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High school roundup

May 8, 2012
Marshall Independent

Area softball

TMB 11, MCC 6

Galiya Bitton drove in three runs, and Kate Johnston finished with three runs to help Tracy-Milroy-Balaton to an 11-6 non-conference victory over Murray County Central on Monday in Slayton.

The Rebels went up 2-1 in the bottom of the second inning after back-to-back solo home runs by Courtny Blomgren and Sophie Nepp. Jade Giese later added a two-run homer in the MCC loss.

The Panthers (10-4) head to Russell-Tyler-Ruthton for a doubleheader Thursday, while the Rebels (7-5) host Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian on Thursday.

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MCC022 200 0-6 7 4

TMB-Jenny Welu; MCC-Ashley Clarke, Kristi Bose. WP-Welu. LP-Clarke. HR: MCC-Courtny Blomgren, Sophie Nepp, Jade Giese. 2B: TMB-Jenna Stoneberg; MCC-Kenda Blomgren.

Laker softball sweeps


Lyndsey Peterson had a big day to help the Lakeview softball team earn a key Camden Conference sweep of the MACCRAY Wolverines Monday in Raymond.

Peterson earned two complete game wins on mound, helping the Lakers to a 5-1 win in Game 1 and a 4-3 win in Game 2. She struck out six and walked one batter in the first game, holding MACCRAY to just four hits. In Game 2, Peterson had two strikeouts and no walks. She gave up six hits and three runs, but none of the runs were earned.

At the plate, Peterson went 2-for-3 with a double in Game 1, then was 3-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored in the second game.

Abby Lee helped the Lakers at the plate in the first game, going 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Sarah Berg was 2-for-4 with a triple in Game 2.

The Lakers improve to 8-5 overall and 5-5 in the conference following the sweep. They will play a doubleheader against Dawson-Boyd Thursday in Cottonwood. MACCRAY (7-3 overall, 6-3 Camden) plays Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Thursday in Kerkhoven.

Game 1

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MAC-Hailey Goeman. LV-Lyndsey Peterson. WP-Peterson. LP-Goeman. 2B: LV-Peterson.

Game 2

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MACCRAY002 010 0-3 6 1

LV-Peterson. MAC-Jennifer Summers. WP-Peteson. LP-Summers. HR: LV-Peterson. 3B: LV-Sarah Berg.

GFW 8, Wabasso 2

Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop's Erin McDurmont hit for two doubles and was the winning pitcher for the Thunderbirds in an 8-2 Tomahawk Conference victory over Wabasso Monday at Fairfax.

Kimberly Frank finished 2-for-3 with a solo home run for the Rabbits, who drop to 6-3 in the Tomahawk, 8-3 overall.

On Thursday, Wabasso travels to Sleepy Eye St. Mary's for a Tomahawk Conference doubleheader.

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GFW000 521 X-8 9 1

W-Kimberly Frank; GFW-Erin McDurmont. WP-McDurmont. LP-Frank. HR: W-Frank. 2B: W-Callie Rohlik; GFW-McDurmont 2.

Area baseball

RTR 3, Lakeview 0

Phil Madsen struck out 10 batters and gave up just one hit in a complete-game effort to lead the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton baseball team to a 3-0 win over Lakeview Monday in Tyler

Madsen also had a hit and two stolen bases. Brandon Kerr had an RBI base hit and had two stolen bases for the Knights, while Shay Wabeke had an RBI single and stole one base. Bubba Good added a hit for RTR and had his first career stolen base.

Lakeview pitcher Randy Louwagie tossed a complete game, striking out seven batters, walking three and giving up five hits. Zack Doose had the lone hit for the Lakers.

RTR moves to 3-6 overall and will host Murray County Central Friday. Lakeview (0-9) will take to the road for a Camden Conference game against Renville County West on Thursday.

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LV-Randy Louwagie. RTR-Phil Madsen. WP-Madsen. LP-Louwagie.

TMB 8, RCW 6

With two hits and four RBIs by JC DeWitte, the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton baseball team improved to 6-2 in the Camden Conference, 8-4 overall with an 8-6 victory over Renville County West Monday at Tracy.

Taylor Hoffbeck got the win on the mound and was 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI for the Panthers. Jordan Lanoue followed with a pair of hits.

Tucker Harazin belted a pair of doubles and scored two RBIs for the Jaguars (2-4, 2-7).

On Wednesday, TMB heads to Milroy to play Wabasso, resuming a game that was suspended last week after 4 1/2 innings due to rain.

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TMB350 000 X-8 8 3

RCW-Ryan Fransen, Mitch Treml (3); TMB-Taylor Hoffbeck, Jordan Lanoue (6). WP-Hoffbeck. LP-Fransen. 2B: RCW-Tucker Harazin 2, Treml; TMB-Hoffbeck 2, JC DeWitte.

Canby 4, MACCRAY 2

Jordan Holmlund and Bryce Gorder combined to toss a one-hitter to help carry the Canby baseball team to a 4-2 win over Camden Conference foe MACCRAY Monday in Raymond.

Holmlund worked the first five innings, striking out two batters, allowing three walks and surrendering the only hit. He gave up one run, which was unearned. Gorder pitched the final two innings, also giving up one unearned run.

Tate Citrowske powered the Canby offense with three hits and an RBI. Stephen Huber was 1-for-4 with an RBI.

MACCRAY's Riley Aeikiens tossed a complete game for the Wolverines, collecting 11 strikeouts while walking two batters and giving up nine hits.

The Lancers (6-1 overall) continue Camden Conference play Thursday with a game against Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg in Sunburg.

Canby002 020 0-4 9 2

MACCRAY000 011 0-2 1 2

C-Jordan Holmlund, Bryce Gorder (6). MAC-Riley Aeikiens. WP-Holmlund. LP-Aeikiens.

Minneota/Lincoln HI 8,

SW United 7

The Minneota/Lincoln HI baseball team overcame five errors resulting in six unearned runs to defeat Southwestern United 8-7 Monday in Minneota.

Cal Swedzinski pitched a complete game for the Vikings. He gave up seven hits and no walks, striking out one batter. Just one of the seven runs he allowed was earned.

Swedzinski helped his cause at the plate with two hits. Lee Bot was 2-for-4 with a double, and Adam Josephson also had a double for Minneota/Lincoln HI.

The Vikings (4-5 overall) play at Dawson-Boyd on Thursday.

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M/LHI050 210 X-8 8 5

SWU-Riley Place, Jacob Olson (2), Jacob Dosh (3), Justin Jass (4). M/LHI-Cal Swedzinski. WP-Swedzinski. LP-Jass. 2B: SWU-Dosh, Place; M/LHI-Lee Bot, Adam Josephson.

Wabasso 5, GFW 2

Scott Jenniges drove in a pair of runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, propelling Wabasso to a 5-2 Tomahawk Conference victory over Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop Monday in Milroy.

At 6-4 in the Tomahawk and 6-4 overall, the Rabbits will resume a suspended game with Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Wednesday in Balaton. Play was suspended last week with 4 1/2 innings completed due to inclement weather.

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Wabasso000 140 X-5 5 1

Area golf

RTR boys, Canby girls win at Camden triangular

The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton boys' golf team and Canby girls' team won at a Camden Conference triangular Monday in Canby.

The RTR boys combined to shoot a team score of 176, topping Canby by 24 strokes. Minneota finished in third at 220.

Hudson VanDrunen fired the low score of the day, a 38, to lead the Knights. Nathan VanDrunen added a 45, Andrew Bakker had a 46 and Nate Christensen shot a 47 to round out RTR's top four scores.

Nick Simonton led Canby with a 45, and Minneota was paced by Aaron Buysse's round of 50.

The Canby girls shot a 196 to edge Minneota by four strokes. RTR's team was incomplete.

The Lancers got their best round from Taylor Gorder, who shot a 46. She was followed by Natalie Morris (48), Scarlet Thorston (50) and Kristy Schmidt (52).

RTR's Hannah Kruger was the individual medalist with her round of 45. Megan Evers and Katelyn Kack shot 48 and 49, respectively, for Minneota.

Golfers from all three teams will be back on the course today, with the boys golfers heading to Cottonwood and the girls going to Minneota.

Boys Team Scores: 1. Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 176, 2. Canby 200, 3. Minneota 220.

Individual Scores

RTR: Hudson VanDrunen 38, Nathan VanDrunen 45, Andrew Bakker 46, Nate Christensen 47.

Canby: Nick Simonton 45, Vasu Potla 48, Jesse Lokken 53, Cedric Citrowske 54.

Minneota: Aaron Buysse 50, Troy Skaar 53, David Cayetano 58, Cole Hennen 59.

Girls Team Scores: 1. Canby 196, 2. Minneota 200. Inc-RTR.

Canby: Taylor Gorder 46, Natalie Morris 48, Scarlet Thorston 50, Kristy Schmidt 52.

Minneota: Megan Evers 48, Katelyn Kack 49, Alyssa Engler 50, Allison Bot 53, Charlie Josephson 53.

RTR: Hannah Kruger 45, Kelsey Stanek 55, Lindsay Moberg 73.

Rebel girls, Blackjack boys earn top honors in Hendricks

The Lincoln HI girls' golf team shot a 200 to win a Camden Conference triangular on its home course, while the Dawson-Boyd boys fired a 167 to hold off Lincoln HI by nine strokes Monday in Hendricks.

The top four Rebel girls were all within four strokes of each other. Kyra Gores paced the team with a 48, followed by Malorie Midtaune's 49, Chelsey Benz's round of 51 and a 52 from Taylor Ness.

Lakeview's Steph Werner was the individual medalist and helped the Lakers to a second-place finish with her round of 43. Lakeview shot 224 as a team, while Dawson-Boyd shot a 226. The Blackjacks were led by Ashley Abraham, who fired a 47.

Ryan Sumner and Christian Thoen each shot 40 to lead the Blackjack boys. Jon Tensen added a 43, and Aaron Lange and Easton Popma each shot 44.

Lincoln HI's Jeff Gladis was the medalist after shooting a 39. Lakeview, which finished with a team score of 217, was led by Taylor Pickthorn's round of 45.

All three teams will be in action today, with the boys squads playing in Cottonwood and the girls playing in Minneota.

Boys Team Scores: 1. Dawson-Boyd 167, 2. Lincoln HI 176, 3. Lakeview 217.

Individual Scores

Dawson-Boyd: Ryan Sumner 40, Christian Thoen 40, Jon Tensen 43, Aaron Lange 44, Easton Popma 44.

Lincoln HI: Jeff Gladis 39, Jeramie Blegen 43, Jon Piehl 46, Trystan Studemann 48.

Lakeview: Taylor Pickthorn 45, Quinn Fenger 57, Eric Pehrson 64.

Hendricks: Kolbe Frank 52, Tyson Frank 61.

Girls Team Scores: 1. Lincoln HI 200, 2. Lakeview 224, 3. Dawson-Boyd 226.

Individual Scores

Lincoln HI: Kyra Gores 48, Malorie Midtaune 49, Chelsey Benz 51, Taylor Ness 52.

Lakeview: Steph Werner 43, Whitney Fischer 55, Haley Matthys 56, Brianna Bunger 70.

Dawson-Boyd: Ashley Abraham 47, Raeann Tuff 57, Callie Johnson 60, Tiana Kruz 62.

Hendricks: Desiree Scotting 75.

YME girls finish in 4th

In the fourth West Central Conference meet of the season, the Yellow Medicine East girls' golf team finished with a total score of 232, good for fourth place on Monday in Madison.

The Sting, who are tied for third overall in the West Central, were led on the day by freshman Erica Mortiz, who carded a 52.

BOLD took first place with a score of 196, beating second-place Montevideo by 13 strokes. BOLD's Chole Altmann was the medalist, shooting a 47.

Team Scores: 1. BOLD 196; 2. Montevideo 209; 3. Morris 219; 4. Yellow Medicine East 232; 5. Benson 242; 6. Lac qui Parle Valley 244; 7. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 277.

YME Individual Results: Erica Mortiz 52, Leah Jesseritz 57, Cassie Thielen, Claressa Thielen 62.

Wabasso girls win at Winthrop

The Wabasso girls' golf team shot a total score of 214 on Monday, defeating host Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop in Winthrop.

The Rabbits' Sandra Brau took medalist honors after carding a 49, while Briana Jenniges followed with a round of 50.

In the boys' meet, Wabasso took third place with 226, led by Marcus Bruflat's 47. GFW defeated Cedar Mountain with a score of 194, winning by three strokes. GFW's Jordan Albrecht and CM's Tristan Pietig shared medalist honors after shooting 46s.

Boys Team Scores: 1. Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 194; 2. Cedar Mountain 197; 3. Wabasso 226.

Wabasso Individual Results: Marcus Brufalt 47, Kyle Campbell 58, Shawn Zollner 60, Talon Irlbeck 61.

Girls Team Scores: 1. Wabasso 214; 2. Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 228.

Wabasso Individual Results: Sandra Brau 49, Briana Jenniges 50, Kendra Haase 57, Jenna Henriksen 58.

Area tennis

YME boys' tennis wins

in Pipestone

The Yellow Medicine East boys' tennis team defeated Pipestone Area 5-2 Monday in Pipestone to move to 4-3 overall in dual competition.

Tyler Kotlowski, Clinton Repsher and David Nowacki, the top three singles players for the Sting, each earned a victory Monday. The No. 2 YME doubles team of James DeJager and Todd Nowacki, and the Sting's No. 3 doubles team of Grant Elliott and Chris Garding also earned wins.

The Sting return to the courts today for a dual in Montevideo.



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