Hatchets beat Lions
LOOGOOTEE — The Washington girls tennis team defeated Loogootee 3-2 Thursday afternoon. Loogootee won the first two singles matches with Emily Bateman defeating Chelsee Brown 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-4 and Erin Nelson defeating Audrey Rogers 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. At No. 3 singles, Washington’s Marlee Stoner beat Tara Pennington 6-1, 6-4. At No. 1 doubles, Audra Stallman-Becca Guthrie beat Ashley Lindauer-Eden Jenkins 6-0, 6-0 and in the second doubles match, Mareike Bayler-Haven Lunsford beat Kendall Riley-Emma Walters 6-1, 6-2.
“This was another tough loss,” said Loogootee coach Mike Tippery. “Washington came out strong at doubles and never allowed us to get into those matches. Erin (Nelson) played great tennis throughout her match today. After losing a tough first set, Emily (Bateman) fought back to get the victory.”
Hatchets finish first
The Washington girls track team won a four-team meet with Linton, North Daviess and Loogootee. Washington finished with a score of 121 to top Linton (65), North Daviess (26) and Loogootee (6). Makenzie Healy finished first in the 100m (13.11), high jump (4’8”) and the 4x100m relay with McKenzie Norton, Israel Waggoner and Kaitlyn Davis. Madison Decker (5.58) finished first in the 1600m and the 800m (2.51). Davis finished first in the long jump and Norton, Ashlyn Stoll, Waggoner and Shawna Webb took first in the 4x400m relay.
The Washington baseball team (1-5) lost to Evansville North 9-3 Thursday night at the Sports Complex. With the game tied at three through six innings, the Hatchets surrendered six runs in the top of the seventh inning. Colten Garland took the loss for Washington.
Lions finish 2nd
HUNTINGBURG — The Loogootee boys golf team competed against South Spencer, Southridge and Forest Park at the Huntingburg Country Club Thursday afternoon and came away with a second place finish. Loogootee finished with a score of 185. Jess Divine led the Lions with a 43, Josh Lampert shot a 46, Jordan Clark with a 47 and Jordan Berry shot a 49. South Spencer shot a 164, Forest Park and Southridge each shot a 188.