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Lions take own Tourney

LOOGOOTEE — Loogootee volleyball team (12-2) won the Loogootee Invitational on Saturday. LHS defeated Paoli 25-6, 25-13, Borden 25-1, 25-7, and Bloomfield 25-22, 26-28, 15-8.

For the day, the Lions were led by Makenzie VanHoy with 31 points and Jocelyn Strange with 15. Makenzie VanHoy had 14 aces, while Kylie VanHoy added 21 kills, Sara Street had 16 and Makenzie VanHoy also had 14.

Makenzie VanHoy also added 38 assists, Kylie VanHoy had 21, and Brooklyn Summers had 12. Digs: Jocelyn Strange 26 had digs, Asia Crim had 22.

WHS moves to 12-1

EVANSVILLE — The Washington volleyball team went 3-1 in the tourney at Evansville Central on Saturday.

“We competed hard in the championship game against a very good Evansville Reitz team, but fell short in two sets 17-25, 20-25. We won all of our pool play games,” said WHS coach Brett Matteson.

In the other games, they beat Pike Central, 25-16, 25-20, Evansville Bosse, 25-11, 25-13 and Evansville Central, 25-8, 25-11.

Vikes win BCC match

MONTGOMERY — The Barr-Reeve tennis team won its match against Vincennes Rivet 5-0 recently at home to go 13-0 on the season.

The Vikes won in straight sets in all but one match, as Kayden Graber beat Charlie Niehaus, 6-3, 6-1, Brycen Graber beat Samuel Hinkle, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2, and Logan Graber beat Peyton Catt 6-2, 6-1.

In doubles, Tommy Kidwell and Hagen Knepp beat Luke Weiss and John Gaftner, 6-0, 6-0, while

Donnie Miller and Ethan Stoll beat Thomas Herman and Mason Trent, 6-1, 6-0.

Cougars finish 2nd at North Invite

EVANSVILLE — The host North Huskies won a very balanced blind draw varsity tennis invite on Saturday as both North Daviess and Tecumseh finished just behind the hosts with Evansville Central a distant fourth.

Cougar individual winners were Colin Kemp at two singles No. 1 and Chris Zimmerman, 4 and 2. Both Cougars’ doubles duos also lost first-round matchups, two dubs going down in three sets to Tecumseh.

Kemp defeated his North opponent 4 and 4 in the final round while Collins up-ended North 6-3, 6-3 in the finale; Jalen Mullen bounced back to beat Central’s top singles, 0 and 1. Markus Britton/Brooks Helms and Breck Byrer/Cam Sassano held on to beat their Central counterparts for victories as both duos secured third place.

Tecumseh wound up sweeping both doubles titles, but Evansville North pulled out the overall points lead by getting all five of their spots to the final round despite only winning at the one singles position.

Meanwhile, the Cougar JV emerged on top as all five spots won first round match-ups. Max Toy and Brycen Skinner lost their finals to North as each claimed second. However, Dom Schultz at three singles as well as the doubles combos of Aiden Pridemore/Bodey Mullis and Carter Jessie/Max Hastings all pulled out extremely close third set tie-breakers versus the hosts to give ND the title.

Lions sweep Wood

LOOGOOTEE — The Loogootee Lions tennis team defeated Wood Memorial 5-0 over the weekend.

Loogootee took all five matches in straight sets, as Jalen Wildman defeated Paxton Schwomeyer, 6-0, 6-2, Bryant Eckerle defeated Lucas Gress, 6-0, 6-0 and Isaac Waggner (L) defeated Nathan Lee 6-1, 6-2.

In doubles, Luke Nonte and Peyton Bledsoe defeated Alton Falls and Alex Poe, 6-0, 6-0 while Rory Tippery and Drew Walker defeated Gentry Clark and Anthony Gress, 6-1, 6-0.

With the win, LHS moved to 15-0 and 4-0. No JV matches were played.

B-R takes MTV Tourney

MOUNT VERNON — The Barr-Reeve Viking volleyball team moved to 16-2 with three wins in the Memorial Tourney.

B-R opened with a win over Memorial, 25-23 and 25-20. Anna Ballengee had 15 kills, Jasye Thompson had 10 points and 15 digs, while Addison Ainscough had six digs and eight points. Hannah Graber added 25 assists.

The Vikes also beat MTV 25-21 and 25-23. Graber had 22 assists, Ainscough had 10 points, Ballengee had 13 kills and Thompson had 12 digs.

In the championship, B-R beat North, 25-19 and 25-15. Thompson had 23 assists and 21 digs, Emma Wagler had nine points, Ballengee had 14 kills, while Ainscough had 15 digs.

Jasper travels to Barr-Reeve on Tuesday.

Black and Gold passes for sale

The WHS athletic department will begin selling Black and Gold passes on Monday, Sept. 14. The modified cost will be adult $75, student $50. These are not valid for varsity home football games. If attendance is limited on events in the future the same may apply. You may purchase in the high school athletic office normal school hours. Call 812-254-3862 with any questions.

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