RRC/WWG 3, MCC 2
A week after throwing a no-hitter against Murray County Central and taking a loss, Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove pitcher Brady Bierl got a bit of revenge against the Rebels Thursday in Lamberton.
Bierl went the distance again Thursday, allowing just three hits in a 3-2 Falcons win in Lamberton. Bierl also had six strikeouts and gave up seven walks. He walked four batters in the top of the seventh inning, where MCC score both of its runs.
RRC/WWG scored all three of its runs in the sixth. Daniel Maras scored the game's first run on a throwing error, then Jeff DeCock had a two RBI double with the bases loaded. Taylor Vollmer also had a strong day offensively, going 2-for-2 with two stolen bases.
The Rebels (7-2 overall, 6-1 Red Rock Conference) next take on Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin Tuesday in Slayton. RRC/WWG (8-4, 4-2) plays today against Jackson County Central in Jackson.
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TMB 3, Minneota/Lincoln HI 1
Tracy-Milroy-Balaton's Reed Salmon struck out nine batters in a two-hit complete-game win over Minneota/Lincoln HI Thursday in Tracy. The Panthers won the game 3-1.
Jordan Lanoue went 2-for-3 for the Panthers with an RBI, while Jon Swenson was 1-for-2 with a two RBI single. All three of the Panthers' runs came in the third inning.
Isaac Josephson pitched a complete game for the Vikings. He gave up six hits and a walk and struck out four batters.
Minneota/Lincoln HI falls to 3-5 overall and 3-3 in the Camden Conference with the loss. The Vikings will take on Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian today in a non-conference matchup.
TMB (7-4 overall, 4-2 Camden) will host conference foe Renville County West on Monday.
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RCW 7, RTR 2
Renville County West's Brett Feldman drilled a two-run triple, helping push the Jaguars to a 7-2 Camden Conference win over Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Thursday in Danube.
Phil Madsen had two of the Knights' five hits, and Shay Wabeke struck out six in a complete game.
RTR (2-6 overall) hosts Lakeview on Monday.
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CMCS 14, Lakeview 4 (6 inn.)
Tyler Daugherty was 3-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs, and also threw a complete game, helping Central Minnesota Christian tally a 14-4 Camden Conference win over Lakeview Thursday in Cottonwood.
Daugherty had a pair of doubles, while Lucas Van Eps also belted a double in the Bluejays' victory.
For the Lakers, Derek Larsen led the team on offense, going 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Lakeview (0-5 Camden, 0-8 overall) hosts Renville County West today in Cottonwood.
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Rabbits, Rockets split
The Wabasso baseball team went 1-1 in a Tomahawk Conference doubleheader against Comfrey/Cedar Mountain Thursday in Comfrey. The Rockets edged the Rabbits 10-9 in the opener, then Wabasso took Game 2 by the score of 6-3.
C/CM's Andy Berkey helped the Rockets to the Game 1 win by going 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Josh Hoek was 2-for-4 with two singles.
Wabasso's Aaron Brau, who pitched the first four innings and took the loss, was 2-for-4 with a double and a three-run homer.
Neil Eichten got the start for the Rabbits in Game 2 and worked six innings. He gave up three runs on seven hits with eight strikeouts and three walks. Brau got the save, striking out two batters in the seventh.
Eichten and Seth Guetter each went 2-for-3 with a double, while Dalton Taylor made his first varsity hit for the Rabbits count with a two RBI triple.
At 5-4 overall and 5-4 in the conference, Wabasso will return to action Saturday with a non-conference game against Murray County Central in Slayton.
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Montevideo 10, YME 4
The Yellow Medicine East baseball team was unable to overcome an early lead by Montevideo and fell to the Thunder Hawks 10-4 in West Central Conference play on Thursday.
Aaron Zieske went six innings for the Sting (3-7 overall, 0-6 West Central) and was tagged with the loss. He also was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI at the plate.
Reed Raddatz was the other YME player with multiple hits, going 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs in the loss.
YME is in action again today, playing host to Paynesville in conference action in Granite Falls.
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Vikings draw split with RCW
The Minneota/Canby/Lincoln HI softball team split a Camden Conference doubleheader with Renville County West Thursday in Renville. The Vikings won Game 1 7-3, then committed eight errors in a 10-0 loss in five innings in Game 2.
Kelsea Tolk pitched two complete games for the Vikings. In the first game, Tolk struck out two batters, walked one and held RCW to six hits to earn the win. In the second game, Tolk struck out a pair of batters, walked two and gave up six hits again in the losing effort.
In Game 1, Ricki Kallhoff led M/C/L offensively with a 3-for-4 performance at the plate where she had two doubles and two RBIs. Payton Boerboom was 2-for-3 and knocked in two runs for the Vikings, while Shay Buysse went 3-for-4 with an RBI.
Jessica Fox had three of M/C/L's five hits in Game 2, and Hannah Duis added a double.
The Vikings (4-6 overall, 3-5 Camden) play Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian today in Edgerton.
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MCC 7, RRC/WWG 1
The Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove softball team out-hit Murray County Central on Thursday, but fell to the Rebels 7-1 in Red Rock Conference play.
MCC (8-4 overall, 6-2 Red Rock) held a 1-0 lead after two innings and didn't build on it until the fifth inning. Aubrey Willhite pitched the loss for the Falcons, striking out four in the effort. Kristi Bose recorded the win for the Rebels, also striking out four.
Michaela Hartle led the way for MCC, going 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and an RBI. Taylor Schreier was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI, while Jade Giese was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and two RBIs.
For the Falcons (2-8, 2-4) Katie Halter was 2-for-3, while Angela Hannemann and Katie Larsen each hit a double.
RRC/WWG will be in action again today when it travels to Wabasso, while MCC will play host to Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Monday in Slayton.
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Wabasso takes 2 from C/CM
The Wabasso softball team swept Comfrey/Cedar Mountain in Tomahawk Conference action Thursday, winning 12-0 and 15-1.
In Game 1, Kimberly Frank pitched a four-hit shutout, striking out five. She was also 2-for-3 with a grand slam home run in the fourth and had a total of five RBIs. Alyssa Rothmeier had two RBIs in the win for the Rabbits.
In the second game, Frank pitched her second win of the day, striking out five again. She was 2-for-3 with her second home run of the day, driving in three RBIs.
Desi Kramer was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI, while Kendra Eichten and Becky Franta were both 2-for-2 with a double while Eichten had two RBIs and Franta added four RBIs.
The Rabbits (8-2 overall, 6-2 Tomahawk) will travel to Winthrop on Monday to face Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop in conference play.
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YME 5, Montevideo 4
The Yellow Medicine East softball team capitalized on Montevideo's mistakes, pulling away for a 5-4 West Central Conference victory Thursday in Granite Falls.
Trailing 3-2 after the top of the second inning, Nena McCalla hit a one-out, two-run single to right-center to put the Sting up 4-3. One more run would cross home plate in the second on a Thunder Hawks' error.
Allie Trudel got the victory for YME, striking out four and allowing four runs (two earned) in a complete game.
The Sting (6-1 West Central, 6-5 overall) heads to Paynesville today.
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Competing at a six-team track meet in Worthington, the Westbrook-Walnut Grove/Red Rock Central boys and girls finished in sixth and fifth place, respectively. The Charger boys finished with 60 points, while the girls had 78.
Winning both the boys' and girls' divisions was host Worthington, with 238 points for the boys and 151 for the girls.
In the boys' meet, WWG/RRC's Levi Bunting took first place in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 16.56 seconds.
In the girls' meet, Melanie Kedl had three second-place finishes, in the 100 (13.83), 200 (28.56) and high jump (4 feet, 6 inches). Hailey Osland had a pair of second-place finishes in the long jump (14-3 1/2) and triple jump (30-2 1/2).
TMB boys, Lincoln HI girls win
Playing at the par-3 course in Balaton, the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton boys and Lincoln HI girls each took first place during a dual meet on Thursday.
In the boys' meet, Nathan Snell and Devin Skalak carded rounds of 34 and 35, respectively, pushing the Panthers to a final score of 142. The Rebels finished with a score of 152, led by Jeff Gladis, who took medalist honors with a 29.
In the girls' meet, Lincoln HI's Taylor Ness took medalist honors by carding a 33 as the Rebels finished with a score of 139. Malorie Midtaune and Kyra Gores shot 34 and 35, respectively. For TMB (182), Morgan Benson led the team with a 43.
Boys Team Scores: 1. Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 142; 2. Lincoln HI 152.
TMB Individual Results: Nathan Snell 34, Devin Skalak 35, Joe Felt 36, Mike Nilius 37.
Lincoln HI Individual Results: Jeff Gladis 29, Jeramie Blegen 39, Jordan Twedt 41, Trysten Studemann 43, Jon Piehl 43.
Girls Team Scores: 1. Lincoln HI 139; 2. Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 182.
Lincoln HI Individual Results: Taylor Ness 33, Malorie Midtaune 34, Kyra Gores 35, Danielle Buseth 37.
TMB Individual Results: Morgan Benson 43, Anna Pommier 44, Emily Crumrine 47, Annika Anderson 48.
MCC boys win in Westbrook
The Murray County Central boys and the Fulda girls took top honors in a golf meet held in Westbrook on Thursday.
The MCC boys shot a 159, led by Devin Erickson and Ben Loosbrock at 38. Devin Ryan added a 41, followed closely by Adam Christensen's 42.
WWG was five strokes off the lead with a 164. Taylor Lindaman came in with a 38, while Dana Madson (40), Nick Lehnhoff (41) and Walker Christians (44) filled in the final three scores.
On the girls' side, the Rebels were second with a 209. Chelsey Jurrens shot a 50, followed by Hannah Davis with a 51. Haleigh Clarke and Macy Halbur each shot 54.
The Charger girls were one stroke back at 210, with Paige Erickson leading the way with a 45. Abby Herding carded a 47, while Avoree Bakken(53) and Deziree Koenig (65) rounded out the team scores.
WWG is in Sandborn on Monday to face Red Rock Central.
Boys Team Scores: 1. Murray County Central 159; 2. Westbrook-Walnut Grove 164; 3. Fulda 175; 4. Hills-Beaver Creek 192
MCC Individual Scores: Devin Erickson 38, Ben Loosbrock 38, Devin Ryan 41, Adam Christensen 42.
WWG Individual Scores: Taylor Lindaman 38, Dana Madson 40, Nick Lehnhoff 41, Walker Christians 44.
Girls Team Scores: 1. Fulda 188; 2. Murray County Central 209; 3. WWG 210
MCC Individual Scores: Chelsey Jurrens 50, Hannah Davis 51, Haleigh Clarke 54, Macy Halbur 54.
WWG Individual Scores: Paige Erickson 45, Abby Herding 47, Avoree Bakken 53, Deziree Koenig 65.
YME?takes 6th at West Central meet
The Yellow Medicine East boys golf team shot a 176 in the West Central Conference South boys meet in Montevideo on Thursday for sixth place.
Charles Blue shot a 41 to pace the Sting. Jordan Zens and Mitch McCosh both shot 44s and Spencer McCosh followed with a 47.
West Central Conference South Boys Golf Meet
Team Scores: 1. Montevideo 158; 2. Benson 158; 3. Morris Area 167; 4. BOLD 170; 5. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 170; 6. Yellow Medicine East 176; 7. Lac qui Parle Valley 196.
YME Individual Scores: Charles Blue 41, Jordan Zens 44, Mitch McCosh 44, Spencer McCosh 47.