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Card tennis team blanks Apollo

SARTELL—The Willmar singles players dropped just one game and the Cardinals lost four games overall in a 7-0 victory over St. Cloud Apollo at the Sta-Fit indoor tennis club on Tuesday.

Hunter Fischer, Will Fischer, Peyton Fischer and Ryan Ackerman won singles matchs.

The Cardinals' doubles team of Ben Hisken and Marquis Christenson (No. 1) and Caleb Laurence and Andrew Haugen (No. 3) won their matches without dropping a game, and the Cards' No. 2 doubles team of Josh Johannes and Rafael Zelaya won 6-2, 6-1.

Willmar 7,

SC Apollo 0

Singles

(1) Hunter Fischer, W, def. Zach Stang 6-0 6-0 (2) Will Fischer, W, def. Tiernan Attebury 6-1 6-0 (3) Peyton Fischer, W, def. AJ Stang 6-0 6-0 (4) Ryan Ackerman, W, def. Kody Duffy 6-0 6-0

Doubles

(1) Ben Hisken/Marquis Christenson, W, def. Braedyn Leeb/Jon DeMars 6-0 6-0 (2) Josh Johannes/Rafael Zelaya, W, def. Ethan Anderson/Win Koering 6-2 6-1 (3) Caleb Laurence/Andrew Haugen, W, def. Teddy Baumgartner/Juan Calleras 6-0 6-0

Litchfield 6,

New Prague 1

Litchfield swept three doubles matches and won three of four singles matches against New Prague on Tuesday.

Singles

(1) Alex Draeger, L, def. Sagan Shetka 6-0 6-1 (2) Payton Prahl, L, def. Jake Wilson 6-1 6-0 (3) Mason Woelfel, L, def. Jonathan Sayler 6-0 6-2 (4) Jakeh Schaus, N, def. Braeden Olson 6-4 6-2

Doubles

(1) Logan Graphenteen/Alex Gruenke, L, def. Evan Zimmer/Jacob Anderson 6-3 7-5 (2) Tyson Michels/Ben Nelson, L, def. Zach Sirek/Luke Schoenbauer 6-3 6-1 (3) Garrison Jackson/Max Ceasar, L, def. Thomas Carroll/Erik Novak 6-7 6-1 6-1

Track and Field

Wright County Conference Triangular

Litchfield's boys and girls track and field teams each took second place in Tuesday's triangular at Litchfield High School.

Delano took home top honors in both the boys and girls competitions but the Dragons made it close on the girls side, falling short by just one point. The Tigers finished with 65 points.

Jadalyn Wagner won both throwing events for the Dragons while Lily Osterberg won the 400 meter dash, Greta Hansen added a high jump win and Emma Brown won the pole vault.

On the boys side, Delano defeated Litchfield by 40 points but the Dragons came up with wins thanks to Kole Bartlett (110 meter hurdles), Sergio Martinez (long jump), Josh Anderson (shot put), Ben Ammermann (800 meter run) and the 4x400 meter relay team.

GIRLS TEAM SCORING—(1) Delano 65 (2) Litchfield 64 (3) Watertown-Mayer 54

Winner and area top five

100 HURDLES — (1) Adia LaFromboise, Del, 17.23 (2) Maddy Shoultz, Lit, 17.42

300 HURDLES — (1) Brooklyn Cooper, Del, 51.67

100 DASH — (1) Ellie Norling, Del, 13.12 (3) Vail Kaping, Lit, 13.46

200 DASH — (1) Ellie Norling, Del, 27.56 (2) Vail Kaping, Lit, 28.12

400 DASH — (1) Lily Osterberg, Lit, 1:06.48

800 RUN — (1) Ashley Olson, WM, 2:44.04 (3) Nora Lagergren, Lit, 2:59.17 (4) Alyssa Krause, Lit, 3:02.15 (5) Holly Lagergren, Lit, 3:04.29

1600 RUN — (1) Norah Danielson, Del, 6:01.74 (5) Adrianna Iverson, Lit, 6:53.80

3200 RUN — (1) Hailey Ness, Del, 12:32.31

4X100 RELAY — (1) Delano 52.42 (2) Litchfield 53.72

4X200 RELAY — (1) Watertown-Mayer 1:58.13 (2) Litchfield 2:00.56

4X400 RELAY — (1) Watertown-Mayer 4:28.16 (2) Litchfield 4:40.07

4X800 RELAY — (1) Watertown-Mayer 11:28.70 (2) Litchfield 11:48.55

HIGH JUMP — (1) Greta Hansen, Lit, 5-00.00

LONG JUMP — (1) Ailsa Gilbert, WM, 17-03.00 (3) Lillia Chvatel, Lit, 15-00.00

TRIPLE JUMP — (1) Anja Gilbert, WM, 31-11.0 (3) Lily Osterberg, Lit, 30-03.00 (4) Jocilyn Olson, Lit, 30-01.50 (5) Greta Hansen, Lit, 28-06.00

POLE VAULT — (1) Emma Brown, Lit, 8-06.00 (3) Grace Borowicz, Lit, 7-06.00 (4) Raina Kaping, Lit, 7-06.00 (5) Holly Lagergren, Lit, 6-00.00

DISCUS — (1) Jadalyn Wagner, Lit, 118-11 (2) Colby Christensen, Lit, 87-07.50 (5) Sydney Jackman, Lit, 73-03

SHOT PUT — (1) Jadalyn Wagner, Lit, 35-06.50 (2) Colby Christensen, Lit, 34-00.00 (3) Sydney Jackman, Lit, 30-00.00 (4) Cassidy Chellin, Lit, 28-01.00

BOYS TEAM SCORING—(1) Delano 102.50 (2) Litchfield 62.50 (3) Watertown-Mayer 18

Winner and area top five

110 HURDLES — (1) Kole Bartlett, Lit, 19.22 (4) Jesse Carlson, Lit, 21.63

300 HURDLES — (1) Brenden Smith, Lit, 47.24 (2) Kole Bartlett, Lit, 48.21

100 DASH — (1) Collin Tolkkinen, Del, 11.84 (5) Ryan Schutz, Lit, 12.09

200 DASH — (1) Tate Pappas, Del, 25.08

400 DASH — (1) Matthew Reardon, Del, 56.70 (3) Logan King, Lit, 58.38

800 RUN — (1) Ben Ammermann, Lit, 2:10.28 (4) Gavyn Sundve, Lit, 2:17.16 (5) Alex Joedman, Lit, 2:26.02

1600 RUN — (1) Jack Balsiger, Del, 4:46.49 (3) Ben Ammermann, Lit, 4:49.13

3200 RUN — (1) Caden Zens, Del, 10:56.33 (4) Devin Steinhaus, Lit, 11:07.05

4X100 RELAY — (1) Delano 46.72 92) Litchfield 50.98

4X200 RELAY — (1) Delano 1:39.91 (2) Litchfield 1:48.74

4X400 RELAY — (1) Litchfield 4:04.89

4X800 RELAY — (1) Delano 9:13.51 (3) Litchfield 10:00.94

HIGH JUMP — (1) Collin Tolkkinen, Del, 5-04.00 (T-3) Shelby Fischer, Lit, 5-00.00 (5) Achillez Jaquith, Lit, 5-00.00

LONG JUMP — (1) Sergio Martinez, Lit, 18-05.00 (5) Mason Dietel, Lit, 16-10.50

TRIPLE JUMP — (1) Sawyer Ritter, W-M, 34-10.50

POLE VAULT — (1) Ian McCullough, Del, 9-00.00 (2) Shelby Fischer, Lit, 8-06.00 (3) Logan King, Lit, 8-00.00 (4) Nicolas Jacolucci, Lit, 8-00.00

DISCUS — (1) Spencer Poll, Del, 125-07 (2) Conrad Yungk, Lit, 122-09 (3) Landon Wagner, Lit, 115-08.50 (5) Dylan Isakson, Lit, 105-10

SHOT PUT — (1) Josh Anderson. Lit, 47-07.25 (3) Chase Liestman, Lit, 43-07.25 (4) Conrad Yungk, Lit, 40-05.50 (5) Landon Wagner, Lit, 39-09.25

Boys Golf

Wright County meet

With two of its players placing in the top five, New London-Spicer picked up the win at Litchfield Golf Course Tuesday in a Wright County Conference meet.

Playing in wet and cold conditions, the Wildcats were led by Noah Dietz, who was second with an 18-hole score of 76. Teammate Peyton Cochran was tied for fourth with an 80.

NLS won the team title with a score of 322, besting Mound Westonka by six strokes.

Litchfield was fifth in the seven-team meet with 346. The Dragons' top golfer was Sam Tipka, who also tied for fourth with 80.

Annandale's Boyd Rassatt earned medalist honors with a 75.

At Litchfield Golf Course

Team scoring

(1) New London-Spicer 322 (2) Mound Westonka 328 (3) Glencoe-Silver Lake 341 (4) Annandale 344 (5) Litchfield 346 (6) Watertown-Mayer 389 (inc) Rockford

Individual

TOP THREE — (1) Boyd Rassatt, Annandale 75 (2) Noah Dietz, NLS 76 (3) Mitch Krebsbach, MW 77

Area results

NLS — N Dietz 76; Peyton Cochran 80; Jake Rooney 82; Evan Dietz 84

LITCHFIELD — Sam Tipka 80; Josh Green 84; Bryce Kuechle 87; Tyler Jansky 95

West Central meet

at Olivia

Led by 42s from Riley Larson, Tanner Steffen and Mason McGinty, the Minnewaska boys golf team held off Melrose to win Tuesday's West Central Conference meet in Olivia.

The Lakers came away with a team score of 170, finishing four strokes ahead of the Dutchmen in the nine-hole tournament. Morris/CA was third with 182.

Larson, Steffen and McGinty finished tied for third place alongside Montevideo's Seth Olson. Melrose's Nate Loxtercamp was the medalist with a 36, followed by teammate Ethan VanBeck with a second-place score of 41.

At Olivia Golf Club

Team scoring

(1) Minnewaska 170 (2) Melrose 174 (3) Morris/CA 182 (4) BOLD 184 (5) Sauk Centre 193 (6) Benson 198 (7) ACGC 220 (8) Montevideo 339

Individual

TOP THREE — (1) Nate Loxtercamp, Mel 36 (2) Ethan VanBeck, Mel 41 (t3) Riley Larson, Waska 42 (t3) Tanner Steffen, Waska 42 (t3) Mason McGinty, Waska 42 (t3) Seth Olson, Monte 42

Area results

MINNEWASKA — Larson 42; Steffen 42; McGinty 42; Cole Harste 44

MORRIS/CA — Dalton Koehler 44; Tyler Buss 45; Brock Peterson 46; Eli Grove 47

BOLD — Will O'Halloran 45; Noah Boen 46; Danny Newville 46; Drew Sagedahl 47

BENSON — Ben Peterson 45; Cole Petrick 48; Abe Peterson 49; Max Benson 56; Brady DeHaan 56

ACGC — Brennen Arndt 43; Michael Elton 55; Jake Boonstra 59; Cole Morse 63

MONTEVIDEO — Olson 42

Tomahawk Triangular

Pipestone snuck past Cedar Mountain at Oakdale Golf Club Tuesday afternoon with a two-stroke win.

David Carlson finished with the best score for Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, the hosts, shooting a 49.

At Oakdale Golf Club

Team scoring

(1) Pipestone 193 (2) Cedar Mountain 195 (3) Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 215

Individual

TOP THREE — (1) McCaden Biever, Pipe, 42 (2) Aidan Nelson, CM, 45 (3) Braxton Thompson, Pipe, 47

Area results

BUFFALO LAKE-HECTOR-STEWART — Cale Petersen 56, Zach Reuber 59, Carter Best 56, Hunter Schultz 54, David Carlson 49, Tyler Milbrandt 67

Girls Golf

Tomahawk Triangular

Audree Ginsburg won a triangular at Oakdale Golf Club with an impressive 44 on her scorecard. She finished five strokes ahead of Pipestone's Jenna Kerkhaert.

Pipestone won the team meet, though, with a 209.

At Oakdale Golf Club

Team scoring

(1) Pipestone 209 (2) Cedar Mountain 257 (inc) Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart

Individual

TOP THREE — (1) Audree Ginsburg, BLHS, 44 (2) Jenna Kerkhaert, Pipe, 49 (T-3) Morgan Engholm, CM, 53 (T-3) Courtney Kanthak, Pipe, 53 (T-3) Ali Hein, Pipe, 53

Area results

BUFFALO LAKE-HECTOR-STEWART — Ginsburg, Kim Novotny 63

Wrestling

Eight inducted in

Minnesota HOF

The Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association will induct eight men into the Dave Bartelma Wrestling Hall of Fame on Saturday at McKinney's on Southside in Benson.

The induction ceremony begins with a social hour at 5 p.m., a dinner at 5 p.m. and the induction at 5:30 p.m.

The 2019 inductees are:

• Brad Gibson, athlete

• Bill Schmidt, contributor

• Wess Tessman, coach

• Marty Aho, contributor

• Chad Erickson, athlete

• Maury Meyer, coach

• Doug Paulson, contributor

• Dennis Schermerhorn, contributor

Gibson was a 1989 Chokio-Alberta graduate. He won two state championships at 185 pounds, four letters and placed in state three times.

Gibson wrestled at the University of Minnesota, compiled a 78-43 record, and won a Big Ten championship in 1994.

Gibson coached at Morris High School from 1999 to 2002 and worked as a volunteer in youth programs.

Schmidt grew up in Renville—he's a 1972 Renville High School graduate—and was a six-year starter on the wrestling team. He won a 145-pound state championship as a senior and was fifth in state as a junior.

Schmidt wrestled at Augsburg and was an NAIA All-American at 150 pounds. He moved into teaching and coaching in Winona, earning Wrestling Coach of the Year in 1989.

Tessman was a 1974 Grand Rapids graduate and also wrestled at Itasca Community College and Bemidji State.

Tessman eventually taught and coached at Minnewaska from 1989 to 2014, compiling a 279-239-1 career record. Tessman's teams won nine consecutive West Central Conference championships, he coached more than 70 state entrants, including 35 state placewinners and four state champions.

For more information, contact Steve Ricard at 320-843-4508 or by email at sricard@benson.k12.mn.us.

Prep Baseball

Diamond King Awards

announced July 21

Diamond King Baseball is will present its annual Diamond King Award to four area varsity baseball players on Sunday, July 21. The Diamond King Award honors

ballplayers who display the character traits of Humility, Accountability, Resiliency and Discipline.

The players are nominated by their high school coaches and will be recognized during

a pregame ceremony at Joe Faber Field in St. Cloud prior to the St. Cloud Rox taking on the Duluth Huskies at 4:05 p.m.

The award winners will be announced Friday, July 12.

The Diamond King Award is celebrating its eighth year in existence, having recognized 26 Minnesota high school baseball players for their strong character. The award, produced by Delano Bats, is a major-league sized bat, engraved with the player's name, school and character trait.

Family and friends are invited to the ceremony, where they can hear from St. Cloud Rox coaching staff, including Augie Rodriguez, and from Atlanta Braves scout Rick Davis. The Diamond King theme in 2019 is "Driven to Succeed."

For more information, contact Wes Hazlett, general manager of Diamond King Baseball, at

608-518-5638.