WILLMAR -- Aided by a grand slam from freshman Britney Glisczinski and solid pitching, Ridgewater swept a MCCC Southern Division doubleheader from St. Cloud Technical College Monday. Ridgewater (2-0, 4-2) outhit the Cyclones (0-2, 0-2) 10-3 in its 4-2 win in the opener. The Lady Warriors then posted a 6-3 win the nightcap after scoring four runs in the first inning on Glisczinski's home run. Laura Suter and Angie Flaten both spun complete-game wins, combining to hold the Cyclones to just seven hits.
LITCHFIELD -- A 10-run first inning wasn't enough for Litchfield as the Dragons fought off a late charge from Eden Valley-Watkins Monday to post a 16-15 non-conference win in both school's season opener. The Dragons sent up 15 batters to the plate in the first and pounded out six hits, highlighted by Lizzie Johnson's two-run double. Three other players had RBI singles in the inning for Litchfield, which outhit the Eagles 16-15. Dani Heuer's RBI single, Kim Farmer's sacrifice fly and Ashley Krug's RBI single capped the scoring for Litchfield in the fourth.
Baseball NON-CONFERENCE Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg vs.
College Softball Ridgewater 4, SCTC 2 Ridgewater 6, SCTC 3 Softball Litchfield 16, EV-Watkins 15 Paynesville 14, Kimball 0
New London-Spicer was scheduled to host a season-opening track and field meet today in New London, but the meet has been moved to next Monday. Willmar and Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa are area teams scheduled to participate besides the host team. The meet is slated to begin at 4 p.m.
Former Willmar All-Area softball players Callie Nelsen and Andrea Brown. both freshman, are playing big roles in Gustavus Adolphus College's 10-2 start this season in softball. Nelson is 2-0 pitching with a 1.14 ERA. She has given up 13 hits and two earned runs in 121/3 innings, while walking two and striking out three. Brown, batting second and playing right field in most games, is batting .250 with a double.
Results Friday Redwood Indoor Boys results Team scoring (1) Yellow Medicine East 113.5 (2) MACCRAY 67 (3) tie Redwood Valley, St. James 55 Individual leaders Hurdles 60: (1) Bobby Balfany, YME, 10.08 (2) Thomas Sanchez, RV, 10.16 (3) Page Hoffman, MAC, 10.37 Sprints 60: (1) Dan Johnson YME, 7.68 (2) Nick Lecy, YME, 7.80 (3) Caleb Zimmer, MAC, 7.81 ... 200: (1) Wyatt Sand, YME, 25.60 (2) Cameron Behm, MAC, 26.41 (3) Dylan Hempel, YME, 26.47 ...
Baseball CAMDEN NORTH Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg vs. MACCRAY at Raymond, 5 p.m. NON-CONFERENCE Sleepy Eye at Redwood Valley, 4:30 p.m. Softball NON-CONFERENCE Springfield vs. BOLD at Olivia, 5 p.m. Lac qui Parle Valley at Chokio-Alberta, 5 p.m. Eden Valley-Watkins at Litchfield, 4 p.m. Kimball at Paynesville, 4:30 p.m. Track and Field NON-CONFERENCE Becker Invite (Litchfield, Glencoe-Silver Lake), 4 p.m. Tennis NON-CONFERENCE New Ulm at Redwood Valley, 4:30 p.m. College Softball JUNIOR COLLEGE Ridgewater at St.
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Events/competitions MWA Praire Pothole chapter banquet -- The Prairie Pothole chapter of the Minnesota Waterfowl Association will hold its first-ever banquet Friday, April 13 at the Kandi Entertainment Center in Willmar. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with the dinner starting at 7 p.m. Proceeds from the event will go to support Prairie Pothole programs, including the annual Youth Shoot, MWA Woodie Camp and Family Habitat Day. There will be raffles, a silent auction and prize drawings.