Aces defeat Hatchets
Mt. Carmel (Ill.) defeated Washington, 179-199, at Country Oaks in a Big Eight Conference golf match.
Natalya Meinhart shot 46 to pace the Hatchets (20-32). Kayla Mercer shot 49, Cheyenne Jones 51, Haven Lunsford 53, Destiny Graber 57 and Liz Sievers 62.
Mount Carmel’s Annie Leighty was medalist with a round of 42.
Hatchets top Spartans, 2-0
Washington’s junior varsity girls soccer team defeated South Knox’s varsity, 2-0, at the Sports Complex Wednesday.
Kaitlyn Smith scored one minute into the second half for Washington’s first goal. Emily Mahan scored the second goal off a cross with 24:47 left to play.
Robinson earns victory
Washington’s Jamal Robinson won a triangular meet with Vincennes Clark and Rivet Wednesday.
Robinson ran in a time of 11:49, leading the Hatchets to a team-winning score of 26. Clark was second with 31. Rivet did not have enough runners to score.
Other finishers for Washington were: Wesley Edwards, fourth, 12:57; Shawn Greene, sixth, 13:03; Brady Turner, seventh, 13:07; Bradley Decker, eighth, 13:18; Curtis Tucker, ninth, 13:21; Brandon Richter, 18th, 16:51; Kory Pfender, 20th, 19:09.
Emily Matthews ran eighth in a time of 14:39 for Washington’s girls. Clarke won the team event with 15 points and Rivet had 50. Washington did not enough runners to score.
Other Washington finishers were: Mykah Myers, 12th, 16:40; Mallory Heller, 15th, 17:44; and Maya Gray, 17th, 18:21.
Hatchets top Cougars, 5-0
Washington’s junior high tennis team defeated North Daviess, 5-0.
Ben Lambert defeated Ethan Hawk, 8-5, Jacob Overton topped Tanner Gray, 8-4, and Caleb Arthur won against Michael Holt, 8-0, in singles.
In doubles, Jake Wilson-Hunter Escalera defeated Garrett Huff-Caleb Wagler, 8-1, and Kaleb Knepp-John Rook defeated Craig Parsons-Ethan Jerrels, 8-2. North Daviess’ Cody Keith defeated Nate Napier, 6-0, and Washington’s Jacob Rice won, 6-3.
Stats needed from coaches
Area varsity coaches are asked to begin sending in stats for their players beginning Monday.
Following is a list of statistics requested for each sport:
Volleyball: Top three players in kills, digs and assists.
Cross country: Best three times for both boys and girls from your school.
Soccer: Top three in goals, shots and assists. For goalies, shots faced and allowed.
Tennis: Records for singles and doubles players.
Golf: Average score for nine and 18-hole rounds and best scores for each player.
Please send by email to gsims@washtimesherald, or fax to 812-254-7517.
Sports Briefs for Friday
Aces defeat Hatchets
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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.
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Obaseki moving up the ladder
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