Prep Wrap: 9/2September 3, 2019
From The Herald Staff Reports
Prep Boys Soccer
Wildcats pitch shutout in conference win: Sam Leonard scored seven minutes into the match in part of a two-goal game as Jasper cruised to a 6-0 shutout over Big Eight Conference foe Mt. Vernon on Saturday.
Michael McCoy and Khale Burger followed with first-half goals as the Wildcats carried a 3-0 lead into intermission.
Brian Elizarraras added three assists in the win.
Quintin Harmon started in goal for the Wildcats in the first half, while Pierce Abbett (33 minutes) and Robert White (7) combined for the shutout over the final 40 minutes.
North Knox 3, Northeast Dubois 2: Host North Knox scored with 10 seconds remaining in the second half to send the Jeeps to a heart-breaking loss.
The two teams traded goals in the first half as they played to a 2-2 tie at intermission.
Gavyn Gogel recorded his first varsity goal as Northeast Dubois pulled even at 1-1.
After the Warriors regained a 2-1 advantage, Ethan Danhafer connected on a corner kick in the 23’ to again force a tie.
Northeast Dubois coach Clive Williams mentioned his team missed out on some good scoring chances to grab the lead in the second half.
“We had some one-versus-one shots, but we just could not score,” the Jeeps’ coach said.
The loss drops Northeast Dubois to 1-2-0 on the season with all three games coming against Blue Chip Conference foes.
Prep Girls Soccer
Heritage Hills 3, Providence 1: The Lady Patriots scored on three unassisted goals in the road win.
Haley Osborne found the back of the net twice in the win, while Kiersten Schuler added the Pats other goal.
Freshman keeper Chelsey Tempel stopped two of three shots on goal to earn the win.
North Harrison 1, Forest Park 0: Host North Harrison grabbed an early 1-0 lead in the first half and made the advantage stick the rest of the game.
The loss drops the Rangers to 0-2-1 on the season.
Forest Park plays host to Pocket Athletic Conference foe Heritage Hills on Tuesday.
Lady Wildcat reserves earn win: The Jasper junior varsity team played to a draw and earned a win in two matches during the Washington JV Soccer Classic.
Jasmin Mehringer and Merin Buck recorded goals in the Lady Wildcats 2-2 draw against Evansville Christian.
The Jasper JV offense erupted for four first-half goals in a 6-2 romp over Gibson Southern.
Abby Buschkoetter recorded a pair of goals, while Michelle Ondiek, Merin Buck, Avery Knies and Grace Weidenbenner also found the back of the net in the win.
Lady Wildcats place second: Jasper picked up three wins in four matches at the Scottsburg Invitational on Saturday.
The Lady Wildcats defeated Christian Academy (25-19, 25-23), Hauser (25-20, 25-20) and the hosts (25-18, 25-11) before falling to Evansville North in the title match.
In the final match, Jasper won the first set 25-23, before dropping the final two closely-contested sets, 26-24 and 16-14.
Reagan Egbert put down 42 kills on the tourney while Allison Mair added 23 kills.
Kate Green ran the offense with 84 assists on the day, while Egbert (34) and Jayden Pfister (29) combined for 63 digs.
Jasper (5-3) travels to Big Eight Conference rival Mt. Vernon on Tuesday.
Lady Raiders pick up two wins: Southridge won a pair of matches to place second overall at the Perry Central Invite on Saturday.
The Lady Raiders downed the hosts 25-15, 25-12 before taking a victory over Pocket Athletic Conference foe Tell City in three sets, 18-25, 25-19, 15-10.
Henryville ended the Lady Raiders bid for a perfect mark on the day with a 26-24, 21-25 and 15-12 three-set win.
Myah Montgomery (15) and Anna Altstadt (10) combined for 25 kills on the day for the Lady Raiders.
Alstadt also had eight stuffs at the net.
Maddy Songer and Savanah Goeppner ran the offense for Southridge with 22 and 21 assists, respectively, while Rose Tempel recorded 22 digs.
“I thought we did a great job of staying in all the games today and not letting things slip away,” Lady Raiders coach Mande Keusch said of the three matches. “We were able to crawl back into a few sets and kept fighting until the end. We are starting to put it together and learning how to win matches.”
The Southridge junior varsity team picked up their first win of the season by defeating the reserves from Henryville, 25-17, 25-18.
The Raiders return to the court as they travel to Loogootee on Tuesday.
Rangers win once at Lincoln Invite: Forest Park picked up a 25-17, 25-20 win over Evansville Christian for its only win in three matches during the First Savings Bank Invitational at Vincennes Lincoln.
The Rangers dropped a tough match to Princeton (18-25, 25-20, 17-15) before being swept by South Spencer, 25-17, 25-12.
No team stats were provided.
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