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
- Local News
Republicans to vote on new 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
- B-R to graduate 41
- Police Report
- School board approves new handbooks
- Republicans to vote on new trustee
- Local Sports
Obaseki moving up the ladder
Ben Obaseki was happy with his performance at the three-day rookie mini-camp of the Green Bay Packers. Now it is up to the Packers, or another team, to make a call.
- Dubois wins Loogootee Sectional
- WHS girls soccer call-out meeting
- Cougars win one for Samantha
- Wagler places 2nd in 1600 meters
- Obaseki moving up the ladder
- The "Z" Watch
IU still working towards sixth banner
Monday night in Atlanta, Louisville won the school’s first National Championship since the year I was born - 1986. This accomplishment is significant to Indiana basketball fans, because the last two times the Cardinals cut down the nets (1980, 1986), the Hoosiers did it the following year. The stat, of course means nothing, other than both schools had strong programs in the 1980s.
- Zeller declares for NBA
- Washington shows support for Zeller
- Zeller scores 18, but Pacers beat Cavs 99-94
- Oladipo, Zeller named All-Americans
- IU still working towards sixth banner
Movie preview: “Star Trek Into Darkness”
Plot: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within that has left Starfleet in ruins, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.
- Movie preview: “The Great Gatsby”
- Movie preview: “Peeples”
- Movie preview: “Star Trek Into Darkness”
- State News
Indiana’s high school grad rate continues upward
Indiana’s reported high school graduation rate continues to improve, moving from 77 percent to more than 88 percent in less than a decade, but there are still significant achievement gaps marked by race and income.
- Schools chief Ritz on fast learning curve
- SLIDESHOW: Governor Otis R. Bowen
- Indiana’s high school grad rate continues upward