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Area roundup: GFW takes down Medford on homecoming night

PREP FOOTBALL

GFW 20, Medford 6

WINTHROP — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop celebrated its homecoming with a 20-6 win over Medford on Friday night in Mid Southeast District, White Subdistrict football action.

Nick TenEyck scored all three GFW touchdowns on runs of 3, 9 and 6 yards. He finished the game with 23 carries for 131 yards. Jacob Rose added 37 yards rushing on seven carries, while Garret Schmidt had 35 yards rushing on seven carries. Ashton Buboltz caught a 26-yard pass from quarterback Dominic Rose, who also completed an 11-yarder to TenEyck.

TenEyck also captained the defense for the Thunderbirds, finishing with seven total tackles, while Rex Monson had six tackles and Buboltz had four tackles and two sacks. Justin Messner hauled in two interceptions also for the GFW defense.

GFW (3-1) hosts New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva next Friday.

TMB 34, Springfield 6

TRACY — Tracy-Milroy-Balaton downed Springfield 34-6 on Friday night in a Southwest District football game.

Springfield was led by Jakob Nachreiner’s 112 yards passing and TD through the air, while Carter Olson had seven catches for 69 yards and a TD. Ashtin Johnson added 39 yards rushing for Springfield, while Ashton Toll had 12 tackles and Sam Pidde had an interception.

Springfield (2-2) hosts St. James Area next Friday night.

Nicollet 64, Madelia 38

MADELIA — Nicollet defeated Madelia 64-38 on Friday night in 9-man football action.

No stats were available for either team when this edition went to press.

PREP VOLLEYBALL

Wabasso 3, RRC 0

LAMBERTON — Wabasso swept Red Rock Central 25-16, 25-5, 25-14 in a nonconference volleyball game Friday afternoon.

Alivia Olson had 12 kills and three solo blocks for Wabasso, while Avery Carlson had 10 kills and 13 digs. Kelsey Frank had 30 set assists and 10 digs also for the Rabbits, while Audrey Johnson had 11 digs, Camryn Irlbeck had four kills, Sara Carlson had eight digs and Addisyn Hillesheim had four aces.

Wabasso (12-7) is at Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart for Tomahawk Conference action on Tuesday night.

WOMEN’S SOCCER

MLC 3, Northland 2

Information courtesy of MLC Athletics

NEW ULM — Martin Luther College battled back to take down Northland College 3-2 on Friday afternoon in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference women’s soccer action.

The Knights went up early in the game with a goal from senior Megan Martin in the 18th minute. The Lumberjills came back and answered with two goals by Liberty Dickerson in the 24th minute and then in the 26th minute. The Knights followed up in the 54th minute with a great goal from Nicole Porter, with an assist from Sam Colvin. Then, a foul against Northland in the 61st minute inside the penalty box blew open the door for the Knights to take back their lead. Cool, calm, and collected Kaitlin Butler put the penalty goal in as the Knights would go on to hold on to the lead for the rest of the game.

With a total of 31 shots from both teams combined, the offense of both teams suffered very little in a competitive matchup on the cool Friday September day.

MLC hosts UW-Superior for a 2 p.m. game Saturday.

MEN’S SOCCER

Northland 2, MLC 1

NEW ULM — Northland College’s two goals in the second period lifted it to a 2-1 win over Martin Luther College on Friday evening in an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference men’s soccer game.

Xander Heiman’s goal in the 24th minute got MLC on the board first. The goal was assisted on by Lucas Martin and Josiah Wordell. But Northland answered early in the second period on a goal from Izaak Clarke in the 49th minute.

Northland then broke the tie on another goal from Clarke in the 79th minute before holding out for the win.

Northland had 11 shots on goal to MLC’s five. Adam Rosenbaum was in net for MLC, making nine saves.

MLC hosts UW-Superior for a 4:30 p.m. game Saturday.

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

UWS 3, MLC 1

SUPERIOR, Wis. — UW-Superior defeated Martin Luther College 23-25, 25-18, 25-20, 25-17 on Friday night in a nonconference volleyball match.

Hannah Willems led the Knights in defeat with 11 kills, while Lauren Paulsen had 10 kills and 13 digs and Abigail Winkel had eight kills and two blocks. Grace Kieselhorst had 21 set assists and 12 digs also for MLC, while Kylie Wolf had 18 set assists and Naomi Bridgemen had 15 digs.

MLC is at Northland Saturday.

COLLEGE GOLF

MLC men take 3rd

Information courtesy of MLC Athletics

GLENWOOD — The Martin Luther College men’s golf team finished third in the UMM Invite at Minnewaska Golf Course on Friday.

Leading the scoring for the Knights were Paul Frick and Malakai Dunn, both with 84s. Tobias Edgett, 90, and Jordan Otto, 95, rounded out the scoring.

The MLC women finished fourth, with Melina Satorius led the way with 115; AC Iglesias and Abigail Schewe followed with 120s.

The Knights will compete at the Cougar Invite at Pomme de Terre Golf Club in Morris on Saturday.

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