Tiger Boys Win Sub-Section 21A Championship At Minnewaska 24 May 18

Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director

TRACK & FIELD
6A Sub-Section Meet
GLENWOOD – The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger boys track and field team is the section 6A sub-section 21 champions with a score of 134.5 at the sub-section meet from Minnewaska on Thursday, the Tiger girls took third with Minnewaska winning.

The Tiger boys posted five first place finishes, including Tate Nelson (Triple Jump), Noah Stewart (3200), Jaden Maanum (800), Camden Arndt twice (110 Hurdles, 300 Hurdles), and the 4×800 relay team of Nelson, Ben Hernandez, Stewart, and Maanum.
Hancock’s Noah Kannegiesser took first in the Long Jump, while West Central Area’s Kyle Schill won the 1600. Area athletes with runner-up finishes included the Tigers Dalton Dierks (Pole Vault) and their 4×400 relay team. Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley’s 4×400 relay took second as did Janik Hau for the 100 and 200. Sean Nachbor of Wheaton/Herman-Norcross was runner-up to Arndt in the 300 Hurdles. 

The Tiger girls took first in four events with Kaylie Raths (100 Hurdles), Meredith Carrington (3200), and Maddie Carrington twice (800, 1600). Their 4×400 and 4×800 teams were each second, as was Olivia Lebrija in the 100 and 100 Hurdles. West Central Area’s Demara Bumgardner was tops in the High Jump, while teammate Teagan Nelson took second in the 3200.

Complete results HERE

BOYS GOLF
Section 3AA Tournament
BUFFALO – Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta sophomore Chase Engebretson has advanced to day two of the section 3AA boys golf tournament from after firing an 84 on Thursday from Oakdale Golf Club in Buffalo.
As a team the Tigers took tenth place with a 352, ending their season. Worthington leads the pack with a 322.
Engebretson is currently tied for 20th place overall. Teammates Brock Peterson shot a 88, Dalton Koehler was one behind with an 89, Brady Loge finished with a 91 and Tyler Buss a 94. Easton Hacker rounded out the Tigers with a 98. Glavine Schugel of New Ulm leads with a 73.

SOFTBALL
Section 6A-South
West Central Area 7, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 3
GLENWOOD – Brianna Kreft stuck out 14 and West Central Area scored five unearned runs on six Wheaton/Herman-Norcross errors for a 7-5 win.
Kreft allowed three runs (one earned) on four hits with two walks, Lexi Bright and Kaitlyn Sanstead each had an RBI as the Knights improve to 18-4, and now face the top seed out of 6A-North in New York Mills on Tuesday at Minnewaska, 5:30 first pitch.
Maycee Tollifson took the loss, giving up seven runs (two earned) on six hits, walking four and striking out three. Maccee Libbesmeier was 1-1 with two walks and two runs, Carma Sykora picked up an RBI. The Warriors are 12-9 and face Frazee in an elimination game at 4:00 on Tuesday.

Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 14, Ortonville 6
GLENWOOD – The Warriors exploded for a seven-run first inning on their way to a 14-6 win over Ortonville in their first game of the day.
The Warriors had 13 hits as a team, including Kilee Blume who was 3-4 with an RBI and two runs, Taryn Kemper drove in three on two hits, Alley Wilt, Haley Johnson, and Carma Sykora each had two hits and an RBI, Tollifson earned the win. Tyler Peters was 3-4 but took the loss in the circle. Zoe Barse had two hits and an RBI.

West Central Area 7, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 3
GLENWOOD – Brianna Kreft stuck out 11 and was backed by a 12 hit performance from her lineup as the Knights pulled away from Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa for a 7-3 win in game one. Hailey Bennett and Ireland Winter each went 3-4 at the plate. 

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 5, Ortonville 4

Section 6A-North
Browerville/Eagle Valley 7, Brandon-Evansville 5
NY MILLS – Brandon-Evansville’s seventh inning rally came up two runs short in a 7-5 loss to Browerville/Eagle Valley on Thursday in New York Mills.
Trailing 7-3, the Chargers scored twice in the seventh to close the gap but ran out of steam. Emily Bukkila carried the load offensively, going 3-4 with two home runs and four RBI’s. Mikenna Pattrin took the loss in relief of Kristin Kokett, allowing four runs (two earned) on two hits with four strikeouts over 3.2 innings. 

Frazee 5, Brandon-Evansville 0
NY MILLS – Frazee’s Abby Wothe tossed a complete game shutout and the Hornets ended Brandon-Evansville’s season with a 5-0 win. Maddie Otto was 3-3 while Sara Jacobson took the loss. The Chargers season ends with a record of 15-6.

NY Mills 12, Frazee 0 (5 inn)
NY Mills 5, Browerville/Eagle Valley 0

BASEBALL
NY Mills 4, Brandon-Evansville 2
EVANSVILLE – Corbin Olson belted a two-run home run, but it was all Brandon-Evansville could muster offensively in a 4-2 loss to NY Mills. Marshall Riedel had two hits and the Chargers end the regular season 10-7.

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 8, Hancock 0
Osakis 4, Minnewaska Area 3