Prep Baseball CENTRAL LAKES Willmar at Little Falls, 5 p.m. WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Montevideo at Benson, 5 p.m. CAMDEN NORTH Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg vs. Central Minnesota Christian at Prinsburg, 4:30 p.m. NON-CONFERENCE Ortonville at Dawson-Boyd, 4:30 p.m. Hancock at Parkers Prairie, 4:30 p.m. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg vs. Yellow Medicine East at Granite Falls, 4:30 p.m. Morris Invite (Sauk Centre vs. MACCRAY, 5 p.m. ... Morris vs. Pelican Rapids, 7:30 p.m.), day 1 of 2 Prep Softball CAMDEN Minneota/Canby vs.
Result Thursday Pelican Rapids Invitational Morris Area's Jimmi Lembcke won the 100-meter dash in 11.2 seconds, placed second in the shot put with a throw of 39 feet, 9 inches, and helped the Tigers win the 1,600 relay (3:41) and take second in the 800 relay (1:39.2). The Morris boys finished second with 122 points to Frazee-Vergas, which had 153. The Tiger boys' 3,200 relay also finished first. Jasmine Heinrich won the shot put (32-5½) and discus (121-0) to lead the Morris girls to a third-place finish.
DAWSON -- Lac qui Parle Valley junior No. 9 hitter Makayla Schreck was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle and drove in three runs as the Eagles used a big fourth inning to beat Dawson-Boyd 9-2 in non-conference action Thursday. Mindy Clark tripled in two runs, while Schreck and winning pitcher Amanda Kraft produced run-scoring singles to highlight a six-run fourth for the Eagles (4-1).
GLENWOOD -- Minnewaska erased a 4-0 deficit in the sixth, then capitalized on some bad luck for St. Cloud Cathedral to remained undefeated so far this season with a 5-4 win Thursday. The Lakers (4-0, 5-0) scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth to tie the game, then won it in the seventh after a bases-loaded hit by pitch. Teri Paulzine and Laura Johnson had two hits apiece for Minnewaska. Johnson also knocked in two runs. Kasie Rust went the distance for the win. She gave up four runs on seven hits, struck out three and walked one. Minnewaska Area 5, St.
GRANITE FALLS -- Montevideo's Amy Johnson threw a four-hitter and delivered three hits, helping the Thunder Hawks tame Yellow Medicine East 6-1 Thursday in West Central Conference South softball. It was the first conference loss for YME. Backed by some stellar defensive plays behind her, Johnson breezed through the Sting lineup, walking one and fanning one. Besides Johnson's two singles and a triple, Wendy Macziewski and Kaylee Johnson had two hits apiece for Montevideo.
BIRD ISLAND -- Lac qui Parle Valley took a 4-1 lead over BOLD after three innings, then held on for a 5-3 win in West Central South Conference baseball win Thursday. The Eagles (4-0, 6-1) stay undefeated in league play. Adam Paulson went 3-for-4 with a double to pace LQPV. Andy Schmidt and Matt Engen drove in two runs each. Eddie Massee gave up three runs in six innings for the win. He struck out five and walked two. Jason Grund went 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI for the Warriors (1-2, 2-3).
WILLMAR -- Ridgewater College scraped out two wins over Rochester to take the lead in the Minnesota Community College Conference South Division race Wednesday. The Warriors (7-1, 21-7) pulled off a pair of one-run wins, both won in the last innings, to take a two-game lead over the Yellowjackets (5-3, 10-15). Steve Wetterling hit an RBI double in the bottom of the eighth inning to score Steve Boldt and give Ridgewater a 9-8 victory in the first game. Travis Fluck collected four RBI, including a three-run home run and the game-winning RBI single in the seventh to lift the Warriors to a 7-6 t
Willmar senior Laura Nielsen, a 6-2 post, will play for the Class AAA team at the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Games this weekend. Willmar's all-time scoring and rebound leader will attend South Dakota State University next fall. Games Saturday will be played at the University of St. Thomas at 6 and 8 p.m. and at St. Cloud State University at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.
The Willmar Cardinals are the host team and defending champion in both boys and girls at today's Optimist Relays at the Hodapp Field track. Last year, the Willmar boys triumphed by 110 points over runner-up New London Spicer. The girls won by nearly a 40-point margin over Marshall. All those teams are back, plus Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, Renville County West and Rocori. Two schools originally scheduled, Montevideo and Paynesville, have pulled out. The starting time is 4 p.m.
Ten boys golf teams will be on hand today at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Willmar for the third of 10 Central Lakes Conference meets. The shotgun start is set for 4 p.m. Last year, Derek Hilding was medalist on his home course with a par-72. Alexandria, which won here last year with a 296, breezed to victory in the first two conference meets this spring.