Carrington, Arndt Lead Group Of Area Athletes Headed To State 31 May 18

Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director

TRACK & FIELD
Section 6A Meet
GLENWOOD – Maddie Carrington and Camden Arndt qualified for the state track and field meet in two events each, while the Tigers 4×800 relay team will head to Hamline as well after the section 6A meet from Minnewaska on Thursday.
Carrington took first in each the 800 and 1600, while Arndt took third in the 300 hurdles, fourth in the 110 hurdles but qualified for each event. The Tiger boys 4×800 relay team of Tate Nelson, Ben Hernandez, Noah Stewart, and Jaden Maanum took second and will also compete at state.
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley’s Cedric Barnes took second in the 100, and Ashby/Brandon-Evansville’s James Strese was second in the discus, each will head to state. 

BASEBALL
Section 6A Playoffs
Border West 8, Ortonville 1

MORRIS – Sam Adelman pitched six innings of one-run ball and Border West defeated Ortonville 8-1 on Thursday at Chizek Field in Morris.
Adelman allowed five hits while striking out nine for the win, Bryce Hoffman was 3-4 with two RBI’s and a run at the plate, James Conroy went 3-3 with an RBI, run, and walk and the Buccaneers collected 12 hits as a team and scored runs in each of their first five at-bats. Nathan Strong was 3-3 with an RBI for the Trojans, Tyson Powell took the loss. 

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 3, Border West 1
MORRIS – Five Border West errors led to two unearned runs for Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, and the Jaguars earned a 3-1 win over the Bucs in game two of the day.
Jackson Peter tossed 6.1 innings, allowing a run on three hits, walking three and striking out six for the win. Peyton Van Beck pitched 2.1 scoreless for the save.
Matt Thielen took the loss, tossing a complete game and allowing three runs (one earned) on five hits with four strikeouts. Bryce Hoffman was 2-3 with an RBI as the Bucs fall to 13-4 and face Pelican Rapids in an elimination game at 2:30 from Marthaler Field at Minnewaska on Tuesday.

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 7, West Central Area 5
MORRIS – Ryan Illies launched a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh and Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa defeated West Central Area 7-5.
The Knight led 5-2 going into the bottom of the sixth, but couldn’t hold the lead. Levi Larkin had two hits and three RBI’s.

West Central Area 9, Ortonville 2
MORRIS – Ross Anderson was 3-4 with three RBI’s and West Central Area kept their season alive with a 9-2 win over Ortonville. Grant Bueckens tossed six innings, allowing two unearned runs while striking out nine. The Knights will face Parkers Prairie on Tuesday at 2:30 in an elimination game. 

NY Mills 11, Pelican Rapids 3
Parkers Prairie 5, Browerville/Eagle Valley 3
NY Mills 5, Parkers Prairie 3
Pelican Rapids 8, Browerville/Eagle Valley 2

Section 3AA Playoffs
MARSHALL – Isaiah Testa allowed a run over seven innings, but Minnewaska left 12 men on-base in a 3-1 loss to Pipestone. The loss ends the Lakers season with a 16-8 record. 

New London-Spicer 4, Fairmont 3

SOFTBALL
Section 6A Playoffs
West Central Area 22, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 1
GLENWOOD – West Central Area raced out to a 9-0 lead, then left no doubt with a 13-run sixth inning for a 22-1 rout of Wheaton/Herman-Norcross.
The Knights had 25 hits as a team, led by Lexi Bright who was 5-6 with three RBI’s and three runs, Brianna Kreft was 4-6 with five RBI’s, Hailey Hansen added four hits and two RBI’s. It was more than enough for Kreft who tossed three scoreless for the win. Haley Johnson was 2-3 for the Warriors who’s season ends with a 14-10 record. 

New York Mills 15, West Central Area 0 (5 inn)
GLENWOOD – After dishing out some punishment, the Knights got a taste of their own medicine at the hands of defending state champs New York Mills, falling 15-0 in the section 6A championship.
The Eagles opened the game with a 10-run first inning, aided by seven Knights errors. The Knights finish as the section runner-up with a 20-6 record. The Eagles have now won six straight section titles and head back to state to defend their title. 

Section 3AA Championship
Pipestone 2, St. James Area 1