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High School Roundup

April 27, 2012
Marshall Independent

Area baseball

RRC/WWG throws no-no, but MCC wins

The Murray County Central baseball team scored a 3-1 win over Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove despite being no-hit in the game in Red Rock Conference play on Thursday.

Brady Bierl pitched a no-hitter for the Falcons with five strikeouts and six walks, but a trio of errors allowed three runs to score.

Sam Erickson got the win for the Rebels, throwing a complete game, walking two while striking out 12.

None of the runs in the game were earned as an error put RRC/WWG's run into scoring position.

MCC (5-1 overall, 5-0 Red Rock) will travel to Tracy today to face Tracy-Milroy-Balaton, while RRC/WWG (6-4, 2-2) will face Southwestern United on Tuesday.

RRC/WWG 000 001 0 - 1 3 3

MCC 200 010 X - 3 0 1

R-Brady Bierl. M-Sam Erickson. WP-Erickson. LP-Bierl.


Taylor Hoffbeck pitched a complete-game gem, leading the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers to a 3-1 victory over the Central Minnesota Christian Bluejays in a Camden Conference high school baseball game Thursday in Prinsburg.

Hoffbeck struck out eight batters and allowed just one run on four walks and two hits in seven innings.

Hoffbeck and Jordan Lanoue had TMB's only base hits of the game, both coming in the seventh inning when the Panthers plated a pair of go-ahead runs to snap a 1-1 tie.

Sam Ohden pitched the first 6 1/3 innings for CMCS, while Tyler Daugherty came on and recorded the final two outs. Daugherty also slugged a double for the Bluejays.

TMB (2-2 Camden, 5-3 overall) hosts Murray County Central today.

TMB 000 010 2 - 3 2 2

CMCS 000 100 0 - 1 2 1

TMB-Taylor Hoffbeck. CMCS-Sam Ohden, Tyler Daugherty (7). WP-Hoffbeck. LP-Ohden. 2B: CMCS-Daugherty.

MACCRAY 3, RTR 2 (8 inn.)

MACCRAY took advantage of an error and a passed ball to score a run in the bottom of the eighth inning, earning a 3-2 victory over Russell-Tyler-Ruthton in a Camden Conference high school baseball game Thursday in Raymond.

RTR forced extra innings when Abel Romandia smacked a two-run single to tie the score in the top of the seventh. Bubba Good collected a pair of singles for the Knights.

Phil Madsen hurled a complete game for the Knights, striking out nine batters and issuing just one walk. Corey Abbas (six innings, six strikeouts) and Carter Asche (two innings, two strikeouts) handled the pitching duties for MACCRAY.

RTR (1-3 Camden, 1-4 overall) plays at Southwestern United today.

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MACCRAY 000 110 01 - 3 4 1

RTR-Phil Madsen. MACCRAY-Corey Abbas, Carter Asche (7). WP-Asche. LP-Madsen.

KMS 15, Lakeview 4 (5 inn.)

Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg scored four or more runs in three separate innings, claiming a 15-4 victory over Lakeview in a Camden Conference high school baseball game Thursday at Cottonwood.

Jonah Johnson (3-for-3, double, RBI) and Isaac Froehlich (2-for-3, double, three RBIs) led KMS offensively.

Zach Doose went 2-for-3 and drove in a pair of runs to lead Lakeview at the plate.

Lakeview (0-2 Camden, 0-5 overall) plays at Dawson-Boyd today.

KMS 451 50 - 15 12 0

Lakeview 100 12 - 4 6 1

KMS-Austin Bowman, Sam Johnson (4). Lakeview-Derek Larsen, Wyatt Schuster (4). WP-Bowman. LP-Larsen. 2B: KMS-Jonah Johnson, Joseph Buck, Kyle Baker, Isaac Froehlich.

New Ulm Cathedral 17, Wabasso 2

A five-run third inning and a seven-run seventh frame helped lift New Ulm Cathedral to a 17-2 victory over Wabasso in a Tomahawk Conference high school baseball game Thursday in Milroy.

Eric Hauser (3-for-5, double, triple) and Erich Prokosch (2-for-3, two doubles) led the way at the plate for Cathedral. Pat Bock pitched six innings to earn the win on the mound.

Seth Guetter and Aaron Brau (RBI) were each 2-for-4 to pace Wabasso offensively. Blake Altermatt, Dirk Pistulka and Neil Eichten shared the pitching chores for the Rabbits.

Wabasso (3-2 Tomahawk, 3-2 overall) plays at Springfield today.

NUC 205 120 7 - 17 10 1

Wabasso 010 100 0 - 2 11 4

NUC-Pat Bock, Erich Prokosch (7). Wabasso- Blake Altermatt, Dirk Pistulka (3), Neil Eichten (5). WP-Bock. LP-Altermatt. 2B: NUC-Prokosch (2), Eric Hauser; 3B: NUC-Hauser.

Benson 7,

YME 6 (8 inn.)

Benson rallied with a pair of runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to slip past Yellow Medicine East 7-6 in a West Central South Conference high school baseball game Thursday in Benson.

Austin Thorstad pitched seven strong innings for YME and also went 3-for-5 with two doubles and four RBIs. Brandon Grund and Chris Jensen had a base hit apiece for the Sting.

YME (0-3 West Central, 3-4 overall) hosts Lac qui Parle Valley today.

YME 000 032 01 - 6 5 3

Benson 040 001 02 - 7 10 3

YME-Austin Thorstad, Conor Christenson (8). Benson-Anthony Berreau, Morgan Staton (5). WP-Staton. LP-Christenson. 2B: YME-Thorstad (2); Benson: Berreau, Carl Hoffman.

Area softball

RTR, M/C/L split

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton picked up its first win of the season with a 9-8 victory in the first game of a Camden Conference high school softball doubleheader, while Minneota/Canby/Lincoln HI claimed a 13-3 victory in the second game Thursday in Tyler.

Alecia Snyder smacked a bases-loaded RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift RTR (1-5 Camden, 1-6 overall) to the opening victory. Anna Madsen, who pitched a complete game for the Knights, went 3-for-4 with a home run, while Brittney McWilliams was 2-for-4 with a double.

Kelsea Tolk pitched a pair of complete games for M/C/L and earned the win in the nightcap. Katelyn Smith, Hannah Duis and Ricki Kallhoff each had two hits for the Vikings (2-4, 3-4) in the second game.

Ashlynn Wabecke had a pair of hits for RTR, which hosts Lakeview Monday.

Game 1

M/C/L 301 013 0 - 8 4 0

RTR 201 122 1 - 9 10 5

M/C/L-Kelsea Tolk. RTR-Anna Madsen. WP-Madsen. LP-Tolk. 2B: RTR-Brittney McWilliams; HR: RTR-Madsen.

Game 2

RTR 012 000 - 3 5 2

M/C/L 151 15X - 13 7 0

RTR-Destinee Strand, Madsen (2). M/C/L-Tolk. WP-Tolk. LP-Strand.

Fighting Saints sweep Lakers

Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg improved to 9-0 on the season with a sweep of Lakeview in a Camden Conference doubleheader Thursday in Cottonwood. KMS won Game 1 9-4, then took the second game 6-2.

Samantha Dunn had a big day for the Fighting Saints. She threw a complete game in the opener, striking out 10 batters. She also had a triple in the game, and added a double and a triple in Game 2.

Erin Haglund struck out 11 batters and held Lakeview to three hits in a complete-game win in Game 2. She also had a double and a single.

Lyndsey Peterson took the loss in both games, tossing all 14 innings for Lakeview. She struck out 13 batters on the day and gave up 18 hits. Offensively, Peterson had two hits and scored two runs in the opener, while Sarah Berg had two hits and scored both of Lakeview's runs in the second game.

Now 4-5 overall and 1-5 in conference play, Lakeview returns to action Monday with a game against Russell-Tyler-Ruthton in Tyler.

Lakeview000 102 1-4 10 2

KMS330 201 X-9 10 1

LV-Lyndsey Peterson. KMS-Samantha Dunn. WP-Dunn. LP-Peterson. 3B: KMS-Dunn. 2B: LV- Mallory Meyer; KMS-Ellen Johnson. LOB: LV 8, KMS 6.

KMS201 020 1-6 8 0

LV000 010 1-2 3 3

KMS-Erin Haglund. LV-Peterson. WP-Haglund. LP-Peterson. HR: KMS-Dunn. 2B: Haglund, Dunn, Johnson, Brielle Hauge. LOB: KMS 5, LV 1.

TMB 8, SWU 0

Jenny Welu struck out eight en-route to a six-hit shutout as Tracy-Milroy-Balaton blanked Southwestern United 8-0 in Tracy on Thursday.

Ashley Daniels was a home run away from the cycle for the Panthers (6-3 overall) going 3-for-3 with a double, triple, two runs and an RBI.

Welu was also 2-for-2 with a double and two walks, while Jenna Stoneberg was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.

Casey Iverson added three RBI and Kate Johnston had two stolen bases in the win.

TMB will play host to Dawson-Boyd at Tracy for a Monday doubleheader and will turn around and travel to Clara City to face MACCRAY in a doubleheader on Tuesday.

SWU 000 000 0-0 6 3

TMB 001 034 X-8 12 1

S-Ida Rogers-Ferguson. T-Jenny Welu. WP-Welu. LP-Rogers-Ferguson. 2B: S-Alaina Klingenberg; T-Welu, Jenna Stoneberg, Ashley Daniels. 3B: T-Daniels.

D-B wins in

night cap

The Dawson-Boyd softball team split a Camden Conference doubleheader with Renville County West on Thursday.

The Blackjacks (7-2 overall, 4-2 Camden) fell 12-0 in Game 1 before winning the second game 5-2.

In Game 1, Katie Hutt took the loss for DB, while Mari Lee was 1-for-2 with a double and one of the Blackjacks' three hits.

In the second game, Sadie Zaiser got the win, striking out eight for DB.

Amber Borstad was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs, while Kaitlin had a double.

DB will be in action again on Monday when they travel to Tracy for a make-up doubleheader with Tracy-Milroy-Balaton.

Game 1

RCW 403 05 - 12 9 0

DB 000 00 - 0 3 6

R-Cassidy Fransen. D-Katie Hutt. WP-Fransen. LP-Hutt. 2B: R-Alexis Bakker; D-Mari Lee.

Game 2

DB 201 020 0 - 5 6 2

RCW 002 000 0 - 2 3 3

D-Sadie Zaiser. R-Molly Elliot, Cassidy Fransen (4). WP-Zaiser. LP-Elliot. 2B: D-Amber Borstad, Kaitlin Johnshoy; R-Alexis Bakker.

New Ulm Cath. 15, Wabasso 8

New Ulm Cathedral pounded out 18 hits and picked up a 15-8 victory over Wabasso in a Tomahawk Conference high school softball game Thursday in New Ulm.

Lisa Helget belted three doubles, and Karlee Pfaff tagged a home run to lead Cathedral, while Ali Brey hurled all seven innings.

Kimberly Frank struck out eight batters in a complete-game effort for Wabasso and also went 3-for-5 with a double. Erin Liebl was 2-for-3 with a triple, while Shawna Rogotzke cracked a double for the Rabbits.

Wabasso (3-2 Tomahawk, 4-2 overall) hosts Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart Monday.

Wabasso 100 320 2 - 8 10 6

NUC 260 214 X - 15 18 3

Wabasso-Kimberly Frank. NUC-Ali Brey. WP-Brey. LP-Frank. HR:?UNC-Karle Pfaff. 3B:?W-Erin Liebl; 2B: W-Frank, Shawna Rogotzke; NUC-Paige Pautzke, Amy Eckstein, Lisa Helget 3.

YME 6,

Benson/Hancock 5

Angie Scheffler belted a game-winning RBI double in the bottom of the seventh inning, lifting the Yellow Medicine East Sting to a 6-5 victory over Benson/Hancock in a West Central South Conference softball game Thursday in Granite Falls.

Allie Trudel, who struck out seven batters in a complete-game effort in the circle, was 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs for YME. Jennessa Hoffman went 2-for-4, while Haley Fischer and Danie Roden each had an RBI double for the Sting.

YME (4-1 West Central, 4-5 overall) plays at Lac qui Parle Valley today.

Benson 014 000 0 - 5 9 3

YME 221 000 1 - 6 9 3

Benson/Hancock-Kayla Jones. YME-Allie Trudel. WP-Trudel. LP-Jones. B/H: 2B: B/H-Jones, Kelsey Hammerschmidt; YME-Trudel, Angie Scheffler, Haley Fischer, Danie Roden.

Area golf


Lincoln HI girls 1st in Minneota

The MACCRAY boys and the Lincoln HI girls each won in a Camden Conference triangular that was played in Minneota on Thursday.

The Rebel boys shot a 190 for second, led by Jeramie Blegen's 43. Jeff Gladis followed closely with a 44.

Minneota, which shot a 201, was paced by Aaron Buysse's 45. Leo Buysse was second on the team with a 47.

The Lincoln HI girls shot a 183 for top honors, led by a pair of 44s by Taylor Ness and Malorie Midtaune.

Katelyn Kack and Megan Evers both carded 49s as the Vikings shot a 207.

Boys Team Scores: MACCRAY 188, Lincoln HI 190, Minneota 201.

Lincoln HI Individual Scores: Jeramie Blegen 43, Jeff Gladis 44, Trysten Studeman 51, Johnathon Peihl 52.

Minneota Individual Scores: Aaron Buysse 45, Leo Buysse 47, Alec Engler 51, Matt Myhre 58.

Girls Team Scores: Lincoln HI 183, Minneota 207, MACCRAY 219.

Lincoln HI Individual Scores: Taylor Ness 44, Malorie Midtaune 44, Kyra Gores 47, Danielle Buseth 48.

Minneota Individual Scores: Katelyn Kack 49, Megan Evers 49, Alyssa Engler 54, Allison Bot 55, Heidi Guttormsson 55.

Canby girls,

Dawson-Boyd boys win at Dawson

The Canby girls and the Dawson-Boyd boys turned in the low scores at a Camden Conference high school golf triangular Thursday at Dawson Golf Course.

Canby's girls had a score of 208 to finish ahead of Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (216) and Dawson-Boyd (222). TMB's Morgan Benson was the medalist with a score of 47.

Dawson-Boyd's boys had a score of 163, while TMB (207) and Canby (210) were three strokes apart. Easton Popma was the medalist with a round of 38.

Boys Team Scores: 1. Dawson-Boyd 163, 2. Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 207, 3. Canby 210.

Dawson-Boyd Individual Scores: Easton Popma 38, Ryan Sumner 41, Aaron Lange 42, Jon Tensen 42.

Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Individual Scores: Mike Nilius 49, Devin Skalak 50, Tanner Benson 52, Joe Felt 56.

Canby Individual Scores: Gavin Benz 51, Nick Simonton 52, Cedric Citrowske 53, Vasu Potla 54.

Girls Team Scores: 1. Canby 208, 2. Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 216, 3. Dawson-Boyd 222.

Dawson-Boyd Individual Scores: Ashley Abraham 50, Tiana Kruse 53, Calie Johnson 59, Tracy Polzine 60.

Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Individual Scores: Morgan Benson 47, Morgan Anderson 52, Anna Pommier 53, Annika Anderson 64.

Canby Individual Scores: Scarlet Thorston 50, Natalie Morris 52, Taylor Gorder 53, Kristy Schmidt 53.

Wabasso girls win

golf triangular

The Wabasso girls golf team shot a 201 to take top honors, while the Rabbit boys carded a 232 during a triangular with Cedar Mountain and Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop on Thursday.

Briana Jenniges paced the Rabbits with a 43, while Taylor Doubler shot a 51. Sandra Brau added a 52, and Jenna Henricksen rounded out the top four with a 55.

On the boys' side, Cedar Mountain won with a 186. Marcus Bruflat carded a 47 for Wabasso. The Rabbits' Chase Haase shot a 55, while Shawn Zollner and Jason Swoboda shot a 59 and 71, respectively.

Boys Team Scores: 1. Cedar Mountain 186; 2. Gibbon-Winthrop-Fairfax 190; 3. Wabasso 232.

Wabasso Individual Scores: Marcus Bruflat 47, Chase Haase 55, Shawn Zollner 59, Jason Swoboda 71.

Girls Team Scores: 1. Wabasso 201; 2. GFW 244. INC-Cedar Mountain.

Wabasso Individual Scores: Briana Jenniges 43, Taylor Doubler 51, Sandra Brau 52, Jenna Henirksen 55.

WWG, RRC split dual

Westbrook-Walnut Grove and Red Rock Central split a high school golf dual Thursday at Rolling Hills Golf Course in Westbrook.

WWG's boys finished with a low score of 164, while RRC had a 193. RRC's girls won with a low score of 205, while WWG carded a 224.

The Chargers' Dana Madson won medalist honors on the boys' side, shooting a round of 38. Taylor Lindaman (40), Nick Lehnhoff (42) and Reed Bakken (44) rounded out WWG's team scoring.

Brandon Sohre led RRC with a round of 44, while Jordan Smith had a 47. Zach Valentin and Skyler Vold each had a 51 for the Falcons.

Alison Kircher's medalist round of 45 led the way for RRC's girls. Makayla Meier (49), Kylie Redinius (55) and Shelby Evans (56) completed the Falcons' team scoring.

Abby Herding's round of 48 paced WWG. Avoree Bakken, Paige Erickson and Deziree Koenig finished with scores of 53, 58 and 65, respectively, for the Chargers.

WWG hosts Fulda and Adrian Monday.

Boys Team Scores: 1. Westbrook-Walnut Grove 164, 2. Red Rock Central 193.

WWG Individual Scores: Dana Madson 38, Taylor Lindaman 40, Nick Lehnhoff 42, Reed Bakken 44.

RRC Individual Scores: Brandon Sohre 44, Jordan Smith 47, Zach Valentin 51, Skyler Vold 51.

Girls Team Scores: 1. Red Rock Central 205, 2. Westbrook-Walnut Grove 224.

WWG Individual Scores: Abby Herding 48, Avoree Bakken 53, Paige Erickson 58, Deziree Koenig 65.

RRC Individual Scores: Alison Kircher 45, Makayla Meier 49, Kylie Redinius 55, Shelby Evans 56.

Area tennis


The Yellow Medicine East Sting won all seven matches Thursday afternoon, claiming a 7-0 victory over the MACCRAY Wolverines in a non-conference high school boys' tennis dual in Granite Falls.

Tyler Kotlowski, Clinton Repsher, David Nowacki and Ethan Ator each won their singles matches, while the tandems of Carter Iverson and Brandon Repsher, James DeJager and Todd Nowacki, and Grant Elliott and Shane Nokleby all won at doubles for the Sting.

YME (2-2) hosts Minnewaska Area today.



1. Tyler Kotlowski (Y) def. Nick Kellen 6-1, 4-6, 6-3

2. Clinton Repsher (Y) def. Brandon Wieberdink 1-6, 7-5, 7-5

3. David Nowacki (Y) def. Andrew DuHoux 6-2, 6-0

4. Ethan Ator (Y) def. Conor Hagemeyer 6-2, 6-1


1. Carter Iverson/Brandon Repsher (Y) def. Nathan Eisenmenger/Austin Stager 6-0, 6-0

2. James DeJager/Todd Nowacki (Y) def. Jae Lim/Niti Cheewart 6-0, 6-0

3. Grant Elliott/Shane Nokleby (Y) def. Chris Sietsema/Chris Pruess 6-0, 6-4



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