Jasper and Southridge Roll on the Grid Iron
Dubois County (NNDC): Jasper, Southridge and Forest Park were in action on the football field Friday with the Raiders looking to remain unbeaten.
Jasper 56 – Princeton 7
Southridge 41 – Tell City 13
North Posey 24 – Forest Park 11
In Jasper, the Wildcats hosted the struggling Princeton Tigers on Friday night. This contest was all Jasper as the Wildcats dominated from the opening possession. The Cats scored on their first four possessions to take a commanding lead and would never look back, while taking a 35-0 lead into halftime. Princeton’s only score would come with just under 6 minutes to go in the 3rd quarter. The Wildcats added to their total and ran off with a 56-7 victory. With the win, Jasper is now 3-3 on the season and will return to action on Friday, October 11th with a Big 8 matchup at Washington.
At Southridge, the Raiders hosted a tough Tell City Marksman team who entered the contest at 4-1, while the Raiders were looking to stay undefeated. The Raiders jumped on top first with an interception from Cole Calvert who returned the ball to the end zone giving Southridge a 7-0 lead. Tell City answered back with 7 of their own when Shane Braunecker got into the end zone. From that point, it was all Southridge as the Raiders jumped out to a 21-7 halftime lead. Southridge rolled in the 2nd half to a 41-13 victory. With the win, the Raiders are now 6-0 and will travel to Heritage Hills on Friday night to face the Patriots who also enter the game at 6-0 after their trouncing of Gibson Southern this past week. The winner of this conference matchup will likely win the PAC.
The Forest Park Rangers was on the road to face North Posey on Friday in a conference matchup. The Rangers entered the game at 3-2 while North Posey was 1-4. The Forest Park offense struggled to get anything going against the Vikings and would fall 24-11. With the loss, the Rangers fall to 3-3 on the season and will host South Spencer this upcoming Friday night. The Rebels will enter the game at 1-5 following their 62-15 win over Pike Central.