Prep Wrap: More track records fallApril 19, 2021
The Herald is here to inform you of the weekend action, which saw more rewriting of the record book on the track.
Tell City Invite: Heritage Hills' girls won the Marksmen Invite out of 10 teams on Saturday at Tell City, while the boys were just shy of Corydon Central, 104-103. Heritage Hills senior Grant Gogel set a new invitational in the boys pole vault at 15'1".
Many Forest Park athletes also set new records. Junior Spencer Wolf ran a time of 4:24.33 in the boys 1600m run for a new meet record in that event. Sophomore Rachel Mehringer left Tell City with three new records with a 15.25 time in the 100m hurdles, 12.69 time in the 100m dash and a 47.67 time in the 300m hurdles. Junior Ellie Hall set both a meet record and a school record with her time of 11:24.93 in the 3200m run. Her time of 5:21.81 in the 1600m run was also a record.
Prep Girls Tennis
Jasper Four Team Invite: The Wildcats (6-1) have suddenly won six in a row after dropping their first match of the season April 5 at Evansville Memorial. They took a 4-1 victory on Friday against McCracken County (Ky.) before sweeping Floyd Central and Bloomington South, 5-0, on Saturday.
Rangers 5, Tigers 0: Forest Park (7-0, 3-0 after Monday) had a sweep Saturday at Pocket Athletic Conference rival Princeton on Saturday. Junior one singles Brooke Haug came away with a 6-1, 6-0 victory, as did sophomore one single Kenzie Schulz. The senior one doubles tandem of Molly Lusk and Kaylee Uebelhor came away with a 6-0, 6-1 victory.
Tigers 9, Rangers 6: Forest Park (4-4) dropped to .500 on Saturday, allowing six runs in the bottom of the third. Sophomore Clayton Weisheit was 2-for-4 with two RBIs in the loss.
Vikings 7, Patriots 3: Heritage Hills (2-8 after Monday) held a 2-0 lead before allowing seven runs in the top of the fourth to the Vikings, and couldn't come back. Senior Ed Sandoval was 1-for-3 with a run and two knocked in.
Hatchet Invitational: Forest Park (338) took sixth place, Jasper (345) ninth place and Heritage Hills (378) 16th Saturday out of 21 teams at the Hatchet Invitational.
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