Here’s a brief rundown of all of last night’s prep sports action.
Raiders 12, Hatchets 6: The Southridge baseball team knocked out 17 hits en route to a 12-6 victory over Washington on the road on Tuesday.
The Raiders jumped out to an 8-0 lead right away thanks to a seven-run second inning and never looked back. Ethan Bell and Chase Taylor both had three-hit ball games while Tucker Schank led the way with three RBIs. Colson Montgomery hit his second home run of the season.
Cort Gerber recorded his first win on the mound this year for Southridge while Kyler Neukam and Carter Whitehead also pitched in the victory.
Spartans 5, Jeeps 0: The rough start to the season continued for Northeast Dubois as they fell to conference rival South Knox in Vincennes on Tuesday.
The Jeeps mustered just two hits against the Spartans with Eli Schott and Reece Bauer accounting for the base knocks.
Bauer fell to 0-3 with the loss on the mound in Tuesday’s game.
Patriots 7, Braves 2: Heritage Hills continued its hot start to the season with another PAC victory by defeating Tecumseh on Tuesday.
With the win, the Patriots remained a perfect 4-0 in conference play. No individual stats were reported from this game.
Titans 179, Raiders 182: In a battle of Pocket Athletic Conference rivals, Gibson Southern defeated Southridge at the Huntingburg Country Club.
Southridge’s Coby Reller was the match medalist with a score of 41 with Michael Kappner and Carson Mundy also posting solid scores as they shot a 45 and 46, respectively.
Rangers 202, Pioneers 207: The Forest Park boys golf team defeated Boonville on Tuesday afternoon.
Nathan Hamilton paced the Rangers with a score of 47 to lead all Forest Park scorers.
Huskies 153, Patriots 164: The Heritage Hills golf team fell to Evansville North at the Christmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus on Tuesday afternoon.
Evansville North’s Nathan Haas was the match medalist with a 35.
Ethan Kane led Heritage Hills with a 39 while Josh Nelson scored a 40 and Mitch Blasdel fired a 42 for the Pats.
Raiders 14, Bulldogs 2: An 11-run second inning helped propel Southridge softball to a big victory over Evansville Bosse on Tuesday afternoon.
After falling behind 2-0 early, the Raiders scored 14 unanswered runs to win their second conseuctive game.
Peyton Nalley had four hits and two RBIs, Macie Marley had three hits and two RBIs while Mikah Goeppner drove in a team-high three runs. Lydia Genet recorded her sixth victory of the season on the mound.
Rangers 7, Trojans 0: The Forest Park softball team notched 14 hits in a shutout victory at home against Wood Memorial on Tuesday.
Allyson Werner recorded the victory on the mound as she struck out five Trojan batters in the complete game shutout for Forest Park.
Werner, Kennedy Sermersheim and Jordyn Wiseman all had doubles in the win while Kylie Giesler drove in a team-high three runs.
Lions 3, Jeeps 2: The rough stretch continues for the Northeast Dubois softball team as they’ve now lost four consecutive games after Tuesday’s road loss at Loogootee.
The Jeeps were held to just four hits with Becca Brosmer accounting for two of them. Brooklyn Dodd and Macie Brinkman had the other Northeast Dubois base hits.
Camryn Stemle took the loss on the mound for the Jeeps.
Pioneers 12, Patriots 1: It was a tough outing for the Heritage Hills softball team as they were defeated in five innings by sectional foe Boonville.
The Pats mustered just five hits in the loss with Emma Eubank recording two of them. Kyla Peter, Mariah Zoglman and Haley Waninger had the other base hits while Brianna Quinn drove in the lone Heritage Hills run.
Boonville led just 3-0 after three innings of play but a nine-spot in the fourth inning sealed the deal for the Pioneers.
Wildcats 5, Pioneers 0: Jasper cruised past Boonville on Tuesday to improve to 2-0 in Big Eight conference play so far this season.
Victorious for the Wildcats was Josie Yarbrough (No. 1 singles), Priyal Sharma (No. 2 singles), Emma Reutepohler (No. 3 singles), Hadley Meyer/Mackenzie Cooley (No. 1 doubles), Taylor Marshall/Delaney Wigand (No. 2 doubles).
Vikings 4, Raiders 1: In a battle of Pocket Athletic rivals, North Posey defeated Southridge in Huntingburg.
The No. 1 doubles tandem of Audra Hochgesang and Jordan Biehl were the lone victors for the Raiders.
Rangers 4, Braves 1: The Forest Park girls tennis team recorded a PAC conference victory by defeating Tecumseh in Lynnville.
Victorious for the Rangers was Brooke Haug (No. 1 singles), Leah Wilmes (No. 3 singles), Molly Lusk/Kaylee Uebelhor (No. 1 doubles) and Payton Dilger/Emma Grundhoefer (No. 2 doubles).
Jeeps 5, Marksmen 0: Northeast Dubois improved to a perfect 7-0 on the season with a home victory over Tell City.
Victorious for the Jeeps was Chloe Terwiske (No. 1 singles), Olivia Rasche (No. 2 singles), Courtney Vittitow (No. 3 singles), Paige Knies/Alexis Stafford (No. 1 doubles) and Olivia Schroering/Delaney Rasche (No. 2 doubles).
Chargers 4, Patriots 1: The Heritage Hills girls tennis team was defeated by conference rival Pike Central on Tuesday in Lincoln City.
Avery Neff and Mallory Tempel, playing at No. 1 doubles, picked up Heritage Hills’ only victory with a 6-2, 6-1 defeat of Kirsten Jansen and Shelby Vaughn.
Track and Field
Raiders win NED invite: The Southridge boys track and field team was superior at the Northeast Dubois boys track and field invitational with a score of 176 points.
Forest Park placed third with 92 points while the host Jeeps placed fourth with 78.5 points.
Southridge’s first place finishers were Dylan Bland (1600m run), Jaffet Cruz (800m run), Garrett Voegerl (high jump), Matt Springer (pole vault) and Jaden Hayes who broke an invitational record in the discus with a distance of 165’9’’. The Raiders also were victorious in all three relay events.
Forest Park’s lone first place finisher was Spenser Wolf in the 3200m run while Northeast Dubois’ only first place finisher was Dante Miller in the 110m hurdles.
Patriots fall to Titans: In a battle of PAC foes, Heritage Hills was defeated by Gibson Southern in both boys and girls track and field on Tuesday. The boys fell 87-45 while the girls lost 69-63.
First place finishers for the boys were Kyndell Carter (100m dash), Mitchell Hopf (1600m run, 800m run), Alex Hasty (pole vault) and the 4x100m relay team.
For the girls, first place finishers were Elizabeth Williams (100m hurdles), Jenna Burns (100m dash, 200m dash), Madison Hagedorn (1600m run), Katie Winkler (3200m run), Abi Wilson (long jump) and the 4x100m relay team.
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