Southridge upends No. 7 Corydon Central

From Herald Staff Reports

Entering the week, the Southridge baseball team had a few challenges awaiting them. The Raiders passed the first obstacle Tuesday night.


Southridge upended Class 3A No. 8 Corydon Central 6-4 at League Stadium, breaking a 3-all tie with three runs in the fifth inning to run its winning streak to five games.

Guadalupe Perez, Luke Stetter and Nathan Tretter each delivered doubles for Southridge (9-5) as Tretter, Brett Nordhoff and Cody Moesner each finished with two hits. Connor Craig drove in two runs for the Raiders while Moesner, Perez, Tretter and Dillion Ramsey each added an RBI.

Neil Messmer (1-0) collected his first victory of the season after entering the game in the third inning in relief of Tretter.

Southridge will travel to Pocket Athletic Conference rival Gibson Southern on Thursday before tangling with Class 3A No. 1 Jasper on Friday at Ruxer Field.

In other baseball:

Jeeps 17, Jug Rox 0, five innings: Northeast Dubois blasted host Shoals in a Blue Chip Conference contest as the Jeeps (7-8, 1-2) came within one run of matching their season-high output.

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Northeast Dubois scored twice in the first inning before piling on 10 more in the second. Jace Terwiske scored three runs scored and drove in two for the Jeeps. Austin Kunz, Cameron Riecker, Kristopher Weisheit, Nolan Rasche and Bryce Huebner all finished with at least one hit, one run scored and one RBI. Huebner drove in four runs and Gage Knies added two hits.

Reid Haas (1-0) earned the win by allowing one hit and striking out eight in five innings.

Wildcats 12, Golden Aces 2, five innings: Emily Beckman blasted a three-run homer as Jasper scored 10 runs in the second inning in a victory over Big Eight Conference visitor Mount Carmel.

Jasper (11-7, 1-3) finished with 11 hits, helping Jasmine Seitz remain perfect on the season in three decisions. She pitched all five innings, striking out seven and allowing just two hits.

Rangers 15, Marksmen 0, five innings: Forest Park earned its first Pocket Athletic Conference victory of the season by routing host Tell City.

Eight players contributed a hit for the Rangers (8-7, 1-4), who scored eight runs in the first inning.

Emily Gutgsell supplied a triple and two RBIs, Amanda Lange swatted a triple and drove in a run, Adria Giesler and Jordan Voges each drove in two runs and Kayla Brahm, Katelyn Roos and Taylor Nordhoff each added an RBI.

Amy Bockelman (2-1) tossed all five innings, allowing only three hits.

Jeeps 19, Jug Rox 4, five innings: Northeast Dubois (4-9, 2-2) evened its mark in the Blue Chip Conference by blowing past host Shoals. The Jeeps scored 11 runs in the first inning.

Kendra Jacob (4-5) pitched five innings, striking out five and permitting just two hits; she also drove in five runs. Katie Kluesner finished with three RBIs and two hits, Taryn Friedman and Morgan Seng each added two hits and two RBIs and Bethany Kempf finished with two hits for Northeast Dubois.

Rangers 5, Marksmen 0: Forest Park (6-1, 3-0) stayed unbeaten in Pocket Athletic Conference play by upending visiting Tell City.

Amie Weyer pulled off a topsy-turvy 6-2, 2-6, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles, and the other four Ranger wins all arrived in straight sets. Rachel Hentrup (No. 2 singles) and Jordan Buechler and Kereston Hochgesang (No. 1 doubles) breezed through 6-0 second sets to cap their victories.

Jeeps 4, Chargers 1: Northeast Dubois dumped Pike Central in Petersburg as both Jeep doubles teams remained unbeaten in the last six matches. Talia Terwiske and Jenna Stemle steamed to a 6-1, 6-2 verdict at No. 1, and Andrea Smock and Jennifer Schepers rolled 6-4, 6-1 at No. 2 for the Jeeps (9-0).

Patriots 4, Rebels 1: Meli Ochs (6-2, 6-2 at No. 1), Meridith Balbach (6-3, 6-3 at No. 2) and Vanessa Lahee (6-0, 6-2 at No. 3) dictated singles victories for Heritage Hills, which upended county rival South Spencer in Reo. Megan Boehm and Kailee Taylor tacked on a 6-4, 6-1 win at No. 2 doubles for the Patriots (3-6, 2-3).

Forest Park triangular: Winston Glenn and Matt Miller each carded a 46 for Forest Park (203), which finished behind South Spencer (175) and Tell City (199) at Christmas Lake Golf Course.

Pioneer Relays: Jasper (63 points) finished runner-up, placing ahead of Boonville (62) and Pike Central (59). Castle (143) won the four-team event at Boonville. Landon Jeffers (high jump) and Cory Hoffman (shot put) topped the Wildcats with third-place finishes.

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