High school roundup
Lakeview 9, RTR 4
The Lakeview baseball team scored nine runs on nine hits and three Russell-Tyler-Ruthton errors to hand the Knights their first loss of the spring, 9-4, in Cottonwood on Monday.
Seth Boerboom, Travis Varpness and Steve Timm were each 2-for-4 for the Lakers, though Boerboom and Varpness knocked in two runs compared to Timm’s lone RBI. Randy Louwagie got the start and the win on the bump for Lakeview. Louwagie struck out two and walked three in four innings of work. Bayley Enstad pitched the final three innings for the Lakers.
Shay Wabeke had three of RTR’s four hits on the day, going 3-for-4 with an RBI and two stolen bases. Brent Wiering’s double was the only other hit. Alex Schwing took the loss in relief, allowing four runs on six hits over three innings.
Lakeview (2-5 overall, 2-5 Camden Conference) will play under the lights in Minneota against the Canby Lancers tomorrow with first pitch set for 7:30 p.m. RTR (7-1, 7-1) travels to Madison for a showdown with Lac qui Parle Valley on Thursday.
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R-Abel Romandia, Alex Schwing (3), Levi Hurst (6); L-Randy Louwagie, Bayley Enstad (5). WP-Louwagie. LP-Schwing. 2B: R-Brent Wiering.
Wabasso 3, GFW 2
A walk-off walk in the bottom of the seventh inning gave the Wabasso baseball team a 3-2 home win over Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop Monday.
With the bases loaded, two outs and a full count, Dalton Taylor drew a walk in the bottom of the seventh to lift Wabasso to the win. Taylor was walked twice in the game.
Josh Altermatt and Blake Altermatt combined to hold GFW to two runs on seven hits. Josh Altermatt worked the first 3 1/3 innings, giving up five hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Blake Altermatt went the rest of the way, allowing two hits and two walks with five strikeouts.
Seth Guetter went 2-for-2 at the plate for Wabasso, and Neil Eichten was 1-for-4 with two RBIs.
GFW was led by Jaden Katzenmeyer, who was 4-for-5 with an RBI.
Wabasso (8-3 overall, 5-2 Tomahawk) continues conference play today with a game against Cedar Mountain/Comfrey in Milroy.
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GFW-Tanner Buettner. W-Josh Altermatt, Blake Altermatt (4). WP-B. Altermatt. LP-Buettner.
TMB 9, RCW 1
Tracy-Milroy-Balaton freshman Beau Priegnitz set down 13 Renville County West batters while earning a complete game victory for the Panthers on Monday in Sacred Heart. TMB took the Camden Conference game 9-1.
Priegnitz allowed one run on two hits and added seven walks to his 13 strikeouts. Parker Lanoue helped out his pitcher with a two-run inside-the-park home run in the third. Gavin Van Moer knocked in two runs on a 2-for-4 day at the plate with a double.
The Panthers (8-3 overall, 6-2 Camden) host Luverne in Tracy for a non-conference game today.
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T-Beau Priegnitz; R-Mitch Treml, Chris Feldman (5), Colin Thompson (6). WP-Priegnitz. LP-Treml. 2B: T-Gavin Van Moer. HR: T-Parker Lanoue.
M/C/L crushes 32 hits, 5 home runs in sweep of TMB
Minneota/Canby/Lincoln HI softball had no trouble scoring on Monday, as they plated 28 runs off of 32 hits in a Camden Conference sweep of Tracy-Milroy-Balaton in Minneota. The Vikings scored all their runs in the third inning to take the opener 10-4, before drilling three home runs en route to an 18-10 victory in Game 2.
Sara DeSmet was 3-for-3 with a double and two-run homer in Game 1 for the Vikings. Ricki Kallhoff belted a bases-clearing triple and solo home run as part of a 10-run third inning for M/C/L.
Kallhoff stayed hot at the plate in Game 2, finishing 3-for-4 with a double and three-run home run. Payton Boerboom was 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs, while Emily Stienessen backed up her win in the circle from Game 1 by coming up a single short of the cycle. Stienessen was 3-for-4 with four RBIs on a double, triple and homer.
Sara Stoneberg was 3-for-3 for TMB in Game 2 with a double, while Jenna Stoneberg was 2-for-3 with a triple. Alexis Buysse had two doubles in the game as well.
The Vikings improved to 5-3 on the year and in the conference following the sweep and travel to Raymond today for a doubleheader with MACCRAY. TMB (10-3, 9-3) has a full day today with a home conference doubleheader against Renville County West before hosting the Marshall Tigers for a non-conference nightcap.
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T-Jenny Welu.M-Emily Stienessen, Brook Bauman (4). WP-Stienessen. LP-Welu. 2B: T-Welu; M-Sara DeSmet. 3B: T-Galiya Bitton; M-Ricki Kallhoff. HR: M-Kallhoff.
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M-Kelsea Tolk; T-Welu, Kylie Lessman (3), Welu (3). WP-Tolk. LP-Welu. 2B: M-Stienessen, Kallhoff; T-Alexis Buysse 2, Sara Stoneberg. 3B: M-Stienessen; T-Jenna Stoneberg. HR: M-Stienessen, Kallhoff, Payton Boerboom.
MCC 6, SW United 0
Murray County Central’s Ashley Clarke tossed a no hitter against Southwest United as the Rebels rolled to a 6-0 win in Slayton on Monday.
Clarke struck out three, walked two and hit one batter in her seven shutout innings. She also helped her own cause, drilling a two-run home run in the sixth inning for the game’s only extra base hit.
Ida Rogers-Ferguson took the loss for SWU, giving up six runs on six hits. She struck out five over seven innings of duty.
MCC (8-4 overall, 7-1 Red Rock Conference) hosts Adrian Area for a conference doubleheader today in Slayton. With a sweep of the Dragons, the Rebels can clinch a Red Rock Conference title.
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S-Ida Rogers-Ferguson; M-Ashley Clarke. WP-Clarke. LP-Rogers-Ferguson. HR: M-Clarke.
D-B takes 2 from Wolverines
The Dawson-Boyd softball team totaled nine runs on 17 hits to pick up a two-game sweep of MACCRAY in Camden Conference action in Raymond on Monday. Dawson-Boyd stole Game 1 3-2 on a walk off single by Andrea Lee and took the night cap 6-3.
Lee drove in Hailey Mork in the bottom of the fifth to help Sydney Giese pick up the win for the Blackjacks. Giese struck out three and walked none in five innings pitched. Justine Flattum was 2-for-2 with a double, while Nicole Jurgenson drove in the first two Dawson-Boyd runs on a 2-for-2 day at the plate.
Jurgenson added a double in Game 2, while Sadie Zaiser was effective both in both halves of the innings. Zaiser finished the game 2-for-3 at the plate and earned the win in the circle, striking out three over five innings.
The Blackjacks (10-5 overall, 9-5 Camden) travel to Tyler on Thursday for a conference doubleheader with Russell-Tyler-Ruthton.
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M-Jennifer Sommers; D-Sydney Giese. WP-Giese. LP-Sommers. 2B: D-Justine Flattum.
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D-Sadie Zaiser; M-Annie Sandry, Jennifer Sommers (4). 2B: D-Nicole Jurgenson.
Lakers earn split with RCW
A seven-run first inning helped the Lakeview softball team defeat Renville County West 8-6 in Game 2 of a Camden Conference doubleheader Monday and salvage a sweep. The Lakers lost the first game 14-5.
In Lakeview’s win, Rachel Kurtenbach and Corbyn Wee each had a pair of hits, with Kurtenbach also scoring two runs.
Lakeview is now 3-9 on the season and will play Lac qui Parle Valley today in Cottonwood.
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RCW-Cassidy Fransen. LV-Anissa Peppersack, Sadie Stelter (4). WP-Fransen. LP-Peppersack. 2B: RCW-Alexis Bakker 2, Morgan Zaske.
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LV-Stelter. RCW-Fransen. WP-Stelter. LP-Fransen. 2B: LV-Mallory Meyer; RCW-Brittany Harazin.
GFW 4, Wabasso 0
Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop pitcher Erin McDurmont struck out 16 batters and gave up just two hits in a 4-0 victory over the Wabasso softball team Monday in Winthrop.
GFW, which in unbeaten in conference play, did all its scoring the third inning on a grand slam by senior Ashley Timm.
Kimberly Frank threw a complete game for Wabasso, giving up four runs (one earned) on four hits with three walks. She struck out seven batters.
The Rabbits (6-2 overall) play host to Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s today.
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W-Kimberly Frank. GFW-Erin McDurmont. WP-McDurmont. LP-Frank. HR: GFW-Ashley Timm.
Redwood Valley 8, YME 0
Redwood Valley pitcher Alyssa Lueck tossed a one-hit shutout to lead the Cardinals to an 8-0 win over Yellow Medicine East Monday in Granite Falls.
Lueck struck out two batters and had three walks in the game.
YME’s lone hit came from Ariel Sakry.
The Sting (3-9 overall) return to West Central Conference play today with a home game against Sauk Centre.
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RV-Alyssa Lueck. YME-Allie Trudel, Mariah Norell (5). WP-Lueck. LP-Trudell. 2B: RV-Callie Hansen.
Rabbit girls 5th, boys 6th after final Tomahawk tournament
The Wabasso Rabbits golf teams finished in the middle of the pack during the third leg of the Tomahawk Conference tournament. Monday’s final round was held at Farmer’s Golf & Health Club in Sanborn, where the Wabasso girls’ team finished fifth with a score of 423. The Rabbit boys placed sixth after shooting 419.
Briana Jenniges led the Wabasso girls’ with a sixth-place overall finish and 18-hole score of 97. Brooke Maasch took 10th overall with a 101 for Wabasso. The Rabbits finished 22 shots off the lead, as Sleepy Eye posted a team total of 411 to win the event.
Kyle Campbell had the day’s low round for the Wabasso boys, carding a 99. Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart bested all teams with a 358, two shots in front of second-place Springfield and 61 strokes ahead of Wabasso.
Springfield and Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart tied for the Tomahawk Conference boys’ golf championship with 38 points following the three-meet tournament. Wabasso finished sixth with 18.5 points.
For the girls, Sleepy Eye won all three legs of the conference tournament to take the title outright with 40 points. Wabasso recorded 24 points and finished in fifth.
Girls’ Team Results: 1. Sleepy Eye 411, 2. Springfield 417, 3. New Ulm Cathedral 419, 4. Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 419, 5. Wabasso 423, 6. Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s 451, 7. Minnesota Valley Lutheran 461. Incomplete: Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop, Cedar Mountain-Comfrey.
Top 10 individuals: 1. Courtney Nelson (CMC) 92; 2. Carly Schmalz (BLHS) 93; 3. Mackenzie Schutz (SESM) 96; 4. Lauren Laffen (SE) 97; 5. Karrah Remus (SE) 97; 6. Briana Jenniges (Wabasso) 97; 7. Mikayla Paulson (BLHS) 98; 8. Callie Wersal (Springfield) 100; 9. Shelby Schultz (Springfield) 101; 10. Brooke Maasch (Wabasso) 101.
Wabasso Individual Results: Briana Jenniges 97, Jenna Henriksen 111, Kendra Haase 114, Brooke Maasch 101
Boys’ Team Results: 1. Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 358, 2. Springfield 360, 3. Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s 381, 4. Sleepy Eye 397, 5. Cedar Mountain-Comfrey 401, 6. Wabasso 419, 7. Minnesota Valley Lutheran 435, 8. Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 455, 9. New Ulm Cathedral 543.
Top 10 Individuals: 1. Taylor Frank (Springfield) 79; 2. Tyler Netzke (SE) 84; 3. Christopher Kretsch (Springfield) 87; 4. Tristan Pietig (CMC) 88; 5. Kansas Adams (SESM) 88; 6. Jon Burgstahler (BLHS) 88; 7. Zach Almich (BLHS) 88; 8. Alex Girodat (BLHS) 89; 9. Zac Kerkhoff (CMC) 90; 10. Kale Meendering (Springfield) 92.
Wabasso Individual Results: Kyle Campbell 99, Shawn Zollner 103, Chase Haase 103, Talon Irlbeck 114.