Prep sports wrap: 9/24

From Herald Staff Reports

Every match that took place this weekend seemed to come right down to the wire with a winner not being decided until very late. Here’s a brief rundown of this weekend’s prep sports action.

Cross Country


Pats take first place at Tell City: The Heritage Hills girls cross country team placed first at the Lincoln Trail Invitational in Tell City over the weekend with a score of 72.

The Patriots beat second place Tell City by ten points with Southridge placing fourth overall with 86 points. On the boys side, Tell City was the overall champion with 44 points while Heritage Hills was fourth (117) and Southridge finished fifth 135).

Heritage Hills’ highest placing finisher on the girls side was Katie Winkler who placed third with a time of 20:17 while Southridge’s highest finisher was Brooklyn Tretter who placed 12th with a time of 21:43.

For the boys, Heritage Hills’ Mitchell Hopf was the individual winner with a time of 15:41 while Southridge’s Dylan Bland also placed in the top ten with a time of 17:00 for eighth place.

Boys Soccer
Knights 1, Wildcats 0: In a tough battle against sectional foe Castle, the Jasper boys soccer team fell just short after the Knights scored a goal shortly before halftime.

Reece McDaniel scored the goal for Castle as the lone goal stood up the rest of the way and Castle held on for the victory.

Hatchets 2, Patriots 0: In a battle of two ranked teams, the Washington Hatchets prevailed by scoring a goal in each half over Heritage Hills on Saturday afternoon.

The loss for the Pats was just their third defeat on the season — they also lost to Jasper and Gibson Southern.

Girls Soccer


Wildcats 2, Titans 1: Gibson Southern and Jasper have had many close battles over the years and Saturday was another prime example. This time, the Cats held on for the victory by scoring the game-winning goal in the 25th minute in the second half.

Regan Mundy and Leah Schnell had the goals for the Cats while Schnell and Kara Krueger provided the assists.

Wildcats 1, Patriots 0: The Heritage Hills girls soccer team’s bid for an undefeated season has come to an end. Evansville Mater Dei was able to break a 0-0 tie after halftime and held on for a 1-0 victory over the Patriots.

Katherine Hahn scored the goal for Mater Dei while Emma Lamble provided the assist.

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