Here is the latest news and notes from the Athletic Department…
- The Boys Golf team had a good week as they defeated Taylor and Delphi last Monday night before hosting the HHC Meet at Deer Track on Saturday. In cold and damp conditions, the Boys fought hard and finished in third place. Junior Grant McGraw shot a 79 and earned medalist honors. Grant also was named All-Conference. This week the guys tee off at Lewis Cass on Wednesday as they prep for the County Meet (May 22,23) and Sectionals (June 1).
- The Baseball team continues to play well after earning their first HHC title since 1993. The Gophers defeated Taylor and Tri-Central early last week, were defeated by Harrison in a close game mid-week, and swept a DH versus North White on Saturday. This week Prairie hosts Tipton on Monday, travels to Carroll on Tuesday, hosts Hamilton Heights on Wednesday (Senior Night following the game), and travels to a ranked Covington team on Saturday for a DH. The Gophers wrap up regular season play at Seeger next Monday before competing in the Delphi Sectional on Wednesday against Carroll.
- The Softball team lost to Sheridan and McCutcheon last week while defeating Tri-Central and Taylor. The girls travel to Carroll tonight with 3rd place in the HHC on the line. The Lady Gophers also host West Lafayette for a V/JV DH on Tuesday (Senior Night at 5:15pm)and Bethesda Christian on Thursday. The girls will participate in the Rossville Sectional opener next Monday night against Tri-County at 5PM.
- The Track and Field team will participate in Sectionals this week. The girls meet is on Tuesday at Harrison while the boys compete at West Lafayette on Thursday. Notable seeds include Alyssa Lukasik (#1 in the High Jump), Tynlie Neal (#7 in the Pole Vault), Rebekah Lloyd (#7 in the 100m Hurdles), Kylee Maish (#4 200m Dash), Melody Tolley (#5 in the 1600m Run, #5 in the 3200m Run), and the 4 x 100m Relay Team (#4). The Boys Sectional Seeding has not been released yet.
Good luck to all of our Gopher student-athletes as they wrap up another sports season and year of school.
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Have a great week Gophers!