Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 10, Sauk Centre 2
SAUK CENTRE – Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta broke the game open with a five-run fourth inning, on their way to a 10-2 defeat of Sauk Centre in game one of a doubleheader on Monday.
Seven different Tigers collected a hit, led by Carissa Oberg who was 2-3 with a run, Liz Dietz and Kenzie Hockel each picked up two RBI’s.
Kenna Kehoe pitched 5.1 innings of two-run ball for the win, striking out five without issuing a walk. Dietz closed it out with 1.2 innings of hitless relief.
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 6, Sauk Centre 4
SAUK CENTRE – Jen Solvie finished a triple shy of the cycle and Kenna Kehoe pitched out of a seventh inning jam to preserve a 6-4 win in game two, and with it have claimed their sixth straight West Central Conference title.
Solvie’s third inning solo home run tied the game at three, three straight two-out doubles from Bailey Marty, Emma Bowman, and Liz Dietz in the fourth put the Tigers ahead 5-3. Solvie’s leadoff double in the fifth turned into another run for a 6-3 lead.
Liz Dietz pitched 6.1 innings for the win, giving up three runs on five hits, but loaded the bases in the seventh before Kehoe came in to slam the door and a Mainstreeters rally.
The Tigers are now 15-1 on the year, 11-0 in conference play, dropping Sauk Centre to 10-3 in conference, 11-5 overall.
Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 12, Hancock 2
WHEATON – Maycee Tolifson gave up just two runs and struck out eight over six innings, and Wheaton/Herman-Norcross defeated Hancock 12-2 in game one of a doubleheader.
Jordyn Perry had a two-run double for the Warriors, Carma Sykora had two hits with two RBI’s and a run, Kilee Blume scored three times.
Morgan Kisgen and Rylee Hanson had the Owls RBI’s, Kisgen took the loss in the circle.
Hancock 18, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 15
WHEATON – Tori Pahl went 4-4 with three RBI’s and two runs and the Owls took the lead for good with a four-run sixth inning, earning an 18-15 win in game two for the split.
Nadine Miller, Rylee Hanson, and Lindsay Mattson each had two hits with two RBI’s and combined for six runs. Carlee Hanson pitched a complete game for the win.
Kennedi Wright was 2-3 with three RBI’s for the Warriors, Alley Wilt had two hits, two RBI’s, and four runs, Haley Johnson added two hits, and RBI, and four runs.
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 7, Ashby 5 (5 Inn)
ASHBY – Emma Botker and Jessica Moberg each had three hits with three RBI’s in Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley’s 7-5 win over Ashby.
Botker tripled, scored twice while Moberg doubled and had a run scored. Moberg pitched all five innings for the win.
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 15, Ashby 4
ASHBY – The Wolverines put together a 14-hit attack in a 15-4 game two rout for the sweep.
Six Wolverines had multi-hit games, led by Botker who was 3-4 with two RBI’s, three runs. Hayley Ward had four RBI’s on two hits, Moberg drove in three with a run, Reanna Ward added two hits, two RBI’s, and two runs. Lora Botker picked up the win.
Brandon-Evansville 12, Ortonville 2 (5 Inn)
BRANDON – Mikenna Pattrin was 3-4 with four RBI’s and three runs while earning the win in the circle in Brandon-Evansville’s 12-2 rout of Ortonville.
Pattrin tossed five innings of two-run ball on two hits, striking out seven. Haddey Zastrow was 2-3 with three RBI’s, Kristen Kokett added an RBI and two runs.
Brandon-Evansville 15, Ortonville 3 (5 Inn)
BRANDON – Kokett was 3-3 with an RBI and three runs, Pattrin had a two-run double and the Chargers completed a sweep of the Trojans with a 15-3 rout in game two.
Bailey Schaefer had two hits with a double, Maddie Otto was 2-4 with two RBI’s. Pattrin picked up the win with four innings in the circle, allowing three runs and striking out seven.
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 5, Montevideo 0
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 7, Montevideo 5 (11 Inn)
Hancock 11, Ashby 3
HANCOCK – Tanner Pahl homered driving in three runs while pitching three inning to help Hancock earn an 11-3 victory over Ashby.
Pahl struck out five and gave up one earned run over three innings for the win, Dalton Rose pitched three scoreless relief innings.
Colten Crowell was 3-4 with three RBI’s and two runs, Peyton Rohloff added two hits, two RBI’s, and two runs for the Owls who broke away with a four-run third, and added five more late.
Ashby 8, Hancock 5
HANCOCK – Pahl continued his hot hitting in game two, going 3-4 with a double and RBI, but it wasn’t enough as the Owls fell 8-5 in game two.
The Arrows five-run third inning proved too much to overcome, they were led by Scott Johnson who was 3-4 with two RBI’s and two runs, Jaden Norby earned the win in relief of Carson Spangler.
Montana Molden added three hits and a run for the Owls, Kody Berget suffered the loss allowing two earned runs on 12 hits, striking out 10 over six innings.
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunbrug 7, Border West 2
CLINTON – Regan Carlson pitched six innings of one run ball to lead Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg past Border West 7-2 on Monday. Carlson struck out 10, surrendering four hits
Sam Adelman took the loss, giving up five runs (three earned) on six hits over five innings. Adelman had two of the Bucs five hits and drove in a run. Nate Moberg picked up the other RBI, Matt Thielen had two hits.
Montevideo 5, Minnewaska 4
GLENWOOD – Montevideo’s Noah Buseman pitched three innings of scoreless relief to preserve a 5-4 win over Minnewaska from Marthaler Field.
Luke Barkheim threw six innings for the Lakers, allowing three runs on seven runs and took the loss. Darion Alexander was 2-4 with a run.
Brandon-Evansville 5, Ortonville 4
Melrose 10, Benson 0
Quad County Meet
ELBOW LAKE – West Central Area’s Jessica St. Martin fired a 92 to finish seven shots off the lead, taking third at a Quad County Girls Golf Meet from Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course in Elbow Lake on Monday.
Ortonville’s Mikayla Rassett took medalist honors with an 85, Ottertail Central took first as a team with a 391, the Knights were third at 413.
Complete girls results HERE
Complete boys results HERE