Prep sports wrap: 9/11September 11, 2018
From Herald Staff Reports
The rain finally dispersed on Monday and that meant the return of area prep sports action. Here’s a brief rundown of what you might have missed last night.
Titans take home PAC crown: The Pocket Athletic Conference girls golf teams held their conference championship at Oakland City Golf Club on Monday after having to reschedule it from Saturday due to rain.
Gibson Southern took home the title with a score of 178. Southridge finished fifth with a team score of 207, Forest Park was sixth with a 217 and Heritage Hills was ninth with a 259.
Jeeps 2, Rangers 1: In a battle of Dubois County rivals, Northeast Dubois narrowly squeaked by Forest Park in Bretzville on Monday evening.
The Jeeps opened up the scoring in the 22nd minute of the first half as Matthew Jacob passed a through ball to Jacob Ivey for a 1-0 Northeast Dubois lead at halftime. Shortly after half, the Jeeps took a 2-0 lead courtesy of a goal from Chase Zehr on an assist from Ivey.
The Rangers would add a goal late as Gabe Muller scored on an assist from Tyler Berger but the Jeeps would hold on for the win.
Rangers 9, Jeeps 0: The Forest Park girls soccer team continued their stretch of dominating wins as they shut out Northeast Dubois to tune of 9-0.
Forest Park scored four goals in the first half with five more in the second coming from a bunch of different places. Kenlee Gehlhausen led the way with four while Denai Sicard had three and Lauren Jahn and Claire Mehling both had one each. Gehlhausen also finished with three assists while Jahn added one.
Titans 3, Raiders 2: The Southridge boys tennis team had yet another close loss on Monday as they were defeated 3-2 by Gibson Southern. It’s the third 3-2 loss they’ve suffered this season.
Victorious for Southridge was No. 3 singles Michael Kappner (6-4, 6-2) and No. 2 doubles Alex Biehl/Max Rasche (6-3, 6-3).
Rangers 4, Chargers 1: In a battle of PAC foes, Forest Park was victorious against Pike Central in Ferdinand on Monday.
Forest Park’s points came from No. 1 singles Reid Steffe (6-0, 6-0), No. 2 singles Nathan Jarboe (6-0, 6-0), No. 3 singles Evan Steinmetz (won by forfeit) and No. 2 doubles Caiden Persohn and Wes Stout (6-4, 6-0).
Patriots 4, Braves 1: The Heritage Hills boys tennis team remains perfect in conference play as they improved to 5-0 with a PAC victory over Tecumseh on Monday in Lincoln City.
Victorious for Heritage Hills was No. 1 singles Logan Smallwood (6-2, 6-0), No. 2 singles Josh Dellamuth (6-2, 6-2), No. 1 doubles JT Smallwood/Luke Peters (6-2, 4-6, 6-0) and No. 2 doubles Josh Nelson/Blake Sisley (6-0, 6-0).
Titans 3, Patriots 0: The Heritage Hills volleyball team had their hands full on Monday night against a tough Gibson Southern team as they fell 3-0 (14-25, 10-25, 17-25) in a PAC battle.
Stat leaders for Heritage Hills were Grace Vinson (six kills, five digs), Hannah Marchand (nine assists), Hannah Schnuck (16 digs) and Lilly Vance (three blocks).
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