Prep Baseball CENTRAL LAKES Willmar at Brainerd, 4:30 p.m. WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Montevideo vs. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Grove City, 5 p.m. Yellow Medicine East vs. BOLD at Bird Island, 5 p.m. Morris at Lac qui Parle Valley, 5 p.m. WEST CENTRAL NORTH Minnewaska at Paynesville, 5 p.m. Long Prairie-Grey Eagle vs. New London-Spicer at Regal, 5 p.m. WRIGHT COUNTY Delano at Litchfield, 4:30 p.m. CENTRAL MINNESOTA Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at Howard Lake-Waverly/Winsted, 5 p.m. CAMDEN NORTH Dawson-Boyd vs.
Becker Invite Litchfield finished in eighth out of a 19-team field with a 335. Matt Thomas paced the Dragons with a 81, seven shots off the pace. Team scoring (1) Princeton 319 (2) Rogers 323 (3) tie, Waconia 330; Glencoe-Silver Lake 330 (5) tie, Cambridge-Istani Black 331; Hutchinson 331 (7) Delano 332 (8) Litchfield 335 (9) Buffalo 337 (10) Milaca 340 (11) Becker 342 (12) Cambridge-Isanti Gold 343 (13) Rockford 345 (14) Watertown-Mayer 346 (15) St.
Results Monday Southwest Redwood Valley 5, MACCRAY 2 Redwood Valley swept doubles while Cole Smith outhit MACCRAY's Mitch Kremin at 1-singles by a 6-1, 6-4 score. Lucas Doesken won 4-singles for the Wolverines. Singles (1) Cole Smith, RV, def. Mitch Kremin 6-1, 6-4 (21) Michael Ammermann, MAC, def. Jared Arentson 6-0, 6-1 (3) Dave Houghton, RV, def. Levi Koenen 6-2, 6-1 (4) Lucas Doeskin, MAC, def Brandon Arentson 6-1, 6-3 Doubles (1) Trevor Palusky-Ian Larson, RV, def. Macaulay Lambert-Ryan Wubben 6-0, 6-0 (2) Kurt Larson-Shane Gewerth, RV, def.
RICE -- Don't judge the Willmar girls golf team by their season-opening seventh place finish Monday in the first Central Lakes Conference meet. "They haven't played a round of golf in practice yet," said Willmar coach Jodi Mottinger. "The putting really gave them trouble today." The Cardinals ended with a combined 422. Sartell won the meet with a 354, followed by Alexandria at 356. Katie Kroona's 100 over 18 holes was the low round for Willmar Team scoring (1) Sartell 354 (2) Alexandria 356 (3) St.
ROCHESTER -- The Ridgewater College baseball team will be taking full advantage of the upcoming seasonable weather. The Warriors will be playing 12 games over a seven-day span that was kicked off Sunday. Ridgewater came home with two wins after it swept Rochester in a doubleheader that opened its MCCC Southern Division schedule. Ridgewater shook off four errors in the opener to post a 11-2 win as the Rochester pitching staff issued eight walks and hit six batters.
Dawson native and Olympian Carrie Tollefson is holding a running camp for boys and girls in grades 7-12 from June 28-July 1 at College of St. Catherine's in St. Paul. Tollefson is a 13-time state high school cross country and track champion and a five-time NCAA champion at Villanova University.
Willmar Summer Baseball and Softball registration will be held Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the junior high cafeteria. This meeting is for players in grades 3-9 for baseball and the 10-and-under through 16-and-under softball leagues. There will be a short parents/coaches meeting at 7 p.m. If you are unable to attend this night, registration forms are available at Community Education and Recreation.
With ideal conditions forecasted, the Central Lakes Conference will have its first girls golf meet today at Oak Hill Golf Club in Rice. The meet, which will be 18 holes, will start at 3:30 p.m. The CLC boys golf meet that was scheduled for today in Alexandria has been moved to May 4. Also in action is the Willmar boys tennis team as the Cardinals will be at Litchfield for a non-conference match that starts at 4 p.m.
LITCHFIELD -- Hitting dominated Litchfield's amateur baseball season opener Sunday. The Blues and Kimball recorded a total of 25 hits, but Litchfield lost 12-9. As much as the bats were smacking around balls, there were plenty of walks going around, also. Kimball pitchers issued 10 walks, while Blues hurlers gave up nine. Kimball took a 2-1 lead in the third inning, then added another run in the top of the fifth.
PINE CITY -- Litchfield grabbed one championship and two third-place finishes at the Art Nelson Invitational Saturday. Brian Ward, the Dragons' No. 1-singles player, won all three of his matches to capture the 1-singles title. Andrew Tancabel took third at 2-singles and Peter Zender-Calvin Pehle were third at 1-doubles. The Dragons finished fifth overall with 15 points. Winona Cotter won the team title with 28 points, followed by Waseca with 25 and Thief River Falls with 23. Litchfield will host Willmar in a non-conference dual at 4 p.m.