Area roundup: MVL baseball earns split with GFW; Gauert sets New Ulm school record
Cathedral boys 190, BLHS 233
Cathedral girls 235, BLHS Inc.
BUFFALO LAKE– New Ulm Cathedral swept both the boys and girls division on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference golf meet.
Ethan Kirchberg (Cathedral) was the boys’ medalist, carding a 42. Logan Haala shot a 47 and Josh Dummer had a 52.
BLHS’s Cale Petersen shot a 51, Carter Best had a 54 and David Carlson carded a 63.
Kayla Goblirsch of Cathedral was the girls’ medalist, shooting a 42. Emma Henle had 61, while Alayna Spaude and Kate Klimek each carded a 66.
Madelia boys 171,
Madelia girls 225,
JANESVILLE — The Madelia boys and girls swept Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton in a Valley conference golf meet.
The medalist for the boys was Madelia’s Jared Henry, who shot a 41. Also for the Madelia boys, Cade Lunz shot a 42 and Jow Fenske shot a 44.
The medalist for the girls was Madelia’s Ally Missling who shot a 51. Also for the Madelia girls, Angelica Garcia shot a 55 and Alayna Champlin shot a 58.
Madelia hosts a triangular at 1 p.m. on Friday.
New Ulm boys 164,
WASECA — Waseca edged New Ulm on Thursday in a Big South Conference golf match.
Gabe Stoesze’s 41 gave the Bluejays the victory with the fifth score.
New Ulm’s Glavine Schugel was the medalist, carding a 35. Matt Janke shot a 39 and Aiden Guggisberg had a 44 for New Ulm.
GFW 2, MVL 1
MVL 2, GFW 0
WINTHROP — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop split a doubleheader with Minnesota Valley Lutheran on Thursday in Tomahawk Conference baseball action.
The winning pitcher in Game 1 was GFW’s David Herrera, who had two strikeouts and allowed nine hits and one run.
The leading batters for GFW in Game 1 were Kyle Huiras, who went 1 for 3 with one run, and Cooper Bruha, who went 2 for 4 with an RBI.
The losing pitcher in Game 1 was MVL’s Jace Marotz.
In Game 1, MVL was led by Matthew Rieger, who went 2 for 3 with an RBI.
The winning pitcher in Game 2 was MVL’s Jace Marotz, who had two strikeouts and allowed two hits.
The leading batters for MVL in Game 2 were Marotz, who scored a run and Mason Cox who scored a run.
The losing pitcher in Game 2 was GFW’s Zach Weber who had one strikeout and gave up two hits and two walks.
MVL plays a doubleheader at 4:30 p.m. on Monday at Wabasso. GFW plays at 9 a.m. on Saturday in the Tomahawk Conference tournament at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s.
Wabasso 8, Springfield 7
WABASSO — Wabasso scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge Springfield in Game 1 on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference doubleheader baseball game.
Springfield got payback in Game 2 with a 13-7 victory.
In Game 1, Nick Altermatt had a home run, two hits, two runs scored and two RBIs for the Rabbits. Will Carlson and Jayden Eis each added a double. Plaetz had two doubles and two RBIs.
Decker Scheffler went 3 for 4 with two RBIs, Isaac Fink was 1 for 2 with two RBIs and Tyson Meidl added two runs scored with a hit for Springfield.
Tony Franta earned the win in Game 1, pitching 1 1/3 innings, giving up three hits, two runs, two walks. He struck out two also.
Tanner Vogel took the loss in Game 1. He went 2/3 of inning, giving up three runs, two hits, two walks and he struck out one batter.
In Game 2, Elijah Kirschstein earned the win, pitching one inning, giving up five runs, five hits, one strikeout and he gave up two home runs.
Tony Franta took the loss. He pitched two innings, gave up five hits, seven runs (two earned), walked one and struck out two.
Springfield’s Decker Sheffler was 2 for 4 with two runs scored and four RBIs, Isaac Fink was 2 for 4 with two hits, one run scored and three RBIs. Tanner Vogel had two hits with four runs scored and an RBI.
Jacob Plaetz (Wabasso) had a runs cored with two RBIs and Ty Kemp added a run scored with two hits (including a home run) and two RBis. Nick Altermatt added a home run and one RBI and two runs scored.
Wabasso (5-4) hosts Minnesota Valley Lutheran on Monday for a doubleheader.
Springfield is now 9-3 and will play at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s on Monday.
Sleepy Eye 9, BLHS 6
Sleepy Eye 6, BLHS 3
SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye swept Buffalo Lake-Hector Stewart on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference baseball doubleheader.
The winning pitcher in Game 1 was Sleepy Eye’s Avery Stevens, who had 14 strikeouts and allowed one hit and two walks.
Sleepy Eye’s leading batters in Game 1 were Kyle Domeier, who went 2 for 2 with a double, a triple and three RBIs and Nathan Walter, who went 2 for 4 with one RBI.
The losing pitcher in Game 1 was BLHS’s Elijah Stifter who had one strikeout and gave up 12 hits, nine runs and four walks.
Sleepy Eye’s leading batter in Game 2 was Carter Brinkman, who went 2 for three with two triples and two RBIs.
In Game 2, BLHS was led by Dane Daak, who went 2 for 2 with one RBI and Stefan Johnson, who went 1 for 3 with a double.
Sleepy Eye (8-3) plays a doubleheader at 4:30 p.m. on Monday at Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop. BLHS hosts a doubleheader against Madelia at 4:30 p.m. on Monday.
Nicollet 3, Madelia 1
Madelia 13, Nicollet 6
NICOLLET — Madelia and Nicollet split a Valley Conference baseball doubleheader on Thursday.
In Game 1, Madelia was led by Ethan Arndt, who had a double and Luke Hennis and Tyler Schwanke, who both had hits.
In Game 2, Madelia was led by Arndt, who had a double, Isaac Arduser, who went 2 for 4 with two RBIs and Tyler Coners and Schwanke who both had two RBIs.
No stats were provided for Nicollet.
Madelia (2-8, 1-6) plays a doubleheader at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart. Nicollet hosts Minnesota Valley Lutheran at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
MADELIA — Madelia defeated Glenville-Emmons/Alden Conger 8-6 on Thursday in a Valley Conference softball game.
The winning pitcher was Madelia’s Mikayla Klinker, who had four strikeouts and allowed nine hits and three runs.
Madelia was led by Briana Ardolf, who went 2 for 4 with two runs and three RBIs, Lizzie Cooling, who went 2 for 4 with one run and one RBI and Carissa Caraway, who went 2 for 4 with one RBI.
Madelia hosts Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton at 4:30 p.m. on Friday.
MVL 6, GFW 4
MVL 9, GFW 6
WINTHROP — Minnesota Valley Lutheran swept Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop on Thursday in a Tomahawk conference softball doubleheader.
The winning pitcher in Game 1 was MVL’s Stephanie Dalueg who had three strikeouts and allowed five hits and four runs.
MVL’s leading batters in game 1 were Kylie Ulrich who went 2 for 4 with two runs, Lexi Fischer who went 3 for 4 with one run and two RBIs and Beth Albrecht who scored two runs.
The losing pitcher in Game 1 was GFW’s Carter Nachreiner, who had one strikeout and gave up 10 hits and six runs.
In Game 1, GFW was led by Haley Schwecke who went 1 for 2 with two runs and Hana Schroder, who went 1 for 3 with one run.
In Game 2, the winnning pitcher was MVL’s Fischer, who had four strikeouts and allowed five hits and six runs.
MVL’s leading batters in Game 2 were Ulrich who went 1 for 2 with two runs and one RBI, Fischer, who went 2 for 3 with one run and two RBIs and Grace Bauer who went 2 for 2 with one run.
In Game 2, GFW was led by Schroeder who went 2 for 2 with two runs and two RBIs and April Ramirex who went 1 for 2 with one run and one RBI.
GFW hosts Mountain Lake Area at 4:30 p.m. on Friday. MVL hosts a double header against Wabasso at 4:30 p.m. on Monday.
Wabasso 7, Springfield 1
SPRINGFIELD — Wabasso swept Springfield on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference softball doubleheader.
Emily Benz earned the win in Game 1. She gave up three hits walked two and she struck out nine batters.
Brittany Rogotzke was the losing pitcher, giving up six hits, four walks and strking out six batters.
For Springfield, Sam Richert, Taylor Augustin and Rogotzke each had one hit.
Sarah Franta (Wabasso) had two singles, Cora Eichten added two hits including a triple.
Springfield’s Emily Benz was the winning pitcher in Game 2. Franta had two hits, including a triple. Jenna Vick was 2 for 3 with a double and Madeline Hnna had a double.
Liz Johnson was 2 for 2 with two doubles for the Tigers. Kaylie Windschitl, Sarah Dunn, Mya Mickelson and Chelsey Havenmeier each added one hit apiece.
Mankato East 6,
New Ulm 1
MANKATO– Mankato East downed New Ulm on Thursday in a Big South Conference tennis match.
The Cougars swept New Ulm in doubles, while they won three out of the four singles matches to notch the victory.
Colton Collum won at No. 2 singles 6-3, 7-6, (7-5). Andrew Goodall lost at No. 1 singles 6-0, 6-3, Isaac Blumhoefer lost at No 3 singles 6-4, 3-6, 10-8. Max Gieseke lost at No. 4 singles 6-0, 6-2.
Connor Drill and Justin Schapekahm lost 6-3, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles, Andfrew Schroeder and Aaron Eikanger lost 6-0, 6-3 at No 2 doubles and Elijah Miller and Tate Trullinger lost 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3 doubles.
The Eagles (3-9) will await to see who they face in the first round of the Section 2AA Tournament. The teams will be seeded on Sunday night.
New Ulm girls take eighth, boys take ninth at True Team meet
MANKATO — The New Ulm girls finished eighth overall with a score of 368 at the Section 2AA True Team track meet at Mankato East on Thursday. The New Ulm boys placed ninth with a score of 327.5.
Emma Gauert placed first in pole vault and set a school record with 10′.