Saturday area roundup: Hollar passes 1,000 career kills for Cedar Mountain


Hollar hits milestone for Cedar Mountain at Nicollet tourney

NICOLLET — Hailey Hollar recorded her 1,000th career kill on Saturday for Cedar Mountain as the Cougars finished their time at the Nicollet Volleyball Tournament with a third-place finish.

The Cougars went 3-1 in the tournament, defeating Mankato Loyola (25-9, 25-18), falling to Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther (22-25, 19-25), defeating Dassel-Cokato (25-11, 25-19) and topping United South Central (25-19, 25-16).

Hollar finished the tournament with 35 kills and 27 digs, while Aubrey Steffl had 23 kills on the day and Kendra Erickson had 73 set assists.

Cedar Mountain hosts Sleepy Eye on Tuesday night.


GFW 14, Mayer Lutheran 13

NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop held off Mayer Lutheran 14-13 on Saturday afternoon in a Mid Southeast District, West Subdistrict football game.

The game was moved from Mayer on Friday to Saturday at NYA High School due to field conditions.

Mayer Lutheran struck first on a 41-yard TD pass from Levi Hahn to Michael Woestehoff. After the PAT, Mayer Lutheran led 7-0. GFW answered with a 59-yard TD run by Justin Messner and trailed 7-6 after failing to convert on a 2-point try, Mayer Lutheran led 7-6.

Owen Swenson then got a 23-yard TD run before Garret Schmidt ran in a 2-point conversion to give GFW a 14-7 lead in the second quarter.

After a scoreless third quarter, Mayer Lutheran got an 8-yard TD run to trail by 1 but failed to convert on a 2-point try. GFW then ran the clock out for the win.

GFW ran for 220 yards, while Mayer Lutheran had 134 yards rushing.

Messner led the Thunderbirds with 10 carries for 118 yards and a TD, while Schmidt had 19 carries for 60 yards and Swenson had six carries for 42 yards and a TD. Tristian Kruger had a sack for GFW, while Easton Taylor had an interception.

HLO/F 53, Nicollet 14

HERON LAKE — Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda topped Nicollet 53-14 on Saturday afternoon in a Nine-Man South District, West Subdistrict football game.

Trenton Havemeier completed nine of 23 passes for 86 yards, a TD and an interception for Nicollet, while Nick Slater rushed for 133 yards on 18 carries. Conner Martens had three carries for 31 yards and a TD to go with five catches for 40 yards. Talan Osborne also caught three passes for 22 yards for the Raiders.

Henry Oscarson and Slater both led the Raiders on defense with 13 total tackles apiece, while Colton Rengstorf had nine tackles and Osborne recovered a fumble.

MCW 28, Wabasso 6

WABASSO — Martin County West scored 28 unanswered points on the way to a 28-6 win over Wabasso on Saturday afternoon in a Southwest District, South Subdistrict football game.

MCW scored two touchdowns in the second quarter and two in the fourth, with the Rabbits getting on the board late in the fourth on a 75-yard touchdown pass from Joe Liebl to Kaysen Harms. Liebl completed 5 of 20 passes for the TD and one interception, while Harms had four catches for 91 yards and the TD. Sam Zeug had eight carries for 13 yards for Wabasso.

Boston brand led the Rabbits on defense with 10 total tackles, while Zeug added a sack.

MCW QB Lucas Larson completed 11 of 21 passes for 198 yards and three TDs, while Berent Kosbab had three catches for 137 yards and two TDs and Connor Pope had a 31-yard TD grab. Ryan Cutler rushed 14 times for 72 yards also for MCW.

Wabasso (0-5) is at Windom Area next on Friday night.


Springfield/CM girls take 1st at Tri-Conference meet

BUTTERFIELD — The Springfield/Cedar Mountain girls cross-country team took first at a Tri-Conference cross-country meet on Saturday at Voss Park.

Marissa Pabst led the Springfield/CM girls and won the girls race with a time of 21:14, while Katie Thram took fourth (21:43), Skyla Dauer took fifth (21:53) and Emmie McCone took sixth (22:02).

The Springfield/CM boys took fourth at the meet, with Matt Groebner taking fifth (17:44) and Ben Potter taking 14th (19:12).

Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s/Sleepy Eye/New Ulm Cathedral also competed at the meet and the girls team was led by Emma Hagen, who took 15th with a time of 23:47. Millie Lax followed her teammate with a PR of 23:58, good enough for 17th.

On the boys side for SM/SE/NUC, Noah Christensen earned a seventh-place medal, while Levi Hagen took home an eighth-place medal with a PR of 18:23.


Late Friday

New Ulm 2, Hutchinson 2

NEW ULM — New Ulm and Hutchinson played to a 2-2 tie on Friday night in a nonconference boys soccer game.

Jensen Gerdts scored for New Ulm unassisted, while Maverick Johnson scored on a goal assisted on by Dominick Kamrath. The Eagles had eight shots, while Ethan Goff made four saves in net for New Ulm.

The JV team won 1-1.


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