Prep roundup: New Ulm baseball cruises by Trojans, Cathedral softball sweeps GFW
New Ulm 16, Worthington 1
WORTHINGTON — New Ulm defeated Worthington 16-1 on Thursday in a Big South Conference baseball game.
The winning pitcher for New Ulm was Nolan Drill, who had two strikeouts and allowed five hits and two walks.
New Ulm was led in hitting by Cole Ranweiler, who went 2 for 4 with three runs and one RBI, Braden Zimmerman, who went 2 for 4 with three runs scored and Nolan Drill went 3 for 4 with three RBIs.
New Ulm plays in the Little Falls Tournament on Friday in St. Cloud.
Springfield 11, Sleepy Eye 1
Springfield 11, Sleepy Eye 6
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield rolled past Sleepy Eye in a Tomahawk Conference doubleheader on Thursday, picking up an 11-1 win in a six-inning Game 1 before winning 11-6 in Game 2.
In Game 1, Springfield was led by Isaac Fink, who went 3 for 3 with four RBIs and two runs scored, while Mitchell Leonard went 3 for 4 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored. Also for the Tigers, Mason Rummel was 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs, while Decker Scheffler was 2 for 3 with three runs scored and a double.
Henry Scheitel pitched all six innings and got the win on the mound, allowing four hits and one unearned run with a pair of strikeouts.
For Sleepy Eye in Game 1, Jacob Berg was 2 for 3 with an RBI, while Landon Strong and Kadon Strong added Sleepy Eye’s other hits. Berg also took the loss on the mound in five innings, striking out five while allowing six earned runs on eight hits and two walks.
In Game 2, the Tigers were led by Fink again, who went 3 for 5 with a double and three RBIs, while Scheffler went 2 for 3 with two runs scored and a pair of doubles. Hunter Mathiowetz also had two hits for Springfield, while Rummel had two RBIs and two runs scored.
Fink got the win for the Tigers in 2 1/3 innings of work, allowing two earned runs with two strikeouts.
For Sleepy Eye in Game 2, Landon Strong was 2 for 4, while Nathan Walter scored two runs and had an RBI. Matthew Sellner took the loss for the Indians in five innings, allowing five earned runs with a strikeout.
Springfield is at Windom on Monday, while Sleepy Eye is at Wabasso Tuesday.
MCW 7, Nicollet 0
SHERBURN — Martin County West kept Nicollet out of the hit column on Thursday, leading MCW to a 7-0 win over the Raiders in Valley Conference baseball action.
Tha Raiders had three runners reach base during the game, with Ben Radke reaching on an error and Anthony Macias and Logan Shay each reaching on a walk.
Riley Hulke pitched four innings for the Raiders, taking the loss with four strikeouts and seven earned runs allowed on 10 hits.
The Raiders (4-6, 2-2) host Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey on Friday.
St. Mary’s 5, BLHS 4
St. Mary’s 17, BLHS 8
HECTOR — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s swept Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart on Thursday in a Tomahawk Coference baseball double header.
St. Mary’s Dallas Bauer was the winning pitcher in both games.
Kyle Goblirsch went 1 for 3 with a double and two RBIs for St. Mary’s.
The losing pitcher was BLHS’s Dylan Maiers.
In Game 2, St. Mary’s was led by Nick Labat, who went 3 for 4 with two RBIs, John Luu Mathiowetz, who went 4 for 6 with one RBI, Carson Domeier, who went 3 for 5 with two RBIs and Spencer Hoffman, hwo had four hits and a double.
BLHS’s Ben Dornseif was the losing pitcher in Game 2.
BLHS was led in hitting by Nathan Schultz, who went 2 for 5 with a double.
St. Mary’s (8-5, 6-4) hosts New Ulm Cathedral on Tuesday. BLHS hosts Minnesota Valley Lutheran on Tuesday.
Madelia 12, ML/T/GHEC 10
SEARLES –Madelia scored seven runs in the fourth inning as it defeated Martin Luther/Granda Huntley/East Chain on Thursday in a Valley Conference baseball contest.
Luke Hennis was the winning pitcher, going 1 1/3 of an inning, giving up no hits on four runs (none earned), with four walks and three strikeouts.
Jed Altenburg went 3 for 3 with a double and two singles.
Madlia (6-3, 4-1) will host Renville County West on Saturday in Searles.
Wabasso 5, MVL 1
Wabasso 3, MVL 2
WABASSO — Wabasso swept Minnesota Valley Lutheran on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference baseball doubleheader.
In Game 1, Ryan Liebl was the winning pitcher going six innings with one run on one hit with five walks and four strikeouts. Owen Rich took the loss, pitching six innings and giving up five runs (two earned) on seven hits.
In Game 2, Carter Benz was the winning pitcher. He went eight innings, giving up two runs (one earned) on four hits with two strikeouts. Jace Marotz took the loss, going three innings and giving up one earned run on four hits with a walk and three strikeouts.
Lance Wagner (Wabasso) had a total of two home runs with four RBIs and three runs scored on Thursday.
Jace Marotz had a single with a run scored and two stolen bases for MVL in Game 1. In Game 2, Derek Weisensel had an RBI.
Nicollet 6, Cleveland 1
Cleveland 4, Nicollet 3
CLEVELAND — Marah Hulke’s big day in the circle and at the plate helped lead Nicollet by Cleveland 6-1 in Game 1 of a Valley Conference softball doubleheader on Thursday. The Clippers split the doubleheader, though, with a 4-3 win in the second game.
In Game 1, Hulke picked up the complete-game win for the Raiders in the circle, striking out 12 while allowing no walks, four hits and one unearned run. She also went 3 for 3 at the plate with a homer and two runs scored.
Also for the Raiders, Brook Gohr was 2 for 4 with an RBI, while Nicole Hall added a double and an RBI. Jessi Johnson and Anna Holmin also each went 1 for 2 for Nicollet.
In Game 2, Halle Johnson took the loss with six strikeouts and four walks allowed. Hulke went 2 for 2 with a triple, two RBIs, one run scored and two walks, while Johnson added a double.
The Raiders (5-3, 2-1) host Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey Friday.
Cathedral 11, GFW 1
Cathedral 16, GFW 1
WINTHROP — New Ulm Cathedral swept Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference softball doubleheader.
Cathedral’s Josie Pautzke took win with nine strikeouts.
In Game 1, Cathedral was led by Abby Beranek went 2 for 4 with two runs scored, Lily Franta, who went 1 for 3 with two RBIs and Sarah Mohr, who went 1 for 4 with one RBI and two runs scored.
GFW’s Jordan Rettig went 2 for 3 with one run scored, Jaeden Nachreiner went 2 for 3 and Rylee Sabo went 1 for 3 with an RBI.
The winning pitcher in Game 2 was again Pautzke, who had three strikeouts and allowed one walk.
Cathedral’s Mohr went 3 for 3 with an RBI and four runs scored, Lauryn Franta went 3 for 3 with four RBIs and Emily Schommer went 1 for 2 with three RBIs.
Morgan Aylsworth scored GFW’s single run in Game 2.
Cathedral (6-2) plays at 9 a.m. on Saturday in the Windom Invitational. GFW hosts Springfield at 5 p.m. on Tuesday.
MCW 23, Madelia 5
MADELIA — Martin County West defeated Madelia 23-5 in five innings on Thursday in a Valley Conference softball game.
The losing pitcher was Madelia’s Corban Tatro, who had one strikeout and allowed 11 hits, 12 runs and one homerun.
Madelia was led in hitting by Blair VanZee, who two runs scored and one RBI, Dora Facundo, who had one run scored and one RBI, Corban Tatro, who had one run scored and Abby Jacobs, who had two RBIs.
Madelia next plays on Tuesday at St. Clair.
SEHS 10, Springfield 0
SEHS 6, Springfield 2
SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye swept Springfield on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference softball double header.
Kathryn Schroepfer threw a perfect game for Sleepy Eye in Game 1.
Sleepy Eye was led in hitting by Martina Nienhaus, who went 2 for 3 with two runs scored and two RBIs and Schroepfer went 2 for 4 with two runs scored and two RBIs.
Brittany Rogotzke took the loss for Springfield.
Schroepfer again took the win in Game 2 for Sleepy Eye.
Sleepy Eye’s Nienhaus and Maranda Braulick went 1 for 3 and scoring one run each.
Meriah Kirschstein took the loss for Springfield in Game 2. Sarah Dunn had one hit and two runs scored for the Tigers in Game 2, while Sam Richert had one hit and a stolen base.
Rande Streich had an RBI for Springfield.
Sleepy Eye plays on Monday in Redwood Valley. Springfield plays on Tuesday at Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop.
GFW boys 207, BLHS 215
GFW girls 220, BLHS INC.
WINTHROP — The Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop boys’ golf team defeated Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart in a Tomhawk Conference golf meet Thursday.
GFW’s Logan Martin was the medalist for the boys, shooting a 44. Also for GFW, Trevor Schweiss shot a 51 and Branstyn Peterson shot a 52.
BLHS was led by Cale Petersen, who shot a 47 and Zach Reuber and Hunter Schultz, who each shot a 55.
The medalist for the girls was BLHS’s Audree Guggisberg, who shot a 51.
GFW was led by Ana Caldwell, who shot a 52, Miah Busse, who shot a 54 and Annie Pomplun, who shot a 55.
Springfield boys 167, Cedar Mountain 189, Wabasso 204
Cedar Mountain girls 251, Springfield INC.
RENVILLE — The Springfield boys took first in a Tomahawk Conference golf triangular on Thursday.
The medalist for the boys was Springfield’s Mavrick Winkelmann, who shot a 36. Also for Springfield, Mason Kretsch shot a 41 and Christopher Thram shot a 42.
Cedar Mountain was led by Aiden Nelson, who shot a 42, Ethan Bock, who shot a 48 and Chase Schiller, who shot a 49.
Tristan Kuehn shot a 45, Justin Bernardy shot a 49 and Jayden Goblish shot a 52 for Wabasso.
On the girls’ side, the medalist was Springfield’s Kenzie Lothert, who shot a 44.
Cedar Mountain was led by Shaylee Schiller, who shot a 51 and Morgan Engholm, who shot a 59.