ST. CLOUD -- German exchange student Venessa Dutzi of St. Cloud Tech shot par-36 in dampness and cold to earn medalist honors at the Central Lakes Conference meet played at the Territory Golf Club on Monday. Because of the disagreeable weather, the meet was cut back to nine holes and all scores doubled to remain consistent with the new conference format of 18-hole meets. Dutzi's official score of 72 was 10 strokes better than the runner-up from St. Cloud Apollo, Samantha Sommers, the defending Class AA champion. Sartell won the meet with a score of 366.
PRINSBURG -- Yellow Medicine East scored 13 runs in the second inning and recorded 21 hits en route to a 29-0 win over Central Minnesot Chrisitian Monday. Audrey Formo went 4-for-6 with three doubles.
Result Monday MACCRAY Tri At Raymond Barry Rothwell shot a 37 for medalist honors, leading MACCRAY to a 164, which was 38 strokes better than Tracy-Milroy-Balaton at 202. Team scoring (1) MACCRAY 164 (2) Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 202 (3) Canby 218 Individual MEDALIST - Barry Rothwell, MAC, 37 Area results MACCRAY - Barry Rothwell 37, Cody Strand 40, Ben Perry 42, Cody Haas 45
Late result Saturday Litchfield 6, Carlos 5 Jason Hoff knocked in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning for Litchfield, scoring Ed Estrada, who singled and advanced to second on a Carlos error. It was the season opener for both teams. Carlos had taken a 4-0 lead in the first inning against Litchfield starter Terry Euerle. Litchfield rallied back to take a 5-4 lead before Carlos tied it in the ninth. Hoff led Litchfield with three hits. Carlos (0-1) 400 000 001 0 - 5 7 1 Litchfield (1-0) 002 120 000 1 - 6 10 2 HITTING - Carlos: Ben Bruggman 1-for-4; Mike
Prep Baseball CENTRAL LAKES Sartell at Willmar, 5 p.m. WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Morris, 5 p.m. Benson vs. BOLD at Bird Island, 5 p.m. Montevideo at Lac qui Parle Valley, 5 p.m. WEST CENTRAL NORTH Long Prairie-Grey Eagle at Minnewaska, 5 p.m. New London-Spicer at Paynesville, 4:30 p.m. CENTRAL MINNESOTA Rockford vs. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at Belgrade, 5 p.m. TOMAHAWK Sleepy Eye at Buffalo Lake-Hector, 4:30 p.m. WRIGHT COUNTY Waconia at Litchfield, 4:30 p.m.
Prep Baseball RCW 9, Minneota 8 Prep Softball YME 29, CMCS 0 McLeod West 6, BLH 1 Girls Golf Central Lakes (1) Sartell 366 (2) Alexandria 368 (3) St. Cloud Tech 386 (4) tie, Fergus Falls, Brainerd, 392 (6) Willmar 394 (7) St. Cloud Apollo 418 (8) Rocori 432 (9) Sauk Rapids 536 Wright County (1) Waconia 189 (2) Glencoe-Silver Lake 198 (3) Watertown-Mayer 208 (4) Mound-Westonka 209 (5) Annandale 210 (6) Litchfield 214 (7) Dassel-Cokato 218 (8) Delano 223 Boys Golf MACCRAY Triangular (1) MACCRAY 164 (2) Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 202 (3) Canby 218
ROCHESTER - The Ridgewater Warriors wrapped up their eighth straight MCCC Southern Division title with sweeps of Riverland College and Rochester Technical and Community College. Head coach Dwight Kotila got his 300th career win Saturday at Austin, where he began his junior college coaching career 11 years ago. After winning a Region 13 title in his second year, the Cokato native moved to his alma mater in Willmar where he had played for Mike Johnson. This is his ninth season with the Warriors. Ridgewater piled up 47 hits in the twin sweeps.
WILLMAR - The Ridgewater Lady Warriors and Rochester Yellowjackets capped their season series splitting a doubleheader at the college field Saturday, Rochester winning the first game 5-4 and the Lady Warriors the second game by the same score. For the series, the MCCC Southern Division rivals have each won two one-run games while both scored a total 17 runs. At Rochester April 14, Ridgewater won 4-3 and lost 5-4. Ridgewater (12-2) has four division games left and the Yellowjackets (14-4) two.
MARSHALL - Willmar scored two runs in the top of the ninth inning, then held off Marshall en route to a 4-3 victory in the championship of the Marshall Invite Saturday. The win avenged a season-opening 1-0 loss to Marshall on April 7. Willmar routed West Fargo (N.D.) 9-2 in the opener of the four-team tournament. Lac qui Parle Valley lost to Marshall 8-5 in the semifinals before drubbing West Fargo 10-2 for third place. Game One Willmar 9, West Fargo 2 Troy Ditterich tossed five innings for the win, allowing four hits and one earned run.
Morris Invite Morris won two of three games and captured the traveling trophy of the 21-year tournament. The game between Sauk Centre and MACCRAY was rained out Friday and each team went 1-1. But Morris beat both of those team and would win on a tiebreaker regardless of the outcome of the tentatively rescheduled Friday night meeting in Morris. Morris lost to Pelican Rapids 4-0, then edged Sauk Centre 2-1 and MACCRAY 2-0. Chase Rambow and Brett Anderson pitched complete-game wins for the Tigers. Team scores Sauk Centre vs.