Soccer challenge Sunday
PRINCETON -- Knights of Columbus Council 1131 Soccer Challenge is Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Gibson County Youth Soccer League field. Open to boys and girls ages 9 to 14, (proof of birthdate required), registration begins at 1 p.m. and competition starts at 2 p.m. For more information, contact Ken Halbig at 812-664-7590.
Trojans fall in makeup game
The Wood Memorial High School boys soccer team took on Shoals on Thursday in a makeup game and lost 4-0.
"I feel like we were the better team, but we got outhustled," said Trojans head coach Josh Stolz. "We didn't have much aggressiveness and I feel like we weren't mentally into the game. Anything Shoals could get to, they did. The guys were disappointed, but we have to play good soccer no matter who the opponent is."
Shoals' Jon Sukup scored less than 90 seconds into the contest to put Shoals up for good 1-0 before tallying a second-half hattrick to account for the entirety of Shoals' offense.
"He was a forward and he's a good right-footed player," Stolz said of Sukup. "Our defense played great, but they couldn't get him stopped."
The Trojans outshot Shoals 7-1 in the first half but were outshot 9-1 in the second half.
The Trojans take the field again on Saturday at Day school.
Titans take down Tecumseh
The Gibson Southern High School Titans tennis team beat Tecumseh on Thursday, 5-0.
At No. 1 singles, Max Braselton beat Woody Bruckens 6-2, 6-1. Jarrett Klusmeier defeated Jalen Oxley at No. 2 singles 6-3, 6-4 and Gavin Graper won at No. 3 singles 6-3, 6-0.
In doubles action, the team of Daniel Knapp and Derrick Lynn won 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (3) including coming back from a 5-4 deficit in the third set. At No. 2 doubles,Evan Birch and Isaiah Kiesel won 6-2, 6-3.
In JV action, Bryce Simpson won a singles match and the teams of Cameron Foster and Alex Harper and Caleb Shoultz and Devon Bullock both won.
Up next for the Titans is the Jefferson Invite on Friday and Saturday.
Lady Trojans beat North Knox
The Wood Memorial Lady Trojans soccer team recorded their first win of the season Thursday night against North Knox.
Jenna McGowan scored two goals and assisted on the other goal to Khloye Strickland. Kennedy Blacklock added three saves.
"It felt great," Kevin Manian said following this teams first victory. "The girls played their butts off, they really wanted a win and were dead set on getting it. They did not quit or let up and they went after it."
Wood Memorial plays again on Tuesday against Evansville Day School at 5 p.m.