Jasper Wins Record 36th Baseball Sectional
IHSAA 3A SECTIONAL AT JASPER
Jasper 10 Vincennes Lincoln 0
The top-ranked Jasper Wildcats won their 36th sectional baseball championship Monday night at Ruxer Field, blanking Vincennes Lincoln, 10-0, on Cal Krueger’s two-hitter. The win gives Jasper Indiana’s most sectional titles thanks to LaPorte’s 5-0 loss to Chesterton Monday. LaPorte has won 35 sectionals.
The Wildcats broke a scoreless tie with two runs in the top of the fourth inning and never let up. They scored five more in the fifth and a final three in the seventh while pounding out 11 hits in support of Krueger, who struck out seven and walked only one. Tyler Begle and Evan Aders led the Jasper hitting, Begle with two doubles and three RBI, Aders with two singles and two RBI.
Jasper, now 27 and 1, advances to the regional next week at League Stadium in Huntingburg. The Cats will play South Dearborn at 1:30 Saturday afternoon after Mt. Vernon and North Harrison play at 11 Saturday morning.
Jasper 000 250 3 – 10 11 0
Vincennes Lincoln 000 000 0 – 0 2 3
IHSAA 2A SECTIONAL AT ROCKPORT
South Spencer 12 Forest Park 2 (5 innings)
Jon Stallings pitched the home-standing second-ranked South Spencer Rebels to a 12-2 victory over Forest Park Monday in the championship game of the 2A sectional at Joe Hargis Field. Stallings allowed the Rangers only four hits and single runs in the first and fourth innings. A seven-run Reb uprising in the bottom of the fifth sealed the victory. Forest Park finishes the season wit h a 12-10 record. South Spencer advances to the 2A regional next week at Clarksville Providence.
Forest Park 100 10 – 2 4 1
South Spencer 102 27 – 12 13 2
SUMMER COLLEGIATE BASEBALL
At League Stadium – Huntingburg
Dubois County Bombers 7 Hopkinsville 6
Drake McNamara’s one-out single drove in Brady Pfaadt with the winning run as the Bombers edged the Hoppers in a 7-6 walkoff . Derek Flaugher, the fourth of four Bomber pitchers, got the victory. The Bombers, now 2 and 2 for the young season, will host Owensboro Wednesday.
Hopkinsville 000 300 121 – 7 7 2
Dubois Co. Bombers 001 030 012 – 6 7 5
Eggemeye, Cubilios (4), Myers (8) and Losekamp;
Freeman, Spencer (7), O’Bryan (7), Flaugher (8) and Pfaadt.