Kraft, Haglund lead All-Camden teams
Ten area baseball players and 12 area softball players earned All-Camden Conference honors.
Lac qui Parle Valley catcher Preston Kraft was the conference’s baseball Most Valuable Player and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg pitcher and shortstop Erin Haglund was the softball MVP.
LQPV’s Bart Hill and KMS’ Eileen Suter were named conference coaches of the year.
The baseball all-conference team includes: Senior catcher/pitcher Sam Ohden and senior shortstop/pitcher Nate Gerdes, Central Minnesota Christian School; Senior catcher Justin Lee, Dawson-Boyd; Senior catcher Kyle Baker, KMS; Senior pitcher Ben Morken and senior pitcher/shortstop Colby Siegert, LQPV; Senior pitcher/first baseman Tyler Donner and junior pitcher/outfielder Dylan Abraham; Senior pitcher/outfielder Mitch Treml, Renville County West.
The softball all-conference team includes: Junior pitcher Sadie Zaiser, sophomore catcher Andrea Lee and junior shortstop Justine Flattum, Dawson-Boyd; Senior pitcher/shortstop Samantha Dunn, senior third baseman Courtney Olson and sophomore catcher Kalli Forsell; Senior pitcher/outfielder and senior pitcher/shortstop Mikaela DuFrane, LQPV; Senior catcher Rachel Davids and junior pitcher Jennifer Sommers, MACCRAY; Senior first baseman Grace Robertson, Renville County West.
Litchfield basketball golf tournament June 28
The Litchfield Boys Basketball Golf Classic is June 28 beginning at the Litchfield Golf Course.
The best-ball scramble tees off at 10 a.m. The $65 entry fee includes golf and dinner. Carts are available on a first-come basis at an additional $30.
The event is limited to 180 golfers and early registration is encouraged. All proceeds benefit the Litchfield boys basketball program. Contact John Carlson at 320-693-2398 to register and to reserve a cart.
Biffle holds on to win again at Michigan
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Greg Biffle raced to his second straight Sprint Cup victory at Michigan International Speedway, easily holding off Kevin Harvick after points leader Jimmie Johnson smacked the wall in the final laps Sunday.
It was Biffle’s first win since he overtook Johnson to win at MIS in August. Johnson’s engine faltered with six laps left in that race. This time, he was about a second behind Biffle with three laps to go — but a tire give way, and he dropped all the way to 28th.
Harvick was second, 3 seconds behind Biffle. Martin Truex Jr. was next, followed by Kyle Busch and Tony Stewart.
— Associated Press/Staff reports