PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Falcons defeat Wildcats in baseball; Marshall boys golf team tops JCC

OKABENA – Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove defeated Southwestern United 8-4 in in Red Rock Conference baseball action on Tuesday.

Leading 4-3, the Falcons extended their lead in the top of the seventh, scoring four runs. SWU was only able to answer with one run in the bottom-half of the inning.

With the win, the Falcons even up their record at 1-1. They will host Mountain Lake Area on Thursday.



HITTING: Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove (Tyler Martius 2-for-4, single, double, run; Dillion Benson 1-for-3, run; Austin Price 1-for-3, run, RBI; Tyler Schoborg 2-for-3, single, double, two RBI, two runs; Cole Pankonin 2-for-3, single, double, RBI, two runs; Matt Otto 1-for-2, two RBI, run; Taylor Bunting 1-for-3, single).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove (Tyler Martius 3-5-3-0-0-7; Tyler Schoberg (W) 4-1-1-0-2-8).

RECORDS: Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove (1-1, 1-1 Red Rock).

NEXT GAME: Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove hosts Mountain Lake Area at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Windom Area 12, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 2, 6 innings

TRACY – The Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers fell to Windom Area on Tuesday night in non-conference baseball action.

Sam Huska pitched a complete game for the Eagles, allowing two runs on four hits, while striking out nine.

The Panthers (0-3) were unable to get on the scoreboard until the sixth inning, when Brady Lanoue doubled in Tanner Deming-Phelps. The next batter up was Gavin VanMoer, who hit a sacrifice fly to bring in Austin Gleis.

The Panthers will host Dawson-Boyd on Thursday.

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HITTING: Windom Area (1-for-3, double, walk, run; Bartosh 3-for-4, three singles, three runs; Huska 1-for-3, single, RBI, run; Syveron 0-for-2, two walks, RBI, run; Mellstron 1-for-3, single, walk, RBI, run; Larson 2-for-4, double, single, three RBI, run; Gotto 2-for-3, double, single, walk, two RBI, run; Wreneke 1-for-2, single, walk, RBI, run; Jones 1-for-1, two RBI); Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (Deming-Phelps 1-for-3, single, run; Gleis 2-for-3, two singles, run; Lanoue 1-for-3, double, RBI).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Windom Area (Huska 6.0-4-2-2-4-9); Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (Larson 3.0-7-7-7-6-2; Smith 2.1-3-4-3-2-4; Gleis 0.2-2-1-1-0-1).

RECORDS: Windom Area (2-2); Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (0-3).

Wabasso 9-9, Comfrey/Cedar Mountain 1-1

The Wabasso Rabbits swept a Tomahawk Conference doubleheader on Tuesday, defeating Comfrey/Cedar Mountain 9-1 in both contests. The second game was called after five innings due to darkness.

Wabasso scored their 18 runs on the day without recording a single extra-base hit.

Neil Eichten recorded four hits on the day, and scored five runs.

Josh Altermatt pitched the first six innings of the opener, giving up just five hits and no runs, striking out five. Eichten gave up the lone run in relief.

Dirk Pistulka threw all five innings of the nightcap. He gave up one run on just three hits.

Game 1

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HITTING: Wabasso (Eichten 2-for-3, two singles, walk, RBI, three runs; Altermatt 2-for-3, two singles, three RBI, run; Pistulka 1-for-4, single, RBI, run; Klann 1-for-4, single, run; Fulton 2-for-4, two singles, RBI; Taylor 2-for-3, two singles, walk, run);.

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Wabasso (Altermatt 6.0-5-0-0-1-5; Eichten 1.0-1-1-0-2-1).

Game 2

Wabasso 9, Comfrey/Cedar Mountain 1, 5 innings

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HITTING: Wabasso (Eichten 2-for-4, two singles, two runs; Altermatt 1-for-2, single, walk, RBI, two runs; Salfer 2-for-3, two singles, three RBI, run; Klann 1-for-3, single, two RBI, run; Taylor 1-for-3, single, RBI; Altermatt 1-for-3, single).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Wabasso (Pistulka 5.0-3-1-1-5-3).


Southwestern United 9, RRC/WWG 0

SANBORN – Laura Castner collected a pair of singles and Conner Bottger added another hit during Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove’s 9-0 Red Rock Conference loss to Southwestern United on Tuesday.

The Wildcats’ Ida Rogers-Fergusen held the Falcons in check by striking out nine and walking none for a complete game victory.

RRC/WWG pitcher Taylor Wilhite gave up nine runs (five earned) on eight hits and two walks. She struck out three with a complete game effort.

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HITTING: Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove (Laura Kastner 2-for-2, two singles; Conner Bottger 1-for-2, one single).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Southwestern United (Ida Rogers-Fergusen 7.0-3-0-0-0-9); Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove (Taylor Wilhite 7.0-8-9-5-2-3).

RECORDS: Southwestern United (3-1 overall, 2-1 Red Rock); Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove (0-1 overall, 0-1 Red Rock).

NEXT GAME: Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove at Mountain Lake Area, 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Minneota/Canby/Lincoln HI 18-7, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 4-8

TRACY – Sara Stoneberg hit a game-winning single to give Tracy-Milroy-Balaton an 8-7 edge and earn a split with Minneota/Canby/Lincoln HI Tuesday in Tracy.

The Panthers collected eight hits in the second game, led by Kylie Lessman, who went 2-for-3 at the plate, including a triple and two RBI. She also recorded six strikeouts and the win from the circle. Brandi Town, Madeline Caron, Raelin Radke, Lexi Norsiden and Kelsey Nordsiden also contributed a hit in the victory.

Minneota/Canby/Lincoln HI’s Brook Bauman picked up the loss in Game 2. Ricki Kallhoff went 3-for-5 in the loss.

The Vikings batted around the lineup, recording 10 runs in the first inning of the first game, led by Bauman’s 3-for-4 performance at the plate. Bauman also went the distance and got the 18-4 win for her team. Alex DeSmet was 2-for-3 with three RBI, while Kallhoff was 2-for-5 and Payton Boerboom was 2-for-3. Larissa Kockelman earned two RBI as she went 1-for-3 at bat, while Brandi Merritt added a hit.

For TMB, Lexi Tauer was 2-for-3 with a double and one RBI. Lessman took the loss in the circle for the Panthers.

Game 1

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HITTING: Minneota (Brook Bauman 3-for-4; Alex DeSmet 2-for-3, three RBI; Larissa Kockelman 1-for-3, two RBI, triple; Brandi Merritt 1-for-4; Ricki Kallhoff 2-for-5; Payton Boerboom 2-for-3, RBI); TMB (Brandi Towne 1-for-2; Lexi Tauer 2-for-3, double, one RBI; Madeline Caron 1-for-3; Raelin Radke 1-for-2; Kylie Lessman 1-for-3).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Minneota (Bauman 7-8-18-3-3-2); Home (Kylie 2/3-9-10-0-1-0; Tauer 2 2/3-3-7-6-7-1; Bailey McConnell 2/3-1-1-1-0-1).

Game 2

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HITTING: Minneota (Becca Kamrath 1-for-5; Brandi Merritt 1-for-5; Ricki Kallhoff 3-for-5; Alex DeSmet 1-for-3, two RBI, Sara DeSmet 1-for-3, two runs; Holly Hayden 1-for-4; Larissa Kockelman 1-for-4; ); TMB (Brandi Towne 1-for-3, RBI; Sara Stoneberg 1-for-4, RBI; Madeline Caron 1-for-3, RBI; Raelin Radke 1-3, RBI; Lexi Nordsiden1-for-3; Kylie Lessman 2-for-3, two RBI, triple, Kelsey Nordsiden 1-4).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Minneota (Stienessen 4-4-3-2-5-3; Bauman 2 2/3-4-5-3-2-1); Home (Lessman 7-10-7-2-3-6).

RECORDS: Minneota (1-4); TMB (2-4).

Dawson-Boyd 8-10, MACCRAY 3-9

DAWSON – Dawson-Boyd swept MACCRAY in a softball doubleheader Tuesday afternoon, winning the first game 8-3 and the second 10-9.

The Blackjacks broke the game open in the fifth inning, scoring five runs to extend their lead to 6-0.

Andrea Lee went 2-for-4, with a double and home run. She also drove in three runs and scored two of her own.

Sadie Zaiser went 2-for-3 at the plate and struck out six Wolverine batters in her complete game outing.

In the second game, Zaiser delivered the walk-off hit to cap off a four-run seventh inning, as the Blackjacks defeated MACCRAY 10-9.

Zaiser also was solid in pitching circle, not allowing a single baserunner in her four innings of relief.

Justine Flattum went 1-for-3, scoring two runs.

Dawson-Boyd travels to Ortonville to face the Trojans in non-conference play.

Murray County Central 10, Mountain Lake Area 8

SLAYTON – Murray County Central was able to fend off a late Mountain Lake Area run, defeating the Wolverines 10-8.

The Rebels (2-5, 2-0 Red Rock) scored five fourth-inning runs to extend their lead to 8-1. MLA scored four runs in the fifth and three in the sixth to even the score up

MCC took the lead back in the bottom of the sixth to make the score 10-8, which would hold up as the final.

The Rebels will travel to Adrian on Thursday.

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HITTING: Murray County Central (Jade Giese 2-for-4; Miller 2-for-3, three runs; Kenda Blomgren 3-for-4, double, two runs; Abbey Lee 2-for-4, double, two runs).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Mountain Lake Area (Signey Stoesz 6-13-10-8-2-3); Murray County Central (Layla Gertsema 7-10-8-6-3-2).

RECORDS: Murray County Central (2-5 overall, 2-0 Red Rock).


Southwest Conference Dual

JACKSON – The Marshall boys and girls golf teams split Southwest Conference duals at Jackson Golf Club on Tuesday.

The Tigers won the boys dual 163-172 behind a 39 from Matt Bennett. Other Marshall scores included Jacob Baker (40), Jon Wyffels (42), Brent Haukom (42), John Botsford (42) and Kooper Veldhuisen (43).

The Tigers are 2-0 overall and 2-0 versus the Southwest Conference.

Hannah Peterson led the Marshall girls with a 39 as the Tigers lost by a stroke, 186-187. Other scores included Kami Love 46, Jessica Blanchard 48, Sarah Vogl 54, Kirsten Webskowski 54 and Ana Schwatz 60.

At Jackson Golf Club


TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Marshall 163, Jackson County Central 172

MARSHALL: Matt Bennett 39, Jacob Baker 40, Jon Wyffels 42, Brent Haukom 42, John Botsford 42, Kooper Veldhuisen 43.

JACKSON COUNTY CENTRAL: Joe Brinkman 38, Jack Ringkob 42, Austin Olson 45, Kyle Kapplinger 47, Kyle Christopher 47, Christopher Baker 51.


TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Jackson County Central 186, Marshall 187

MARSHALL: Hannah Peterson 39, 2. Kami Love 46, 3. Jessica Blanchard 48, 4. Sarah Vogl 54, 5. Kirsten Webskowski 54, 6. Ana Schwatz 60

JACKSON COUNTY CENTRAL: Emma Lilleberg 47, 2. Allison Benson 49, 3. Abby Brinkman 45, 4. Lexie Hoffman 47, 5. Abbi Benson 47, 6. Emmalie Benson 51.

Camden Conference Dual


TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Dawson-Boyd 167, 2. MACCRAY 186, 3. Lac qui Parle Valley 188.

Dawson-Boyd: 1. Cameron Kemen 41, 2. Dalton Palmer 41, 3. Easton Popma 42, 4. Spencer Erickson 43, 5. Christian Thoen 45, 6. Kyler Collins 56.

Lac qui Parle Valley: 1. Riley Sigdahl 40, 2. Hunter Lind 46, 3. Jaden Kallhoff 49, 4. Matt Bornhorst 53, 5. Jamison Warner 57, 6. David Swartley 79.

MACCRAY: 1. Dean Schroeder 45, 2. Brady Madson 45, 3. Charles Rothwell 45, 4. Andrew Gosseling 51, 5. Isaac Gosseling 53, 6. Nathaniel Johnson 60.


TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Dawson-Boyd 247, 2. Lac qui Parle Valley 247.

Dawson-Boyd: 1. Tracy Polzine 54, 2. Raeann Tuff 63, 3. Taylor Loose 63, 4. Katheryn Madson 67, 5. Alissa Fenske 73.

Lac qui Parle Valley: 1. Ali Dahle 52, 2. Abby Stender 59, 3. Shannon Busse 65, 4. Callie Ludvigson 71, 5. Taylar Dahl 73.

TMB 186, WWG 198, MLA 202

WWG: Brandon Pacholl- 48,Kyle Kuehl 49, Trey Kockelman 50, Austin Olson 51

TMB: Devin Skalak 42, Joe Felt 45, Elijah Koenig 48, Myer VanEssen 51

MLA: Aaron Walzack 40, Caleb Rompel 53, Kyler Dick 54, Leighton Schlabaugh 55

Girls WWG 213, TMB 226, MLA N/A

WWG: Abby Herding 41, Brittany Erickson 52 Makenna Takle 54 Mariah Olson 66

TMB: Morgan Anderson 51, Morgan Benson 52, Annika Anderson 58, Megan Schmitt 65.




No. 1: Brandon Repsher (YME) def. Connor Hagemeyer, 6-2, 6-3.

No. 2: Shane Nokelby (YME) def. Skyler Garmin, 6-3, 7-6, 12-10.

No. 3: Jordan Caskey (M) def. Matthew Virnig, 6-3, 7-5.

No. 4: James DeJager (YME) def. Jaeden Woltjer, 6-0, 6-0.


No. 1: Cody Speh/Ammon Bennett (YME) def. Josh Harguth/Preston Dobmeier, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

No. 2: Noah Lusti/Chris Zabel (YME) def. Ben Burner/Chris Preuss, 6-1, 6-1.

No. 3: Miles Jensen/Cody Zimmer (YME) def. Levi Sparks/Alex Spence, 6-4, 7-6, 7-5.