Prep sports wrap: 4/4April 3, 2019
From Herald Staff Reports
The Jasper baseball team continued its hot start while the Heritage Hills softball team blistered 21 runs in a home victory.
Here’s a brief rundown of Wednesday night’s prep sports action.
Wildcats 9, Golden Aces 0: In what will probably be Jasper’s final trip ever to Dee White Field in Mount Carmel, the Wildcats recorded their first conference victory of the season with a shutout.
Jasper quickly got out to a 5-0 lead as Carter Stamm hit a two-RBI double in the third inning while Isaac Bartley added an RBI single.
Grant Ahlbrand made it 6-0 with an RBI groundout in the fourth inning and then added another RBI in the form of a double in the sixth inning to make it 7-0 Cats. Shortly after, Eli Hopf and Andrew Wallace both picked up RBIs to make it 9-0.
Bartley picked up the victory on the mound as he gave up just one hit on the mound and struck out five.
Patriots 21, Hatchets 0: Heritage Hills’ had its offense firing on all cylinders as they scored at least four runs in every inning en route to a 21-0 shutout over Washington at home in five innings.
Kyla Peter and Haley Waninger both had three hits while Lauren Caswell and Whitney Ward both added two hits each. Ward led the way with four RBIs while Peter added three and Sierra Schipp and Mariah Zoglman both drove in two runs each.
Peter recorded her first victory of the season on the mound as she gave up six hits, zero walks and struck out six Hatchet batters in the win.
Raiders 3, Warriors 2: Southridge recorded its second win of the season in its third meeting against an Evansville school in as many days.
The Raiders defeated Harrison as they were victorious at the No. 2 and No. 3 singles spots as well as the No. 1 doubles spot.
Winners for Southridge were Olivia Durcholz, Kelby LaRoche and Audra Hochgesang/Camille Fleming.
Patriots 4, Eagles 1: Heritage Hills improved to 2-1 on the young season with a road victory over Evansville Day.
Victorious for the Patriots was Mallory Tempel at No. 2 singles (6-3, 6-2), Kya Weatherholt at No. 3 singles (6-2, 6-3), Liz Mehling/Avery Neff at No. 1 doubles (7-5, 6-1) and Kaci Ayer/Emily Patmore at No. 2 doubles (6-0, 7-6).
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