Prep sports wrap: 5/7

From Herald Staff Reports

Monday night was one the rare times this spring we’ve seen a spotless evening without any weather to interrupt local sporting events.

Here’s a brief rundown of what you might have missed on Monday evening.

Baseball

Rangers 10, Lions 1: Drew Howard, Jace Bieker and Caden Scherer combined to throw a one-hitter as Forest Park ousted Loogootee on their home field on Monday.

The Rangers started hot right away as Gavin Knust hit a solo home run in the first inning. Forest Park scored in every inning with Knust (3-for-3, 2 RBI), Elliott Rothgerber (3-for-4, 3 RBI) and Gage Hasenour (3-for-4) the main contributors at the plate.

Drew Howard record his second win of the season on the mound.

Golf

Wildcats 163, Hatchets 174: The Jasper boys golf team defeated Big Eight conference foe Washington at Buffalo Trace on Monday afternoon.

Jasper’s Jack Bies was the match medalist with a score of 37. Landon Kissel (39), Avery Hollinden (40), Nick Buechlein (47) and Luke Ackerman (50) rounded out the Wildcats’ scoring.

Spartans 192, Rangers 193: Forest Park’s boys golf team lost by the narrowest of margins to South Knox at Sultan’s Run Golf Club in Jasper on Monday.

The Rangers were led by Colin Lane who shot a 44 while Cooper Uebelhor (48) and Gavin Edele (50) were second and third, respectively. Cade Prechtel (51), Nolan Brames (53) and Keenan Bertges (57) rounded out Forest Park’s scoring.

Softball

Titans 9, Wildcats 1: The Jasper softball team had a tough battle as they faced powerhouse Gibson Southern in Fort Branch.

The Titans used a five-spot in the second inning and three-run fourth inning to pull away from the Wildcats.

Grace Colvin drove in the lone run for Jasper while Mia Werner took the loss on the mound. She’s now 7-5 on the season.

Raiders 12, Spartans 0: Southridge defeated sectional counterpart South Knox in five innings on Monday in Huntingburg.

Freshman Myah Montgomery pitched a complete game victory for the Raiders as she gave up just two hits and one walk while striking out five batters.

Amanda Brewer, Macie Marley and Kolby Jones all had multi-hit games while Kennedy Nalley, Peyton Nalley and Briley King all notched doubles.

Rangers 3, Vikings 0: Forest Park defeated Springs Valley in French Lick on Monday in a game that saw some strong pitching.

Forest Park’s Allyson Werner pitched a complete game shutout as she gave up just five hits while striking out six batters in the victory.

Kennedy Sermersheim hit her fifth home run of the season in the win while Macie Zink, Jordyn Wiseman and Ashtyn Welp also added base hits.

Jeeps 3, Miners 2: The Northeast Dubois softball team recorded a solid victory over Linton on Monday afternoon on the road.

The Jeeps and Miners were tied at 2-2 entering the top of the seventh inning when Elizabeth Kunz gave Northeast Dubois the lead with an RBI single to put the Jeeps ahead.

Hadley Fuhrman also hit her second home run of the season in the victory. Camryn Stemle was victorious on the mound as she gave up just six hits and two earned runs while striking out six.

Knights 11, Patriots 0: Heritage Hills struggled against one of the toughest teams in southern Indiana as they fell to Castle in five innings on Monday.

The Knights led 5-0 entering the fourth inning and then used a six-spot in that inning to seal the deal with the run-rule.

Brianna Quinn and Haley Waninger had the only two hits on the night for Heritage Hills. Kyla Peter took the loss on the mound.

Tennis

Raiders 5, Marksmen 0: Southridge cruised to a road conference sweep over Tell City on Monday afternoon.

Victorious for the Raiders was Evie Sherer (No. 1 singles), 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).

Titans 5, Rangers 0: It was a tough outing for the Forest Park girls tennis team as they were defeated in Fort Branch by PAC rival Gibson Southern.

While no Rangers won their individual matches, the No. 1 doubles tandem of Molly Lusk and Kaylee Uebelhor forced a third set by winning the first set 6-2. They fell to Gibson Southern’s Allie Sensmeier and Allison Kissel 6-4, 6-4 in the final two sets.

Jeeps 4, Miners 1: Northeast Dubois improved to 11-0 on the season by defeating Linton on the road on Monday afternoon.

Winners for the Jeeps were Chloe Terwiske (No. 1 singles), Olivia Rasche (No. 2 singles), Paige Knies/Alexis Staffore (No. 1 doubles) and Olivia Schroering/Delaney Rasche (No. 2 doubles).

Patriots 5, Pioneers 0: Heritage Hills cruised to a non-conference road victory by defeating Boonville.

Carly Sabelhaus (No. 1 singles), Kya Weatherholt (No. 2 singles), Kaci Ayer (No. 3 singles), Liz Mehling/Mallory Tempel (No. 1 doubles) and Kiersten Gogel/Emily Patmore (No. 2 doubles) were all winners for the Pats.




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