BENSON -- Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City allowed Benson to gain only 66 yards of total offense and Kent Whitcomb had two touchdown runs covering one yard each as the Falcons remained unbeaten by shutting out their new West Central South Conference rival 21-0 Friday. The Falcons (4-0, 6-0) scored their only points in the first quarter on a safety after they blocked a punt that went out of the end zone.
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Cardinals breezed by St. Cloud Apollo 7-0 on Friday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the Section 8AA-South tennis playoffs. The win puts the Cardinals (7-7) into the semifinal round at 1 p.m. Monday on Gold's Gym indoor courts in St. Cloud.
MORRIS -- Quarterback Seth Wagner and running back Trent Squibb scored two touchdowns each to help BOLD roll past Morris Area 35-0 in a West Central South Conference game Friday night. The Warriors (4-1, 4-2) posted their third shutout of the year. Squibb ran for 182 yards on 18 carries to take over the area lead with 783 rushing yards and Craig Gartner was five-for-five on extra-point kicks. BOLD, which put the game away in the second quarter with three touchdowns, was ready to extend its lead to 28-0 late in the quarter, but Squibb fumbled at the goal line.
COLLEGEVILLE -- Junior Matt Rosemeier filled the running back slot quite well for Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Friday, rushing for 208 yards an scoring three touchdowns as the Fighting Saints blanked St. John's Prep 29-0 in Prairie South football action Friday. Rosemeier, who took the bulk of the carries in place of Jared Johnson, scored on runs of 10, 2 and 42 yards.
DAWSON -- Mitch Grussing drove MACCRAY's offense to a 28-6 win over Dawson-Boyd in Little Sioux Conference football action Friday. Grussing, a junior running back, carried the ball 24 times for 118 yards and three second-half touchdowns, which led the Wolverines to a .500 record in the league and overall (3-3, 3-3). Justin Koenen started the scoring for MACCRAY with an eight-yard run in the first quarter.
FERGUS FALLS -- Ridgewater wrapped up the MCCC Southern Division title with a 30-18, 31-29, 30-25 win over MSCTC-Fergus Falls Friday. Sophomore Kristen Raitz, of Buffalo Lake, led the Lady Warriors with 18 kills and two ace serves. Terra Billiet, a sophomore from Madison, added nine kills.
Result Thursday Non-Conference TMB 3, MACCRAY 0 Tory Brouwer had 12 kills and four ace blocks in MACCRAY's loss. Kayla Caspers added nine kills. Danielle Loomis served two aces and had 14 set assists. Destiny VanDeRiet and Danielle Goeman had eight digs each. MACCRAY (1-4, 6-8) 24 11 20 TMB 26 25 25 MACCRAY Serving: Hillary Aeikens 4-4-0, Brandi Woodring 5-7-1, Kari Caspers 4-5-0, Tory Brouwer 8-9-1, Danielle Goeman 9-9-1, Hilary Groothuis 6-7-1, Danielle Loomis 8-10-2 .... Setting: Loomis 45-49-14, Aeikens 23-24-8 ....
Prep Volleyball NON-CONFERENCE Willmar Invitational (Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, Benson, Buffalo Lake-Hector, Montevideo, New London-Spicer, Parkers Prairie, Willmar), 9 a.m. Litchfield Invitational (Annandale, Howard Lake-Waverly/Winsted, Litchfield, Little Falls, Morris, Mound-Westonka), 9 a.m. St. James Invitational (Redwood Valley), 9 a.m. BOLD Invitational (BOLD, Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop, Hancock, Jordan, Lakeview, Minneota, Sauk Centre, Sleepy Eye St. Mary's), 9 a.m.
RENVILLE -- Renville County West put defending Class AAA champion Marshall on its heels and didn't let up, leading to a 23-25, 14-25, 25-20, 25-22, 15-9 win in non-conference volleyball action Thursday. After falling into a 2-0 hole, the Jaguars (10-8) started forcing the issue with their serving to keep Marshall, ranked No.
LITCHFIELD -- New London-Spicer and Litchfield are close in talent and results this fall and each has a one-point victory against the other this week. But on a 35-degree, gray Thursday the No. 5 Wildcats got the one that mattered. With a big victory from Jenna Overman-Angie Wiegmann at 1-doubles, NLS ousted the No.