Prep Baseball WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Yellow Medicine East vs. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Grove City, 5 p.m. Montevideo at Benson, 5 p.m. Lac qui Parle Valley vs. BOLD at Bird Island, 5 p.m. WEST CENTRAL NORTH Minnewaska at Sauk Centre, 5 p.m. St. Cloud Cathedral at New London-Spicer, 5 p.m. Albany at Paynesville, 4:30 p.m. WRIGHT COUNTY Litchfield at Annandale, 4:30 p.m. TOMAHAWK Buffalo Lake-Hector at Springfield, 4:30 p.m. PHEASANT Hancock at Brandon-Evansville, 5 p.m. CENTRAL MINNESOTA Howard Lake-Waverly/Winsted vs.
College Baseball Ridgewater 9, Rochester 8, 8 innings Ridgewater 7, Rochester 6 College Softball Ridgewater 9, MN West 1 Ridgewater 8, MN West 7 Girls Golf Albany Invite (1) Albany 'A' 371 (2) Minnewaska 374 (3) Sartell 380 (4) St. Cloud Cathedral 381 (5) St. Cloud Tech 393 (6) Hutchinson 414 (7) Benson 415 (8) New London-Spicer 424 (9) Albany 'B' 432 (10) Sauk Centre 433 (11) Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 459 (12) Rocori 460 (13) Melrose 467
MADISON -- Eddie Massee spun a two-hitter and Lac qui Parle Valley scored two unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out a 2-0 win over Morris Area in West Central South Conference action Tuesday. Massee walked none and struck out five, outdueling Andy Lembcke, who also pitched a two-hitter. Adam Paulson reached second an error leading off the sixth inning for the Eagles. He moved to third on a groundout.
MONTEVIDEO -- Ortonville edged the Montevideo Gold squad to win the Montevideo Invite team title, 331-333, at The Crossings in Montevideo Tuesday. BOLD took third (344), MACCRAY fourth (350) and Yellow Medicine East fifth (351). Chris Kollen of Yellow Medicine East won the individual tournament, shooting a 74.
ATWATER -- Suzanne Maanum carded a three-over 39 Tuesday to claim medalist honors and help Benson/KMS win the first West Central South Conference meet of the season. Benson/KMS also had Mackenzie Weber place fifth as the Braves won by 10 shots over Yellow Medicine East. Team scoring (1) Benson/KMS 198 (2) Yellow Medicine East 208 (3) Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 213 (4) Lac qui Parle Valley 228 (5) BOLD 267 (6) Montevideo and Morris incomplete Individual TOP FIVE - (1) Suzanne Maanum, BKMS, 39 (2) Dani Graff, Mor, 45 (3) tie, Morgan Wall, ACGC, 48; Megan Bredeson, YME, 48 (5) Mackenzie Weber
WILLMAR -- Laura Suter pitched a one-hitter in the first game and Julie Vosejpka had five hits in seven trips for four RBI to lead Ridgewater College to a sweep of St. Cloud Technical College 6-0 and 10-2 Tuesday at the college field. Suter walked one and struck out seven. Suzie Zander added four hits in the two games. Ridgewater (9-1) is at Minnesota West today. Game One Ridgewater 6, St. Cloud 0 Ridgewater 020 000 4 - 6 9 0 St. Cloud TC 000 000 0 - 0 1 5 HITTING - St. Cloud Technical College: JoDine Lemke 1-for-3, 2b ....
The Ridgewater Warriors host Rochester in a junior college baseball doubleheader today at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar. The Warriors (19-7) are coming off four straight games, all wins, in which they scored 10 runs each time. The first game is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.
BRAINERD -- Willmar handed Brainerd its first loss the season, but the Warriors came back to salvage a split in a Central Lakes Conference doubleheader Tuesday. Callie Nelsen spun a three-hit shutout with eight strikeouts and no walks to ignite Willmar's 2-0 win in the opener before Brainerd collected nine hits off Nelsen to win the second game, 5-2. It was the Cardinals' second Central Lakes Conference loss of the early season after having lost only two conference games over the previous three years. Willmar (2-2, 2-2) hosts St. Cloud Apollo Thursday at 5 p.m.
WILLMAR -- Thunder and lightning struck in the sixth inning at Bill Taunton Stadium and it was the Willmar Cardinals who got jolted. Lightning was spotted on the eastern horizon, forcing a brief halt to clear the field. Then the thunder was provided by the Brainerd bats, which produced all of its runs in the sixth inning to rally to a 7-5 victory in Central Lakes Conference baseball. Willmar led 4-0 after five innings.
GLENWOOD -- Paynesville's John Hemingson struck out 12 Minnewaska batters on the way to a 7-1 win in West Central North baseball action Tuesday. Hemingson pitched a complete game, giving up one run on six hits and walking two. The Bulldogs (3-0, 5-0) recorded nine hits and scored five runs in the top of the third inning to erase the Lakers' 1-0 lead. Hemingson, Alex Naujokas and Trent Hansen had two hits each. Hemingson doubled and drove in two runs. Aaron Kessler had two hits to lead Minnewaska (1-2, 4-2).