Raiders, Pats earn rivalry split

From Herald Staff Reports

In the run-up to the Pocket Athletic Conference meet, Southridge and Heritage Hills split a dual meet Thursday at Lincoln City.


Heritage Hills took the boys battle 88-41, as Southridge won the girls race 70-62.

Aaron Boehm (shot put, discus), Gabe Konerding (100 and 200 meters), Caleb Sabelhaus (400, high jump) and Ben Woolems (800 and 1,600) claimed multiple wins for the Patriots in the boys race and Evan Gogel (110 hurdles) and Kyle Kaetzel (300 hurdles) added wins for Heritage Hills, which also seized the best time in all three relays.

Henry Steckler (long jump, pole vault) and Chase Bland (3,200) provided Southridge with victories.
In the girls meet, Kadie Dearing (100, 200 and 400) and Morgan Meyer (shot put, discus) led the Raiders with multiple wins. Casey Lamb (3,200), Grace Maxey (100 hurdles) and Aubrey Main (high jump) added wins for Southridge, which took first in the 1,600 and 3,200 relays.

Sienna Crews (800 and 1,600) led Heritage Hills with two wins, as Shelby Deller (300 hurdles), Gabby Yeager (long jump) and Kandace Buechler (pole vault) added victories for the Patriots, who captured the 400 relay.

Both PAC meets will be next week at Tell City, with the girls race Tuesday and the boys meet next Thursday.


In other track:

Tell City triangular: Jasper (116) easily won the girls meet, blowing past Tell City (32) and Boonville (18).

The Wildcats won 14 of 16 events as Allison Dorsam (discus, shot put), Annie Stenftenagel (pole vault) and Alex Hurm (high jump) all captured first place in field events. Hannah Welsh (1,600 and 3,200) took the distance runs, as Luci Hulsman (800), Haley Kilian (400) and Darian Mehne (100, 200 and long jump) also earned individual wins for Jasper.

In the boys race, Jasper (44) finished behind Tell City (70) and Boonville (52). Kirk Stenftenagel (300 hurdles), Cole Mehringer (pole vault) and Cory Hoffman (shot put) provided the Wildcats with first-place finishes.

Jeeps 5, Patriots 0: Northeast Dubois (10-0) cruised once again, subduing Heritage Hills (3-7) in Lincoln City. Michaela Stemle notched a 6-4, 6-3 win over Meli Ochs in the tighest match of the day, and the Jeeps were straight-set winners at every position.

Talia Terwiske and Jenna Stemle rolled 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, and Kendra Schroering won by an inverse 6-1, 6-2 score at No. 2 singles. Lena Kleinhage (6-2, 6-0 at No. 3 singles) and Andrea Smock and Jennifer Schepers (6-3, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles) landed the Jeeps’ other two wins.

Raiders 158, Marksmen (no team score): Tyler Gray sizzled with a 3-under-par 32 to guide Southridge at Huntingburg Country Club as visiting Tell City had just three golfers and didn’t register a team score.

Southridge’s other five competitors all complete sub-50 rounds, as Beau Schneider fired a 40, Ian Mathies and Cleat Winkler each carded a 43, Trey Reese contributed a 47 and Corbin Neu added a 48.

Heritage Hills triangular: The Patriots (161) settled behind No. 8 Floyd Central (142) and ahead of Corydon Central (163) at Christmas Lake Golf Course. Corey Teaford and Evan Braun led Heritage Hills, as each shot a 39. Preston Van Winkle (41) and Sam Collins (42) finished the Patriots’ scorecard.

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