Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
TRACK & FIELD
West Central Conference Meet
OLIVIA – Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta boys track and field are the West Central Conference champions for 2019 with a first place finish at the conference meet in Olivia on Tuesday.
The Tigers had 186 points, 40 better than runner-up Montevideo, Minnewaska took third.
The Tiger girls took second place with 141 points, the Lakers won the championship with 202 points, Benson/KMS finished third.
For the boys they had 10 event champions, including two from Noah Stewart (1600/3200), with others from Nathan Beyer (Shot Put), Kenny Soderberg (110 Hurdles), Camden Arndt (300 Hurdles), Zach Hughes (100), Jaden Maanum (800), and three relay teams (4×100/4×400/4×800).
The Tiger girls took first in five events, including Olivia Lebrjia (100 Hurdles), Meredith Carrington (3200), two by Maddie Carrington (1600/800), and the 4×100 relay team.
Minnewaska had a total of 11 events champions, while Benson/KMS won two events.
Complete results HERE
Minnewaska 8, Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 4
MORRIS – Darion Alexander’s 10-pitch battle in the top of the seventh ended with a two-run single to break a 4-4 tie, Parker Holtberg added a two-run single and Minnewaska won their ninth straight game over their rival Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 8-4 on Tuesday.
Colten Scheldorf went 3-4 with a double and two RBI’s for the Tigers, including a two-out game-tying RBI single in the fifth, Jack Riley added two hits and a run.
Jaret Johnson took the loss tossing six innings.
Ryan Amundson had three hits for Lakers with two runs, Alexander finished with three RBI’s and Jared Freese pitched a complete game for the win.
BOLD 7, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 0
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 5, BOLD 4
Benson 11, Montevideo 6
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 15, Benson 0 (4 Inn)
MORRIS – Liz Dietz pitched four perfect innings, and the Tigers put up a nine-run fourth to earn a 15-0 rout of Benson from Eagles Park.
Dietz stuck out four while issuing no walks and no hits, adding two hits and two RBIs at the plate.
Jen Solvie belted a two-run homer, and Carissa Oberg knocked in three runs and scored twice, Kenzie Hockel had two hits, two RBIs, Bailey Marty knocked in two with three runs, Jordan Baier had two RBIs, and Riley Decker added two hits, an RBI, and two runs for the Tigers who are now 16-1 on the year, and 12-0 in conference play.
Minnewaska 12, Montevideo 2 (5 Inn)
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 9, Sauk Centre 3