Prep sports wrap: 8/24

From Herald Staff Reports

It was a busy Thursday night around Dubois County as a plethora of local prep teams were in action.
Here’s a brief rundown of what you might have missed from last night.

Cats defeat Blackhawks, Hatchets: The Jasper girls golf team cruised to a victory on Thursday night over Springs Valley and Washington, finishing first with a score of 186.

Jasper’s Brynn Leinenbach had a team-best 43, Haley Schroeder finished with a 45, Elizabeth Ackerman shot a 49, Madeline Springer fired a 49, Bella Olinger scored a 49 and Halle Knies shot a 50. Springs Valley’s Keisha Bennett was the match medalist with a score of 42.

Titans get past Raiders, Vikings: At Cambridge Golf Course, Gibson Southern defeated Southridge and North Posey with a score of 178. The Raiders finished with a 204 and the Vikings had a 206.

Southridge’s Baileigh Schneider was the match medalist with a 39. She was followed by Meredith Heim (53), Megan Buechler (55), Macie Marley (57), Isabel Morrison (58), Peyton Nalley (66).

Rebels 221, Rangers 242: In a Pocket Athletic Conference battle, South Spencer defeated Forest Park at Christmas Lake Golf Course.

Forest Park was led by Audrey Jones who fired a 59. Makayla McKim (60) and Grace Wendholt (61) rounded out the top three finishers for the Rangers. South Spencer’s Makayla Murphy (37) was the match medalist.

Boys Soccer


Wildcats 4, Warriors 0: The Jasper boys soccer team is starting to get on a little bit of a roll as they’ve now won three straight matches via a shutout after defeating Evansville Harrison on Thursday.

The Wildcats got the scoring started in the seventh minute when Brian Elizarras stole a clearance and hit a 35-yard shot with the keeper out of the box. Jasper opened up their lead to 2-0 in the 33rd minute courtesy of another Elizarras goal off of a Nathan Mehringer assist.

Jasper would score two more goals in the second half — one from Austin Rawlins off of a pass from Jackson Kabrick and another goal from Elizarraras to seal his has trick and give Kabrick two assists.

Jeeps 2, Cardinals 1: In a Blue Chip Conference battle, Northeast Dubois scored a late goal to seal their victory over Washington Catholic.

The match was a hard fought physical battle with neither team giving each other much room to work with. Trevor Seufert scored the first half goal for NE Dubois off of an assist from Vetle Fossen.

With five minutes to go in the second half, a header from Chase Zehr helped to set up a through ball to Jacob Ivey to score what would be the game-winning goal for the Jeeps. The Jeeps are now 3-0-1 on the year.


Patriots 2, Wildcats 1: In one of the toughest boys soccer matchups of the year, Class 2A No. 2 Evansville Mater Dei and Class 2A No. 8 Heritage Hills battled it out until the very end with the Patriots coming out on top.

The match was tied 1-1 at halftime but the Pats were able to break free from the tie in the second half to seal the victory over the Wildcats. Carson Leibering and Leo Martinez scored the goals for the Patriots.

This is the first time since the 2015 sectional that Heritage Hills has defeated Evansville Mater Dei.

Girls Soccer
Cardinals 4, Jeeps 2: In a Blue Chip battle between Washington Catholic and Northeast Dubois, the Cardinals were able to outlast the Jeeps.

After Washington Catholic scored the first goal of the match, NE Dubois was able to tie it up rather quickly.

However, the Cardinals added two more goals in the first half to pull ahead 3-1 at halftime.

The Jeeps and Cardinals would both add one more goal each in the second half.

Vikings 4, Raiders 1: The Southridge boys tennis team suffered a tough defeat against PAC foe North Posey as two of the five matches went three sets.

No. 1 singles Carson Mundy was the lone victor for the Raiders with a 6-1, 6-1 victory while No. 3 singles Austin Barkley and No. 1 doubles Michael Kappner/Garett Altmeyer both lost close matches in three sets.

Jeeps 5, Trojans 0: In a Blue Chip conference matchup, the Northeast Dubois boys tennis team cruised to a sweep over Wood Memorial with three of the five matches ending in 6-0, 6-0 wins for the Jeeps.

Victorious for NE Dubois was Reece Bauer, Ethan Ziegler and Tanner Hurt at the singles spots and Lane Knies/Logan Lampert and Tucker Neukam/Ross Mehringer at the doubles tandems.

Patriots 5, Titans 0: The Heritage Hills boys tennis team cruised to a victory over PAC rival Gibson Southern on Thursday at Fort Branch.

Winners for the Patriots were Logan Smallwood, Josh Dellamuth and Zack Weaver at the singles spots while JT Smallwood/Luke Peters and Josh Nelson/Blake Sisley saw wins at the two doubles spots.

Pioneers 3, Raiders 1: In a close battle, the Southridge volleyball team fell to Boonville 18-25, 25-18, 10-25, 18-25 in Boonville on Thursday evening.

Stat leaders for the Raiders were Rose Tempel (seven kills), Savannah Goeppner (nine assists), Tatiana Delgado (19 digs), Anna Altstadt (four blocks) and Amanda Brewer and Mady Neukam both finished with three aces each.


Rangers 3, Wolfpack 2: In a back-and-forth five set battle, the Forest Park volleyball team came out victorious with their second win on the young season.

Leading the Rangers in the victory over Crawford County was Macie Zink (14 kills, 33 digs, 13 points), Kylie Giesler (25 assists, two aces) and Faith Zazzetti (two blocks).

Jeeps 3, Warriors 0: The Northeast Dubois volleyball team was victorious in straight sets over Blue Chip rival North Knox on Thursday evening in Bicknell with each set being decided by five points or less.

Leading the Jeeps in the victory was Addison Kirchoff (11 kills), Kendyl Heeke (16 assists), Brooklyn Dodd (21 digs, one ace) and Molly Lueken (three blocks).

Huskies 3, Patriots 0: The Evansville North volleyball team got the best of Heritage Hills on Thursday night winning in straight sets.

The Patriots stat leaders were Shelby Skelton (11 kills), Hannah Marchand (nine assists), Brianna Quinn (nine assists) and Hannah Schnuck (15 digs).

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