PAYNESVILLE -- Two homers in the sixth inning of the nightcap boosted the Paynesville Bulldogs to a 7-2 win and a split of their doubleheader with West Central North rival Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on Friday. LPGE took the opener 9-2 behind a 10-hit offense. First game LPGE 9, Paynesville 2 The Thunder's Heather Bodle ripped three doubles that pushed across three runs and Hannah Palzer also had three hits for two RBI. Laura Schaefer singled and doubled for two of Paynesville's six hits off winning picher Rosalie Miller. LPGE 200 031 3 -- 9 10 0 Paynesville 001 000 1 -- 2 6 4 H
Prep Baseball Minnewaska 2, NLS 0 KMS 13, BBE 2 YME 12, CMCS 0 Lester Prairie 7, BLH 1 Prep Softball LPGE 9, Paynesville 2 Paynesvile 7, LPGE 2 ACGC 6, BBE 2 BOLD 11, BLH 1 KMS 9, YME 1 Benson/Hancock 5, NLS 0 Prep Tennis Montevideo 5, MACCRAY 2 Litchfield 5, Benson 2 Boys Golf Yellow Medicine East 169, MACCRAY 175 Girls Golf Litchfield 200, Willmar 211 Bemidji Invite (1) Minnewaska 336 (2) Detroit Lakes 346 (3) Grand Rapids 349 (4) Staples-Motley 360 (5) Roseau 384 (6) Fergus Falls 385 (7) Park Centre 389 (8) Bemidji B 394 (9) Bemidji 396
Late results Thursday Paynesville Invite Bri Jaeger won the 100 and 200 sprints and Linda Keller took the 800 and 1600 runs to pace Paynesville to a decisive win at its own six-team invite on Thursday. Heidi Lensing won the 300 low hurdles, the long jump and the high jump for BBE. In the boys meet, New London-Spicer won with Paynesville in second. Wade Powers won the shotput with a toss of 47-5½ and also the discus (130-11).
MACCRAY Dual At Raymond Ben Perry of MACCRAY was medalist with a 39 at Eagle Creek, but Yellow Medicine East showed consistency with four scores posted from 41 to 44 for a six-shot victory. Tyler Jensvold's 41 set the pace for YME. Team scoring (1) Yellow Medicine East 169 (2) MACCRAY 175 Individual MEDALIST - Ben Perry, MAC, 39 Area results MACCRAY - Perry 39, Cody Haas 42, Zach Hauser 47, Justin Wassink 47 YELLOW MEDICINE EAST - Tyler Jensvold 41, Taylor Olson 42, Kyle Gaffaney 42, Bobby Lecy 44
Results Friday LQPV/DB Invite Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd won both the boys and girls divisions at its own Invitational Friday. The boys team won seven events and finished with 168.5 points. Montevideo was second with 117 and Morris third with 116. The girls team captured six titles and had 182.5 points. Montevideo was third with 99. Jameson Siegert and Caleb DuFrane of LQPV/DB were multiple-event winners in the boys division. Siegert lept 19 feet, 3 inches in the long jump and cleared 5-8 in the high jump.
WILLMAR -- Litchfield's "K-girls" -- Kallie, Kristen, Katlyn and Kayla -- struck down the Willmar Cardinals at Eagle Creek Golf Club on Friday. The Dragons' Kallie Swanson led all scorers with a 44 as the Dragons won 200-211. She was followed by teammates Kristen Solbreck (48), Katlyn Kiehn (49) and Kayla Sommerfeld (59), the latter just a seventh grader. Dana Thompson led Willmar with a career-best 47. Katie Kroona was next at 53, followed by Allison Baker at 55 and Sarah Paterson at 56. The meet was a make-up.
GRANITE FALLS -- Leadoff batter Sarah Carlson double and tripled and Sarah Laughlin went 3-for-3 to lead a 12-hit attack as Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg drilled Yellow Medicine East 9-1 in non-conference softball on Friday. Demi Young and Courtney Kavanagh added to two hits apiece to the Saints' offense. Nicole Pederson tamed the Sting for five innings on two hits and one earned run. Patina Queenan threw two hitless innings to finish up. Lauren Trudel and Molly Anderson got the two YME hits.
· Began in Willmar in 2002. · 13 chapters in Minnesota, one in Pueblo, Colo. · Mission statement: Let's Go Fishing with seniors is devoted to its mission of enriching the lives of individuals through fishing and boating activities that build relationships and create memories for Individuals 55 years and greater, also Hospice patient and children between the ages of 12-16 and in MN mentor programs throughout Minnesota. · How to volunteer: There will be a preseason volunteer meeting Tuesday, May 8 at the Dethlefs Senior Citizen Center at 7 p.m. (located behind the Green Lake Mall).
Weekly/monthly, etc. Willmar Trap Range -- Located four miles west of the airport on State Hwy 40 then one mile south on County Road 116 next to the Willmar brush site. Public hours are 5:30 p.m. to dusk Tuesdays and Thursdays until Sept. 27. Prairie Woods ELC Archaeology Day -- Noon-4 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at Prairie Woods Barn. Enjoy artifact exhibits, living history, atlatl and bow-andarrow activites, tours of American Indian history sites, and more. Sibley State Park Bird watching walk: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28 and May 5.
SPICER -- Now is the time to register a team for the American Cancer Society Mid Summer Bass and Walleye Minnesota Championship tournament to be held on Green Lake on July 14. The event will feature 100 boats as part of a fund raiser for the Kandiyohi County Relay for Life. Teams are already enrolling, and local organizer Steve Rustad said he is hoping to see many local anglers among those participating. The tournament features 13 guaranteed, $500 paybacks with four first places for each species and three big fish paybacks for largemouth, smallmouth and walleye.