WORTHINGTON -- The Ridgewater wrestling team suffered only two loses on the way to a 34-7 dual win over Minnesota West in the MCCC Southern Division opener Wednesday. The Warriors won the first five matches, including a pin for freshman Greg Skerik at 141 pounds in 2:27. Justin Turek, a sophomore at 149, won the next match with a 21-8 major decision. Ted Saatzer, Brad Salveson and Ben Thonvold finished off the Bluejays with consecutive wins.
Late result Tuesday West Central North Minnewaska 46, Sauk Centre 30 The Lakers got pins from Justin Fredrick at 125 pounds, Cam Schafer at 130, Willie Netwal at 135, Sam Goracke at 152 and David Bond at 160. 103: Grant Winter, Min, won by forfeit 112: Shane Trattles, SC, pin Gage Sachs :23 119: Lucian Grow, SC, won by forfeit 125: Justin Fredrick, Min, pin Ben Deters :41 130: Cam Schafer, Min, pin Zach Salto 3:45 135: Willie Netwal, M, pin Nathan Walter 5:43 140: Jon Tatro, Min, won by forfeit 145: Adam Helgeson, S, dec Dan Braaten 5-4 152: Sam Goracke, Min, pin Matt Walter 2:52
Girls Soccer Most Valuable Player Chelsey Wierschem All-Central Lakes Hannah Murphy All-CLC Honorable Mention Lizzie Larson, Caitlin Cooreman Senior Scholar-Athletes Caitlin Cooreman, Kjerstin Knutson 2006 Captains Lizzy Larson, Lisa Nielsen, Katherine Straus Most Improved Abby Switzer Best Defender Caitlin Cooreman Best Offense Hannah Murphy Most Team Spirit Lisa Nielsen All-Conference team Alexandria -- Sandy Flynn, Abby Williams, Amanda Schlosser Brainerd -- Kelly Rosenthal, Jessie Bye, Caitlin Barnaby, Elle Adams, Kristi Erickson Fergus Falls -- Jamie Johnson
Boys Basketball CENTRAL LAKES Sartell at Willmar, 7:30 p.m. NON-CONFERENCE Paynesville vs. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, 7:30 p.m. Yellow Medicine East vs. Central Minnesota Christian at Prinsburg, 7:30 p.m. Hancock at Ortonville, 7:30 p.m. MACCRAY at Morris, 7:30 p.m. Girls Basketball CENTRAL LAKES Willmar at St. Cloud Tech, 7:30 p.m. WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Montevideo vs. BOLD at Olivia, 7:30 p.m. CAMDEN Central Minnesota Christian vs. Renville County West at Renville, 7:30 p.m. Wrestling WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Montevideo vs.
College Wrestling Ridgewater 34, MN West 7
MONTEVIDEO -- Tyler Grey scored 32 points and Tramel Barnes had 21 points and 14 assists as Montevideo rolled over Renville County West 106-57 on Tuesday. Fourteen players scored for the Thunder Hawks in their season opener. Montevideo led 57-31 at halftime and shot 55 percent for the game making 46 of 84 shots. Todd Bergeson was also in double figures with 12 points. RCW shot 51 percent, but got off only 41 shots.
KERKHOVEN -- Daniel Fragodt had 24 of his game-high 33 points by halftime and Benson went on to rout Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 85-53 in non-conference boys basketball Tuesday night. Jesse Holm added 16 points and Aaron Lindahl 12 for the Braves in their season opener. KMS was led by Sam Kavanagh with 15 points and Nate Schlagel with 11. Benson 85, KMS 53 Benson (1-0) 51 34 -- 85 KMS (2-1) 26 27 -- 63 BENSON - 38 FG (6 3 pt); 3-5 FT; rebounds not available; 23 fouls ... Scoring: Mitch Enderson 9, Patrick Hughes 2, J.
The Ridgewater Warriors wrestling team opens its Minnesota Community College Conference schedule today at 7 p.m. against Minnesota West in Worthington. The Warriors, who opened the season against Itasca on Nov. 22, were scheduled to wrestle Rochester last Wednesday night, but the dual was postponed due to health issues on the Yellowjackets' squad.
Registration is open for the new YMCA Fifth- and Sixth-Grade Basketball Program. The eight-week program runs Mondays from 4-6 p.m. starting Jan. 8. Space is limited. More information pn the programs is available at www.kandiymca.org or phone 320-222-9622.
Willmar sophomore Chelsey Wierschem was selected the Girls' Hockey Performer of the Week by the Central Lakes Conference. Wierschem had five goals in a 7-4 win over the St. Cloud Icebreakers Nov. 24.