RTR 5, TMB 4
Three runs in the fifth inning helped Russell-Tyler-Ruthton climb back from a 4-2 deficit on its way to a 5-4 victory over Tracy-Milroy-Balaton in a Camden Conference baseball showdown Monday in Tyler.
The win improves the Knights' record to a perfect 5-0 on the season, while TMB drops to 5-2.
Shay Wabeke earned the win on the mound for the Knights, striking out nine batters in seven innings. He gave up four runs (one earned) on six hits with four walks.
Wabake also went 2-for-4 at the plate, while teammate Brent Wiering had a game-high three hits.
TMB's Austin Gleis was the only Panther with a multi-hit game. He went 2-for-4.
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Wabasso 5, MVL 3
The Wabasso Rabbits spotted Minnesota Valley Lutheran three first-inning runs, but rallied for five unanswered runs in a 5-3 Tomahawk Conference baseball victory in Milroy on Monday.
Neil Eichten started for the Rabbits and allowed three runs on six hits, four walks and struck out five. Seth Guetter picked up the save, pitching a perfect seventh inning with two strikeouts. Blake Altermatt and Caleb Salfer each provided the offense for the Rabbits. The duo was a combined 4-for-6 with four singles and drove in four runs.
Nick Dewarz pitched a complete game for MVL, striking out seven in the loss. Justin Bruns had a two-RBI double in the first, while Deandre Parker drove in the other Charger run.
Wabasso improves to 4-3 on the year (3-2 Tomahawk) with the win and returns to action for a road game against Sleepy Eye St. Mary's today.
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CMCS 11, Dawson-Boyd 0
The Dawson-Boyd baseball team was shut out in a five-inning Camden Conference loss to Central Minnesota Christian, 11-0, in Prinsburg on Monday.
Bluejays' starter Sam Ohden struck out six in his five-inning complete game shut out, giving up just two hits and walking one.
Three Blackjacks pitchers combined to allow 11 runs on seven hits in four innings. Daniel Baldwin started and took the loss.
Grant Hoekstra and Jacob VanDyken drove in two runs each for CMCS, while Nate Gerdes stole two bases.
The Blackjacks (0-4 overall, 0-4 Camden) are still searching for their first win on the year and host MACCRAY on Thursday.
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TMB 3, MCC 1
An assumed slugfest turned out to be a pitchers' duel as Jenny Welu and the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers out-pitched Kristi Bose and the Murray County Central Rebels to a 3-1 non-conference softball win in Tracy on Monday.
Welu allowed just one run on four hits and a walk while striking out five. She also had a double in the game. Sara Stoneberg did as well, and also drove in a run. Courtney Paczkowski was 2-for-3 with an RBI and three stolen bases and Alyssa Campbell knocked in the final TMB run.
Kristi Bose struck out six and walked five while picking up the loss for MCC. Taylor Schreier drove in the Rebels' only run in the top of the sixth. Lissa Carlson had two hits.
TMB improves to 6-1 on the season and travels to Tyler for a conference doubleheader with Russell-Tyler-Ruthton on Thursday.
MCC drops to 5-2 with the loss and travels to Edgerton for a Red Rock Conference game against Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian today.
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Vikings claim Camden sweep against Blackjacks
Emily Stienessen belted a three-run home run as part of a six-run third inning of Game 2 to help the Minneota/Canby/Lincoln HI softball team pull off a Camden Conference sweep of Dawson-Boyd Monday in Dawson. The Vikings won Game 1 6-5 and finished off the sweep 7-3 in Game 2.
Brook Bauman earned the win in the circle in the opening game, allowing five runs on five hits in five innings pitched. Bauman also drilled a triple for the Vikings. Shay Buysse added a double, while Ricki Kallhoff was 2-for-3 with a double.
Sadie Zaiser took the loss in Game 1. Nicole Jurgenson had the Blackjacks' only extra-base hit with a double. Andrea Lee was 2-for-3.
Stienessen's three RBI homer in Game 2 was the only extra-base hit for the Vikings, who improve to 3-3 on the season (3-3 Camden). Kelsea Tolk was the winning pitcher, limiting Dawson-Boyd to three runs on seven hits.
Andrea Lee knocked a double for the Blackjacks (4-5, 3-5) and Sydney Giese was credited with the loss.
Dawson-Boyd is back on the diamond on Thursday when it hosts Lakeview for a conference doubleheader. Minneota hosts a doubleheader with Lac qui Parle Valley the same day.
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Wabasso 6, MVL 5
The Wabasso Rabbits extended their winning streak to four games Monday with a 6-5 win over Minnesota Valley Lutheran in a Tomahawk Conference softball game in New Ulm.
Kimberly Frank earned the win in the circle for the Rabbits, who improve to 4-1. She gave up five runs on four hits with eight strikeouts and a pair of walks. She also had a pair of hits at the plate.
Wabasso's Shawna Rogotzke and Callie Rohlik each had two singles in the victory.
The Rabbits resume conference play Wednesday with a game at Springfield.
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Lakeview goes 1-1 in Camden doubleheader vs. MACCRAY
After a five-inning complete game shutout for Sadie Stelter in Game 1 of a Camden Conference doubleheader with MACCRAY, the Lakeview softball team struggled with errors in Game 2. The two teams spilt the twin bill in Cottonwood with Lakeview claiming the opener 4-0 and the Wolverines dominating in an 11-3 nightcap.
Stelter struck out five and walked three in her shut out win. Anissa Peppersack drove in two runs on a double, and Rachel Kurtenbach went 2-for-3 for the Lakers.
In Game 2, MACCRAY jumped to a 7-0 lead after 2 1/2 innings before coasting to the 11-3 win, thanks in part to four Laker errors. Peppersack took the loss in the circle for Lakeview, allowing six runs in two plus innings.
Jennifer Summers, who was credited with the loss for MACCRAY in Game 1, pitched 2 1/3 perfect innings of relief to secure the win for starter Annie Sandry. Summers also had an RBI double in the game.
Lakeview travels to Dawson-Boyd for a conference doubleheader on Thursday in its next outing.
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ACGC 8, YME 3
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City struck for a six-run fourth inning en route to an 8-3 victory over Yellow Medicine East Monday in Grove City.
Hannah Wilner led the Falcons at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a triple. Teammate Natasha Dallmann added a pair of doubles.
Allie Trudel got the start for YME and gave up eight runs on seven hits. She struck out seven batters and walked two. Trudel was the top YME batter in the game, going 2-for-3 with a double.
The Sting (2-4 overall) look to rebound today with a doubleheader against Benson/Hancock in Granite Falls.
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WWG boys', girls' golf teams edge Falcons in Sanborn
The Westbrook-Walnut Grove boys' and girls' golf teams came away victorious in a Red Rock Conference triangular Monday in Sanborn.
The WWG boys were led by Dana Madson's nine-hole round of 38 and fired a 183 as a team. Red Rock Central came in second with a 197 and Southwest United was three strokes back in third.
Taylor Lindaman shot a 44 for the Chargers, the same score as RRC's top golfer on the day, Brandon Sohre.
Only three shots separated the WWG and RRC girls' golf teams Monday. WWG took first place with a 231. The Chargers were led by Abby Herding's round of 50. Makayla Meier paced the Falcons with a 56.
Boys' Team Scores: 1. WWG 183, 3. RRC 197, 3. SW United 200.
RRC Individual Scores: Brandon Sohre 44, Casey Engen 51, Darren Kronbach 50, Jesse Polk 52.
WWG Individual Scores: Dana Madson 38, Taylor Lindaman 44, Reed Bakken 48, Trey Kockelman 53.
Girls' Team Scores: 1. WWG 231, 2. RRC 234. Incomplete: SW United.
RRC Individual Scores: Makayla Meier 56, Kate Hagan 61, Jaycee Nelson 59, Kylie Redenius 58.
WWG Invidual Scores: Abby Herding 50, Paige Erickson 65, Avoree Bakken 56, Kelsi Wahl 60.
MCC golf splits with Fulda
Grant Everson carded a dual-low 38 to pace the Murray County Central boys' golf team to a 25-stroke victory over Fulda on Monday. On the girls' side, the Raiders edged out MCC by two strokes. The 9-hole dual was held at Slayton Country Club.
Ben Loosbrock and Adam Christensen each shot 40 for the Rebels, while Devin Erickson's 41 rounded out the scoring. MCC posted a team total of 159.
Cole Dierks had the low round for Fulda with a 39, though the Raiders shot 184 as a team.
Hannah Davis for MCC and Madeline Westra for Fulda took co-medalist honors in the girls' dual with identical 49s. Davis was joined by Kirbie Tedrick's 54, Liz Prahm's 55 and Macy Halbur's 59 on the day.
Boys' Team Scores: MCC 159, Fulda 184
MCC Individual Scores: Grant Everson 38, Ben Loosbrock 40, Adam Christensen 40, Devin Erickson 41.
Fulda Individual Scores: Cole Dierks 39, Todd Peterson 45, Brandon Everett 49, Justin Dierks 51.
Girls' Team Scores: Fulda 215, MCC 217
MCC Individual Scores: Hannah Davis 49, Kirbie Tedrick 54, Liz Prahm 55, Macy Halbur 59.
Fulda Individual Scores: Madeline Westra 49, Caitlin Strenge 52, Katie Reynolds 57, Brittany Leinen 57.