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.
WABASSO -- Benson/Hancock racked up 36 hits and had three players hit .600-or-better Saturday en route to going 3-0 to win the Wabasso Invite. The Brave/Owls opened with a 5-3 win over Wabasso before upending DeLaSalle 11-1 in five innings. Benson/Hancock then beat St.
Benson/KMS Invite Saturday at Benson Courtney Boe (80) and Emily Roering (82) finished first and second, respectively, to help Minnewaska win the Benson/KMS Invite. Suzanne Maanum's third-place round of 90 paced Benson/KMS, while Lac qui Parle Valley finished third behind Christine Bendel's 92 and Willmar fourth with the help of Beth Jacobson's 92.
Pine City Invite Brian Holmgren at 3-singles and Miguel Montano at 4-singles both went 3-0 to win their divisions for Litchfield, which placed second behind Mound Park Academy.
Kelsey Hanson, a first-team All-Area setter from Willmar, has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Valley City State College in North Dakota. Hanson, a 5-7 senior, finished her career with 1,623 assists and 541 digs. She was a two-time all-Central Lakes Conference selection. Valley City, which went 10-15 last season, recently hired a new volleyball coach, Craig Case.
Prep Baseball CENTRAL LAKES Willmar at Sauk Rapids, 5 p.m. WEST CENTRAL SOUTH BOLD vs. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Grove City, 5 p.m. Yellow Medicine East at Montevideo, 5 p.m. Morris at Benson, 5 p.m. WEST CENTRAL NORTH Minnewaska at St. Cloud Cathedral, 5 p.m. Melrose at New London-Spicer, 5 p.m. Sauk Centre at Paynesville, 4:30 p.m. CENTRAL MINNESOTA Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at Kimball, 5 p.m. TOMAHAWK McLeod West at Buffalo Lake-Hector, 4:30 p.m. PHEASANT Wheaton/Herman-Norcross at Hancock, 5 p.m. NON-CONFERENCE MACCRAY vs.