Prep sports wrap: 4/30April 29, 2019
From Herald Staff Reports
Monday night was packed with all kinds of games, matches and meets — one local track athlete even set a new record for her school while one baseball team scored 25 runs.
Here’s a brief rundown of Monday night’s prep sports action.
Wildcats 5, Hatchets 2: The Jasper baseball team improved to 3-0 in Big Eight conference play with a road victory over Washington on Monday evening.
Jasper took advantage of some Hatchet mistakes early on to take a 3-1 lead courtesy of a few wild pitches and passed balls.
Isaac Bartley launched his second homer of the season to put Jasper up 4-1 and then a Josh Weidenbenner RBI single put the Cats up 5-1. Carter Stamm improved to 4-0 with a complete game victory on the mound for Jasper.
Raiders 8, Wildcats 3: Tucker Schank had a big day at the plate for the Southridge baseball team as he had a total of five RBIs and a grand slam in the Raiders’ road victory over Evansville Mater Dei.
Colson Montgomery, Logan Seger and Ethan Bell all had multi-hit games for the Raiders with Montgomery (triple) and Seger (double) with extra-base hits.
Camden Gasser got the win on the mound for Southridge.
Rangers 25, Trojans 2: The Forest Park baseball team exploded for 25 runs on 21 hits in a road victory over Wood Memorial on Monday.
The Rangers led just 8-1 going into the fourth inning but a 17-run outburst put things away for good.
Drew Howard, Garret Jochem, Hunter Helming, Zach Wahl, Elliott Rothgerber and Aaron Hurst all had multi-hit games for Forest Park. Gage Hasenour recorded the victory on the mound for the Rangers.
Patriots 5, Lions 1: Heritage Hills defeated Loogootee in a rescheduled baseball contest in Lincoln City on Monday.
The Patriots led just 2-1 entering the sixth inning but they picked up three key insurance runs to secure the victory. Cayden Kratzer and Simon Scherry both had multi-hit games while Scherry drove in a team-high three runs. He also hit his third triple of the season.
Noah Chesnut recorded the victory on the mound. He gave up four hits while striking out six and walking none.
Raiders 7, Rebels 5: Southridge held on late for a key home conference victory over PAC foe South Spencer on Monday afternoon.
After leading 7-1, the Rebels scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to make things interesting before Lydia Genet shut things down for the Raiders.
Kennedy Nalley finished 3-of-4 with a home run, a double and three RBIs while Amanda Brewer and Briley King both had two-hit games. Genet improved to 7-3 with the win on the mound.
Panthers 5, Patriots 3: Heritage Hills dropped a road softball contest in Owensboro on Monday as they fell to Daviess County (Ky.).
Heritage Hills led 2-1 early but a three-run third inning proved to be the difference maker in the victory for the Panthers.
Mariah Zoglman, Lauren Caswell and Haley Waninger all had multi-hit games with Caswell knocking out two doubles. Emma Eubank fell to 6-3 with the loss on the mound.
Raiders 4, Eagles 1: The Southridge girls tennis team defeated Evansville Day at home on Monday afternoon.
Winners for the Raiders were Olivia Durcholz (No. 2 singles), Elizabeth Fleck (No. 3 singles), Audra Hochgesang/Jordan Biehl (No. 1 doubles) and Gabbie Werner/Kelby LaRoche (No. 2 doubles).
Lions 4, Rangers 1: Forest Park fell at home to Loogootee in a rescheduled matchup.
The lone winner for the Rangers was Leah Wilmes at the No. 3 singles position. She defeated Hope Fischer by a score of 6-1, 6-4.
Vikings 3, Patriots 2: In a battle of PAC foes, Heritage Hills dropped a close road contest to North Posey.
The Patriots were victorious at both doubles positions — Avery Neff and Mallory Tempel at No. 1 doubles and Liz Mehling and Braili Schipp at No. 2 doubles.
Jeeps 5, Cardinals 0: Northeast Dubois continued their impressive start to the season as they improved to 5-0 in Blue Chip conference play and 9-0 overall.
Winners for Northeast Dubois were Chloe Terwiske (No. 1 singles), Olivia Rasche (No. 2 doubles), Courtney Vittitow (No. 3 doubles), Paige Knies/Alexis Stafford (No. 1 doubles) and Olivia Schroering/Delaney Rasche (No. 2 doubles).
Track and Field
Cats win Pioneer relays: The Jasper girls track and field team cruised to a victory at the Boonville Pioneer relays with a score of 194.33.
The Cats even had a record-setter in the event — Alyssa Skorge broke her own school record in the 1600m run with a time of 5:10.
Individual first place finishers for Jasper were Zoe Biggs (100m dash, pole vault), Brynn Schwartz (high jump) and Aaliyah Schwenk (long jump). The Cats also won seven relays — 400m, freshman, sprint, 3200m, frosh 400m, shutlte hurdles and 1600m.
Raiders top Rangers at meet: The Southridge boys and girls track teams defeated Forest Park and Evansville Christian at home on Monday. The boys won 107 to 54 while the girls won 151 to 47.
Southridge’s first place finishers on the boys side were Tyler Parks (100m dash), Dylan Bland (1600m run, 800m run), Brad Springer (300m hurdles, pole vault), Aidan Jochem (200m dash), Garrett Voegerl (long jump, high jump), Garrett Altmeyer (shot put), Jaden Hayes (discus) and the 400 and 3200m relays. Forest Park’s first place finishers were Dylan Weyer (110m hurdles), Daniel Eckert (400m dash), Spenser Wolf (3200m run) and the 1600m relay team.
For the girls, Southridge’s first place finishers were Grace Sickbert (100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, long jump), Kenzie Neukam (100m dash, 200m dash), Brooklyn Tretter (800m run, 1600m run), Anna Altstadt (400m dash, high jump), Kennedy Siddons (discus), Monica Steckler (pole vault) and all three relay teams. Forest Park’s first place finishers were Ellie Hall (3200m run) and Maria Crusz (shot put).
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