MCC 5, Southwestern United 0
Sam Erickson struck out 10 batters on his way to a complete-game shutout Monday as the Murray County Central Rebels defeated Southwestern United 5-0 in Slayton.
Erickson gave up just three hits and one walk in the victory.
MCC (1-1 overall) scored all of its runs in the first inning, where Cole Bly came up with a bases-loaded triple.
Nick Petersen had a perfect day at the plate for the Rebels, going 3-for-3.
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SWU-Dakota Schmid. MCC-Sam Erickson. WP-Erickson. LP-Schmid. 2B: MCC-Seth Bass. 3B: MCC-Cole Bly.
Lac qui Parle Valley 6, Lakeview 2
A rough outing in terms of control for the Lakeview pitching staff resulted in a 6-2 defeat for the Lakers at the hands of Lac qui Parle Valley in a non-conference baseball game Monday in Madison. Three Lakeview pitchers combined for 10 walks, four wild pitches and two hit batters in the game, but allowed just four hits to the Eagles.
Starter Zach Doose was credited with the loss, allowing three runs on one hit with six walks in 1 1/3 innings. Bailey Enstad allowed three runs with three wild pitches in 2 2/3 innings of relief duty, but also was 1-for-3 from the plate and drove in both Laker runs. Cody St. Aubin was also 1-for-3, while Jacob Nue roped a double for the other Lakeview hit.
Eric Smith went five innings, striking out seven to earn the win for LQPV.
Lakeview (0-1 overall) returns to the diamond on Thursday for a Camden Conference game at Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg.
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Lake-Zach Doose, Bailey Enstad (2), Seth Boerboom (5); LQPV-Eric Smith, Dylan Lillejord (6). WP-Smith. LP-Doose. 2B: Lake-Jacob Nue.
RTR earns split with Lakeview
The visiting Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights grabbed a 6-3 win over Lakeview before the Lakers responded to take Game 2 9-3 Monday in a Camden Conference softball doubleheader in Cottonwood.
RTR pitcher Destinee Strand held the Lakeview offense in check in the first game, limiting the Lakers to three runs on five hits with five walks and a strikeout.
Brittany McWilliams led the Knights offensively, going 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs.
In Game 2, Lakeview set the tone early and held a 9-1 lead through three innings. Six runs came in the third inning.
Lakeview scored its nine runs on seven hits. The Lakers also combined to draw six walks. RTR helped out the Lakeview cause by committing five errors in the game.
Sadie Stelter earned the victory for Lakeview, allowing just four hits with six strikeouts and three walks in five innings of work.
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RTR-Nicole Enemark, Strand (3). LV-Stelter. WP-Stelter. LP-Enemark.
Dawson-Boyd 12, C-G-B 4
Scoring a dozen runs on just five hits, Dawson-Boyd cruised past Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 12-4 Monday in a non-conference softball game in Dawson.
Sadie Zaiser struck out seven batters in a complete game victory for the Blackjacks, who were playing their season opener. She gave up four runs (three earned) on seven hits and four walks.
Justine Flattum led the Blackjacks offensively with two hits and three runs scored. Amber Borstad came up with a two-run single in the fifth inning that broke open a 5-4 ballgame.
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DB-Sadie Zaiser. CGB-Courtney Sykora. WP-Zaiser. LP-Sykora. 2B: DB-Nicole Jurgenson.
Edgerton/SWC 4, MCC 3
Of the 42 possible outs in Monday's Red Rock Conference softball game between Murray County Central and Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian on Monday, 20 came by strikeout.
MCC pitcher Ashley Clarke picked up 13 strikeouts but was still charged with a loss as the Rebels fell to Edgerton/SWC, 4-3, in Slayton.
Clarke allowed four runs (three earned) on five hits and two walks in her seven innings of duty. She also hit two batters.
MCC scored the game's opening run in the bottom of the first off of a Sophie Nepp single. Nepp drove in two more runs in the third to give MCC a 3-2 lead. She finished the game 2-for-3 with three RBIs, while teammate Jade Giese went 2-for-4 with a double. As a team the Rebels totaled six hits off of Edgerton/SWC pitcher Tianna Top.
Top earned the win allowing three runs (two earned) on six hits and three hit batters, while also striking out seven. Jessica Menning had a double and Tanner Gunnink went 2-for-3 to provide the offense for Edgerton/SWC.
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E-Tianna Top; M-Ashley Clarke. WP-Top. LP-Clarke. 2B: E-Jessica Menning; M-Jade Giese.
Dawson-Boyd boys, Minneota girls win Camden meet in Tyler
The first Camden Conference golf event of the season was held Monday at Tyler Golf Club and the Dawson-Boyd boys' golf team showed it's still the class of the conference with a dominant performance.
The Blackjacks, who took third place in the Class A state tournament last year, shot a team score of 309 in the 18-hole event to finish 51 strokes ahead of runner-up MACCRAY. Easton Popma shot an even-par round of 71 to lead the Blackjacks, and Christian Thoen had the second-best score of the day with a 74.
Among other area teams, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton took fourth (367), Canby was fifth (378), Minneota placed seventh (404), Lincoln HI was eighth (420) and Tracy-Milroy-Balaton finished in ninth (425).
In the girls' competition, Minneota was the sharpest team on the day with a team score of 410. Canby placed second at 437, followed by Dawson-Boyd (486), Lincoln HI (514) and Lakeview (520). Minneota was led by Alyssa Engler's 97.
The low round of the day went to Russell-Tyler-Ruthton's Hannah Kruger, a state qualifier from last year. She shot an 85. Lincoln HI's Kyra Gores had the second-best round with a 90.
Boys' Team Scores: 1. Dawson-Boyd 309, 2. MACCRAY 360, 3. Lac qui Parle Valley 362, 4. Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 367, 5. Canby 378, 6. Lakeview 398, 7. Minneota 404, 8. Lincoln HI 420, 9. Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 425.
Area Individual Scores
Canby: Nick Simonton 83, Vasu Potla 96, Landon Anderson 98, Dylan Smith 101.
Dawson-Boyd: Easton Popma 71, Christian Thoen 74, Cameron Kemen 80, Spencer Erickson 84.
Lakeview: Quinn Fenger 98, Taylor Pickthorn 97, Hunter Kvistad 101, Thomas Geihl 102.
Lincoln HI: Jeff Gladis 93, Jonathan Piehl 88, Trysten Studemann 99, Tristen Sorensen 140.
Minneota: Cole Hennen 99, Leo Buysse 101, Kyle Hennen 101, Joe Buysse 103.
RTR: Nathan VanDrunen 90, Hunter Burns 92. Derrick Whiting 88, Jeremy Alsaker 97.
TMB: Devin Skalak 89, Joey Felt 90, Mike Nilius 92, Jacob Schmitt 154.
Girls' Team Scores: 1. Minneota 410, 2. Canby 437, 3. Dawson-Boyd 486, 4. Lincoln HI 514, 5. Lakeview 520. Incomplete: Lac qui Parle Valley, MACCRAY, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton.
Area Individual Scores
Canby: Taylor Gorder 103, Kristy Schmidt 102, Natalie Morris 112, Scarlet Thorston 120.
Dawson-Boyd: Tracy Polzine 120, Tiana Kruse 120, Raeann Tuff 112, Katheryn Madson 134.
Lakeview: Whitney Fischer 108, Briatta Buntjer 124, Mikenna Radke 146, Hailey Penske 142.
Lincoln HI: Kyra Gores 90, Taylor Veire 146, Brooklynn Downing 139, Kira Gifford 139.
Minneota: Alyssa Engler 97, Megan Evers 104, Allyson Bot 104, Charlie Josephson 105.
RTR: Hannah Kruger 85, Danielle Blanchette 127, Sarah Stanek 165.
TMB: Annika Anderson 121, Morgan Anderson.
RRC boys, girls beat Wabasso
The Red Rock Central boys' and girls' golf teams were both victorious in a home dual Monday against the Wabasso Rabbits.
RRC's Brandon Sohre earned medalist honors on the boys' side to lead the Falcons, who shot a team score of 206. Wabasso finished with a team score of 249.
Wabasso's Brianna Jenniges had the low round on the girls' side with a 45, but it wasn't quite enough to overcome the Falcons. RRC shot a 225 to defeat the Rabbits by six strokes. RRC was led by Makayla Meier's 51.
Boys' Team Scores: RRC 206, Wabasso 249
RRC Individual Scores: Brandon Sohre 43, Maison Miller 57, Darren Kronbach 49, Zach Kircher 57.
Wabasso Individual Scores: Kyle Campbell 56, Shawn Zollner 67, Chase Haase 59, Talon Irlbeck 67.
Girls' Team Scores: RRC 225, Wabasso 231.
RRC Individual Scores: Makayla Meier 51, Kylie Redenius 60, Maria Johnson 59, Kate Hagen 55.
Wabasso Individual Scores: Brianna Jenniges 45, Jenna Henricksen 62, Brooke Maasch 54, Sidney Pitzl 70.
Area boys' tennis
Trojans swat Sting 7-0
The Worthington Trojans swept their way to a 7-0 victory over Yellow Medicine East in a non-conference boys' dual Monday in Worthington.
The Sting drop to 0-2 and will look for their first win today in Montevideo.
Worthington 7, YME 0
1. Carter Lindner (W) def. David Nowacki 6-2 6-4
2. Andrew Johnson (W) def. Brandon Repsher 6-0, 6-0
3. A.J. Hayenga (W) def. Shane Nokleby 6-1, 6-0
4. Ben Doeden (W) def. Grant Elliot 6-1, 6-0
1. Dillon Pederson/Kody Honius (W) def. Todd Nowacki/Matthew Virnig 6-0, 6-2
2. Isaac Houselog/Bryan Doeden (W) def. James DeJager/Cody Speh 6-3, 6-2
3. Levi Blanchard/Caleb Dirksen (W) def. Ammon Bennett/Noah Lusti 6-2, 6-0