PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall boys golf takes first in Pipestone meet
PIPESTONE – The Marshall boys golf team shot a combined score of 337 to win a Big South Conference event by 10 strokes on Monday.
Tigers coach Kari Ehlers said the windy weather created less-than ideal playing conditions for the golfers.
“I was really impressed with the mental toughness our boys brought to the course today,” coach Ehlers said. “It was an exhausting day both physically and mentally.”
Marshall was led by eighth-grader Luke Ehlers, who carded a 77 to tie for second individually one stroke behind medalist Henry Hartquist of Luverne.
“Luke hit half of the greens in regulation which is very good on a windy day like today,” coach Ehlers said. “He was able to card 2 birdies as well while playing very consistently.”
Grant Horvath added an 83 to place sixth, followed by Evan Franson in eighth place at 87. Sam Schwarz completed the Marshall score witth a 90.
MVL 7, Wabasso 3
NEW ULM – Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated Wabasso 7-3 on Monday.
The Rabbits recorded 14 hits in the loss, but left 12 runners on base.
Colby Wall was 3 for 4 with a run scored. Will Carlson added two hits and a run scored.
Wabasso will play at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s on Thursday.
Wabasso 200 100 0 – 3 14 4
MVL 020 221 x – 7 8 1
RTR 12, Lakeview 2 (5 innings)
COTTONWOOD – Russell-Tyler-Ruthton defeated Lakeview 12-2 in Game 1 of a doubleheader on Monday.
Kya Alderson pitched all five innings for the Knights and recorded 12 strikeouts.
Madi Bruns finished 2 for 3 with two runs scored to lead the RTR offense.
Kiana Imes, Carly Kosel and Olivia Hinz each recorded two hits for the Lakers.
Lakeview 101 00 – 2 8 3
RTR 012 63 – 12 8 1
RTR 15, Lakeview 0 (4 innings)
COTTONWOOD – Russell-Tyler-Ruthton completed the sweep with a four-inning 15-0 win in Game 2.
Kya Alderson threw a four-hit shutout with one strikeout.
Madi Burns finished a double shy of a cycle in a 3-for-4 day at the plate, adding three RBI and three runs scored.
Kiana Imes led Lakeview with two hits.
RTR will host Lac qui Parle Valley on Thursday while Lakeview hosts Renville County West on Friday.
RTR 3(10)2 0 – 15 11 1
Lakeview 000 0 – 0 4 0
Wabasso 11, MVL 1
WABASSO — The Wabasso softball team defeated Minnesota Valley Lutheran 11-1 on Monday.
Sarah Franta led Wabasso with three hits and three RBI while Kelsey Fischer and Madeline Hanna each added two hits and Sophia Hanna had a hit and Kylee Fogelson had a hit and two RBI. Franta also earned the victory in the circle, striking out 10.
Wabasso (5-4) will face BLHS on the road today at 4:30 p.m.