MARSHALL -- Christine Bendel of Lac qui Parle Valley and Amy Banken of Dawson-Boyd finished in the top seven of the Section 3A girls golf meet Friday and qualified for the state tournament. Bendel, who missed a state berth by three strokes last season, and Banken each shot 87 at Marshall Golf Club, tying for fourth overall. The top five golfers outside of the section championship team move on to the state meet, which will begin June 7 at 8:30 a.m.
Boys Golf Section 3A (1) *Jackson County Central 308 (2) Pipestone Area 322 (3) Ortonville 328 (4) Lakeview 360 Girls Golf Section 3A (1) *Luverne 362 (2) Windom 368 (3) Minneota 390 (4) Benson/KMS 406 Amateur Baseball B.Island 7, Paynesville 3
Saturday Prep Baseball SECTION 2AAA At Willmar Worthington vs. Mankato West, 2 p.m. Annandale vs. Willmar, 4 p.m. Winners, 6 p.m. Losers, 6 p.m. At Hutchinson Buffalo vs. Dassel-Cokato, noon Winner vs. Hutchinson, 3 p.m. At St. Michael St. Michael-Albertville vs. Rogers, 10 a.m. Waconia vs. Mound-Westonka, noon Winners, 2 p.m. Losers, 2 p.m. At Marshall New Ulm vs. Mankato East, 10 a.m. Marshall vs, Orono, 10:30 a.m. Winners, 1 p.m. Losers, 3:30 p.m. SECTION 3AA At Lac qui Parle Valley MACCRAY vs.
Late results Thursday Morris 2, West Central Area 0 In a night game that ended the regular season for the Tigers, Chase Rambow went the distance on a two-hitter with two walks and 10 strikeouts as Morris beat the Knights in a pitchers' duel. Losing pitcher Chris Perdoni gave up only three hits, including an RBI double by Craig Knochenmus. Josh Griffith and Mark Barsness also singled for Morris. West Central Area 000 000 0 - 0 2 3 Morris (7-11) 100 100 x - 2 3 3 HITTING - West Central Area: Tyler Krump 1-for-3, Andrew Giese 1-for-3 ....
Results Thursday KRA Speedway HOBBY STOCK -- Heat 1: (1) Tim Kallevig, Pennock (2) Shaun Feldman, Sunburg (3) Josh Fredeen, Spicer ... Heat 2: (1) Danica Bleess, Willmar (2) Chris Lindquist, New London (3) Adam Olson, New London ... Feature: (1) Kallevig (2) Feldman (3) Fredeen (4) Bleess (5) Olson MIDWEST MODIFIEDS -- Heat 1: (1) Danny Bayer, Elrosa (2) Brandon Nelson, New London (3) Matt Deering, Spicer ... Heat 2: (1) Zach Schultz, Grove City (2) Shane Sabraski, Rice (3) Dallas Gulbrandson, Alexandria ...
BENSON -- The Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd boys and Benson/KMS girls won sub-section 3A-12 titles Thursday. Randyn Funderburg and Jameson Seigert of LQPV/DB were both double-winners. Funderburg won both the 800 and 1,600 events and Seigert won the triple jump and high jump. R.J. Strand was first in the 400. LQPV/DB also won the 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 relays. Daniel Fragodt of Benson/KMS won the 110 and 300 hurdles. In the girls' meet, Kendra Mooberry of BKMS won the 100 and 300 hurdles and Lisa McManus was first in the 200 and 400 dashes.
PAYNESVILLE -- Four players had two hits for Bird Island and Gregg Helin tossed 7Zc strong innings as the Islanders remained unbeaten by upending Paynesville 7-3 in the Cornbelt League Friday night. Josh Retzlaff singled to center in the fourth to bring in two runs for the Islanders (3-0, 4-0). Another run scored on an error.
Willmar native Marilyn Lovander shot a 1-over-par 72 in the first round of the Corning Classic in Corning, N.Y., Thursday. Lovander, who is tied for 77th with 13 others, made a birdie on the fifth hole and two bogeys on the back nine. Nancy Scranton leads the tournament with a 7-under 65.
There are five amateur baseball games scheduled for tonight involving area teams. In Cornbelt League action, Bird Island plays at Paynesville, New London-Spice travels to Starbuck and Regal plays at Granite Falls. In non-league games, Rosen is at Chokio and Raymond is at Fairfax. All games are slated to begin at 7:30 p.m.
ELROSA -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa scored all 10 of its runs in the second inning and advanced to the semifinals of Section 5A with a 10-6 win over Osakis Thursday. The Jaguars (8-11) will now meet Upsala-Swanville at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dick Putz Field in St. Cloud. BBE rapped out eight of its nine hits in the 10-run inning, highlighted by a three-run homer from D.J. Winter and a solo shot by Josh Roelike. Andy Hadley earned the win, hurling five innings and allowing five hits and three runs.