Cullen Arnold scored at 11:47 of the second half to hand Washington a 1-0 win over Class 2A No. 15 Castle Thursday.
Arnold’s goal was assisted by Blaine Arney as the Hatchets improved to 5-1-4.
Tyler Seibert turned away six Castle shots for the shutout. Washington had five shots.
The Hatchets had seven corner kicks to four for Castle. Castle received the match’s only yellow card.
Washington’s junior varsity remained undefeated at 7-0-0 with a 3-1 win over the Knights.
Carson Smith, Tony Serrano and Luke Jones scored for Washington.
Cardinals stop Sullivan
SULLIVAN — Class A. No. 9 Washington Catholic broke away from a 3-3 tie in the second half to defeat Sullivan, 6-3, Thursday.
The Cardinals (7-0-1) were paced by three goals and one assist from Brantly Smith. Colton Reed added two goals and assists.
Fisnik Daci had one goal, Christian Neace two assists and Blaine Fuhs one assist.
Steven Holland stopped seven shots.
Class A No. 15 Sullivan won the girls match, 4-0. Cardinal goalkeeper Sydney Dunbar had 20 saves.
Lions tame Rangers in 3
LOOGOOTEE — Class A No. 3 Loogootee defeated Forest Park, 3-0, in volleyball Thursday.
Michala Beasley had 16 kills and Demi Richardson 30 assists and nine service points to pace the Lions (10-2) to the 25-10, 25-18, 25-11 win.
Waylee Wagoner had 15 points and six digs, Kailye Robbins had 10 digs, Christina Ziegler nine kills, Abby Ackerman eight kills and Remington Wagler six kills and digs.
Cougars drop 5-0 tennis decision
ELNORA — North Central defeated North Daviess, 5-0, in tennis Thursday.
Brennan Crooks defeated Evan Hawk, 5-7, 6-0, 6-1, Jacob Chmilewski defeated Scott Woodruff, 2-6, 7-5, 6-3, and Colton Prechtel topped Braden Lawyer, 6-7(8), 7-5, 7-5.
In doubles, Parker Drake-Chaz Childs defeated Lane Heshelman-Trevor Wikle, 7-6(4), 6-2, and Nolan Kinnnett-Chris Stamper defeated Lane Fulton-Trent Bowman, 6-2, 6-2.
Cardinals fall to NE Dubois
DUBOIS — Northeast Dubois defeated Washington Catholic, 25-7, 25-15, 25-13, in a Blue Chip volleyball match Thursday.
Hannah Wild had four points and three digs for the Cardinals. Sarah Wild had four digs and two points, Mary Anne Wichman three digs, Rachel May a kill and block, Cheyanne Stone a kill and block and Elizabeth Brochin a dig.
Hatchets edge Lions, 3-2
The Washington junior high tennis team defeated Loogootee, 3-2, Thursday.
For Washington, Jacob Overton won 8-2. Jake Wilson-Hunter Escalera won at doubles, 8-4, as did Kaleb Knepp-John Rook.
Ben Lambert and Nate Napier lost in singles, 8-0 and 6-2, respectively. Austin Boyd-Jacob Rice were defeated, 6-4.
Titans defeat Cardinals
The Gibson Southern junior high girls soccer team defeated Washington Catholic, 4-1, Thursday.
Christina Smith scored Washington Catholic’s (2-1-3) goal.
Sports Briefs for Saturday
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Republicans to vote on new trustee
Republicans from Washington Township will meet today to vote on a new township trustee.
Fifteen committee chairmen from Washington Township will vote at 8:45 a.m. today to fill the position following the death of Albert “Pete” Showalter, who died on April 13.
North, Owens 'Play' hard
North Elementary School celebrated its field day Friday with games, ice cream, inflatable fun houses and Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders.
B-R to graduate 41
Barr-Reeve High School will hold its 48th commencement exercises on May 25, in the high school gymnasium at 2 p.m. Again this year, the graduation will be an afternoon affair.
1:03 a.m. - Karen Hulsey, of 511 S. Meridian St. reported a subject possibly hiding the bushes behind her residence. She stated she didn’t see anyone, but could hear coughing.
School board approves new handbooks
Members of the Washington Community Schools Board approved the 2013- 2014 school handbooks. Elementary, junior high and high school student handbooks will now be more streamlined with one another. One major change to the handbooks will be a stricter attendance policy for students. Currently, students in the school district can have 10 unexcused absences per semester.
Unchained Gang roars into park
The Daviess County Unchained Gang will be hosting its 11th annual motorcycle show and swap meet Saturday at Eastside Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
DECA to sponsor dodgeball tourney
Members of the Washington High School DECA Chapter will be hosting a DECA Dodgeball Tournament on Tuesday in the Hatchet House beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Road paving in Washington
The Indiana Department of Transportation is advising motorists to be aware of temporary lane restrictions on Bus. 50 in Washington. Beginning on or after Monday, May 20, crews will be spot paving throughout the city. Work will be accomplished one lane at a time and utilize flag persons to control traffic through the work zones. Work activities are scheduled to take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day with all paving operations anticipated to be complete by May 24. Inclement weather will cancel the work operation for the day.
7:56 p.m. - A complainant on E. Nat'l Hwy. reported there was a truck popped open playing very loud music.
2:19 p.m. - Dave Waters, 200 1/2 SE 7th St., reported that someone had broken into his storage building and broke the windows out of the vehicles stored there. Waters also said that someone had smashed in the roofs on many of the vehicles. Extra patrol was requested.
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