Late result Friday S. Minnesota The Mustangs (1-4, 1-4) were held to under 107 yards of total offense, including 71 yards passing. Two quarterbacks combined to throw three interceptions. Mike Wolf paced the Mustangs' ground game with 29 yards. Lawton Burgstahler caught three passes for 40 yards. BLH hosts Sleepy Eye Friday. McLeod West 26, BLH 0 BL-Hector (1-4, 1-4) - 0 McLeod West (3-2, 3-2) - 26 Scoring plays not available Buffalo Lake-Hector Team statistics First downs: 9 ... Rushing: 20-36 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 10-32-71-3 ... Fumbles lost: not available ...
WILLMAR -- Tyler Hoelscher and Corey Paul were rivals in high school. Now they're freshmen teammates at Ridgewater on the opposite ends of the Warriors' pass rush. On Saturday, they collaborated on a defensive touchdown that clinched a 14-6 over Central Lakes in the Southern Division opener. All game long, the pair had come close to blocking a punt. With under six minutes to play in the fourth quarter and Ridgewater clinging to a 7-6 lead, the heated rush finally paid dividends. Hoelscher came in from the left end and finally got his hands on the pigskin.
WILLMAR -- The rolling hills that make up the back nine at the Eagle Creek Golf Club didn't make for the hardest course Willmar has run, but it came close. "Sioux Falls was tougher because the hills were longer," said Abdi Awale, the Willmar junior who beat his teammate, Kaafi Adeys, to the finish for first place in the boys' race at the Optimist Cross-Country meet Saturday.
ST. CLOUD -- Willmar set four meet records Saturday and finished second to the host school at the St. Cloud Tech swimming Invitational. Dana Guetter set the Tigers Invitational record in the 100 butterfly with her time 1:02.52. Willmar's 200- medley team (Alissa Tinklenberg, Anita Nelson, Guetter, Aleasha Blokzyl) and the 400-free relay (Blokzyl, Sarah Frank, Guetter, Tinklenberg) each posted a new meet standard. Guetter, who won the 50 free in 25.34, and Tinklenberg each had four firsts to spur the Cardinals' high finish. Team scoring (1) St.
MADISON -- MACCRAY won two of three matches and claimed the title in the four-team Lac qui Parle Valley Invitational Saturday. MACCRAY lost to Lac qui Parle Valley and beat Dawson-Boyd, earning a right to play in the championship based on total points. The Wolverines then topped Lincoln HI 25-22, 25-16 in the final to improve to 5-7 this season. Tory Brouwer had 21 kills, Hilary Groothuis 20, Kari Caspers 19, Danielle Goeman 17 and Ashley Beseman 13. Groothuis and Beseman had six ace blocks each. Brandy Woodring aced eight serves and Danielle Loomis notched 67 assists.
John Carlson, a 6-foot-6, 254-pound redshirt sophomore from Litchfield, scored the first touchdown of his collegiate career Saturday, helping No. 13 Notre Dame defeat No. 22 Purdue 49-28 in West Lafayette, Ind. Carlson caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Brady Quinn with 11:31 left in the game. Carlson has four catches for 40 yards this season. Notre Dame, idle next Saturday, hosts top-ranked USC Oct. 15 in South Bend, Ind.
Bob Okland of Willmar shot a hole-in-one recently at the Little Crow Country Club in Spicer. Okland used a 7-iron to ace par-3, 135-yard Willows No. 2 hole.
The Ridgewater Lady Warriors (18-5) volleyball team is at Riverland today in an Minnesota Community College Conference Southern Division match that is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. in Austin.
MONTEVIDEO -- Madeline Gail won the singles championship, while Ashley Dohlen and Dani Bormann of Morris Area teamed up to win the doubles title at the West Central South Conference tennis championships Saturday. Gail defeated Jill Hagestuen of Benson 6-2, 6-4 in the title match at 1-singles. Melissa Rasmussen of Yellow Medicine East was the 2-singles champion.
Late Friday results Little Sioux Dawson-Boyd 30, TMB 21 The Blackjacks notched their first win as Colin Lee ran for 124 yards and a touchdown and caught a pass for another score. Josh Aakre completed 9 of 18 passes for 165 yards and two touchdowns. Lee, who scored first for Dawson-Boyd on a 10-yard run in a 22-point second quarter, caught a 25-yard touchdown pass and Luke Bothun was on the receiving end of an 18-yard scoring strike. Bothun also score on a 10-yard interception return.