Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
Border West 2, Ashby 0
WHEATON – Matt Thielen pitched a complete game shutout and Border West claimed their second straight Pheasant Conference title with a 2-0 win over Ashby on Friday.
Thielen struck out 12 while surrendering just three hits for the win. The Bucs were able to manufacture two runs on three hits, with Sam Adelman and Nate Moberg each getting a hit and scoring a run. The Bucs are now 10-1 overall, 9-0 in conference.
Jaden Norby took the loss for the Arrows, giving up one earned run on three hits with seven strikeouts over four innings.
Hancock 3, Brandon-Evansville 1
HANCOCK – Hancock was able to manufacture just enough offense to back a solid outing by Preston Rohloff in a 3-1 win over Brandon-Evansville.
Rohloff allowed an unearned run over five innings on four hits, striking out 10 for the win. Kody Berget notched the save with two innings of scoreless relief.
Colten Crowell’s two-run double proved the difference, Montana Molden added two hits.
Marshall Riedel gave up three runs on five hits over five innings and took the loss. He was 2-4 with the Chargers lone run at the plate.
Morris Area/Chokio-Albera 2, Willmar 1
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 11, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 1 (5 Inn)
GRACEVILLE – Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley scored in each at-bat and turned in a 11-1 rout of Wheaton/Herman-Norcross in game one of a doubleheader on Friday.
Lora Botker earned the win with five innings of one-run ball on two hits, she added a two-run double at the plate. Reanna Ward was 2-4 with two RBI’s and two runs.
Mataiah Turner, Emma Botker, and Jessica Moberg each scored three times for CGB. Maycee Tolifson took the loss for the Warriors.
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 11, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 0
GRACEVILLE – The Wolverines hot hitting continued into game two, scoring seven runs over the first two innings on their way to a sweep with an 11-0 win.
Lora Botker toss a complete game shutout on two hits for the win, she was 3-3 with two RBI’s at the plate, Ward added two hits and three RBI’s, while Turner and Moberg each scored three more runs.
After a rough start, Warriors starter Amanda Lanter settled in and went the distance in a losing effort. The Wolverines are 7-6 overall, 7-4 in the Pheasant Conference while the Warriors fall to 1-11, 1-8 in conference.
TRACK & FIELD
ORTONVILLE – Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta boys track and field continued their spectacular season with a first place finish at the Ortonville Invite.
The Tiger boys had four event champions and their 155 points were 13 better than Ortonville. Hancock took third place with for even titles, three by Tyler Timmerman.
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley and Wheaton/Herman-Norcross rounded out the five.
The Ortonville girls took first with 141 points, nine better than the Tigers. The Tigers had three champions, while the Owls had three and a third place finish. The Warriors had five event champions and finished fourth.
Complete team results HERE
Complete individual results HERE