Knox County Sports Roundup for Wednesday

The South Knox school board on Tuesday approved Jim Farris as the Spartans boys basketball head coach. Farris spent last year as interim head coach at South Knox. The Spartans went 11-14 last season.
South Knox was fourth, North Knox seventh, Rivet eighth, and Vncennes Lincoln 11th in the area Princeton girls’ track sectional.  Homestanding Princeton was the sectional champion.
South Knox winners included Sarah French in the 100 meters, and Aubrey Nowaskie in the 800 meters,.  North Knox also had two winners, with Olivia Knabel in the 400, and Briley Utt in the shot put.  Rivet’s sectional champ ws Rachel Jacqumain in the 200 meters.
Sectional advancers included Rivet’s Lissa Willis in the 100 hurdles; Lincoln’s Greer Hardin in the high jump, and South Knox’s Savannah Staggs in the pole vault; Shelby Burke in the long jump; and Meredith Adams in the shot put.  Finally, the South Knox 12600-meter relay team advanced with a second place finish.  The top three finishers in each event move onto the Evansville Central track regional.
The weather wiped out most of Tuesdays local sports calendar, including play at
the Lincoln Girls Tennis Sectional.  So the Tournament will be moved back one day.
Action at 5pm today has the host Alices playing South Knox.  The Winner will face
Vincennes Rivet in one of Thursday night’s semi-finals.  The other semi will have
Washington Catholic playing Washington with the championship now set for Friday
at 5pm.
On the local sports scene for today….South Knox will look to wrap up the Blue-Chip Conference
title outright as it hosts Vincennes Rivet at 5:30.  You can hear the game on WUZR
The North Knox Baseball team plays at North Central at five.
The Lincoln softball team visits Evansville Memorial at six.
The South Knox softball team visits Loogootee at 5:30.
The North Knox softball team entertains Barr-Reeve at five.
The Lincoln golf team celebrates senior day, as it hosts Wood Memorial and Barr-Reeve.