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PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Multiple track and field teams compete at Dakota Relays

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Multiple area track and field teams competed at the Howard Wood Dakota Relays, including Canby/Minneota, Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd, Marshall and Wabasso on Friday and Saturday.

For Canby/Minneota, Grace Drietz earned a seventh place finish in the 1600 meters with a time of 5:13.66.

For LQPV/DB, Avery Bartunek took 11th in the long jump with a jump of 16-03.75 while Mike Kvaal took 21st in the 1,600 meters with a time of 4:36.42 and Ezekiel Sather took 50th with a time of 4:49.16. In discus, Julie Overton took 15th with a throw of 112-03, while Sather took 30th in the 3,200 meters with a time of 10:04.96. The boys and girls 4×800 meter relay teams both took ninth with times of 8:45.93 and 10:26.40, respectively.

For Marshall, Clara Bader took 55th in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 52.60 seconds while Yahya Black took 11th in the shot put with a throw of 48-08.75 and Josh Deines took 26th in the triple jump with a jump of 40-04.25. Jersey Leysen took 42nd in the 3,200 meters with a time of 12:05.23 while Miracle Tucker took 59th with a time of 13:17.12.

Zach Matzner took 15th in the 1,600 meters with a time of 4:30.47 while Eli Salisbury took 16th with a time of 4:31.41 and Jenna Mortier took 13th in the high jump (5-00) and 36th in the triple jump (32-02.75). Bryce Paulsen took 22nd in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 41.92 seconds while Natalee Sample took 22nd in the 1,600 meters with a time of 5:24.40 and Kaia Sueker took 37th with a time of 5:29.36.

The boys 4×400 meter relay team took 11th with a time of 3:33.53 while the 4×800 meter relay team took third with a time of 8:10.22 and the 1,600 meter sprint medley team took 20th with a time of 4:09.63. The girls 4×200 meter relay team took 21st with a time of 1:54.09 while 4×400 meter relay team took 19th with a time of 4:16.99 and the 4×800 meter relay team took eighth with a time of 9:50.75 and the 1,600 meter sprint medley team took 18th with a time of 4:35.48.

For Wabasso, Chloe Haven took 53rd in the 3,200 meters with a time of 12:26.07.

Baseball

Marshall 6,

Waseca 0

Marshall 13, Waseca 4

(5 innings)

WASECA – The Marshall baseball team earned a doubleheader sweep against Waseca on Saturday, winning Game 1 6-0 before taking Game 2 13-4 in five innings.

In Game 1, Trey Steinbach led the way for the Tigers with a 2 for 3 day at the plate with three RBI while Isaac Schmitt added two hits and two RBI and Alex Thompson had a hit and an RBI.

Jordan Mernaugh earned the victory on the mound, going four innings while allowing no runs on three hits and striking out four.

In Game 2, Matt Hmielewski led the way for the Tigers with a hit and three RBI while Schmitt, Cody Greve and Andrew Mulso added a hit and two RBI apiece.

Kaleb Welvaert earned the victory for Marshall, going four innings while allowing four runs on four hits and striking out six.

Marshall (5-4) will face Worthington on Tuesday.

Game 1

Marshall 6, Waseca 0

Marshall 000 050 1 – 6 7 0

Waseca 000 000 0 – 0 4 0

HITTING: Marshall (Greve 1-3; Schmitt 2-3, 2 RBI; Mernaugh 1-3; Thompson 1-3, RBI; Steinbach 2-3, 3 RBI).

PITCHING (IP-R-ER-H-BB-SO): Marshall (Mernaugh 4-0-0-3-4-4; Mulso 2-0-0-1-0-4; Greve 1-0-0-0-0-2).

Game 2

Marshall 13, Waseca 4 (5 innings)

Waseca 000 40 – 4 4 4

Marshall 054 31 – 13 9 2

HITTING: Marshall (Hughes 1-3, RBI; Mulso 1-1, 2 RBI; Greve 1-4, 2 RBI; Schmitt 1-2, 2 RBI; Thompson 1-2, RBI; Grant 1-1; Steinbach 1-2, RBI; Hmielewski 1-2, 3 RBI; Olson 1-1, RBI).

PITCHING (IP-R-ER-H-BB-SO): Marshall (Welvaert 4-4-0-4-1-6; Hilgemann 1-0-0-0-0-0).

Boys Golf

Fairmont Invite

FAIRMONT – The Marshall boys golf team tied for third at the Fairmont Invite on Saturday, shooting a team score of 346. St. Peter took first with a score of 329, followed by New Ulm in second (332) and Fairmont in a tie for third with the Tigers.

Mason Plante led the way for Marshall with a 79 while Spencer Ehlers shot 80, Ethan VanHauwaert had 88 and Dominik Caspers shot 99. Evan Franson shot 112 to round out their scores.

“Mason and Spencer didn’t score as well as they had hoped. Mason wasn’t hitting greens in regulation and had to rely on chipping way too much. Spencer had a couple of errant shots and an inconsistent short game that led to too many missed opportunities,” Marshall coach Kari Ehlers said. “One highlight was the play of Ethan VanHauwaert. He had a nice front nine and stayed away from the big numbers.”

Marshall will compete next on Tuesday against Redwood Valley in Marshall to wrap up conference play at 4:30 p.m.

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