High school sports roundup: WA wins with walk-off home run

SOFTBALLWindom Area 6, Springfield 5WINDOM -- Jordyn Alm belted a walk-off home run with nobody out to give Windom Area a 6-5 win over Springfield Tuesday in a high school girls' softball.Springfield scored twice in the top of the seventh inning ...

Windom Area 6, Springfield 5
WINDOM -- Jordyn Alm belted a walk-off home run with nobody out to give Windom Area a 6-5 win over Springfield Tuesday in a high school girls’ softball.
Springfield scored twice in the top of the seventh inning to take a 5-4 lead before Alm, the first batter in the bottom of the seventh, crushed a pitch over the center field fence.
Alm had three hits in the game. Maurissa Isaacs also homered for Windom Area and teammate Halle Jackson went 2-for-3 with a double.
Ellie Maricle was the winning pitcher, going the distance while allowing seven hits, walking three and striking out five.
Kate Quesenberry was the losing pitcher.
Springfield 100 020 2 -- 5 7 1
Windom Area 211 010 1 -- 6 11 4
Fairmont 3, Worthington 1
FAIRMONT -- Worthington out-hit Fairmont 5-4 on Tuesday, but couldn’t push runners across home plate as it fell to the Cardinals.
“We got some runners on base, but we just couldn’t get any runs across,” Worthington head coach Rosalie Hayenga-Hostikka said. “We had every chance to win this ballgame.”
Brittin Fauskee was 2-for-3 with two doubles for the Trojans, while Christina Shorter was 1-for-3 and drove in Sydney Ponto for the team’s only run.
Ponto pitched the whole way for Worthington, with five strikeouts, one walk and one earned run
Worthington 000 100 0 -- 1 5 4
Fairmont 000 210 x -- 3 4 0
MLA 14, MCC 0
SLAYTON -- Molly Carnell had three hits and was also the winning pitcher as Mountain Lake Area defeated Murray County Central.
Carnell pitched a full six innings, allowing five hits and striking out four.
Lexi Toll and Destiny Sybounheuan each had a pair of hits for the Wolverines, who collected 12 hits in all.
Five different players had hits for MCC. Brooklyne Miller rapped a triple.
Mountain Lake Area 000 626 -- 14 12 0
Murray County Central 000 000 -- 0 5 3
E/SWC 17, Adrian 1
ELLSWORTH -- Five players had multiple hits for Edgerton/Southwest Christian as it defeated Adrian in four innings.
Jordan Smit had three hits and 3 RBIs, Liz Prins had 2-for-2 with a triple, a double and 2 RBIs, Liz Buckridge was 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs, Jaidyn Henstra had two hits, and Emily Nerem had two hits.
Buckridge pitched all four innings, earning the win with four strikeouts.
Avery Balster had two hits for Adrian, while Christina Cauwel and Paige Bullerman each added a hit.
E/SWC 02(10) 5 -- 17 14 2
Adrian 001 0 -- 1 4 6
RRC/W-WG 11, HL-O 0
OKABENA -- Hannah Stevenson struck out 10 batters as Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove defeated Heron Lake-Okabena.
Simonson was 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs, while Rachel Kedl was 2-for-3 with an RBI, and Meghan Shannon was 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs.
Jessica VanWesten was 1-for-1 with a walk for HL-O, while Sam Obermoller was 1-for-3 with a double.
RRC/W-WG 513 11 -- 11 9 0
Heron Lake-Okabena 000 00 -- 0 2 4
Windom Area 3, T-M-B 2
WINDOM -- Windom Area worked out to a 3-0 lead through five innings and held on as Tracy-Milroy-Balaton scored two in the top of the seventh inning.
Kobe Lovell was 3-for-3 and Luke Gilbertson was 2-for-2 for the Eagles hitters.
Alex Borsgard, one of five Windom Area pitchers, was the winner. He hurled two innings, allowed two hits and struck out four.
Moses Dolan and Luc Gervais had single hits for T-M-B, which had just two overall.
T-M-B 000 000 2 -- 2 2 1
Windom Area 101 010 x -- 3 7 2
RRC/W-WG 12, HL-O 2
LAMBERTON -- Mitchell Willhite was 3-for-3 with an RBI, Austin Irlbeck was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, Cory Maras was 2-for-4 with two RBIs, and Taylor Bunting was 2-for-5 with two RBIs for Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove in a 10-run six-inning victory over Heron Lake-Okabena.
Bunting pitched three and two-thirds innings and struck out six to become the winning pitcher as RRC/W-WG advanced to 3-0. Taylor DeWall took the loss.
Andrew Madsen had a hit and two RBIs for HL-O.
Heron Lake-Okabena 000 020 -- 2 5 5
RRC/W-WG 104 511 -- 12 14 0
Adrian 9, E/SWC 1
EDGERTON -- Alex Loosbrock threw a one-hitter over five innings and Landon Rogers allowed a single run over two innings as Adrian dumped Edgerton/Southwest Christian.
Loosbrock struck out 11 batters.
Jake Stamer and Nick Harder collected two hits apiece for the Dragons. Jeffrey Cauwels had a hit and two RBIs.
Tanner Groen and Denver Decker had single hits for E/SWC, which had just two as a team.
Josh Argesto was the losing pitcher.
Adrian 002 011 5 -- 9 7 0
E/SWC 000 000 1 -- 1 2 5

MCC 4, MLA 3
MOUNTAIN LAKE -- Kellan Johnson’s 3-run triple in the seventh inning propelled Murray County Central past Mountain Lake Area.
Johnson was also the winning pitcher, throwing 6.1 innings with 12 strikeouts. Bradley Kremer earned the save.
Kremer was 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs.
Race Regier was 2-for-3 with a 2-run home run in the second inning for MLA.
Murray County Central 000 001 3 -- 4 6 0
Mountain Lake Area 011 100 0 -- 3 6 0

Luverne 7, BEA 0
LUVERNE -- Luverne swept through Blue Earth Area 7-0 in boys tennis on Tuesday, winning lopsided victories through the whole lineup.
“The kids are just on a roll,” Luverne head coach Greg Antoine said. “They seem to really understand the importance of building the point, creating an advantage and then finishing it off and earning the point.”
Chris Jelken defeated Jack Frundt 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 singles. Mark Robinson defeated Spencer Petersen 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 singles. Cade VerSteeg defeated Parker Kienitz 6-2, 6-0 at No. 3 singles. And Matt Jelken defeated Dylan Herfindahl 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4 singles.
Dalton Schoenman and Layne Curtis defeated Jack Barke and Nick Frundt 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles. Jim Ericsson and Isaac Gillette defeated Spencer Timmerman and James Greer 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles. And Trey Baustian and Tyler Fick defeated Vern Johnson and Jacob Olson 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3 doubles.
Windom Area at Luverne
LUVERNE -- Coy Gonnerman of Luverne tallied a 39 for the boys and Paige Pigman of Windom Area carded a 40 for the girls.
Luverne won the boys competition with 176 strokes, compared to Windom Area with 187. The Windom Area girls won, 195-204.
Max Skattum had a 42 and Carter Stemper a 45 for the LHS boys. Windom Area was led by Jacob Cory with a 44. Sam Diemer and Tylan Porath had 45 and 46, respectively.
Hallie Will carded a 46 for the Windom Area girls. Hailey Remme and Madison Crabtree both had 45s for Luverne.
Fairmont at JCC
JACKSON -- Host Jackson County Central’s boys beat Fairmont 166-189 and the JCC girls won 209-213 in a dual meet.
The Huskies’ Jack Brinkman was boys medalist with a 39. Teammates Zach Poeleart had a 41 and Scott Flatebo a 42. For Fairmont, Tanner Dewar had a 45 and Colby Grotte a 46.
JCC’s Abby Benson led the girls’ field with a 39. Bergen Senf led Fairmont with a 47.
H-BC, PA at Fulda
FULDA -- Fulda’s Joe Fischer shot a 38 to earn medalist honors for the boys, while Emily Schroer scored 48 on the girls side.
The Fulda boys won the triangular with a 170, Pipestone Area scored 175, and Hills-Beaver Creek finished third at 205. The Fulda girls also won with a 218, while Pipestone shot a 228.
Justin Dierks scored 42 for Fulda, while Cory Renneke and Aaron Hulstein each shot 45.
PA was led by Logan Stahl’s 41, while Zach Budden had a 44, and Trey Pottratz and McCaden Biever each shot 45.
Preston Maassen and Dylon Taubert each scored 47 for H-BC, while Thomas Dysthe had 49.
For the Fulda girls, Lynneigh Vrooman scored 54, Cassie Holinka had 57 and Tayler Warborg scored 59.
The Arrows were led by Paige Morgan’s 52, while Ali Hein scored 53, Jenna Kerkhaert scored 60 and Loren Lapthorn scored 63.

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