GLENWOOD -- Teri Paulzine hit a bases-loaded single in the seventh inning to give Minnewaska Area an 8-7 win over Paynesville Thursday in the West Central North Conference. Minnewaska (8-1, 12-1) owned a 7-0 lead at one point before Paynesville scored three times in the third and four in the fourth.
MADISON -- Morris rallied for six runs in the top of the seventh inning to overtake Lac qui Parle Valley, 13-9, in West Central South softball Thursday. The Tigers (3-3, 5-5) had eight straight players reach base, starting with three consecutive walks to load the bases. Jonna Beyer went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBI for Morris.
LITCHFIELD -- Litchfield and Dassel-Cokato played high school baseball for approximately seven hours Tuesday, with the teams splitting a Wright County doubleheader. The Dragons (5-2, 6-2) earned a conventional seven-inning win in the first game, scoring three in the bottom of the seventh for a 5-4 victory. The second game went an astounding 19 innings and ended with the Chargers (3-4, 4-5) scoring the winning run on a squeeze bunt for a 4-3 win. The second game featured seven pitchers, 19 hits and six errors.
Former Litchfield High School golfers Joe Schoolmeesters and Joe Polingo are freshmen members of the St. John's University golf team that will participate in its seventh straight NCAA Division III tournament May 8-11 at the Firethorn Country Club in Lincoln, Neb. Schoolmeesters finished fifth Saturday at the Fred B. Kravetz Invitational in Rochester, N.Y., helping the Johnnies take second in the six-team event. Sophomore Justin Buysse of Glenwood also has seen action with the Johnnies this spring. Twenty-three teams and 120 individuals will compete at Lincoln.
The KRA Speedway is scheduled to open the season today with the first heat race at 6:30 p.m. Last year, the track at the fairgrounds in Willmar experienced three rainouts in May. The first flag drops at 6:30 p.m. through May before going to a 7 p.m. start the rest of the summer.
MORRIS -- Laura Suter tossed a five-inning no-hitter in the first game Wednesday to help the Ridgewater Lady Warriors earn a split of their doubleader with the University of Minnesota-Morris. Ridegwater won the opener 11-0, rapping out 15 hits, then lost 8-7 in the finale with Morris' Steph Tompte belting a two-run homer. Suter walked one and struck out six. She also went 3-for-3 at the plate, as did Jenny Berge, who also drove in two runs. Darrin Foss, Emily Diers and Julie Vosejpka had two hits apiece. Angie Flaten took the loss in the second game.
Thursday Prep Baseball CENTRAL LAKES Willmar at Fergus Falls, 4:15 p.m. WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Benson at Lac qui Parle Valley, 5 p.m. Montevideo vs. BOLD at Bird Island, 5 p.m. Morris vs. Yellow Medicine East at Granite Falls, 5 p.m. WEST CENTRAL NORTH Melrose at Minnewaska, 5 p.m. Paynesville at St. Cloud Cathedral, 4:30 p.m. CENTRAL MINNESOTA Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at Eden Valley-Watkins, 5 p.m. SOUTHWEST Redwood Valley at Windom, 5 p.m. CAMDEN Central Minnesota Christian at Minneota, 4:30 p.m. Dawson-Boyd vs.
MELROSE -- Evan Peters of Minnewaska shot a 35 for medalist honors and the Lakers finished in a tie for second place with New London-Spicer, five shots behind St. Cloud Cathedral in a West Central North Conference meet on Wednesday. Ryan Kollman, Ben Henke and John Wedum all shot 40s for Minnewaska. Nick Carlson paced NLS with a 37. Tim Dreier and Nate Carlson had 39s and Mike Freeman a 40. Team scoring (1) St.
Results Tuesday Montevideo Invite Boys results Team scoring (1) Montevideo 142 (2) Benson-Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 63.5 (3) Willmar JV 38.5 (4) Ortonville 27 Individual leaders Hurdles 110 highs: (1) Daniel Fragodt, BKMS, 15.91 (2) Nick Spaeth, Mon, 16.08 (3) J. Schemmel, Wil, 19.29 ... 300 intermediates: (1) Daniel Fragodt, BKMS, 40.94 (2) Nick Spaeth, Mon, 42.97 (3) Jordan Schemmel, Wil, 45.23 Sprints 100: (1) Joel Bauman, BKMS, 12.14 (2) Zach Bothun, Mon, 12.28 (3) J. Leeks, Wil, 12.80 ...
Late results Tuesday Camden Game One MACCRAY 4, Dawson-Boyd 3 Hilary Groothuis scattered seven hits, while striking out nine, and the Wolverines held off a late Dawson-Boyd rally to win the opener. MACCRAY led 4-0 before Dawson-Boyd scored all three of its runs in the top of the seventh. Megan Hansen, Sam Narragon and Kristie Eschen had two hits each for MACCRAY. Brandi Bodin drove in two runs. Chelsie Kurtenbach and Tiffany Viessman had two hits each for the Blackjacks.