Prep sports wrap: 5/20May 19, 2019
From Herald Staff Reports
The final Saturday of the baseball and softball regular seasons has come and gone.
Here’s a brief rundown of what went down in Saturday’s prep sports action.
Bears 18, Raiders 6: It was a rough ending to the regular season for the Southridge baseball team as they were defeating in five innings by Evansville Central.
The Raiders jumped out to a 5-1 lead early but then the Bears scored four runs in each of the second and third innings and a dominating nine-run fourth inning ended things early.
Ethan Bell, Weston Allen, Conner Oxley and Colson Montgomery all had extra-base hits in the loss. Sam Sermersheim took his first loss of the season on the mound.
Rangers 11, Rebels 6: The Forest Park baseball team notched 16 hits as they ended their six-game losing streak with a home victory over South Central (Elizabeth).
The Rangers jumped out a 4-0 lead right away and never looked back from there. Gage Hasenour, Drew Howard, Zach Wahl, Garret Berg, Hunter Helming and Gavin Knust all recorded multi-hit games in the win.
Hasenour pitched a complete game victory to improve to 2-0 on the season.
Jeeps fall to Vikings, Tigers: The Northeast Dubois baseball team dropped two games over the weekend at the North Posey round robin tournament. The Jeeps fell to North Posey 11-3 and were defeated by Princeton 7-5.
In the game against the Vikings, Reece Bauer led the way offensively with a pair of hits and an RBI. Nick Lueken and Bryce Merkel also drove in runs.
In the second game against Princeton, Colby Pieper, Ethan Ziegler and Conner Troutt all recorded multiple hits while Ty Riecker and Logan Mehringer also drove in runs.
Raiders tie for tenth at invite: The Southridge boys golf team finished tied for 10th at the Washington Invite at Country Oaks Golf Club on Saturday. The Raiders finished with a score of 388, Zionsville won the invite with a 306.
Owen Kinker paced the Raiders with a 96. Coby Reller (97), Michael Kappner (97), Tristan Boerner (98) and Carson Mundy (108) rounded out Southridge’s scoring.
Wildcats drop two in Kentucky: The Jasper softball team lost two games in the Owensboro Catholic (Ky.) round robin tournament on Saturday. The Cats fell 8-2 to South Warren (Ky.) and also were defeated 7-1 by Owensboro Catholic.
In the first game against South Warren, the Cats jumped out to an early 1-0 lead before a six-run second inning helped spark the Spartans to victory. Grace Colvin had a solo home run in the victory while Madison Matheis and Kennedy Matheis also had multi-hit games.
In the second game against the Aces, the Cats were held to just five base hits. Grace Colvin took the loss on the mound for Jasper.
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